controlling the plot title via the data file
- Joel, you can set variables from within plot data files
------- Example script:
rectangle: 1 1 4 3
xrange: 0 10
yrange: 0 10
------- Example data:
#set mytitle = orders processed on tue 8 Jul '03
A 5 7
B 7 8
C 4 5
D 8 10
this is described here:
http://ploticus.sourceforge.net/doc/dataformat.html (near the bottom)
> >Stephen C. Grubb scg@...
> >one way is to use the proc bars 'exactcolorfield' attribute.. here's an
> That will really help!
> Is there also a way to have the data file -- or at least something outside
> of the
> plot description file itself -- provide the title for a chart?
> I've got about 100 similar charts I need to make automatically every day,
> but they've
> all got to have different titles (as one might expect). The title is set
> up in proc areadef
> right now, and I'm looking at using a template system to crank out
> for-the-title plot description files for each one each time (the title will
> have the day's
> date in it).
> I'm suspecting you've got a better way, though.
> Joel Noble
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