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       gbase - small numeric base converter


       gbase [options]


       gbase  converts  numbers  between  bases  2  (binary),  8  (octal),  10
       (decimal), 16 (hexadecimal).

       If you specify a number on the command line (preceded by  a  switch  to
       describe  the  base  the  number  is  in) the program will display that
       number in the four bases on the console and exit.
       You  can  also  specify  the  -s  switch  which  will  allow   you   to
       enter/display  signed  numbers.  (This  allows  the  use of a - (minus)
       before a decimal number).

       Just running the program without any switches  will  display  the  main
       window.  There  are four entry boxes, corresponding to each of the four
       bases. You can type into any of these boxes and the others will  update
       automagically.  The  program  will  ignore  any characters that are not
       allowed for that particular base. It will only allow a - (minus) at the
       start of a decimal number, if the signed option is on.


       --help Display a short help screen and exit

              Print version number and exit

       -s     Treat the number as a signed value

       -d decimal number
              Print this decimal number in all bases

       -h hex number
              Print this hexadecimal number in all bases

       -o octal number
              Print this octal number in all bases

       -b binary number
              Print this binary number in all bases


       gbase is Copyright (C) 1999 Damian Kramer, Roger Dunce.