simple X image viewer
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commit f32771a6479ea028e7fc851c3a8869db95c8e05c
parent 160dd6295343fd247d38ed9c0a938dab131c5595
Author: Bert M√ľnnich <>
Date:   Fri, 12 Feb 2016 20:18:54 +0100

Removed usage information from README, refer to man page

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diff --git a/ b/ @@ -62,94 +62,7 @@ the following command: Usage ----- -sxiv has two modes of operation: image and thumbnail mode. The default is -image mode, in which only the current image is shown. In thumbnail mode a grid -of small previews is displayed, making it easy to choose an image to open. - -**Command line options:** - - -a Play animations of multi-frame images - -b Do not show info bar on bottom of window - -c Remove all orphaned cache files from thumbnail cache and exit - -f Start in fullscreen mode - -G GAMMA Set image gamma to GAMMA (-32..32) - -g GEOMETRY Set window position and size - (see section GEOMETRY SPECIFICATIONS of X(7)) - -i Read file list from stdin - -N NAME Set X window resource name to NAME - -n NUM Start at picture NUM - -o Write list of marked files to stdout when quitting - -q Be quiet, disable warnings - -r Search given directories recursively for images - -S DELAY Enable slideshow and set slideshow delay to DELAY seconds - -s MODE Set scale mode to MODE ([d]own, [f]it, [w]idth, [h]eight) - -t Start in thumbnail mode - -v Print version information and exit - -Z Same as `-z 100' - -z ZOOM Set zoom level to ZOOM percent - -**Key mappings:** - - 0-9 Prefix the next command with a number (denoted via [count]) - q Quit sxiv - Return Switch to thumbnail mode / open selected image - f Toggle fullscreen mode - b Toggle visibility of info bar on bottom of window - Ctrl-x Send the next key to the external key-handler - g Go to first image - G Go to the last image, or image number [count] - r Reload image - D Remove image from file list and go to next image - Ctrl-h,j,k,l Scroll one window width/height left/down/up/right - + Zoom in - - Zoom out - m Mark/unmark current image - M Reverse all image marks - Ctrl-m Remove all image marks - N Go [count] marked images forward - P Go [count] marked images backward - {,} Decrease/increase gamma correction by [count] steps - Ctrl-g Reset gamma correction - -*Thumbnail mode:* - - h,j,k,l Move selection left/down/up/right [count] times (also with - arrow keys) - R Reload all thumbnails - -*Image mode:* - - n,Space Go [count] images forward - p,Backspace Go [count] images backward - [,] Go [count] * 10 images backward/forward - Ctrl-n,p Go [count] frames of a multi-frame image forward/backward - Ctrl-Space Play/stop animations of multi-frame images - h,j,k,l Scroll image 1/5 of window width/height or [count] pixels - left/down/up/right (also with arrow keys) - H,J,K,L Scroll to left/bottom/top/right image edge - = Set zoom level to 100%, or [count]% - w Set zoom level to 100%, but fit large images into window - W Fit image to window - e Fit image to window width - E Fit image to window height - <,> Rotate image (counter-)clockwise by 90 degrees - ? Rotate image by 180 degrees - |,_ Flip image horizontally/vertically - a Toggle anti-aliasing - A Toggle visibility of alpha-channel, i.e. transparency - s Toggle slideshow or set delay to [count] seconds - - -**Mouse button mappings:** - -*Image mode:* - - Button1 Go to the next image - Button3 Go to the previous image - Button2 Drag image with mouse while keeping it pressed - Wheel Scroll image up/down - Shift+Wheel Scroll image left/right - Ctrl+Wheel Zoom in/out +Please see the [man page]( for information on how to use sxiv. Download & Changelog