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Draws twistable rings of tetrahedra.

5.36 (10-Oct-2016)
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kaleidocycle - draws twistable rings of tetrahedra


kaleidocycle [-display host:display.screen] [-window] [-root] [-visual visual] [-delay microseconds] [-count number] [-speed number] [-wander] [-no-wander] [-spin axes] [-no- spin] [-wireframe] [-fps]


The kaleidocycle program draws a ring composed of tetrahedra connected at the edges that twists and rotates toroidally. Segments are occasionally inserted or removed.


kaleidocycle 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. -count number The initial number of segments. Default 16. Must be 8 or greater, and an even number. -speed number Adjust the animation speed. 0.5 for half as fast, 2.0 for twice as fast. -wander Move the text around the screen. This is the default. -no-wander Keep the text centered on the screen. -spin Which axes around which the text should spin. The default is "Z", meaning rotate the object the plane of the screen only. -no-spin Don't spin the text at all: the same as -spin "". -wireframe Render in wireframe instead of solid. -fps Display the current frame rate, CPU load, and polygon count.


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.


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