MAN Solaris - gnome-character-map (1)

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NAME

gnome-character-map, gucharmap, charmap - insert special characters into a document

CONTENTS

SYNOPSIS

gnome-character-map | gucharmap | charmap [--font=string]

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DESCRIPTION

The Character Map application enables you to select characters from a character table, then combine the characters into a text string with standard characters. You can insert the text string that you create into other applications, such as text editor documents.

Character Map provides accented characters, mathematical symbols, special symbols, and punctuation marks. Many of the characters are not available on a standard keyboard.

OPTIONS

The following options are supported:

--font=string Specify the font name and point size that you want to use to display the characters in the character table, when you start Character Map.

EXAMPLES

Example 1: Launching Character Map

example% gnome-character-map 

Example 2: Launching Character Map With Specified Font Name and Point Size

example% gnome-character-map --font="bitstream vera sans italic 20"

EXIT STATUS

The following exit values are returned:

0 Application exited successfully

>0 Application exited with failure

FILES

The following files are used by this application:

/usr/bin/gucharmap Executable for Character Map.

/usr/bin/charmap Symbolic link to gucharmap.

/usr/bin/gnome-character-map Symbolic link to gucharmap.

ATTRIBUTES

See attributes(5) for descriptions of the following attributes:

ATTRIBUTE TYPEATTRIBUTE VALUE
AvailabilitySUNWgnome-character-map
Interface stabilityVolatile

SEE ALSO

Character Map Manual

Latest version of the GNOME Desktop User Guide for your platform.

NOTES

Written by Glynn Foster, Sun Microsystems Inc., 2003.

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SunOS 5.11 gnome-character-map (1) 20 Jan 2004
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