[GRASS-dev] Error in redrawing text layer in gis.m

Michael Barton michael.barton at asu.edu
Fri Nov 17 10:24:25 EST 2006


For 6.3, I've added a few new features, including a layer for the d.text.new
(soon to be renamed??) module that includes font setting via the GRASS_FONT
environmental variable, and mouse placement for decorations and text. It
won't be there on 6.2 or older 6.3 versions.

Michael Barton, Professor of Anthropology
School of Human Evolution & Social Change
Center for Social Dynamics & Complexity
Arizona State University

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> From: Hamish <hamish_nospam at yahoo.com>
> Date: Fri, 17 Nov 2006 15:27:46 +1300
> To: "Patton, Eric" <epatton at nrcan.gc.ca>
> Cc: <grass-dev at grass.itc.it>
> Subject: Re: [GRASS-dev] Error in redrawing text layer in gis.m
> Patton, Eric wrote:
>> 3. Add a text layer. Text to display was a label for the 103 45'W
>> meridian, choose mouse placement, bold text, rotate -88 degrees. All
>> other options set to default values.
> how do you get to that tool? "PS txt" is the last button on the top row
> of the GIS manager for me (6.2, 6.3).
> I see in the help page it should be there:
> "Add text layer
> Adds layer to display a line of text using default GRASS font (selected
> with d.font). Options include: text placement (screen coordinates); and
> text size, bolding, and color. See d.text."
> but no button for it. Am I blind?
> ?
> Hamish

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