Launch parameters for AMBA Designer Canvas

Table 8 shows the available command line options for AMBA Designer Canvas.

Table 8. Command line options for AMBA Designer Canvas

Option

Example usage

Description

--background color

adcanvas --background 8000

Set the default background color and an application palette. Light and dark shades are calculated based on the new palette.

--button color

adcanvas --button 8000

Set the default button color.

--cmap

adcanvas --cmap

Install a private color map on an 8-bit display.

--display display_option

adcanvas --display $DISPLAY

Set the X display. The default is $DISPLAY.

--font new_font

adcanvas --font arial

Set the application font.

--foreground color

adcanvas --foreground 8000

Set the default foreground color.

--geometry new_geometry

adcanvas --geometry new_geometry

Set the client geometry of the main window.

--maxlib component library

adcanvas --maxlib mymaxlib.conf

Start Canvas with the specified library file loaded.

--ncols count

adcanvas --ncols 216

Limit the number of colors allocated in the color cube on an 8-bit display. If the count is 216, a 6×6×6 color cube is used, that is, six levels of red, blue, and green. For other values, the system uses a cube approximately proportional to a 2×3×1.

--visual Truecolor

adcanvas --visual Truecolor

Force the application to use TrueColor on an 8-bit display.

-n, --nomaxlib

adcanvas --nomaxlib
adcanvas -n

Start Canvas without loading any components.

<file>.adg

adcanvas mySystem.adg

Start Canvas with the specified file open. The specified file must be a *.adg file.


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