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toe 1m

toe(1m)                                                                toe(1m)




NAME

       toe - table of (terminfo) entries


SYNOPSIS

       toe [-v[n]] [-ahsuUV] file...


DESCRIPTION

       With no options, toe lists all available terminal types by primary name
       with descriptions.   File  arguments  specify  the  directories  to  be
       scanned;  if  no  such  arguments  are  given,  your  default  terminfo
       directory is scanned.  If you also specify the -h option,  a  directory
       header will be issued as each directory is entered.

       There are other options intended for use by terminfo file maintainers:

       -a     report  on  all  of  the  terminal databases which ncurses would
              search, rather than only the first one that it finds.

              If the -s is also given,  toe  adds  a  column  to  the  report,
              showing (like conflict(1)) which entries which belong to a given
              terminal database.  An "*" marks entries which differ,  and  "+"
              marks equivalent entries.

              Without  the -s option, toe does not attempt to merge duplicates
              in its report

       -s     sort the output by the entry names.

       -u file
              says  to  write  a  report  to  the  standard  output,   listing
              dependencies  in  the  given  terminfo/termcap source file.  The
              report condenses the "use" relation: each line consists  of  the
              primary  name  of a terminal that has use capabilities, followed
              by a colon, followed by the whitespace-separated  primary  names
              of all terminals which occur in those use capabilities, followed
              by a newline

       -U file
              says to write a report to the standard output,  listing  reverse
              dependencies  in  the  given  terminfo/termcap source file.  The
              report reverses the "use" relation: each line  consists  of  the
              primary  name  of  a  terminal  that occurs in use capabilities,
              followed  by  a  colon,  followed  by  the  whitespace-separated
              primary names of all terminals which depend on it, followed by a
              newline.

       -vn    specifies that (verbose) output be written  to  standard  error,
              showing toe's progress.

              The  optional  parameter n is a number from 1 to 10, interpreted
              as for tic(1m).  If ncurses is built  without  tracing  support,
              the optional parameter is ignored.

       -V     reports  the  version of ncurses which was used in this program,
              and exits.


EXAMPLES

       Without sorting, the -a option reports all of the names found in all of
       the   terminal  databases  found  by  the  TERMINFO  and  TERMINFO_DIRS
       environment variables:

           MtxOrb162      16x2 Matrix Orbital LCD display
           MtxOrb204      20x4 Matrix Orbital LCD display
           MtxOrb         Generic Matrix Orbital LCD display
           qvt101+        qume qvt 101 PLUS product
           qvt119+-25     QVT 119 PLUS with 25 data lines
           qansi-g        QNX ANSI
           qvt103         qume qvt 103
           qnxw           QNX4 windows
           qansi-w        QNX ansi for windows
           qnxm           QNX4 with mouse events
           qvt203-25-w    QVT 203 PLUS with 25 by 132 columns
           qansi-t        QNX ansi without console writes
           . . .

       Use the -a  and  -s  options  together  to  show  where  each  terminal
       description was found:

           --> /usr/local/ncurses/share/terminfo
           ----> /usr/share/terminfo
           *-+-:     9term          Plan9 terminal emulator for X
           *---:     Eterm          Eterm with xterm-style color support (X Window System)
           *-*-:     Eterm-256color Eterm with xterm 256-colors
           *-*-:     Eterm-88color  Eterm with 88 colors
           *-+-:     MtxOrb         Generic Matrix Orbital LCD display
           *-+-:     MtxOrb162      16x2 Matrix Orbital LCD display
           *-+-:     MtxOrb204      20x4 Matrix Orbital LCD display
           *-*-:     NCR260VT300WPP NCR 2900_260 vt300 wide mode pc+  kybd
           *-+-:     aaa            ann arbor ambassador/30 lines
           *-+-:     aaa+dec        ann arbor ambassador in dec vt100 mode
           *-+-:     aaa+rv         ann arbor ambassador in reverse video
           . . .


FILES

       /usr/share/terminfo/?/*
            Compiled terminal description database.


HISTORY

       This  utility  is  not  provided by other implementations.  There is no
       relevant X/Open or POSIX standard for toe.

       The program name refers to a developer's pun:

       o   tic,

       o   tac (now tack),

       o   toe.

       It replaced a -T option which was  briefly  supported  by  the  ncurses
       infocmp utility in 1995.

       The  -a  and -s options were added to toe several years later (2006 and
       2011, respectively).


SEE ALSO

       captoinfo(1m),   infocmp(1m),   infotocap(1m),   tic(1m),   curses(3x),
       terminfo(5).

       This describes ncurses version 6.2 (patch 20210403).



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