dclock - digital clock
] [ -sslant
] [ -frate
displays a scalable digital clock. The time is updated from the
local host clock every minute as a background process. The current date is
displayed across the top of the window in the format
- Sat Aug 16 1986
(or some subset of such if there's not enough room). Options to control the
clock's appearance, size and placement are as follows:
- Display in 12-hour format (“civilian”
time) — the default.
- Display in 24-hour format (“military”
- “John's flag.” Puts a tail on the
- Do not display the current date across the
top of the clock view.
- Display a border (horizontal line) between the date
string and the time display.
- Do not display the Time in the clock view
(leaving just the date).
- Set the slant of the digits. A slant of 100
(the maximum) corresponds to a slant of one digit width. A slant of
0 (the minimum) is vertical. Default is -s30. A special form is
-s, which is equivalent to -s0.
- Set the thickness of the digit segments. Allowable
values are between 5 and 25. A thickness of 25 results in segments
which are one quarter (25%) of the digit width. Default is
- Set the rate at which the segments fade when the
time changes. A value of 0 is fastest and 4 is slowest. Default is
-f4. A special form is -f, which is equivalent to
To exit dclock
, type a `q' in the window.