[GRASS-dev] legends and scales

Helena Mitasova hmitaso at unity.ncsu.edu
Thu Sep 17 10:38:55 EDT 2009

On Sep 17, 2009, at 2:29 AM, Hamish wrote:

> Michael wrote:
>> Once the map elements new bug is fixed in, I can easily
>> add at=5,50,2,5 to the d.legend command in the wxgui as the
>> new default (this could still be changed by the user
>> subsequently). If everyone likes it we can keep it. It looked
>> pretty good to me--
> me too.
> just check how it looks for CELL maps,

that very much depends how many classes you have -
I have land use map with 6 classes where it works just fine and then
another one (the official USGS land cover) that has 20+
and for that it is certainly too small. I am not sure what the
typical number of classes in cell map would be.

Maybe others who work more with the CELL maps could provide more  


> I suspect it will be
> too small and we'd need a type check + a different default
> for smooth vs categorical legends. that would probably have
> to happen in the C code.
> or maybe 5,50,2,5 is ok for all types.
> d.rast.leg has its own at= set for FP maps already.
> Hamish

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