rorschach man page

rorschach — simulate ink-blot patterns

Synopsis

rorschach [-display host:display.screen] [-foreground color] [-background color] [-window] [-root] [-mono] [-install] [-visual visual] [-iterations integer] [-offset integer] [-xsymmetry] [-ysymmetry] [-erase-speed usecs] [-delay secs] [-fps]

Description

The rorschach program draws random patterns reminiscent of the psychological test of same name.

Options

rorschach 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

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.

-iterations integer

How many dots should be drawn each time.  Default 4000.

-offset integer

How far apart the dots should be.  Default 4 pixels.

-xsymmetry

Whether the images should be horizontally symmetrical.  Default true.

-ysymmetry

Whether the images should be vertically symmetrical.  Default false.

-erase-speed usecs

This controls the speed at which the screen will be erased. (Delay between erasing of individual lines.)

-delay seconds

This sets the number of seconds that the figure will be on the screen.

-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.

Bugs

May call your sanity into question.

See Also

X(1), xscreensaver(1)

Author

Jamie Zawinski <jwz@jwz.org>, 13-aug-92.

Info

5.36-4.fc26 (10-Feb-2017) X Version 11 XScreenSaver manual