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xspirograph - simulates the rotation of a disk inside a circular rim
xspirograph [-display host:display.screen] [-window] [-root] [-install]
[-visual visual] [-delay seconds] [-subdelay useconds] [-layers
integer] [-alwaysfinish] [-noalwaysfinish] [-fps]
xspirograph draws patterns such as those made by a spirograph, that is,
the curve traced by a point on a circular disk rotating on the inside
of a hollow circular rim.
xspirograph accepts the following options:
-window Draw on a newly-created window. This is the default.
-root Draw on the root window.
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
The delay between finishing one draw and starting the next.
Default: 5 seconds.
The time to delay between each hundred line draws. Use this if
you want to see the pattern form. Default: 0.
If you want each pattern to draw until it is done, specify the
first. Otherwise, they will stop after a set number of
iterations. Default: no.
Number of pairs of patterns to draw between each erase.
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.
Copyright © 2000 by Rohit Singh <email@example.com> 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.
Modified by Matthew Strait <firstname.lastname@example.org> Dec 2001.