Commit 98848812 authored by Peter Hutterer's avatar Peter Hutterer

man: document an example for a set-prop call

Because it's 99% of the use-cases people use libinput for these days.
Signed-off-by: Peter Hutterer's avatarPeter Hutterer <>
parent ed8c0865
......@@ -87,7 +87,7 @@ instead.
.B --set\-prop [\-\-type=\fIatom|float|int\fP] [\-\-format=\fI8|16|32\fP] \fIdevice\fP \fIproperty\fP \fIvalue\fP [...]
Set the property to the given value(s). If not specified, the format and type
of the property are left as-is. The arguments are interpreted according to the
property type.
property type. See Section \fICHANGING PROPERTIES\fP.
.TP 8
.B --watch-props \fIdevice\fP
......@@ -171,6 +171,13 @@ device.
\fIproperty\fP can be the property as a string or the Atom value.
When xinput should modify an existing driver property value, it is
sufficient to provide the device name and property name as string, followed
by the new value(s) of the property. For example:
\fBxinput set-prop "my device" "my prop" 1 2 3\fB
X(__miscmansuffix__), xset(__appmansuffix__), xrandr(__appmansuffix__)
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