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AHELP for CIAO 4.9 ChIPS v1

hide_axis

Context: axes

Synopsis

Hide the specified axis.

Syntax

hide_axis()
hide_axis(id)

Description

The function arguments.

Argument Description
id A ChipsId structure identifying the item, or a string containing the name of the object.

If no argument is given then the current aces are hidden, otherwise the argument determines what to hide. Note that this does not delete anything; use the display_axis command to make the items visible again.

Example 1

chips> add_curve([-23,4,15],[10,8,11])
chips> hide_axis()

Create a curve, then hide the current axes. Note that the data plotted against these axes (i.e. curve) is still displayed.

Example 2

chips> add_plot(0.6, 0.6, 0.87, 0.87)
chips> add_curve([-4,0,4], [0,5,10])
chips> add_plot()
chips> x = np.arange(-4, 4)
chips> add_curve(x, x**2)
chips> id = ChipsId()
chips> id.plot = "plot1"
chips> id.axis = "ax1"
chips> hide_axis(id)

Two plots are created, each containing a curve, then the X axis of the first plot is hidden. The hide_axis() call could have been written as:

chips> current_plot("plot1")
chips> hide_axis("ax1")

Example 3

chips> add_plot(0.6, 0.6, 0.9, 0.9)
chips> add_curve([-4,0,4], [0,5,10])
chips> add_plot()
chips> x = np.arange(-4, 4)
chips> add_curve(x, x**2)
chips> current_plot("all")
chips> hide_axis("all")

Two plots are created and both made current. The hide_axis command then hides all the axes.

Bugs

See the bugs pages on the ChIPS website for an up-to-date listing of known bugs.

See Also

axes
add_axis, bind_axes, current_axis, delete_axis, display_axis, display_major_ticks, display_minor_ticks, get_axis, get_xaxis, get_yaxis, hide_major_ticks, hide_minor_ticks, lin_scale, log_scale, move_axis, reverse_axes, set_arbitrary_tick_positions, set_axis, set_xaxis, set_yaxis, shuffle_axis, unbind_axes
concepts
chipsid, currency

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