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NAME

ircat - print strings when pressing buttons

CONTENTS

Synopsis
Description
Examples

SYNOPSIS

ircat [options] <prog>

DESCRIPTION

This program prints config strings to standard output. It can be used to provide remote control input to scripts and to debug your .lircrc file.

The argument to the program is the program name, as it appears in the prog entries in .lircrc.
-h --help display usage summary
-v --version
  display version
-c --config=<file>
  set config file

EXAMPLES

If .lircrc contains:

begin
        prog = myprog
        button = tv_p+
        config = next_file
end

then

$ ircat myprog

will print "next_file" (followed by newline) every time the button tv_p+ is pressed.

SEE ALSO

The documentation for lirc is maintained as html pages. They are located under html/ in the documentation directory.


ircat 0.6.6 IRCAT (1) October 2002
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