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The Annotation and Graphing Toolkit


1 Annotation and Graphing Overview
1.1 Introduction 2-2
1.2 Summary of Objects in the AG Kit 2-4
2 Using AG Networks and Objects
2.1 Introduction 3-2
Before Running the Examples 3-2
Accessing the Example Networks and AG Kit Objects 3-2
2.2 Creating a Simple Graph 3-3
Adding Axes and Ticklines in the World Coordinate Space 3-4
Adding a Title 3-6
Adding a Legend 3-6
2.3 Common Annotation and Graphing Characteristics 3-8
Unset Parameters 3-8
Setting Color 3-9
Changing the Size of Labels and Text Strings 3-9
Setting the Drawing Order Using the Priority Parameter 3-10
2.4 Controlling Graph Type and Visibility 3-11
Selecting Graph Types and Setting Y Values 3-11
Positioning Bars and Staircase Plots 3-13
Controlling Visibility 3-14
The Graph Editor 3-14
2.5 Displaying Your Own Data 3-16
AGGraph's Input Ports 3-16
World Coordinate Systems 3-17
Axes References 3-17
Parameter Settings 3-18
Using Special Characters In Text Objects 3-18
Positioning Text 3-19
Annotating a Graph Using Arrows 3-19
2.6 Creating Logarithmic Axes 3-20
Calculating X Data 3-20
Setting the Logarithmic Axis 3-21
Reversing the Axes Direction 3-21
Setting Legend Text Strings 3-22
2.7 Creating Contour Maps 3-23
Supplying Data to a Contour Plot 3-23
Selecting a Contour Type 3-24
Specifying the Number of Contour Levels 3-24
Viewing Data as Datamapped Isolines 3-25
Determining the Contour Colors 3-26
Displaying a Contour Legend 3-27
Setting Class Values 3-27
Positioning the Contour Labels 3-28
Choosing the Frequency Of Major Isolines 3-28
3 AG Structures and Concepts
3.1 Relationships Between AG objects 4-2
Macros That Include Data Objects 4-3
Possible Connections 4-3
The Purpose of the Connections 4-5
3.2 Parameter Values 4-6
3.3 Parameters Without Default Values 4-7
3.4 Parameters that Determine World Coordinate Limits 4-8
3.5 Parameter Types 4-9
String Parameters 4-11
Color Parameters 4-12
Font Parameters 4-12
Line Style Parameters 4-13
The Priority Parameter 4-14
The Visibility Parameter 4-14


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