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RedHat 9 (Linux i386) - man page for ant (redhat section 1)

XScreenSaver(1) 			       General Commands Manual				      XScreenSaver(1)

NAME
ant - cellular automaton.
SYNOPSIS
ant [-display host:display.screen] [-visual visual] [-window] [-install] [-noinstall] [-root] [-eyes] [-no- eyes] [-truchet] [-no-truchet] [-sharpturn] [-no-sharpturn] [-delay number] [-cycles number] [-count number] [-size number] [-neighbors 3] [-neighbors 4] [-neighbors 6] [-neighbors 9] [-neighbors 12] [-ncolors number]
DESCRIPTION
A cellular automaton that is really a two-dimensional Turing machine: as the heads ("ants") walk along the screen, they change pixel values in their path. Then, as they pass over changed pixels, their behavior is influenced.
OPTIONS
-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. -window Draw on a newly-created window. This is the default. -root Draw on the root window. -sharpturns | -no-sharpturns Whether to do sharp turns. -truchet | -no-truchet Whether to use truchet lines. -eyes | -no-eyes Whether to draw eyes on the ants. -delay number Per-frame delay, in microseconds. Default: 1000 (0.0001 seconds.). -cycles number How long to wait until resetting. 0 - 800000. Default: 40000. -count number Ants Count. -20 - 20. Default: -3. -size number Ant Size. -18 - 18. Default: -12. -neighbors N How many neighbors each cell has. Legal values are 3, 4, 6, 9, and 12. -ncolors number Number of colors. Default: 64.
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) 2002 by David Bagley. 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 docu- mentation. No representations are made about the suitability of this software for any purpose. It is pro- vided "as is" without express or implied warranty.
AUTHOR
David Bagley. X Version 11 XScreenSaver(1)


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