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NAME

       helix - draw helical string-art patterns

SYNOPSIS

       helix  [-display  host:display.screen]  [-foreground  color] [-background color] [-window]
       [-root] [-mono] [-erase-speed usecs] [-erase-mode  integer]  [-delay  seconds]  [-install]
       [-visual visual] [-fps]

DESCRIPTION

       The helix program draws interesting patterns composed of line segments in random colors.

OPTIONS

       helix 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.

       -delay seconds
               This sets the number of seconds that the helix will be on the screen.

       -subdelay microseconds
               This sets the amount of time to pause periodically while drawing.

       -install
               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 visual.

       -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 © 1992 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 warranty.

AUTHOR

       Jamie Zawinski <jwz@jwz.org>, 13-aug-92.  Screen eraser  improved  by  Johannes  Keukelaar
       <johannes@nada.kth.se>,
        18-sep-97.