xspirograph - simulates the rotation of a disk inside a circular rim
xspirograph [-display host:display.screen] [-window] [-root] [-install]
[-visual visual] [-delay seconds] [-subdelay useconds] [-layers inte-
ger] [-alwaysfinish] [-noalwaysfinish]
xspirograph draws patterns such as those made by a spirograph, that is,
the curve traced by a point on a circular disk rotating on the inside
of a hollow circular rim.
xspirograph accepts the following options:
-window Draw on a newly-created window. This is the default.
-root Draw on the root window.
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
The delay between finishing one draw and starting the next.
Default: 5 seconds.
The time to delay between each hundred line draws. Use this if
you want to see the pattern form. Default: 0.
If you want each pattern to draw until it is done, specify the
first. Otherwise, they will stop after a set number of itera-
tions. Default: no.
Number of pairs of patterns to draw between each erase.
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.
Copyright © 2000 by Rohit Singh <email@example.com> Permission to
use, copy, modify, distribute, and sell this software and its documen-
tation for any purpose is hereby granted without fee, provided that the
above copyright notice appear in all copies and that both that copy-
right notice and this permission notice appear in supporting documenta-
tion. No representations are made about the suitability of this
software for any purpose. It is provided "as is" without express or
Modified by Matthew Strait <firstname.lastname@example.org> Dec 2001.
X Version 11 9-Dec-2001 XScreenSaver(1)
Man(1) output converted with