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

XScreenSaver(1) 		     General Commands Manual			  XScreenSaver(1)

NAME
       MetaBalls.

SYNOPSIS
       MetaBalls [-display host:display.screen] [-visual visual] [-window] [-root] [-ncolors num-
       ber] [-count number] [-delay number] [-cycles number] [-radius number] [-delta number]

DESCRIPTION
       This hack draws 2D metaballs to the screen by calculating the sum of  the  colors  of  all
       metaballs  covering  a  pixel.	Ported	from  the  demo  effects collection (http://demo-
       effects.sourceforge.net)

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.

       -ncolors number
	       Number of Colors.  Default: 256.

       -count number
	       Number of MetaBalls.	2 - 255.  Default: 10.

       -delay number
	       Per-frame delay, in microseconds.  Default: 5000 (0.01 seconds.).

       -cycles number
	       Duration.  100 - 3000.  Default: 1000.

       -radius number
	       MetaBall Radius.  2 - 100.  Default: 100.

       -delta number
	       MetaBall Movement.  1 - 20.  Default: 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 (C) 2002-2003 by W.P. van Paassen.  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 repre-
       sentations are made about the	  suitability of this software for any	purpose.   It  is
       provided "as is" without express or implied warranty.

AUTHOR
       W.P. van Paassen

X Version 11									  XScreenSaver(1)


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