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XScreenSaver(6x)                                              XScreenSaver(6x)



NAME
       xspirograph - simulates the rotation of a disk inside a circular rim

SYNOPSIS
       xspirograph [-display host:display.screen] [-window] [-root] [-install]
       [-visual visual] [-delay seconds] [-subdelay useconds]  [-layers  inte-
       ger] [-alwaysfinish] [-noalwaysfinish]

DESCRIPTION
       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.

OPTIONS
       xspirograph accepts the following options:

       -window Draw on a newly-created window.  This is the default.

       -root   Draw on the root window.

       -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.

       -delay secs
               The  delay  between  finishing  one draw and starting the next.
               Default: 5 seconds.

       -subdelay usec
               The time to delay between each hundred line draws.  Use this if
               you want to see the pattern form.  Default: 0.

       -alwaysfinish -noalwaysfinish
               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.

       -layers integer
               Number of pairs of patterns to draw between each erase.


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)

COPYRIGHT
       Copyright (C) 2000 by Rohit Singh <rohit_singhAThotmail.com>  Permission
       to  use, copy, modify, distribute, and sell this software and its docu-
       mentation for any purpose 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  docu-
       mentation.   No  representations are made about the suitability of this
       software for any purpose.  It is provided "as is"  without  express  or
       implied warranty.

       Modified by Matthew Strait <straitmATmathcs.edu> Dec 2001.



X Version 11                  4.21 (01-Mar-2005)              XScreenSaver(6x)