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AHELP for CIAO 4.6 ChIPS v1

shuffle_backward

Context: shuffle

Synopsis

Shuffles the object one step backward in the depth.

Syntax

shuffle_backward(object)
shuffle_backward(id, object)

Description

The function arguments.

Argument Description
object What type of object to shuffle, such as chips_label or chips_plot. 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 shuffle_backward command moves the specified object one step further back in the stack. If no id is given, the current object of that type is shuffled. It is the same as calling shuffle or shuffle_<object> with the "chips_backward" direction.

Example 1

chips> set_preference("line.thickness", "9")
chips> add_line(0.1, 0.1, 0.9, 0.9, "id=line1")
chips> add_line(0.1, 0.9, 0.9, 0.1, "color=red id=line2")
chips> add_line(0.6, 0.1, 0.6, 0.9, "color=lime id=line3")
chips> add_line(0.4, 0.1, 0.4, 0.9, "color=yellow id=line4")
chips> shuffle_backward("line3", chips_line)

Create four overlapping lines. Move "line3" one step back in the depth.

Example 2

chips> add_line(0.1, 0.1, 0.9, 0.9, "depth=100 color=red thickness=9")
chips> add_region(4, 0.5, 0.5, 0.3, "fill.style=1 depth=50")
chips> add_point(0.5, 0.5, "size=9 depth=100")
chips> shuffle_backward(chips_point)

Move the point one step backward in the stack. It will then be behind the line, but on top of the region, because the region is at a lower depth.

Bugs

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

See Also

axes
shuffle_axis
concepts
depthcontrol
contours
shuffle_contour
curves
shuffle_curve
depth
collapse_depths, display_depth, get_default_depth, hide_depth, reindex_depth, set_default_depth
histograms
shuffle_histogram
images
shuffle_colorbar, shuffle_image
labels
shuffle_label
lines
shuffle_line
points
shuffle_point
regions
shuffle_region
shuffle
shuffle, shuffle_back, shuffle_forward, shuffle_front

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