swirl



XScreenSaver(1)                                                XScreenSaver(1)




NAME

       swirl - draws swirly color-cycling patterns


SYNOPSIS

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



DESCRIPTION

       The swirl program draws swirly color-cycling patterns.


OPTIONS

       swirl 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 200.

       -count integer



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 M. Dobie.

       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

       M.Dobie <mrd@ecs.soton.ac.uk>, 1994.

       Ability to run standalone or with xscreensaver added by Jamie  Zawinski
       <jwz@jwz.org>, 13-May-97.



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