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ADJACENTSCREENS(1)          General Commands Manual         ADJACENTSCREENS(1)



NAME
       adjacentscreens - connect multiple screens to SunView window driver

SYNOPSIS
       adjacentscreens [ -c|-m ] center-screen
            [ -l|-r|-t|-b  side-screen ] ...  -x

AVAILABILITY
       This command is available with the software installation option.  Refer
       to for information on how to install optional software.

DESCRIPTION
       adjacentscreens tells the window-driver's mouse-pointer tracking mecha-
       nism  how  to  move  between  screens that contain windows.  Note: sun-
       view(1) must be running on all screens before adjacentscreens is  used.
       Once  properly notified using adjacentscreens, the mouse pointer slides
       from one screen to another as you move the pointer past the appropriate
       edge of a screen.

OPTIONS
       -c center-screen
       -m center-screen
              center-screen  is  the  name  of  a frame buffer device, such as
              /dev/fb; all other physical screen-positions are given  relative
              to  this  reference  point.  The -c or -m flag  is optional.  If
              omitted, the first argument is taken as  center-screen.   If  no
              further arguments are given, center-screen has no neighbors.

       -l side-screen
       -r side-screen
       -t side-screen
       -b side-screen
       -l side-screen
              side-screen  is  also  a  frame  buffer  device  name,  such  as
              /dev/cgone.  The -l flag indicates that side-screen  is  to  the
              left  of    center-screen; -r indicates that it is to the right.
              -t indicates that side-screen  is  on  top  of  (above)  center-
              screen;  -b indicates that it is below.  Each neighboring screen
              can be specified as an option on the command line.

       -x     Suppress  the  normal  notification  to  a  side-screen  pointer
              tracker that center-screen is its only neighbor.  This option is
              useful if you have a large number  of  screens  or  want  exotic
              inter-window pointer movements.

EXAMPLE
       The following command:

              example% adjacentscreens /dev/fb -r /dev/cgone

       sets  up  pointer tracking so that the pointer slides from a monochrome
       screen (/dev/fb) to a color screen (/dev/cgone) when the pointer  moves
       off  the  right  hand  edge  of the monochrome display.  Similarly, the
       pointer slides from the color screen to the monochrome screen when  the
       pointer moves off the color screen's left edge.

FILES
       /dev/fb
       /dev/cgone

SEE ALSO
       sunview(1), switcher(1)

BUGS
       Window  systems on all screens must be initialized before running adja-
       centscreens.



                               19 December 1989             ADJACENTSCREENS(1)