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xev

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NAME

xev - print contents of X events  

SYNOPSIS

xev [-display displayname] [-geometry geom] [-bw pixels] [-bs {NotUseful,WhenMapped,Always}] [-id windowid] [-s] [-name string] [-rv]


 

OPTIONS

This option specifies the X server to contact. This option specifies the size and/or location of the window. This option specifies the border width for the window. This option specifies what kind of backing store to give the window. The default is NotUseful. This option specifies that the window with the given id should be monitored, instead of creating a new window. This option specifies that save-unders should be enabled on the window. This option specifies the name to assign to the created window. This option specifies that the window should be in reverse video.
 

DESCRIPTION

The xev program creates a window and then asks the X server to send it events whenever anything happens to the window (such as being moved, resized, typed in, clicked in, and so forth.). You can also attach it to an existing window. It is useful for seeing what causes events to occur and to display the information that they contain.
 

SEE ALSO

X(1X), xwininfo(1X), xdpyinfo(1X), Xlib Programmers Manual, X Protocol Specification

See X(1X) for a full statement of rights and permissions.
 

AUTHOR

Jim Fulton, MIT X Consortium


 

Index

NAME
SYNOPSIS
OPTIONS
DESCRIPTION
SEE ALSO
AUTHOR

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