xprop man page example for -set option

Kai-Uwe Behrmann ku.b at gmx.de
Tue Dec 7 22:23:15 PST 2010

Hello Alan,

after a while I figured out how to properly use xprop -set . As a result I 
created the following patch:

Reported-by: Kai-Uwe Behrmann <ku.b at gmx.de>

--- xprop-1.2.0/xprop_101007.053751.man 2010-10-07 05:37:51.000000000 +0200
+++ xprop-1.2.0/xprop.man       2010-12-08 07:14:46.693066327 +0100
@@ -340,6 +340,8 @@
  To display the point size of the fixed font: \fIxprop\fP -font fixed POINT_SIZE
  To display all the properties of window # 0x200007: \fIxprop\fP -id 0x200007
+To set a simple string property: \fIxprop\fP -root -format MY_ATOM_NAME 8s -set MY_ATOM_NAME  "my_value"
  .TP 8

Could you please apply to git?

kind regards
Kai-Uwe Behrmann
developing for colour management 
www.behrmann.name + www.oyranos.org
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