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       gperiodic - periodic table application


       gperiodic [option(s)] [element_symbol | atomic_number]


       gperiodic  is  a  small X/GTK+-based program which allows you to browse
       through a periodic  table  of  chemical  elements,  and  view  somewhat
       detailed  information  on  each  of  the  elements.   118  elements are
       currently listed.


       Zero options will start gperiodic.

       -h     Show the help screen.

       -c <Temp>
              Color the elements  according  to  their  phase  at  temperature
              <Temp> in Kelvins.

       -D     Dump the periodic table.

       -v     Be verbose.

       Possible arguments:

       element_symbol | atomic_number
              Display information on the element with the given element symbol
              or atomic number.  The output is UTF-8 encoded (see  Debian  bug


       The  program  was  originally  written  by  Kyle R. Burton. The current
       author is Jonas Frantz <>.

       This manual page was written by Sebastien  Bacher  <>,
       for the Debian GNU/Linux system (but may be used by others).