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.\" Hey, EMACS: -*- nroff -*-
.TH LIBSKK 1 "5 Jan 2012"
skk \- program that emulates Japanese SKK input method
.B skk
.RI [ options ]
\fBskk\fP is a tool that reads key sequences from the standard input
and converts them to Japanese text according to a Japanese input
method called SKK (Simple Kana to Kanji conversion program).
More information about the SKK input method itself can be found at:
The \fBskk\fP command follows the usual GNU command line syntax, with
long options starting with two dashes (`-'). A summary of options is
included below.
.B \-h, \-\-help
Show summary of options.
.B \-f, \-\-file-dict=\fIFILE\fR
Specify path to a file dictionary.
.B \-u, \-\-user-dict=\fIFILE\fR
Specify path to a user dictionary.
.B \-s, \-\-skkserv=\fIHOST\fR:\fIPORT\fR
Specify host and port running skkserv.
.B \-r, \-\-rule=\fIRULE\fR
Specify typing rule.
.B \-l, \-\-list-rules
List typing rules.
echo "A i SPC" | skk
Converts a capital letter "A" followed by lowercase letter "i" and a space.
echo "K a p a SPC K a SPC" | skk
Converts a capital letter "K" followed by lowercase letters "a", "p", "a", and
a space. Then converts a capital letter "K" followed by "a" and a space.
echo "r k" | skk \-r tutcode
Converts two lowercase letters "r" and "k" with TUT-Code typing rule.
echo "a (usleep 50000) b (usleep 200000)" | skk \-r nicola
Converts two lowercase letters "a" and "b" typed with a 50000 micro
seconds interval, and wait 200000 micro seconds, with NICOLA typing
libskk was written by Daiki Ueno <>.
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