DCOPFIND(1) General Commands Manual DCOPFIND(1)
dcopfind -- Find the DCOP reference of a KDE service
dcopfind [-a] [-l] service [object]
dcopfind returns a reference to the first instance of the KDE service
specified by service. See also dcopstart, which starts a service/appli-
cation and immediately returns its reference.
-a Print the application id. Without this argument, the applica-
tion id will be returned in the form DCOPRef(application
-l If the object is not found, run dcopstart and try again.
--help Show usage information.
Return reference to a Kate instance
KATE=`dcopfind -a 'kate-*'`
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