VCS Scripts:  Scripting Outline Attributes: Go_name     


The primary purpose of the Outline graphics method is to display outlined continents or sea ice using a surface type array that indicates land, ocean, and sea ice points. In general, however, this graphics method can be used to outline a set of integer values for any array. For more information on the attributes that are common to all the graphics methods, see Scripting Graphics Attributes: G*_name.


The statement


is used to define an Outline table entry , or to change some or all of the attributes in an existing Outline table entry.

Attributes specific to the Outline graphics method are as follows:

Outlines are drawn to enclose the specified values in the data array. As few as one or as many as ten values can be specified:

Script Example

An example of an Outline graphics method script follows:


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