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NAME

        sballs - draws balls spinning like crazy in GL
 

SYNOPSIS

        sballs   [-display   host:display.screen]  [-window]  [-root]  [-visual
        visual]  [-delay   microseconds]   [-object   object_number]   [-cycles
        sphere_speed]  [-size  viewport_size]  [-texture] [-no-texture] [-wire‐
        frame] [-no-wireframe] [-trackmouse] [-no-trackmouse] [-fps] [-no-fps]
 

DESCRIPTION

        The sballs program draws an animation of balls spinning like  crazy  in
        GL.
 

OPTIONS

        sballs 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.
 
        -fps    Display a running tally of how many frames per second are being
                rendered.  In conjunction with -delay 0, this can be  a  useful
                benchmark of your GL performance.
 
        -object object_number
                Specify  how  the  spheres  are  grouped  (forming  an object).
                Objects are:
 
        1         tetrahedron
 
        2         cube. This is the default.
 
        3         octahedron
 
        4         dodecahedron
 
        5         icosahedron
 
        6         plane
 
        7         pyramid
 
        8         star
 
        -size viewport_size
                Viewport of GL scene is specified size if greater than  32  and
                less  than screensize. Default value is 0, meaning full screen‐
                size.
 
        -texture
                Show a textured background and spheres. This is the default.
 
        -no-texture
                Disables texturing the animation.
 
        -trackmouse
                Let the mouse be a joystick to change the view  of  the  anima‐
                tion.  This implies -no-wander.
 
        -no-trackmouse
                Disables mouse tracking. This is the default.
 
        -wire   Draw a wireframe rendition of the spheres.
 

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(1)
 

COPYRIGHT

        Copyright © 2001 by Eric Lassauge.  Permission to  use,  copy,  modify,
        distribute,  and  sell this software and its documentation for any pur‐
        pose 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  repre‐
        sentations are made about the suitability of this software for any pur‐
        pose.  It is provided "as is" without express or implied warranty.
 
        The original code for this mode was written by Mustata Bogdan (LoneRun‐
        ner)    <lonerunner@planetquake.com>    and    can    be    found    at
http://www.cfxweb.net/lonerunner/
 

AUTHOR

        Mustata Bogdan (LoneRunner) <lonerunner@planetquake.com> Eric  Lassauge
        <lassauge@users.sourceforge.net>
 

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