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Animate-Classic

NAME

Animate-Classic − the AfterStep Classic Animate module

SYNOPSIS

Animate-Classic is spawned by asclassic, so no command line invocation will work. From within the .steprc file, Animate-Classic is spawned as follows:

Module Animate

or from within an asclassic pop-up menu:

Popup "Module-Popup"

Title "Modules"

Module "Wharf" Wharf

Module "NoClutter" Clean

Module "Identify" Ident

Module "Banner" Banner

Module "Debug" Debug

Module "SaveDesktop" Save

Module "Pager" Pager 0 3

Module "Animate" Animate

EndPopup

DESCRIPTION

The Animate-Classic module animates window actions. It currently animates iconification and deiconification in a zoom style or a twisty spinning style.

INITIALIZATION

During initialization, Animate-Classic will eventually search a configuration file which describes the time-outs and actions to take. The configuration file is the same file that asclassic used during initialization.

INVOCATION

The invocation method was shown in the synopsis section

CONFIGURATION OPTIONS

Animate-Classic reads the same .steprc file as asclassic reads when it starts up, and looks for certain configuration options:
*AnimateColor color

Tells Animate what color to draw with.

*AnimateDelay msecs

Tells Animate how many milliseconds to sleep between frames of animation.

*AnimateIterations iterations

Tells Animate how many steps to break the animation into.

*AnimateTwist twist

Tells Animate how many revolutions to twist the iconification frame.

*AnimateWidth width

Tells Animate how wide a line to draw with. Note that with 0 is a fast line at Width 1

*AnimateResize mode

Tells Animate what method to use to draw resizes. zoom and twist are currently supported.

AUTHOR

Alfredo Kengi Kojima <kojima AT inf DOT ufrgs DOT br>

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

These people have contributed to Animate:
Kaj Groner
<kajg AT mindspring DOT com>

Twisty iconification, configuration file parsing, man page.

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