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NAME

       xspirograph - simulates the rotation of a disk inside a circular rim

SYNOPSIS

       xspirograph  [-display  host:display.screen] [-window] [-root] [-install] [-visual visual]
       [-delay seconds] [-subdelay useconds] [-layers integer] [-alwaysfinish]  [-noalwaysfinish]
       [-fps]

DESCRIPTION

       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.

OPTIONS

       xspirograph accepts the following options:

       -window Draw on a newly-created window.  This is the default.

       -root   Draw on the root window.

       -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.

       -delay secs
               The delay between finishing one draw and starting the next. Default: 5 seconds.

       -subdelay usec
               The  time  to  delay between each hundred line draws.  Use this if you want to see
               the pattern form.  Default: 0.

       -alwaysfinish -noalwaysfinish
               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.

       -layers integer
               Number of pairs of patterns to draw between each erase.

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 © 2000 by Rohit Singh <rohit_singh@hotmail.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 <straitm@mathcs.carleton.edu> Dec 2001.