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NAME

       xmag - magnify parts of the screen

SYNOPSIS

       xmag [ -mag magfactor ] [ -source geom ] [ -toolkitoption ... ]

DESCRIPTION

       The  xmag 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.   Select
       puts  the magnification image into the primary selection.  Paste copies
       the primary selection buffer into xmag.  Note  that  you  can  cut  and
       paste  between  xmag and the bitmap program.  Resizing xmag resizes the
       magnification area.  xmag preserves the colormap,  visual,  and  window
       depth of the source.

WIDGETS

       xmag 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
       application.   Indentation  indicates  hierarchical   structure.    The
       widget class name is given first, followed by the widget instance name.

            Xmag xmag
                 RootWindow root
                 TopLevelShell xmag
                      Paned pane1
                           Paned pane2
                                Command close
                                Command replace
                                Command new
                                Command select
                                Command paste
                                Label xmag label
                           Paned pane2
                                Scale scale
                 OverrideShell pixShell
                      Label pixLabel

OPTIONS

       -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 the default.

AUTHORS

       Dave Sternlicht and Davor Matic, MIT X Consortium.