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       cacaview - ASCII image browser


       cacaview [FILE...]


       cacaview  is  a  lightweight  text mode image viewer. It renders images
       using colour ASCII characters.  It  is  a  powerful  add-on  to  famous
       console programs such as the mutt email client, the slrn newsreader and
       the links or w3m web browsers.

       cacaview can load the most widespread image formats:  PNG,  JPEG,  GIF,
       PNG, BMP etc.

       You  can  zoom and scroll the image around for more details, and choose
       four different dithering modes. All commands are accessible  through  a
       single key press.


       ?      show the help screen

       n, p   switch to next image, previous image

       Left, Right, Up, Down or h, l, k, j
              scroll the image around

       +, -   zoom in and out

       z      reset the zoom level to normal

       f      switch fullscreen mode (hide/show menu and status bars)

       d      toggle  the dithering mode (no dithering, 4x4 ordered dithering,
              8x8 ordered dithering and random dithering)

       q      exit the program


       cacaview /usr/share/pixmaps/*.*


       There is no support for aspect ratio yet. Also, since there is  no  way
       yet  to  load  an image from cacaview it is completely useless when run
       without an argument.




       This manual page was written by Sam Hocevar <>.