plotSetLineStyle

Purpose

Sets the line styles for a graph.

Format

plotSetLineStyle(&myPlot, newStyle)
Parameters
  • &myPlot (struct pointer) – A plotControl structure pointer.

  • newStyle (matrix) –

    new line styles. Options include:

    1

    Solid line.

    2

    Dash line.

    3

    Dot line.

    4

    Dash-Dot line.

    5

    Dash-Dot-Dot line.

Examples

// Declare plotControl structure
struct plotControl myPlot;

// Initialize plotControl structure
myPlot = plotGetDefaults("xy");

// Set line 1 as a solid line,
// set line 2 as a dash line, etc.
newStyle = { 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 };
plotSetLineStyle(&myPlot, newStyle);

// Create data
x = seqa(0.1, 1, 50);
y = sin(x)~cos(x);

// Plot the data with the new line styles
plotXY(myPlot, x, y);

Remarks

Note

This function sets an attribute in a plotControl structure. It does not affect an existing graph, or a new graph drawn using the default settings that are accessible from the Tools > Preferences > Graphics menu.