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dxclock

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NAME

dxclock - DECwindows interface to the clock  

SYNOPSIS

dxclock [options]


 

OPTIONS

Specifies the color of the window's border (color displays only). This overrides the system default defined in the Session Manager's Customize Window dialog box. Specifies the color of the window's background (color displays only). This overrides the system default defined in the Session Manager's Customize Window dialog box. Specifies the display screen where dxclock displays its window. If the display option is not specified, dxclock uses the display screen specified by your DISPLAY environment variable. The display option has the format hostname:number. Using two colons (::) instead of one (:) indicates that DECnet is to be used for transport. The default is :0. For more information, see X(1X). This option is the same as the -d option. Specifies the color of the text (color displays only). This overrides the system default defined in the Session Manager's Customize Window dialog box. Specifies the font for all of the clock menus. (The analog and digital fonts are automatically scaled to match the clock size.) The default font is menu12. This option is overridden by the .Xdefaults file. Specifies the width, length, and location of the dxclock window. If the geometry option is not specified, dxclock uses default values. The geometry option has the format [widthxlength][{+-}x{+-}y]. For more information about the screen coordinate system, see X(1X).

The dxclock window has one pop-up menu. To display this pop-up menu, position the pointer anywhere within the dxclock window and click MB3 (the right mouse button unless you have redefined it). This menu contains the following menu items: Displays the Settings dialog box that lets you specify the clock regions to display, turn on or turn off the use of analog time, digital time, date, menu bar and 24-hour digital time. Sets the alarm, and enter a message that appears when the alarm goes off. You can also display this dialog box by placing the pointer at any position within the dxclock window and double-clicking MB1. Saves the clock's settings and its size and position, to use the next time you run the clock. Restores the use of system default values for the clock's settings, size, and position. Displays information about using the dxclock command. Closes the dxclock window.
 

DESCRIPTION

The dxclock command displays a window that continuously displays the system date and time. The clock can display time values in military style (0 through 23 hours) or in 12-hour AM and PM format. The dxclock window has an alarm and the following components: Analog region Digital region Date region
 

X DEFAULTS

The dxclock application uses the values in the .Xdefaults file when you logged in and uses the appropriate resource specification to customize the appearance of the dxclock window. A resource specification in the .Xdefaults file has the following format:

[name*]resource: value

Specifies the application name or the name string that restricts the resource assignment to that application or to a component of an application. If this argument is not specified, the resource assignment is globally available to all X applications. Specifies the resource. Specifies the value that is to be assigned to the resource.

Because each toolkit-based application can consist of a combination of widgets (for example, push buttons and a scroll bar), you can form the name string by adding widget class and name identifiers to the string. For further information about adding class and name identifiers, see X(1X).

For dxclock the available class identifiers is Clock.

For dxclock, the available name identifiers are Digital and FontFamily.

In addition to the general resources listed in X(1X), the resources available for dxclock are: Specifies that the alarm be turned on. If set to zero, the alarm is not turned on. If set to 1, the alarm is turned on. The default is zero. Specifies the hour the alarm is to go off (0 to 23). The default is 12. Specifies the message to be displayed when the alarm goes off. The default is the string Alarm Message. Specifies the minute the alarm is to go off (00 to 59). The default is 00. Specifies that the alarm is set for PM. If set to zero, the alarm is set for AM. If set to 1, the alarm is set for PM. The default is zero. Specifies whether the analog portion of the dxclock window is displayed. If set to zero, the analog portion is not displayed. If set to 1, the analog portion is displayed. The default is 1. Specifies whether the date portion of the dxclock window is displayed. If set to zero, the date portion is not displayed. If set to 1, the date portion is displayed. The default is 1. Specifies whether the digital portion of the dxclock window is displayed. If set to zero, the digital portion is not displayed. If set to 1, the digital portion is displayed. The default is 1. Specifies whether the digital portion of the dxclock window displays the date in 12-hour format or 24-hour format. If set to zero, 12-hour format is used. If set to 1, 24-hour format is used. The default is zero.

The fonts used by dxclock are specified by an asterisk (*). This is done so that a font family is chosen instead of a particular font. The asterisk (*) is a wildcard character that matches all font sizes.
 

RESTRICTIONS

The system time cannot be changed while the clock is running. The dxclock window must be closed and reopened if the system time is changed.
 

FILES


 

SEE ALSO

Commands: X(1X)


 

Index

NAME
SYNOPSIS
OPTIONS
DESCRIPTION
X DEFAULTS
RESTRICTIONS
FILES
SEE ALSO

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