dictl - wrapper script for dict
that permits using utf-8
dictionaries on a terminal that is not utf-8
dictl [OPTIONS] [word]
with the arguments given on the command line.
takes the value of the environment variable DICTL_CHARSET
as the user's preferred character set. If this variable is empty, dictl
attempts to determine the character set to be used from the output of the
Arguments passed to dictl including word
are converted from the user's
preferred character set to server's character set specified by
variable (utf-8 if it is unset), and passed to
. The server's output from dict
is converted to the user's
preferred character set.
omits characters from output that are invalid,
is used for character set conversions by default. If you prefer
variable to non-empty string. If you
want to use konwert,
to non-empty string.
Because recode, iconv
do not support conversion to or
from the "C" or "POSIX" locales, it is recommended that
all users whose locale is "C" or "POSIX", set
to "latin1" (ISO_8859-1).
dictl accepts all dict options as described in dict(1).
was written by Aleksey Cheusov <firstname.lastname@example.org>
This manual page was written by Robert D. Hilliard <email@example.com>
and Aleksey Cheusov <firstname.lastname@example.org>