Print the program name and version to stdout, then exit with code 0.
Print the short usage help to stderr, then exit with error code 2.
If the program is not running, simply run it.
If the program is running, change currently displayed month.
To configure the application you should manually create the configuration file. The file is first searched in $XDG_CONFIG_HOME/gsimplecal/config. Usually that will be ~/.config/gsimplecal/config.
If found, it is used. If not found, system-wide configuration is searched in all the $XDG_CONFIG_DIRS/gsimplecal/config locations.
show_calendar = 1
show_timezones = 1
mark_today = 1
show_week_numbers = 0
close_on_unfocus = 0
external_viewer = sunbird -showdate "%Y-%m-%d"
clock_format = %a %d %b %H:%M
force_lang = en_US.utf8
mainwindow_decorated = 0
mainwindow_keep_above = 1
mainwindow_sticky = 0
mainwindow_skip_taskbar = 1
mainwindow_resizable = 0
mainwindow_position = none
mainwindow_xoffset = 0
mainwindow_yoffset = 0
clock_label = UTC
clock_tz = :UTC
clock_label = Local
The options are pretty self explanatory, but here is detailed description:
show_calendar: 1 or 0, defaults to 1. Sets whether the calendar should be shown. Most users want this option to be 1.
show_timezones: 1 or 0, defaults to 0. Sets whether the different time zone clocks should be shown.
mark_today: 1 or 0, defaults to 1. Sets whether todays date will be marked in the calendar (besides the default selection, i.e. when you click on the other day, today will remain marked somehow, e.g. in bold print).
show_week_numbers: 1 or 0, defaults to 0. Sets whether week numbers are shown in the calendar.
close_on_unfocus: 1 or 0, defaults to 0. Sets whether the calendar will close if the window loses focus. Note that if mainwindow_skip_taskbar is set to 1 then the calendar window may not be given focus upon creation
external_viewer: string, defaults to empty string. Command line to run when doubleclicking a date. This string is strftimed (see man strftime for the possible substitutions) and passed to the shell. Thus you can use pipes, redirections, and whatever, I hope.
Currently the shell is hardcoded to /bin/sh though. I hope that will do for all the users, but if youve got a trouble, please file a ticket (see REPORTING BUGS).
clock_format: string Sets the clocks format. Look man strftime for the possible formats.
force_lang: string Overrides the LANG environment variable, thus making it possible to change the first day of week, i.e. choose if Monday or Sunday goes first. Basically its the same as running gsimplecal as
Must be one of locale -a output.
mainwindow_decorated: 1 or 0, defaults to 0. Tells your window manager to decorate or not to decorate the main window.
mainwindow_keep_above: 1 or 0, defaults to 1. Sets whether the main window should be placed on top of other windows by your window manager.
mainwindow_sticky: 1 or 0, defaults to 0. Tells your window manager to show gsimplecal on all desktops.
mainwindow_skip_taskbar: 1 or 0, defaults to 1. Sets whether the main window should be shown in the task list by your panel or window manager.
mainwindow_resizable: 1 or 0, defaults to 1. Sets whether your window manager should allow the main window to be resized. If you are using a tiling window manager which supports floating windows, setting this options to 0 will most likely tell your WM not to tile the window. (Tested with XMonad and Awesome).
mainwindow_position: mouse|center|none, defaults to mouse. Tells your window manager where to place the gsimplecal window:
mouse close to the mouse cursor position (this one is useful when you bind gsimplecal on some mouse click command); center in the center of the screen; none its up to your window manager to decide, where to place the window (this one is useful when you bind gsimplecal invocation on some hotkey, so you can configure your window manager to place gsimplecal in some predefined position).
mainwindow_xoffset and mainwindow_yoffset: integer, default to 0. Allow for main window position fine tuning. Throw an integer at these, and itll move the window by that number of pixels.
clock_label and clock_tz: string These two options should go in pairs and must be in the order given.
Each pair creates new clock. The clock_label variable sets the string to be displayed near the clock, the clock_tz sets the time zone.
If you omit the value for clock_tz, local time will be shown.
For a list of time zones see man timezone, or ls /usr/share/zoneinfo
You may use the following keyboard accelerators while gsimplecal window has a focus (not yet configurable):
Escape, Ctrl+w, Ctrl+q Close the window.
n Switch to the next month.
p Switch to the previous month.
N Jump one year forward.
P Jump one year backward.
hjkl Vi-style dates navigation:
h -> left
j -> down
k -> up
l -> right
g, Home Jump to the current date.
Please, report any issues to the gsimplecal issue tracker, available at: https://github.com/dmedvinsky/gsimplecal/issues
Created by Dmitry Medvinsky et al.