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AHELP for CIAO 4.6 ChIPS v1

highlight_object

Context: utilities

Synopsis

Blink the specified object in order to identify it in the plot.

Syntax

highlight_object(object)
highlight_object(id, object)

Description

The function arguments.

Argument Description
object Thetype of object to modify, such as chips_line or chips_curve; see the Object Type section of "ahelp chipsopt".
id A ChipsId structure identifying the item, or a string containing the name of the object.

The highlight_object command blinks the specified object for approximately three seconds in order to identify it in the plot. The command does not change the currency of the object, and is not added to the undo/redo stack.

This command is part of the advanced ChIPS module; refer to "ahelp chips" for information. To load the module:

from pychips.advanced import *

Example

chips> highlight_object("hist3", chips_histogram)

Highlight the histogram with an id of "hist3".

Bugs

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

See Also

axes
info_bound_axes
chips
chips, chipsgui, chipsrc, show_gui
concepts
aspectratio, attributes, chipsid, chipsopt, colors, coordsys, currency, depthcontrol, entitycreation, preferences, setget
coordinates
info_coordinate
depth
info_depth
utilities
info, info_current

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