OOF2: The Manual
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Figure 4.1 shows the structure of the Graphics Window. It consists of five main panes:
The Canvas is where OOF2 draws
The Toolbox to the left of the Canvas controls how OOF2 responds to mouse clicks on the Canvas. The Toolbox also displays information in response to mouse clicks. OOF2 contains many different Toolboxes. The Toolbox Chooser at the top of the Toolbox pane switches between them.
The Layer List at the bottom of the window lists the contents of the Canvas. It also provides a quick way of turning different parts of the display on and off.
The Contour Map to the right of the Canvas displays the colors used in contour plots.
The Menu Bar at the top of the window contains commands that adjust the behavior of the window and provide alternate ways of performing some basic tasks.
The objects displayed in the Canvas are arranged in
Layer obscures the layers
below it, and is obscured by the
Layer above it. Each
displays some aspect of a single OOF2 object, either a
Layer are created
automatically when a Graphics Window is opened. Other
are created by the Layer Editor.
Layers are added to a Canvas, OOF2 attempts to
insert them so as to minimize the amount of useful information
Layer obscures in the
Layers below it.
containing sets of points are drawn above
sets of lines, and
Layers containing lines are drawn above
Layers containing filled polygons or bitmapped
ordering can be changed by explicitly moving
Layers around in