madry at deathstar.rutgers.edu
Sat Jun 5 12:37:14 EDT 1993
Is there now a way to produce hardcopy of d.3d output in Grass 4.1?
Yes, we do it here on Suns by:
1: create your d.3d in your graphics window with a white background.
2: going into the programs window in openwindows and choosing snapshot.
use snapshot to save a snapshot of the graphics frame. Sometimes it is
nice to also create a 2-d of the same image, text, your logo, etc.
3: save the snapshot image
4: then use the r.in.sunrast command in grass (r.in.sunrast input=
5: g.region rast=snapshot.rs
6: d.erase and d.rast the snapshot.rs to be sure you go it right.
7: p.map the raster file snapshot.rs with no other options (vectors, grid,
etc. A 1 panel or n inches wide option works fine.
This works fine for hard copy outputs. Keep in mind that you should have
as large a display frame as possible that will be "snapshot", as the final
printed product of a small frame will be significantly less detailed. This
technique aslo works well for scripted demos where you dont want it to
slowly create a d.3d or anything else that will take too much time. I don't
have other systems, so cant help if you dont have suns.
Center for Remote Sensing and Spatial Analysis
(The former Cook College Remote Sensing Center)
madry at ocean.rutgers.edu
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