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truchet - draws curved or angular Truchet patterns
truchet [-display host:display.screen] [-foreground color]
[-background color] [-window] [-root] [-mono] [-install] [-visual
visual] [-delay milliseconds] [-min-width integer] [-min-height
integer] [-max-width integer] [-max-height integer] [-max-linewidth
integer] [-min-linewidth integer] [-erase] [-no-erase] [-erase-count
integer] [-square] [-not-square] [-curves] [-no-curves] [-angle]
[-no-angles] [-scroll] [-scroll-overlap integer] [-anim-delay integer]
The truchet program draws arc and line based Truchet patterns.
truchet 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 long to wait between drawing each screenful. Default is 1
The minimum width in pixels of each square. Default is 40.
The minimum height in pixels of each square. Default is 40.
The maximum width in pixels of each square. Default is 150.
The maximum height in pixels of each square. Default is 150.
The maximum width of the lines used to draw. Default is 25.
The minimum width of the lines used to draw. Default is 2.
Whether to clear the screen after each screenful is drawn.
Default is True (erase).
The number of screenfuls to draw before erasing. Default is 25.
Whether to force the tiles to be square. Default is True
Whether to draw the arc based Truchet pattern. Default is True
Whether or not to draw the line based Truchet pattern. Default
is True (angles)
-scroll Use the scroll mode. Default is False.
The amount to scroll from one side to another. Default is 400.
The time to pause between each animation step. Default is 100.
The amount of steps to skip between each animation step.
Default is 3.
-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 © 1998 by Adrian Likins.
Permission to use, copy, modify, and distribute this software and its
documentation for any purpose and without fee is hereby granted,
provided that the above copyright notice appear in all copies and that
both that copyright notice and this permission notice appear in
Adrian Likins, 1998.