shownonascii - View all or part of a mail message in a non-ASCII font


shownonascii charset-font-name [-e command-to-execute] file-name(s)


The shownonascii program allows data in non-ASCII character sets to be viewed under X11. By default, it will open up an xterm using the font named in the first argument, running the "more" command to view all of the files named on the command line.

If the -e switch is used, the rest of the command line will be taken as the command to tell xterm to run instead of more.

If the MM_CHARSET environment variable is set and matches the character set named in the first argument, a new xterm window will not be opened.

If the MM_AUXCHARSETS environment variable is set the character set named in the first argument is a subset of that string, a new xterm window will not be opened.


mailto-hebrew(1), mailto(1), metamail(1)




Copyright (c) 1991 Bell Communications Research, Inc. (Bellcore)

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Nathaniel S. Borenstein, Bellcore

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