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NAME

       MetaBalls.

SYNOPSIS

       MetaBalls  [-display  host:display.screen]  [-visual  visual] [-window]
       [-root] [-ncolors number]  [-count  number]  [-delay  number]  [-cycles
       number] [-radius number] [-delta number] [-fps]

DESCRIPTION

       This  hack  draws  2D metaballs to the screen by calculating the sum of
       the colors of all metaballs covering a pixel.   Ported  from  the  demo
       effects collection (http://demo-effects.sourceforge.net)

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.

       -ncolors number
               Number of Colors.  Default: 256.

       -count number
               Number of MetaBalls.     2 - 255.  Default: 10.

       -delay number
               Per-frame   delay,   in  microseconds.   Default:  5000  (0.005
               seconds.).

       -cycles number
               Duration.  100 - 3000.  Default: 1000.

       -radius number
               MetaBall Radius.  2 - 100.  Default: 100.

       -delta number
               MetaBall Movement.  1 - 20.  Default: 3.

       -fps    Display the current frame rate and CPU load.

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  ©  2002-2003  by W.P. van Paassen.  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.

AUTHOR

       W.P. van Paassen