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DCOPFIND(1)                 General Commands Manual                DCOPFIND(1)



NAME
       dcopfind -- Find the DCOP reference of a KDE service

SYNOPSIS
       dcopfind [-a]  [-l]  service [object]

DESCRIPTION
       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.


OPTIONS
       -a        Print the application id. Without this argument, the applica-
                 tion id will be  returned  in  the  form  DCOPRef(application
                 id,object id).


       -l        If the object is not found, run dcopstart and try again.

       --help    Show usage information.

EXAMPLES
       Return reference to a Kate instance

              KATE=`dcopfind -a 'kate-*'`


AUTHOR
       This  manual  page was written by Johannes Ranke <jrankeATuni-bremen.de>
       for the Debian system (but may  be  used  by  others).   Permission  is
       granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms
       of the GNU General Public License, Version 2 or any later version  pub-
       lished by the Free Software Foundation.

       On  Debian systems, the complete text of the GNU General Public License
       can be found in /usr/share/common-licenses/GPL.

SEE ALSO
       dcopstart(1), dcop(1)



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