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commit b737e3e6af9e6999baace5d453e405f32c60b2d2
parent c3a0671f68f894c5d7a54d934170cfd1560416c4
Author: FRIGN <>
Date:   Fri, 12 Aug 2016 11:36:15 +0200

Add a manpage

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diff --git a/Makefile b/Makefile @@ -48,6 +48,10 @@ install: all @mkdir -p ${DESTDIR}${PREFIX}/bin @cp -f sent ${DESTDIR}${PREFIX}/bin @chmod 755 ${DESTDIR}${PREFIX}/bin/sent + @echo installing manual page to ${DESTDIR}${MANPREFIX}/man1 + @mkdir -p ${DESTDIR}${MANPREFIX}/man1 + @cp sent.1 ${DESTDIR}${MANPREFIX}/man1/sent.1 + @chmod 644 ${DESTDIR}${MANPREFIX}/man1/sent.1 uninstall: @echo removing executable file from ${DESTDIR}${PREFIX}/bin diff --git a/sent.1 b/sent.1 @@ -0,0 +1,66 @@ +.Dd 2016-08-12 +.Dt SENT 1 +.Sh NAME +.Nm sent +.Nd simple plaintext presentation tool +.Sh SYNOPSIS +.Nm +.Op Fl v +.Op Ar file +.Sh DESCRIPTION +.Nm +is a simple plaintext presentation tool for X. It does not need LaTeX, +LibreOffice or any other fancy file format. Instead, it uses plaintext +files to describe the slides, including support for images. +.Pp +Every paragraph represents a slide in the presentation. Especially for +presentations using the Takahashi method this is very nice and allows +you to write down the presentation for a quick lightning talk within a +few minutes. +.Sh OPTIONS +.Bl -tag -width Ds +.It Fl v +Print version information to stdout and exit. +.El +.Sh USAGE +.Bl -tag -width Ds +.It Em Mouse commands +.Bl -tag -width Ds +.It Sy Button1 | Button5 +Go to next slide, if existant. +.It Sy Button3 | Button4 +Go to previous slide, if existant. +.El +.It Em Keyboard commands +.Bl -tag -width Ds +.It Sy Escape | q +Quit. +.It Sy Right | Return | Space | l | j | Down | Next | n +Go to next slide, if existant. +.It Sy Left | Backspace | h | k | Up | Prior | p +Go to previous slide, if existant. +.El +.El +.Sh FORMAT +The presentation file is made up of at least one paragraph, with an +empty line separating two slides. +Each input line is interpreted literally, except from control characters +at the beginning of lines described as follows: +.Bl -tag -width Ds +.It Sy @ +Create individual slide containing the image pointed to by the filename +following the +.Sy @ . +.It Sy # +Ignore this input line. +.It Sy \e +Create input line using the characters following the +.Sy \e +without interpreting them. +.El +.Sh CUSTOMIZATION +.Nm +can be customized by creating a custom config.h and (re)compiling the +source code. This keeps it fast, secure and simple. +.Sh SEE ALSO +.Xr 2ff 1