ripples



XScreenSaver(1)                                                XScreenSaver(1)




NAME

       ripples - interference patterns.


SYNOPSIS

       ripples   [-display  host:display.screen]  [-visual  visual]  [-window]
       [-root] [-delay number] [-rate number] [-fluidity number] [-light  num-
       ber] [-water] [-stir] [-oily] [-colors number] [-no-shm]


DESCRIPTION

       This  draws  rippling  interference patterns like splashing water. With
       the -water option, it manipulates your desktop image to look like some-
       thing is dripping into it.


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.

       -delay number
               Per-frame  delay,  in  microseconds.  Default: 50000 (0.05 sec-
               onds.).

       -rate number
               Drizzle.  1 - 100.  Default: 5.

       -fluidity number
               Small Drops.  0 - 16.  Default: 6.

       -light number
               Lighting Effect.  0 - 8.  Default: 0.

       -water | -no-water
               Grab Screen Image.  Boolean.

       -stir | -no-stir
               Moving Splashes.  Boolean.

       -oily | -no-oily
               Psychedelic Colors.  Boolean.

       -colors number
               Colors Two.  Default: 200.

       -shm | -no-shm
               Use Shared Memory.  Boolean.


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  ©  2002 by Tom Hammersley.  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 copy-
       right notice appear in all copies and that both that  copyright  notice
       and this permission notice appear in supporting documentation.  No rep-
       resentations are made about the suitability of this  software  for  any
       purpose.  It is provided "as is" without express or implied warranty.


AUTHOR

       Tom Hammersley.



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