spiral



XScreenSaver(1)                                                XScreenSaver(1)




NAME

       spiral - draws moving circular spiral patterns


SYNOPSIS

       spiral  [-display host:display.screen] [-foreground color] [-background
       color] [-window] [-root] [-mono] [-install] [-visual visual]  [-ncolors
       integer] [-delay microseconds] [-count integer]



DESCRIPTION

       The spiral program draws moving circular spiral patterns


OPTIONS

       spiral 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.

       -ncolors integer
               How many colors should be used (if possible).  Default 64.  The
               colors are chosen randomly.

       -count integer
               Default 40.

       -cycles integer
               Default 350.



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), xlock(1)


COPYRIGHT

       Copyright © 1994 by Darrick Brown.

       Permission  to  use, copy, modify, and distribute this software and its
       documentation for any purpose and without fee is hereby  granted,  pro-
       vided  that  the  above  copyright notice appear in all copies and that
       both that copyright notice and this permission notice  appear  in  sup-
       porting documentation.


AUTHOR

       Darrick Brown, 1994.

       Improved by Peter Schmitzberger <schmitz@coma.sbg.ac.at>, 24-Jul-95.

       Ability  to run standalone or with xscreensaver added by Jamie Zawinski
       <jwz@jwz.org>, 10-May-97.



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