[pyngl-talk] Re: [ncl-talk] Minor details on plots

From: Sylvia Murphy <murphys_at_nyahnyahspammersnyahnyah>
Date: Thu, 4 Nov 2004 08:59:53 -0700 (MST)


wrt fonts, you can make things italic by changing to an italic font set.
for a link to the font sets and an example of changing.


On Wed, 3 Nov 2004, Derrick Snowden wrote:

> Hi all,
> I'm sending this message to both the ncl an dpyngl lists in case you receive
> this twice. I have a few minor detail oriented questions on plot resources
> which I assume exist in both ncl and pyngl. So an answer from either group
> will do.
> It never ceases to amaze me that you can summarize a fifty year data set and
> generate 20 plots in a half hour but it's all too easy to waste 4 hours
> trying to figure out how to change a font size or some other such preference.
> Anyway, here goes...
> 1. Is there a way to use italics or oblique fonts? I use Helvetica for almost
> everything but I don't see any way to emphasize text by italicizing it.
> 2. With the gsn_csm_* templates, can I easily turn the tick marks inward?
> 3. If I can do number 2 above, is there a way to introduce a small amount of
> space between the axis box and the data that is contoured or plotted? There
> is an example of what I'm talking about attached.
> Thanks much!
> --
> Derrick Snowden
> 4301 Rickenbacker Causeway
> Miami, FL 33149
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