PUZZLE(1) MachTen Programmer’s Manual PUZZLE(1)
puzzle - 15-puzzle game for X
puzzle [-option ...]
This option specifies the display to use; see
This option specifies the size and position of the
puzzle window; see X(1).
This option specifies the size of the puzzle in
This option specifies the speed in tiles per sec-
ond for moving tiles around.
This option specifies an image file containing the
picture to use on the tiles. Try ‘‘mandrill.cm.’’
This only works on 8-bit pseudo-color screens.
This option indicates that the program should cre-
ate its own colormap for the picture option.
Puzzle with no arguments plays a 4x4 15-puzzle. The con-
trol bar has two boxes in it. Clicking in the left box
scrambles the puzzle. Clicking in the right box solves
the puzzle. Clicking the middle button anywhere else in
the control bar causes puzzle to exit. Clicking in the
tiled region moves the empty spot to that location if the
region you click in is in the same row or column as the
The picture option should work on a wider variety of
Copyright 1988, Don Bennett.
Don Bennett, HP Labs
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