ncl_gqtxp man page

GQTXP (Inquire text path) — retrieves the current text path.

Synopsis

CALL GQTXP (ERRIND, TXP)

C-Binding Synopsis

#include <ncarg/gks.h>

void ginq_text_path(Gint *err_ind, Gtext_path *text_path);

Description

ERRIND
(Integer, Output) - If the inquired value cannot be returned correctly, a non-zero error indicator is returned in ERRIND, otherwise a zero is returned. Consult "User's Guide for NCAR GKS-0A Graphics" for a description of the meaning of the error indicators.
TXP

(Integer, Output) - Returns the current text path as set by default or by a call to GSTXP. Legal values are:

0
Draw successive characters in the string such that character n+l appears to the right of character n. This is text path "right" and is the default.
1
Draw character n+1 to the left of character n. This is text path "left".
2
Draw character n+1 above character n. This is text path "up".
3
Draw character n+1 below character n. This is text path "down".

Access

To use GKS routines, load the NCAR GKS-0A library ncarg_gks.

See Also

Online: gtx, gstxp, gstxal, gstxfp, gschh, gschsp, gschup, gschxp, gscr, gstxci, gqtxp, gqtxal, gqtxfp, gqchh, gqchsp, gqchup, gqchxp, plotchar, ginq_text_path

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

Info

March 1993 UNIX NCAR GRAPHICS