xeyes Man page

XEYES(1) General Commands Manual XEYES(1)

NAME

xeyes – a follow the mouse X demo

SYNOPSIS

xeyes [-option …]

DESCRIPTION

Xeyes watches what you do and reports to the Boss.

OPTIONS

-fg foreground color
choose a different color for the pupil of the eyes.

-bg background color
choose a different color for the background.

-outline outline color
choose a different color for the outline of the eyes.

-center center color
choose a different color for the center of the eyes.

-backing { WhenMapped Always NotUseful }
selects an appropriate level of backing store.

-geometry geometry
define the initial window geometry; see X(7).

-display display
specify the display to use; see X(7).

-bd border color
choose a different color for the window border.

-bw border width
choose a different width for the window border.

-shape uses the SHAPE extension to shape the window. This is the
default.

+shape disables use of the SHAPE extension to shape the window.

-render uses Xrender to draw anti-aliased eyes. This is the default if
xeyes has been compiled with Xrender support.

+render disables Xrender and draws traditional eyes.

-distance
uses an alternative mapping, as if the eyes were set back from
the screen, thus following the mouse more precisely.

SEE ALSO

X(7), X Toolkit documentation
See X(7) for a full statement of rights and permissions.

AUTHOR

Keith Packard, MIT X Consortium
Copied from the NeWS version written (apparently) by Jeremy Huxtable as
seen at SIGGRAPH ’88

X Version 11 xeyes 1.1.1 XEYES(1)