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unicrud: Bounces a random Unicode character on the screen.


unicrud - Bounces a random Unicode character on the screen.


unicrud [-display host:display.screen] [-visual visual] [-window] [-root] [-delay number] [-speed number] [-block string] [-no-wander] [-no-roll] [-fps]


Chooses a random Unicode character and displays it full screen, along with some information about it. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Unicode


-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.
Draw on a newly-created window. This is the default.
Draw on the root window.
-delay number
Per-frame delay, in microseconds. Default: 20000 (0.02 seconds).
-speed number
Animation speed. 2.0 means twice as fast, 0.5 means half as fast.
-wander | -no-wander
Whether the object should wander around the screen.
-roll | -no-roll
Whether the object should rotate. Boolean.
-block string
Which block or blocks of Unicode characters to display. Default: "all". Use -block help to see the full list.
-fps | -no-fps
Whether to show a frames-per-second display at the bottom of the screen.


to get the default host and display number.
to get the name of a resource file that overrides the global resources stored in the RESOURCE_MANAGER property.


Copyright © 2016 by Jamie Zawinski. Permission to use, copy, modify, distribute, and sell this software and its documentation for any purpose 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 representations are made about the suitability of this software for any purpose. It is provided "as is" without express or implied warranty.


Jamie Zawinski.


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