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  • src/caca.c: + Minor change to the dithering names.
  • TODO: + Added cacaview TODO.
  • doc/cacaview.1: + Wrote a manpage for cacaview.
  • examples/Makefile.am: + Moved the -DX_DISPLAY_MISSING=1 here.
  • examples/view.c: + Capital 'D' cycles through dithering modes in reverse order. + Sleep when there is nothing to do. + Cosmetic code reorganisation.
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1.TH cacaview 1 "2003-11-30" "libcaca"
2.SH NAME
3cacaview \- ASCII image browser
4.SH SYNOPSIS
5.B cacaview [FILE...]
6.RI
7.SH DESCRIPTION
8.B cacaview
9is a lightweight text mode image viewer. It renders images using colour
10ASCII characters. It is a powerful add-on to famous console programs such
11as the mutt email client, the slrn newsreader and the links or w3m web
12browsers.
13.PP
14.B cacaview
15can load the most widespread image formats: PNG, JPEG, GIF, PNG, BMP etc.
16.PP
17You can zoom and scroll the image around for more details, and choose four
18different dithering modes. All commands are accessible through a single
19key press.
20.SH KEYS
21.TP
22.B ?
23show the help screen
24.TP
25.B n, p
26switch to next image, previous image
27.TP
28.B Left, Right, Up, Down or h, l, k, j
29scroll the image around
30.TP
31.B +, -
32zoom in and out
33.TP
34.B z
35reset the zoom level to normal
36.TP
37.B d
38toggle the dithering mode (no dithering, 4x4 ordered dithering, 8x8 ordered
39dithering and random dithering)
40.TP
41.B q
42exit the program
43.SH EXAMPLE
44cacaview /usr/share/pixmaps/*.*
45.SH BUGS
46There is no support for aspect ratio yet. Also, since there is no way
47yet to load an image from
48.B cacaview
49it is completely useless when run without an argument.
50.SH AUTHOR
51This manual page was written by Sam Hocevar <sam@zoy.org>.
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