[Kst] questions about kst files
netterfield at astro.utoronto.ca
Fri Feb 5 20:13:42 UTC 2016
On February 5, 2016 09:56:36 AM Daniel Miller wrote:
> I'm trying to produce customized graphs by generating .kst files and then
> modifying them. Some things are working, but others are not; could someone
> clarify some questions for me?
There is no explicit documentation for the .kst files; the best bet is to make
the changes you want in the gui, and then see what this does to the kst file.
> > I'm trying to customize my 3-plot accelerometer display
> > My OS: Windows 7 64-bit
> > Kst version 2.0.8
> 1. I enabled Legend by setting showLegend="true" ... however, it shows
> legends for all three items on one line!! That's very hard to read; is
> there a way to force multi-line legend?
Edit the plot.
Select "Labels" in the menu list on the left.
At the bottom of the Labels tab will be
[x] Show legend [Edit]
Select "Legend" from the menu list on the left.
select [x] Display Vertically
Also select [x] Save as default.
Then [OK], etc.
> 2. I want "X-only zoom" to be selected by default. I set tiedxzoom="true",
This does something else, and not what you want.
> but the graph still comes up with "X-Y Zoom/Scroll" enabled instead. I
> don't see a setting for "X-Y Zoom" nor "scroll" in the file.
afaik, there is none.
> Can I
> accomplish this somehow?
No, short of selecting the X-zoom only icon each time kst runs.
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