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

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       nerverot - induces edginess in the viewer

       nerverot  [-display host:display.screen] [-foreground color] [-background color] [-window]
       [-root] [-mono] [-install] [-visual  visual]  [-db]  [-no-db]  [-colors	integer]  [-delay
       microseconds]  [-count  integer] [-line-width integer] [-event-chance fraction] [-iter-amt
       fraction]  [-nervousness  fraction]  [-max-nerve-radius	fraction]  [-min-radius  integer]
       [-max-radius integer] [-min-scale fraction] [-max-scale fraction]

       The  goal  of nerverot is to be interesting and compelling to watch, yet induce a state of
       nervous edginess in the viewer. This manpage describes v1.3 of the program.

       nerverot 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 a private colormap for the window.

       -visual visual
	       Which visual to use.  Legal values are the name of a visual class, or the id  num-
	       ber (decimal or hex) of a specific visual.

       -db     -no-db  Use  double-buffering  (or  not,  respectively). Double-buffering may make
	       things look better for larger line widths and/or  larger  numbers  of  blots,  but
	       "better"  may  equate  to  yielding less of the desired edginess effect. You'll be
	       calmer after watching the double-buffered variant; you're more likely to  go  into
	       epileptic  fits with it off. Hence, it is off (false) by default, resource double-

       -colors integer
	       How many colors should be used (if  possible).  The  colors  form  a  smooth  ramp
	       between two randomly-chosen colors. Defaults to 4, resource colors.

       -delay microseconds
	       The interframe delay, in microseconds. Defaults to 10000, resource delay.

       -max-iters integer
	       The  maximum  number  of  iterations (frames) before a new model is generated. The
	       actual number of iterations per model is a random number between 1 and this value.
	       Defaults to 1200, resource maxIters.

       -count integer
	       How  many  "blots"  to  draw at a time. This number may be rounded down to fit the
	       particularly chosen model, and has a fixed minimum per-model.   Defaults  to  250,
	       resource count.

       -line-width integer
	       The  width  of the lines to draw. 0 means an optimized pixel-thick line.  Defaults
	       to 0, resource lineWidth.

       -event-chance fraction
	       The chance, per iteration, for a life-altering event to occur (such as  picking	a
	       new rotation target), in the range 0..1. Defaults to 0.2, resource eventChance.

       -iter-amt fraction
	       The  fraction  of movement towards a target (such as rotation angle or scale) that
	       happens per iteration, in the range 0..1. Defaults to 0.01, resource terAmt.

       -nervousness fraction
	       How nervous the drawing is, in the range 0..1. This is how  jumpy  the  points  on
	       each blot are. Defaults to 0.3, resource nervousness.

       -max-nerve-radius fraction
	       The  maximum  radius of blot nervousness, as a fraction of the radius of the blot,
	       in the range 0..1. Defaults to 0.7, resource maxNerveRadius.

       -min-radius integer
	       The minimum radius for a blot, in the range 1..100. Defaults to 3, resource minRa-

       -max-radius integer
	       The  maximum  radius  for  a  blot,  in the range 1..100. Defaults to 25, resource

       -min-scale fraction
	       The minimum overall scale of  drawing,  as  a  fraction	of  min(windowHeight,win-
	       dowWidth), in the range 0..10. Defaults to 0.6, resource minScale.

       -max-scale fraction
	       The  maximum  overall  scale  of  drawing,  as a fraction of min(windowHeight,win-
	       dowWidth), in the range 0..10. Defaults to 1.75, resource maxScale.

       DISPLAY to get the default host and display number.

	       to get the name of a resource file that overrides the global resources  stored  in
	       the RESOURCE_MANAGER property.

       There are resource equivalents for each option, noted above.

       nerverot should have more models.

       XDBE should be detected and used, if available.


       Copyright (C) 2000-2001 by Dan Bornstein. All rights reserved.

       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.

       Dan Bornstein <danfuzz@milk.com>.

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