krecipes(1) The KDE Cookbook


krecipes [Qt-options] [KDE-options] [options]


Krecipes is a KDE application designed to manage recipes. It can help you to do your shopping list, search through your recipes to find what you can do with available ingredients and a diet helper. It can also import or export recipes from files in various format (eg RecipeML or Meal-Master) or from databases.


This program follows the usual GNU command line syntax, with long options starting with two dashes (`-').

--convert-sqlite3 Convert the current SQLite 2.x database to SQLite 3 and exit

Generic options:

Show help about options
Show Qt specific options
Show KDE specific options
Show all options
Show author information
-v, --version
Show version information
Show license information
End of options

KDE options:

--caption <caption>
Use 'caption' as name in the titlebar
--icon <icon>
Use 'icon' as the application icon
--config <filename>
Use alternative configuration file
Disable crash handler, to get core dumps
Waits for a WM_NET compatible windowmanager
--style <style>
Sets the application GUI style
--geometry <geometry>
Sets the client geometry of the main widget - see man X for the argument format
Do not run in the background.

Qt options:

--display <displayname>
Use the X-server display 'displayname'
--session <sessionId>
Restore the application for the given 'sessionId'
Causes the application to install a private color map on an 8-bit display
--ncols <count>
Limits the number of colors allocated in the color cube on an 8-bit display, if the application is using the QApplication::ManyColor color specification
Tells Qt to never grab the mouse or the keyboard
Running under a debugger can cause an implicit -nograb, use -dograb to override
Switches to synchronous mode for debugging
--fn, --font <fontname>
Defines the application font
--bg, --background <color>
Sets the default background color and an application palette (light and dark shades are calculated)
--fg, --foreground <color>
Sets the default foreground color
--btn, --button <color>
Sets the default button color
--name <name>
Sets the application name
--title <title>
Sets the application title (caption)
--visual TrueColor
Forces the application to use a TrueColor visual on an 8-bit display
--inputstyle <inputstyle>
Sets XIM (X Input Method) input style. Possible values are onthespot, overthespot, offthespot and root
--im <XIM server>
Set XIM server
Disable XIM
Mirrors the whole layout of widgets
--stylesheet <file.qss>
Applies the Qt stylesheet to the application widgets
--graphicssystem <system>
Use a different graphics system instead of the default one, options are raster and opengl (experimental)


Unai Garro <[email protected]>

Jason Kivlighn <[email protected]>
Cyril Bosselut <[email protected]>
Daniel Sauvé <[email protected]>
Laurent Montel <[email protected]>
José Manuel Santamaría Lema <[email protected]>

This manual page was written by Matthias Julius <[email protected]> and José Manuel Santamaría Lema <[email protected]> for the Debian project (and may be used by others). Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms of the GNU General Public License, Version 2 or any later version published by the Free Software Foundation.

On Debian systems, the complete text of the GNU General Public License version 2 can be found in /usr/share/common-licenses/GPL-2.