[GRASSLIST:6321] Re: color table on 256 color displays

Glynn Clements glynn at gclements.plus.com
Sun Apr 3 23:22:05 EDT 2005

Kingsley Burlinson wrote:

> In Grass5 I could run d.colormode and set it to float to display images. 
> The grass 6 documentation refers to d.colormode, but it is absent, and 
> the grass5 version of d.colormode is unhappy with grass6 !!
> > GRASS 6.0.0 > d.colormode    <<< d.colormode stolen from grass 5.0
> > ERROR: program 'd.colormode' cannot be executed because: Neither a command
> >        line (cmd) or interactive (inter) version was found

In GRASS 5.x, the programs in $GISBASE/bin are all links to
$GISBASE/etc/front.end, which doesn't work in 6.x. The actual programs
are in $GISBASE/etc/bin/cmd.

> Although xcolor changes the display to floating, the graphics monitor 
> window is unaffected.
> Is there a grass6 method to access float mode for 256 color displays please?

d.colormode should be able to compiled for 6.x without changes. It
just needs someone to add it.

Glynn Clements <glynn at gclements.plus.com>

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