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Manual Reference Pages  -  GEARS (6)

NAME

gears - draw interlocking gears, for xscreensaver.

CONTENTS

Synopsis
Description
Options
Environment
See Also
Copyright
Author

SYNOPSIS

gears [-display host:display.screen] [-window] [-root] [-install] [-visual visual] [-delay usecs] [-speed float] [-no-spin] [-no-wander] [-count integer] [-wireframe] [-fps]

DESCRIPTION

This draws a set of rotating gears.

OPTIONS

gears accepts the following options:
-window Draw on a newly-created window. This is the default.
-root Draw on the root window.
-install Install a private colormap for the window.
-visual visual
  Specify which visual to use. Legal values are the name of a visual class, or the id number (decimal or hex) of a specific visual.
-delay usecs
  The delay between frames of the animation, in microseconds. Default: 30000 (0.03 seconds.)
-speed float
  Larger numbers mean run faster. Default: 1.0.
-no-spin Don’t rotate the object.
-no-wander Don’t wander the object around the screen.
-count integer
  How many gears to draw. Default: 0 for random.
-wireframe Render in wireframe instead of solid.
-fps Display the current frame rate, CPU load, and polygon count.

ENVIRONMENT

DISPLAY to get the default host and display number.
XENVIRONMENT
  to get the name of a resource file that overrides the global resources stored in the RESOURCE_MANAGER property.

SEE ALSO

X(1), xscreensaver(1)

COPYRIGHT

Copyright © 2007 by Jamie Zawinski. Permission to use, copy, modify, distribute, and sell this software and its documentation for any purpose is hereby granted without fee, provided that the above copyright notice appear in all copies and that both that copyright notice and this permission notice appear in supporting documentation. No representations are made about the suitability of this software for any purpose. It is provided "as is" without express or implied warranty.

AUTHOR

Jamie Zawinski.

An earlier version of this program by Brian Paul was written in 1997; this version was rewritten from scratch by jwz in 2007.

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