gperiodic(1) periodic table application


gperiodic [option(s)] [element_symbol | atomic_number]


gperiodic is a small X/GTK+-based program which allows you to browse through a periodic table of chemical elements, and view somewhat detailed information on each of the elements. 118 elements are currently listed.


Zero options will start gperiodic.
Show the help screen.
-c <Temp>
Color the elements according to their phase at temperature <Temp> in Kelvins.
Dump the periodic table.
Be verbose.

Possible arguments:

element_symbol | atomic_number
Display information on the element with the given element symbol or atomic number. The output is UTF-8 encoded (see Debian bug #466231).


The program was originally written by Kyle R. Burton. The current author is Jonas Frantz <[email protected]>.

This manual page was written by Sebastien Bacher <[email protected]>, for the Debian GNU/Linux system (but may be used by others).