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Assign a function to use for generating custom axis labels


plslabelfunc(label_func, label_data)


This function allows a user to provide their own function to provide axis label text.  The user function is given the numeric value for a point on an axis and returns a string label to correspond with that value.  Custom axis labels can be enabled by passing appropriate arguments to plenv(3plplot), plbox(3plplot), plbox3(3plplot) and similar functions.

This function is used in example 19.


label_func (PLLABEL_FUNC_callback(3plplot), input)

This is the custom label function.  In order to reset to the default labelling, set this to NULL. The labelling function parameters are, in order: .TP axis This indicates which axis a label is being requested for. The value will be one of PL_X_AXIS, PL_Y_AXIS or PL_Z_AXIS.


This is the value along the axis which is being labelled.


The string representation of the label value.


The maximum length in characters allowed for label_text.

label_data (PLPointer(3plplot), input)

This parameter may be used to pass data to the label_func function.


Many developers (who are credited at http://plplot.org/credits.php) have contributed to PLplot over its long history.

See Also

PLplot documentation at http://plplot.org/documentation.php.


May, 2024 PLplot API