KWord Command Line Options

You can specify some initial actions for KWord. The most commonly used options are discussed below with instructions on finding help on the rest of the command line options.

Specifying the file name

Probably the most common command line option used is to specify the file to edit.

The format for specifying the file name is:

$kword filename


$ kword Resumé.kwd

This will cause KWord to load Resumé.kwd for editing.

Show KWord version

To see the version numbers for the QT toolkit, KDE, and KWord type:

$ kword -v

Show the license for KWord

To see the license for KWord type:

$ kword --license

Show KWord developer list

To see the list of developers for KWord type:

$ kword --author

Other command line options

There are many other, rarely used, command line options. You can get detailed help on these options by typing:

$ kword --help

Prev Contents Next
Compile and Install from Source Import and Export Filters

This page was last edited on 19 August 2012, at 10:22. Content is available under Creative Commons License SA 4.0 unless otherwise noted.