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AHELP for CIAO 4.9 ChIPS v1


Context: contours


Hide the specified contour.




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 contour is hidden, otherwise the argument determines what to hide. Note that this does not delete anything; use the display_contour command to make the items visible again.

Example 1

chips> add_contour([[1,1,1], [1,3,1], [1,1,1]], 3, 3)
chips> hide_contour()

Create a contour, then hide it.

Example 2

chips> add_contour([[1,1,1], [1,3,1], [1,1,1]], 3, 3, [1.1,1.5,2,2.5],
chips> add_contour([1,2,5,3,3,6,0,0,1],3,3)
chips> id = ChipsId()
chips> id.contour = "levels"
chips> hide_contour(id)

Two contours are created; the second contour is current after it is created. The id.contour command sets the contour value of the ChipsId structure to the first contour. That contour is then hidden.

Example 3

chips> add_contour([[1,1,1], [1,3,1], [1,1,1]], 3,3,
[1.1,1.5,2,2.5],'color=lime style=solid')
chips> add_contour([1,2,5,3,3,6,0,0,1],3,3)
chips> hide_contour("all")

Two contours are created, then the hide_contour command hides them both.


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

See Also

chipsid, currency
add_contour, current_contour, delete_contour, display_contour, get_contour, set_contour, shuffle_contour

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