rorschach



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NAME

       rorschach - simulate ink-blot patterns


SYNOPSIS

       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]


DESCRIPTION

       The rorschach program draws random patterns reminiscent of the  psycho-
       logical test of same name.


OPTIONS

       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
               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.

       -iterations integer
               How many dots should be drawn each time.  Default 4000.

       -offset integer
               How far apart the dots should be.  Default 4 pixels.

       -xsymmetry
               Whether the images should be horizontally symmetrical.  Default
               true.

       -ysymmetry
               Whether the images should be vertically  symmetrical.   Default
               false.

       -erase-mode integer
               This  sets  the  erase mode. Mode -1 chooses a random mode each
               time. There are currently 6 modes defined (0-5).

       -erase-speed usecs
               This controls the speed at which the  screen  will  be  erased.
               (Delay between erasing of individual lines.)

       -delay seconds
               This  sets the number of seconds that the figure will be on the
               screen.


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.


BUGS

       May call your sanity into question.


SEE ALSO

       X(1), xscreensaver(1)


COPYRIGHT

       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.


AUTHOR

       Jamie Zawinski <jwz@jwz.org>, 13-aug-92.



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