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cwaves - languid sinusoidal colors
cwaves [-display host:display.screen] [-foreground color] [-background
color] [-window] [-root] [-mono] [-install] [-visual visual] [-delay
usecs] [-waves int] [-colors int] [-fps]
The cwaves program draws a languidly-scrolling vertical field of
cwaves 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.
Specify which visual to use. Legal values are the name of a
visual class, or the id number (decimal or hex) of a specific
How much of a delay should be introduced between steps of the
animation. Default 20000, or about 1/50th second.
How many cosines to add together. The more waves, the more
complex the apparent motion.
How many colors to use. Default 800. The more colors, the
smoother the blending will be.
-fps Display the current frame rate and CPU load.
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 © 2007 by Jamie Zawinski. 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
Jamie Zawinski <firstname.lastname@example.org>, 2-Jul-2007.