rorschach - simulate ink-blot patterns
rorschach [-display host:display.screen] [-foreground color] [-back-
ground color] [-window] [-root] [-mono] [-install] [-visual visual]
[-iterations integer] [-offset integer] [-xsymmetry] [-ysymmetry]
[-erase-mode integer] [-erase-speed usecs] [-delay secs]
The rorschach program draws random patterns reminiscent of the psycho-
logical test of same name.
rorschach 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.
Specify which visual to use. Legal values are the name of a
visual class, or the id number (decimal or hex) of a specific
How many dots should be drawn each time. Default 4000.
How far apart the dots should be. Default 4 pixels.
Whether the images should be horizontally symmetrical. Default
Whether the images should be vertically symmetrical. Default
This sets the erase mode. Mode -1 chooses a random mode each
time. There are currently 6 modes defined (0-5).
This controls the speed at which the screen will be erased.
(Delay between erasing of individual lines.)
This sets the number of seconds that the figure will be on the
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.
May call your sanity into question.
Copyright © 1992 by Jamie Zawinski. Permission to use, copy, modify,
distribute, and sell this software and its documentation for any pur-
pose 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 pur-
pose. It is provided "as is" without express or implied warranty.
Jamie Zawinski <firstname.lastname@example.org>, 13-aug-92.
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