Manpower

Sponsored Links:
Software Screenshot:
Manpower
Software Details:
Version: 5.2
Upload Date: 22 Nov 14
Developer: Kevin Walzer
Distribution Type: Shareware
Price: 24.95 $
Downloads: 15
Size: 13426 Kb

Rating: 0.0/5 (Total Votes: 0)

Sponsored Links:

Manpower is a Mac OS X graphical user interface to the main system of Unix software documentation, the man page. Man pages are concise but thorough descriptions of the functionality and methods of the various Unix command-line programs; there may be hundreds of such programs installed on a Unix or Linux system. Man pages are typically accessed in the Unix terminal by typing the phrase "man program," with "program" being the specific name of the Unix tool you are trying to learn more about.

While accessing the man page system in this manner is efficient, it has limitations. It is difficult to read documentation in the Unix console; the type is usually very small, and can only be read one screen at a time, making scrolling and skimming through the material a tedious process. Manpower provides a simple, elegant three-pane interface that makes reading man pages as easy as reading e-mail.

Manpower compared to Terminal and other man page viewers:

  • Clean, three-pane interface: Reading man pages is as easy as reading e-mail.
  • Search, browse, display, and save new man pages in a single window.
  • Thorough user documentation via the "Help" menu.

What is new in this release:

This version cleans up some of the user documentation and fixes a couple of recurring UI glitches that I thought I had licked in the last release.

Similar Software

Tweak and Tuneup
Tweak and Tuneup

29 Jan 15

CPU LED
CPU LED

15 Feb 15

Dazzle
Dazzle

22 Nov 14

Other Software of Developer Kevin Walzer

FileMorph
FileMorph

11 May 16

Phynchronicity
Phynchronicity

14 Dec 14

PortAuthority
PortAuthority

22 Nov 14

Comments to Manpower

Comments not found
Add Comment
Turn on images!