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Manual Reference Pages  -  DICT_LOOKUP (1)

NAME

dict_lookup - DICT Protocol Client

CONTENTS

Synopsis
Description
Options
Environment

SYNOPSIS


dict_lookuop [options] 

DESCRIPTION

dict_lookup reads X selection, then open terminal emulator and run dict client in it allowing user to view content using pager. It makes sense to configure launching dict_lookup on a keyboard shortcut in the window manager.

OPTIONS

-h display help message.
-x x X coordinate of terminal emulator.
-x Y Y coordinate of terminal emulator.
-s WxH width and height of terminal emulator separated by ’x’.
-q query
  query, if it is specified, X selection is not read.

ENVIRONMENT

dict_lookup recognizes the following environment variables. The default value is specified in square brackets.
D_AWK_PROG
  AWK interpreter to use. [awk]
D_XCLIP_PROG
  xclip application. [xclip]
D_XTERM_PROG
  xterm or equivalent terminal emulator. [xterm]
D_UTF8_LOCALE
  UTF-8 locale. [en_US.UTF-8]
D_DICT_PROG
  Dictionary client program. [dict]
D_DICT_SERVER
  Option for dictionary client specifying the server. [-h dict.org]
D_DICT_PORT
  Option for dictionary client specifying the port. [-p 2628]
D_DICT_DB_OPT
  Option for dictionary client specifying the database. [-d foldoc]
D_XTERM_CLASS
  Option for terminal emulator specifying the class. [-class XTerm]
D_XTERM_NAME
  Option for terminal emulator specifying the name. [-name xterm_dict]
D_XTERM_TITLE
  Option for terminal emulator specifying the title. [-title dict_lookup]
D_TEXT_WIDTH
  Program calculating text width for given text. [cyrillic_text_width] cyrillic_text_width doesn’t work correctly for Japanese, Korean, Chinese and some other languages.
D_TERM_X
  Terminal emulator X coordinate. [+200]
D_TERM_Y
  Terminal emulator Y coordinate. [+200]
D_TERM_H
  Terminal emulator height. [+40]
D_PAGER
  Pager. [less]

SEE ALSO

dict(1), less(1), xterm(1), dictd(8), http://www.dict.org, RFC 2229
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DICT_LOOKUP (1) 9 January 2011

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