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AHELP for CIAO 4.9 ChIPS v1

show_gui

Context: chips

Synopsis

Launch the ChIPS graphic user interface (GUI)

Syntax

show_gui()
show_gui(path)

Description

The function arguments.

Argument Description
path The path used as the default ChIPS server path and in the print dialog window. If not given it defaults to the current working directory.

The show_gui command launches the ChIPS GUI, which enables the user to interactively modify the plot properties. The GUI may also be opened by right-clicking on an existing ChIPS plotting window and selecting the "Show GUI" item.

Information on how to use the GUI is available from the built-in help menu and via ahelp chipsgui.

Example 1

chips> show_gui()

Launch the ChIPS GUI.

Example 2

chips> show_gui("/data/analysis/chips/")

The path /data/analysis/chips/ will be used by the Print and Save As dialog items of the GUI.

Bugs

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

See Also

chips
chips, chipsgui, chipsrc
concepts
aspectratio, attributes, chipsid, chipsopt, colors, coordsys, currency, depthcontrol, entitycreation, preferences, setget

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