Re: [S] white backgrounds under trellis

Anne York (york@orca.akctr.noaa.gov)
Fri, 15 May 1998 07:32:22 -0700 (PDT)


transparant is color = -999999 in both unix and dos. I have found this
especially useful in superimposing a legend on a graph when you don't want
to blot out the graph underneath (background = -999999).

Anne

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On Thu, 14 May 1998, David O.Nelson wrote:

> A dumb question: how do I set the background for a trellis device to transparent
> from the command line? I want to make color .pdf files using trellis.device(pdf.graph), but the sheets come
> out gray. I know I can change it interactively on a graphsheet from the gui, and even give a background
> color via background.color=integer, but what "color" corresponds to transparent?
>
>
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> David O. Nelson (daven@llnl.gov)
> Human Genome Center
> Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
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