spotlight - move spotlight around desktop
spotlight [-display host:display.screen] [-foreground color] [-back-
ground color] [-window] [-root] [-mono] [-install] [-visual visual]
[-delay usecs] [-radius pixels]
The spotlight program takes an image and exposes small sections of it
as if through a wandering spotlight beam.
The image that it manipulates will be grabbed from the portion of the
screen underlying the window, or from the system’s video input, or from
a random file on disk, as indicated by the grabDesktopImages, grabVide-
oFrames, and chooseRandomImages options in the ~/.xscreensaver file;
see xscreensaver-demo(1) for more details.
spotlight 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 a private colormap for the window.
Specify which visual to use. Legal values are the name of a
visual class, or the id number (decimal or hex) of a specific
Slow it down.
Radius of the spotlight in pixels.
DISPLAY to get the default host and display number.
to get the name of a resource file that overrides the global
resources stored in the RESOURCE_MANAGER property.
X(1), xscreensaver(1), xscreensaver-demo(1), xscreensaver-getimage(1)
Copyright © 1999 by Rick Schultz. Permission to use, copy, modify,
distribute, and sell this software and its documentation for any pur-
pose 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 repre-
sentations are made about the suitability of this software for any pur-
pose. It is provided "as is" without express or implied warranty.
Hacked together by Rick Schultz <email@example.com>, based on StefView
for BackSpace by Darcy Brockbank and on several other xscreensaver
X Version 11 05-Apr-1999 XScreenSaver(1)
Man(1) output converted with