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authorDaniel Friesel <>2020-02-01 18:37:02 +0100
committerDaniel Friesel <>2020-02-01 18:37:02 +0100
commitff11ba5c4f866089b6457daa42b54b04615b156b (patch)
tree8e9f1e3055e3299740f21820960f19d42e5f22f5 /man
parent7774f62f1eb4f317d1145d7913d5f8cdf2820502 (diff)
--image-bg: Note that # may need to be escaped in some shells
Closes #506
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diff --git a/man/feh.pre b/man/feh.pre
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--- a/man/feh.pre
+++ b/man/feh.pre
@@ -468,6 +468,8 @@ Use
as background for transparent image parts and the like.
Accepted values: default, checks, or an XColor
.Pq e.g. Qo black Qc or Qo #428bdd Qc .
+Note that some shells treat the hash symbol as a special character, so you
+may need to quote or escape it for the XColor code to work.
In windowed mode, the default is checks
.Pq a checkered background so transparent image parts are easy to see .