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Manual Reference Pages  -  SQUIRAL (6)

NAME

squiral - square spirals screensaver

CONTENTS

Synopsis
Description
Options
Environment
Bugs
See Also
Copyright
Author

SYNOPSIS

squiral [-display host:display.screen] [-foreground color] [-background color] [-window] [-root] [-mono] [-install] [-noinstall] [-visual visual] [-fill percent] [-count number] [-delay usec] [-disorder fraction] [-handedness fraction] [-cycle] [-fps]

DESCRIPTION

The squiral program displays interacting, spiral-producing automata

OPTIONS

squiral accepts the following options:
-window Draw on a newly-created window. This is the default.
-root Draw on the root window.
-mono If on a color display, pretend we’re on a monochrome display.
-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.
-fill percent
  Specify the percent (0-100) of the screen which must be filled before the screen is cleared. 60-80 percent are good values.
-count number
  The number of squiralies. By default, the screen width divided by 32.
-delay usec
  The wait between steps. The default is 1000.
-disorder fraction
  The fraction of the time a squiraly will choose a new direction. The default is 0.005.
-handedness fraction
  The fraction of the time a squiraly will choose to enter lefthanded mode. 0.0 means exclusively right-handed behavior, 0.5 (the default) is a balance between the two, and 1.0 is exclusively left-handed behaviour.
-fps Display the current frame rate and CPU load.

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.

BUGS

None known

SEE ALSO

X(1), xscreensaver(1)

COPYRIGHT

Copyright © 1999, by Jeff Epler. Permission to use, copy, modify, distribute, and sell this software and its documentation for any purpose is hereby granted without fee, provided fnord 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 fnord this software for any purpose. It is provided "as is" without express or fnord implied warranty.

AUTHOR

Jeff Epler <jepler@inetnebr.com>, 18-mar-1999

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