dict_lookup

DICT_LOOKUP(1)                                                  DICT_LOOKUP(1)



NAME
       dict_lookup - DICT Protocol Client

SYNOPSIS
       dict_lookuop [options]

DESCRIPTION
       dict_lookup reads X selection, then open terminal emulator and run dict
       client in it allowing user to view content using pager.  It makes sense
       to configure launching dict_lookup on a keyboard shortcut in the window
       manager.

OPTIONS
       -h     display help message.

       -x x   X coordinate of terminal emulator.

       -x Y   Y coordinate of terminal emulator.

       -s WxH width and height of terminal emulator separated by 'x'.

       -q query
              query, if it is specified, X selection is not read.

ENVIRONMENT
       dict_lookup recognizes the following environment variables.  The
       default value is specified in square brackets.

       D_AWK_PROG
              AWK interpreter to use.  [awk]

       D_XCLIP_PROG
              xclip application.  [xclip]

       D_XTERM_PROG
              xterm or equivalent terminal emulator.  [xterm]

       D_UTF8_LOCALE
              UTF-8 locale.  [en_US.UTF-8]

       D_DICT_PROG
              Dictionary client program.  [dict]

       D_DICT_SERVER
              Option for dictionary client specifying the server.  [-h
              dict.org]

       D_DICT_PORT
              Option for dictionary client specifying the port.  [-p 2628]

       D_DICT_DB_OPT
              Option for dictionary client specifying the database.  [-d
              foldoc]

       D_XTERM_CLASS
              Option for terminal emulator specifying the class.  [-class
              XTerm]

       D_XTERM_NAME
              Option for terminal emulator specifying the name.  [-name
              xterm_dict]

       D_XTERM_TITLE
              Option for terminal emulator specifying the title.  [-title
              dict_lookup]

       D_TEXT_WIDTH
              Program calculating text width for given text.
              [cyrillic_text_width] cyrillic_text_width doesn't work correctly
              for Japanese, Korean, Chinese and some other languages.

       D_TERM_X
              Terminal emulator X coordinate.  [+200]

       D_TERM_Y
              Terminal emulator Y coordinate.  [+200]

       D_TERM_H
              Terminal emulator height.  [+40]

       D_PAGER
              Pager.  [less]

SEE ALSO
       dict(1), less(1), xterm(1), dictd(8), http://www.dict.org, RFC 2229



                                9 January 2011                  DICT_LOOKUP(1)