Section: qdisplay Manual Pages (1)
Updated: April 30 2010
qdisplay - an image display program.
qdisplay is a QT display program. It is used to display images on local disk or on the internet.
It can load a variety of image formats like JPEG, PNG, SVG...
qdisplay can load periodicaly an image, for example to follow your stocks in wall street.
qdisplay displays a clock in the status bar. Use NTP to adjust your PC clock with the best precision.
qdisplay accepts the following options:
Start qdisplay in full screen.
Start qdisplay in maximized size
- -r <seconds>
Reload the file each "n" seconds
qdisplay recognize the following shortcuts:
resize qdisplay to normal mode
resize qdisplay to fullscrren
resize qdisplay to maximized mode
Files can be read on the local disk or on the internet if filename starts with http://
qdisplay comes with a default image if no filename is provided. A broken file is displayed if qdisplay can't open the filename.
To watch for the CAC 40 in full scrren and every 15 seconds, you might do :
./qdisplay -fs -r 15 "http://ichart.europe.yahoo.com/z?s=^FCHI"
SUGGESTIONS AND BUG REPORTS
Any bugs found should be reported to the author by mail.
When reporting qdisplay bugs, it is important to include a reliable way to
reproduce the bug, version number of qdisplay (and probably QT), OS name
and version, and any relevant hardware specs. If a bug is causing a
crash, it is very useful if a stack trace can be provided. And of
course, patches to rectify the bug are even better.
Stephane List, firstname.lastname@example.org