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Draws random color-cycling braids around a circle.

5.34 (24-Oct-2015)
braid(6x)                              XScreenSaver manual                              braid(6x)

NAME braid - draws random color-cycling braids around a circle
SYNOPSIS braid [-display host:display.screen] [-foreground color] [-background color] [-window] [-root] [-mono] [-install] [-visual visual] [-ncolors integer] [-delay microseconds] [-cycles integer] [-count integer] [-fps]
DESCRIPTION The braid program draws random color-cycling braids around a circle.
OPTIONS braid 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. -ncolors integer How many colors should be used (if possible). Default 64. The colors used cycle through the hue, making N stops around the color wheel. -cycles integer -count integer -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.
SEE ALSO X(1), xscreensaver(1), xlock(1)
AUTHOR John Neil <>, 29-Aug-95. Ability to run standalone or with xscreensaver added by Jamie Zawinski <>, 10-May-97.
X Version 11 5.34 (24-Oct-2015) braid(6x)
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