xball - bounce balls on the screen
[ -help -delay delay
-collide -perpetual -haltSim -demoFile demo-file
] [XToolkit options]
allows the user to create 3-d shaded balls, or to write and run
demo which create and manipulate the balls in various ways. Documentation is
included on-line via the Help menu and is not reproduced here.
Run xball -help for a description of the command line options
Several demo files are included with the distribution. To run all the demos, run
Most resources are available for user modification. See the XBall app-defaults
file for a complete listing of widgets,
Following is a list of the most useful resources:
- XBall*canvas.width, height
- The default width and height of the window in which balls
- The amount to slow the simulation, in case the computer is
too fast. A reasonable range is 0 to 200.
- XBall.itemWidth, itemHeight
- The default width and height of the balls.
- If true, balls are colliding on startup.
- If true, balls are perpetual on startup.
- If true, simulation is halted on startup.
- Specified the file to run as a demo on startup.
- Specified the file to load for the colors. The default file
- /etc/X11/rgb.txt X11 color names and values.
David Nedde (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Packaged for the Debian project by Stephen Birch <email@example.com>.
Copyright 1991, 1993 David Nedde.
Permission to use, copy, modify, and distribute this software and its
documentation for any purpose and without fee provided that the above
copyright notice appears in all copies. It is provided "as is"
without express or implied warranty.