ncl_frame man page

FRAME — advances to the next picture (in the case of CGM output), or pauses in the window of most recent creation (for X11 output). A mouse or key click in the window on pause will cause all active workstations to be cleared.



C-Binding Synopsis

#include <ncarg/ncargC.h>

void c_frame()


If a CGM workstation is open, a call to routine FRAME causes an END_PICTURE CGM element to be generated. If there are open X windows, it updates all workstations and pauses in the window of most recent creation. After a mouse click or a key click in the window on pause, all workstations are cleared.

FRAME is most applicable to an environment with a single active workstation. When multiple workstations are used, the more versatile NGPICT routine should be considered. NGPICT includes the option of issuing a "<READY>" prompt when a window is on pause.

To use NGPICT to replace routine FRAME for a single CGM workstation use: CALL NGPICT(WKID,1), where WKID is the workstation ID for the metafile and the second argument flags a CLEAR WORKSTATION.


Use the ncargex command to see the following relevant examples: agex06


To use FRAME or c_frame, load the NCAR Graphics libraries ncarg, ncarg_gks, and ncarg_c, preferably in that order.

See Also

Online: sflush, ngpict, spps, spps_params, ncarg_cbind

Hardcopy: NCAR Graphics Fundamentals, UNIX Version; User's Guide for NCAR GKS-0A Graphics