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       qxw - create and publish crosswords


       qxw [options] [file]


       This manual page briefly documents the qxw command.

       Qxw  is a program that can help you create and publish crosswords, from
       the simplest blocked grid to sophisticated  thematic  puzzles.  It  can
       make  rectangular-,  hexagonal-  or  circular-format grids with blocks,
       bars or both. It has an automatic grid-filling facility that can handle
       a  wide range of answer treatments and you can even add your own answer
       treatment methods. Grids can be filled  using  letters,  digits,  or  a
       mixture of both. Qxw can produce output in a range of formats ready for

       The optional argument is the name of a crossword  description  file  in
       Qxw's native format to load at start-up.


       -?     Show usage summary, version and licence information.

       -d file
              Load  specified  dictionary  at  start-up.  The  option  may  be
              repeated to load multiple dictionaries.

       This program also accepts the standard GTK options.



       The      program      is      documented      more       fully       at


       Qxw was written by Mark Owen.

       This  manual page was written by Mark Owen <>, for
       the Debian project (and may be used by others).

                                 May 31, 2011                           QXW(6)