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flag(6)			      XScreenSaver manual		       flag(6)

NAME
       flag - draws a waving flag, containing text or an image

SYNOPSIS
       flag  [-display	host:display.screen]  [-foreground color] [-background
       color] [-window] [-root] [-mono] [-install] [-visual visual]  [-ncolors
       integer] [-delay microseconds] [-cycles integer] [-size integer] [-text
       string] [-font font] [-bitmap xbm-file]

       [-fps]

DESCRIPTION
       The flag program draws a waving flag that contains text or a bitmap.

OPTIONS
       flag 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 200.

       -cycles integer

       -count integer

       -size integer
	       How large the pixels in the flag should be, from 1  to  8.   If
	       this  is	 a  negative number, the pixel size is chosen randomly
	       from the range 1 to -size.  Default -7.

       -text text
	       The text to display in the flag.	 Multiple lines	 of  text  are
	       allowed; the lines will be displayed centered atop one another.
	       Default: none.  If the text is the  magic  string  "(default)",
	       then  the  text used will be the local machine name; a newline;
	       and the local OS version.

       -bitmap xbm-file
	       The bitmap to display in the flag; this must  be	 an  XBM  file
	       (color XPMs are not allowed.)  Default: none.  If the bitmap is
	       the magic string "(default)", then the bitmap used  will	 be  a
	       charming little picture of J. R. "Bob" Dobbs.

	       If  neither  -text  nor	-bitmap are specified, then either the
	       builtin text or the builtin bitmap will be chosen randomly.

       -font font
	       The font in which to draw the text;  the	 default  is  "-*-hel‐
	       vetica-bold-r-*-240-*".

       -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)

COPYRIGHT
       Copyright © 1996 Charles Vidal.

       Permission to use, copy, modify, and distribute this software  and  its
       documentation  for  any purpose and without fee is hereby granted, pro‐
       vided that the above copyright notice appear in	all  copies  and  that
       both  that  copyright  notice and this permission notice appear in sup‐
       porting documentation.

AUTHOR
       Charles Vidal <vidalc@univ-mlv.fr>, 1996.

       Ability to run standalone or with xscreensaver, and the -text and -bit‐
       map options, added by Jamie Zawinski <jwz@jwz.org>, 24-May-97.

X Version 11		      5.07 (10-Aug-2008)		       flag(6)
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