xmag - magnify parts of the screen
[ -mag magfactor
] [ -source geom
program allows you to magnify portions of an X screen. If no
explicit region is specified, a square with the pointer in the upper left
corner is displayed indicating the area to be enlarged. The area can be
dragged out to the desired size by pressing Button 2. Once a region has been
selected, a window is popped up showing a blown up version of the region in
which each pixel in the source image is represented by a small square of the
same color. Pressing Button1 in the enlargement window shows the position and
RGB value of the pixel under the pointer until the button is released. Typing
``Q'' or ``^C'' in the enlargement window exits the program. The application
has 5 buttons across its top. Close
deletes this particular
magnification instance. Replace
brings up the rubber band selector
again to select another region for this magnification instance. New
brings up the rubber band selector to create a new magnification instance.
puts the magnification image into the primary selection.
copies the primary selection buffer into xmag
. Note that
you can cut and paste between xmag
and the bitmap
resizes the magnification area. xmag
colormap, visual, and window depth of the source.
uses the X Toolkit and the Athena Widget Set. The magnified image is
displayed in the Scale widget. For more information, see the Athena Widget Set
documentation. Below is the widget structure of the xmag
Indentation indicates hierarchical structure. The widget class name is given
first, followed by the widget instance name.
Label xmag label
- -source geom
- This option specifies the size and/or location of the
source region on the screen. By default, a 64x64 square is provided for
the user to select an area of the screen.
- -mag integer
- This option indicates the magnification to be used. 5 is
Dave Sternlicht and Davor Matic, MIT X Consortium.