cwaves - Man Page

languid sinusoidal colors

Synopsis

cwaves [--display host:display.screen] [--foreground color] [--background color] [--window] [--root] [--window-id number] [--mono] [--install] [--visual visual] [--delay usecs] [--waves int] [--colors int] [--fps]

Description

The cwaves program draws a languidly-scrolling vertical field of sinusoidal colors.

Options

cwaves accepts the following options:

--window

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

--root

Draw on the root window.

--window-id number

Draw on the specified window.

--mono

If on a color display, pretend we're on a monochrome display.

--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 microseconds

How much of a delay should be introduced between steps of the animation. Default 20000, or about 1/50th second.

--waves int

How many cosines to add together.  The more waves, the more complex the apparent motion.

--colors int

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.

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.

XSCREENSAVER_WINDOW

The window ID to use with --root.

See Also

X(1), xscreensaver(1)

Author

Jamie Zawinski <jwz@jwz.org>, 2-Jul-2007.

Info

6.05-3.fc38 (06-Nov-2022) X Version 11 XScreenSaver manual