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Re: Proposing a change to linestyle FIXME

From: Ben Abbott
Subject: Re: Proposing a change to linestyle FIXME
Date: Tue, 02 Nov 2010 19:24:31 -0400

On Nov 2, 2010, at 3:51 PM, John W. Eaton wrote:

> On  2-Nov-2010, Jarno Rajahalme wrote:
> | I was unable to print plots with solid lines. A simple plot with two line 
> objects, each set to linestyle "-", would print with one line solid, other 
> dashed. Even the "whiskers" in the errorbars were printing as various dashed 
> lines, when including multiple errorbars on the same plot.!
> | 
> | Using hours to dig up the cause I found this in __go_draw_axes__.m
> | 
> |     ## FIXME -- linetype is currently broken, since it disables the
> |     ## gnuplot default dashed and solid linestyles with the only
> |     ## benefit of being able to specify '--' and get a single sized
> |     ## dashed line of identical dash pattern for all called this way.
> |     ## All dash patterns are a subset of "with lines" and none of the
> |     ## lt specifications will correctly propagate into the x11 terminal
> |     ## or the print command.   Therefore, it is currently disabled in
> |     ## order to allow print (..., "-dashed") etc. to work correctly.
> | 
> |     ##    if (! isempty (lt))
> |     ##      fprintf (plot_stream, " linetype %s", lt);
> |     ##    endif
> The current __go_draw_axes__ function does not contain this comment,
> so maybe the problem has already been fixed?
> What version of Octave and gnuplot are you using?  If I print an
> errorbar plot with the current Octave sources and gnuplot 4.4.0, I get
> solid lines by default with the -deps option to the print command.
> With the -dashed option added, I see dashed lines.  Without it, I see
> solid lines.
> It's fine to post suggestions to this list, but it would be best if
> you are using the current developers sources since that's what we are
> working on.
> If you use the current sources and the problem is not fixed, then
> please file a bug report in the bug tracker that includes enough
> information to reproduce exactly what you are doing.
> jwe

I changed this a few weeks ago.


Previously, the print command relied upon gnuplot to handle the "-solid" and 
"-dashed" print options. When OpenGL printing was addeded, this was changed. 
Now the linetypes are temporarily changed instead.


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