Commit 5e95248b authored by Giuseppe Bilotta's avatar Giuseppe Bilotta document the monitor manipulation options

Signed-off-by: Giuseppe Bilotta's avatarGiuseppe Bilotta <>
Reviewed-by: default avatarAlex Deucher <>
Reviewed-by: Keith Packard's avatarKeith Packard <>
parent cf25d585
......@@ -72,6 +72,10 @@ xrandr \- primitive command line interface to RandR extension
[\-\-setprovideroutputsource \fIprovider\fP \fIsource\fP]
[\-\-setprovideroffloadsink \fIprovider\fP \fIsink\fP]
[\-\-setmonitor \fIname\fP \fIgeometry\fP \fIoutputs\fP]
[\-\-delmonitor \fIname\fP]
.I Xrandr
is used to set the size, orientation and/or reflection of the outputs for a
......@@ -118,6 +122,25 @@ is available.
Forces the usage of the RandR version 1.2 protocol, even if the display does
not report it as supported or a higher version is available.
.SH "RandR version 1.5 options"
Options for RandR 1.5 are used as a superset of the options for RandR 1.4.
.IP \-\-listmonitors
Report information about all defined monitors.
.IP \-\-listactivemonitors
Report information about currently active monitors.
.IP "\-\-setmonitor \fIname\fP \fIgeometry\fP \fIoutputs\fP"} {none|\fIoutput\fP,\fIoutput\fP,...}\n"
Define a new monitor with the given geometry and associated to the given outputs.
The output list is either the keyword \fBnone\fP or a comma-separated list of outputs.
The geometry is either the keyword \fBauto\fP, in which case the monitor
will automatically track the geometry of the associated outputs, or a manual specification
in the form
where w, h, x, y are in pixels and mmw, mmh are the physical dimensions of the monitor.
.IP "\-\-delmonitor \fIname\fP"
Delete the given user-defined monitor.
.SH "RandR version 1.4 options"
Options for RandR 1.4 are used as a superset of the options for RandR 1.3.
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