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truchet

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

truchet - draws curved or angular Truchet patterns  

SYNOPSIS

truchet [-display host:display.screen] [-foreground color] [-background color] [-window] [-root] [-mono] [-install] [-visual visual] [-delay milliseconds] [-min-width integer] [-min-height integer] [-max-width integer] [-max-height integer] [-max-linewidth integer] [-min-linewidth integer] [-erase] [-no-erase] [-erase-count integer] [-square] [-not-square] [-curves] [-no-curves] [-angle] [-no-angles] [-scroll] [-scroll-overlap integer] [-anim-delay integer] [-anim-step-size integer]

 

DESCRIPTION

The truchet program draws arc and line based Truchet patterns.  

OPTIONS

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 milliseconds
How long to wait between drawing each screenful. Default is 1 seconds.

-min-width integer
The minimum width in pixels of each square. Default is 40.

-min-height integer
The minimum height in pixels of each square. Default is 40.

-max-width integer
The maximum width in pixels of each square. Default is 150.

-max-height integer
The maximum height in pixels of each square. Default is 150.

-max-linewidth integer
The maximum width of the lines used to draw. Default is 25.

-min-linewidth integer
The minimum width of the lines used to draw. Default is 2.

-erase

-no-erase
Whether to clear the screen after each screenful is drawn. Default is True (erase).

-erase-count integer
The number of screenfuls to draw before erasing. Default is 25.

-square

-not-square
Whether to force the tiles to be square. Default is True (square).

-curves

-no-curves
Whether to draw the arc based Truchet pattern. Default is True (curves).

-angles

-no-angles
Whether or not to draw the line based Truchet pattern. Default is True (angles)

-scroll
Use the scroll mode. Default is False.

-scroll-overlap
The amount to scroll from one side to another. Default is 400.

-anim-delay
The time to pause between each animation step. Default is 100.

-anim-step-size
The amount of steps to skip between each animation step. Default is 3.

 

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 © 1998 by Adrian Likins.

Permission to use, copy, modify, and distribute this software and its documentation for any purpose and without fee is hereby granted, provided that the above copyright notice appear in all copies and that both that copyright notice and this permission notice appear in supporting documentation.  

AUTHOR

Adrian Likins, 1998.


 

Index

NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
OPTIONS
ENVIRONMENT
SEE ALSO
COPYRIGHT
AUTHOR




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