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Revision as of 22:33, 30 November 2009

overlay

Syntax

overlay PlotFile [Name]


Argument(s)

PlotFile
Name of file.
Name
Name to be used for phoney Objects in DB.


Return Value(s)

No Return Values for this command.


Description

The "overlay" command plots the specified UNIX plot_file in the MGED display. Phony object names are created for each part of the plot file that is in a unique color. The names are created by adding a color to the specified name, or to "_PLOT_OVER" if no name is provided. The color suffix is built by converting the RGB color to a six digit hex number. Each color corresponds to 2 hex digits, so that white becomes "ffffff," red becomes "ff0000," green is "00ff00," etc.


Example(s)

mged> overlay plot.upl tmp
Plot the Unix plot file plot.upl in the MGED display, using tmp as the base for the phony object names.


See Also

plot

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