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       braid - draws random color-cycling braids around a circle


       braid  [-display  host:display.screen] [-foreground color] [-background
       color] [-window] [-root] [-mono] [-install] [-visual visual]  [-ncolors
       integer] [-delay microseconds] [-cycles integer] [-count integer]


       The braid program draws random color-cycling braids around a circle.


       braid 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
               Specify  which  visual  to use.  Legal values are the name of a
               visual class, or the id number (decimal or hex) of  a  specific

       -ncolors integer
               How many colors should be used (if possible).  Default 64.  The
               colors used cycle through the hue, making N  stops  around  the
               color wheel.

       -cycles integer

       -count integer


       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.


       X(1), xscreensaver(1), xlock(1)


       Copyright © 1995 by John Neil.

       Permission to use, copy, modify, and distribute this software  and  its
       documentation  for  any  purpose  and  without  fee  is hereby granted,
       provided that the above copyright notice appear in all copies and  that
       both  that  copyright  notice  and  this  permission  notice  appear in
       supporting documentation.


       John Neil <>, 29-Aug-95.

       Ability to run standalone or with xscreensaver added by Jamie  Zawinski
       <>, 10-May-97.