[GRASS5] ps.map: colortable width inconsistency

Radim Blazek blazek at itc.it
Fri Apr 18 06:22:08 EDT 2003

On Friday 18 April 2003 03:07 am, John Harrop wrote:
> The width parameter in colortable blocks in ps.map means different
> things for categorical and continuous tables.  For categorical tables it
> refers to the width of the entire table (coloured box + text) while in
> the continuous table it refers to the width of the coloured box only.
> Since the size of the box in the categorical tables is controlled by the
> font size the only practical consistent usage would be if both were used
> to mean the entire width.
> Perhaps the width of the box in the continuous tables could be set to
> 1/10 of the total width?  Any comments?  We have been trying out
> modifications along these lines and could submit changes if people don't
> see a problem.

I would prefer new option for width of box containing colors
instead of 1/10 of total width.


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