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authorSt├ęphane Aulery <lkppo@free.fr>2013-07-03 00:29:17 +0200
committerAlan Coopersmith <alan.coopersmith@oracle.com>2019-06-09 10:06:46 -0700
commit58213a0cd39dc4ba044f48fab52ed3256ab9a9bd (patch)
tree0c4f5d59967fb7abe859142785bad3ac15e33165
parentd19200c0b0ff638edbb16555e711d2353625bd4a (diff)
Improve manpage and -h option
- Rename windows and display args. - Mention of short (-d) -display option. Signed-off-by: St├ęphane Aulery <lkppo@free.fr> Signed-off-by: Alan Coopersmith <alan.coopersmith@oracle.com>
-rw-r--r--man/xwininfo.man16
-rw-r--r--xwininfo.c38
2 files changed, 27 insertions, 27 deletions
diff --git a/man/xwininfo.man b/man/xwininfo.man
index 66418c6..ca27faa 100644
--- a/man/xwininfo.man
+++ b/man/xwininfo.man
@@ -28,11 +28,11 @@
xwininfo \- window information utility for X
.SH SYNOPSIS
.B "xwininfo"
-[\-help] [\-id \fIid\fP] [\-root] [\-name \fIname\fP] [\-int]
+[\-help] [\-id \fIwdid\fP] [\-root] [\-name \fIwdname\fP] [\-int]
[\-children] [\-tree] [\-stats] [\-bits] [\-events] [\-size] [\-wm] [\-shape]
[\-frame] [\-all]
[\-english] [\-metric]
-[\-display \fIdisplay\fP] [\-version]
+[\-display \fIhost:dpy\fP] [\-version]
.SH DESCRIPTION
.PP
.I Xwininfo
@@ -55,16 +55,16 @@ on the screen's root window.
Print out the `Usage:' command syntax summary.
.PP
.TP 8
-.B "\-id \fIid\fP"
-This option allows the user to specify a target window \fIid\fP on the
+.B "\-id \fIwdid\fP"
+This option allows the user to specify a target window \fIwdid\fP on the
command line rather than using the mouse to select the target window.
This is very useful in debugging X applications where the target
window is not mapped to the screen or where the use of the mouse might
be impossible or interfere with the application.
.PP
.TP 8
-.B "\-name \fIname\fP"
-This option allows the user to specify that the window named \fIname\fP
+.B "\-name \fIwdname\fP"
+This option allows the user to specify that the window named \fIwdname\fP
is the target window on the command line rather than using the mouse to
select the target window.
.PP
@@ -152,9 +152,9 @@ same time.
This option is a quick way to ask for all information possible.
.PP
.TP 8
-.B \-display \fIdisplay\fP
+.B "\-d, \-display" \fIhost:dpy\fP
This option allows you to specify the server to connect to; see \fIX(__miscmansuffix__)\fP.
-PP
+.PP
.TP 8
.B \-version
This option indicates that
diff --git a/xwininfo.c b/xwininfo.c
index 520719b..7d2f77e 100644
--- a/xwininfo.c
+++ b/xwininfo.c
@@ -285,25 +285,25 @@ usage (void)
fprintf (stderr,
"usage: %s [-options ...]\n\n"
"where options include:\n"
- " -help print this message\n"
- " -version print version message\n"
- " -display host:dpy X server to contact\n"
- " -root use the root window\n"
- " -id windowid use the window with the specified id\n"
- " -name windowname use the window with the specified name\n"
- " -int print window id in decimal\n"
- " -children print parent and child identifiers\n"
- " -tree print children identifiers recursively\n"
- " -stats print window geometry [DEFAULT]\n"
- " -bits print window pixel information\n"
- " -events print events selected for on window\n"
- " -size print size hints\n"
- " -wm print window manager hints\n"
- " -shape print shape extents\n"
- " -frame don't ignore window manager frames\n"
- " -english print sizes in english units\n"
- " -metric print sizes in metric units\n"
- " -all -tree, -stats, -bits, -events, -wm, -size, -shape\n"
+ " -help print this message\n"
+ " -version print version message\n"
+ " -d[isplay] <host:dpy> X server to contact\n"
+ " -root use the root window\n"
+ " -id <wdid> use the window with the specified id\n"
+ " -name <wdname> use the window with the specified name\n"
+ " -int print window id in decimal\n"
+ " -children print parent and child identifiers\n"
+ " -tree print children identifiers recursively\n"
+ " -stats print window geometry [DEFAULT]\n"
+ " -bits print window pixel information\n"
+ " -events print events selected for on window\n"
+ " -size print size hints\n"
+ " -wm print window manager hints\n"
+ " -shape print shape extents\n"
+ " -frame don't ignore window manager frames\n"
+ " -english print sizes in english units\n"
+ " -metric print sizes in metric units\n"
+ " -all -tree, -stats, -bits, -events, -wm, -size, -shape\n"
"\n",
program_name);
exit (1);