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fuzzyflakes

Section: XScreenSaver manual (6)
Updated: 5.04 (13-Nov-2007)
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NAME

fuzzyflakes - falling snowflakes/flower shapes  

SYNOPSIS

fuzzyflakes [-display host:display.screen] [-foreground color] [-background color] [-window] [-root] [-mono] [-install] [-visual visual] [-delay usecs] [-speed int] [-arms int] [-thickness int] [-bthickness int] [-radius int] [-layers int] [-density int] [-no-db] (-color string) (-random-colors)  

DESCRIPTION

The fuzzyflakes program draws falling pastel colored snowflake/flower shapes. Inspired by the credits of the anime "Azumanga Daioh".  

OPTIONS

fuzzyflakes 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.
-delay usecs
The delay between steps of the animation, in microseconds. Default: 250000.
-speed int
How fast, 1-50. Default 10.
-arms int
How many arms on the flakes; default 5.
-thickness int
How thick to make the lines; default 10 pixels.
-bthickness int
How thick to make the borders; default 3 pixels.
-radius int
Radius of the objects; default 20 pixels.
-layers int
How many layers of objects; default 3.
-density int
Default 5.
-no-db
Disable double-buffering.
-color string
The base color for the color scheme. Typed as a hexadecimal triplet with or with out the leading #. ie. fa4563 & #43cd12 are both acceptable. If the saturation of you color is too low (<0.03) the random color generator will kick in. The default color is #efbea5
-random-colors
This enables the random color generation. It is disabled by default. It overrides anything from -color
 

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 © 2004 Barry Dmytro. Permission to use, copy, modify, distribute, and sell this software and its documentation 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 documentation. No representations are made about the suitability of this software for any purpose. It is provided "as is" without express or implied warranty.  

AUTHOR

Barry Dmytro <badcherry@mailc.net>  

CREDITS

The color generation algorithm was borrowed from a friend <ZoeB> from #vegans@irc.blitzed.org. Her site is http://beautifulfreak.net/. To see her original code in action visit her site.


 

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NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
OPTIONS
ENVIRONMENT
SEE ALSO
COPYRIGHT
AUTHOR
CREDITS




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