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NAME

        MetaBalls.
 

SYNOPSIS

        MetaBalls  [-display  host:display.screen]  [-visual  visual] [-window]
        [-root] [-ncolors number] [-count number] [-delay number] [-cycles num-
        ber] [-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 sec-
                onds.).
 
        -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.
        X(1), xscreensaver(1)
 

COPYRIGHT

        Copyright  (C) 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