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

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NAME
       sballs - draws balls spinning like crazy in GL

SYNOPSIS
       sballs [-display host:display.screen] [-window] [-root] [-visual visual] [-delay microsec-
       onds] [-object object_number] [-count  number_of_spheres]  [-cycles  sphere_speed]  [-size
       viewport_size]  [-texture]  [-no-texture] [-wireframe] [-no-wireframe] [-trackmouse] [-no-
       trackmouse] [-fps] [-no-fps]

DESCRIPTION
       The sballs program draws an animation of balls spinning like crazy in GL.

OPTIONS
       sballs accepts the following options:

       -window Draw on a newly-created window.	This is the default.

       -root   Draw on the root window.

       -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.

       -fps    Display a running tally of how many frames per second are being rendered.  In con-
	       junction with -delay 0, this can be a useful benchmark of your GL performance.

       -object object_number
	       Specify how the spheres are grouped (forming an object).  Objects are:

       1	 tetrahedron

       2	 cube. This is the default.

       3	 octahedron

       4	 dodecahedron

       5	 icosahedron

       6	 plane

       7	 pyramid

       8	 star

       -count number_of_spheres
	       Specify how much spheres are drawn in the selected object.

       -size viewport_size
	       Viewport of GL scene is specified size if greater than 32 and  less  than  screen-
	       size. Default value is 0, meaning full screensize.

       -count number_of_particles
	       Specify	how  much  fire  particles are drawn. A very special case is 0 wich means
	       that you get rain !

       -texture
	       Show a textured background and spheres. This is the default.

       -no-texture
	       Disables texturing the animation.

       -trackmouse
	       Let the mouse be a joystick to change the view of  the  animation.   This  implies
	       -no-wander.

       -no-trackmouse
	       Disables mouse tracking. This is the default.

       -wire   Draw a wireframe rendition of the spheres.

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) 2001 by Eric Lassauge.  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.

       The  original  code  for  this  mode  was written by Mustata Bogdan (LoneRunner) <lonerun-
       ner@planetquake.com> and can be found at http://www.cfxweb.net/lonerunner/

AUTHOR
       Mustata Bogdan (LoneRunner) <lonerunner@planetquake.com> Eric Lassauge <lassauge@mail.dot-
       com.fr>

X Version 11				    03-Oct-01				  XScreenSaver(1)


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