AbsoluteDashing

AbsoluteDashing[{d1,d2,}]

is a graphics directive which specifies that lines which follow are to be drawn dashed, with successive segments having absolute lengths d1, d2, (repeated cyclically).

AbsoluteDashing[d]

is equivalent to AbsoluteDashing[{d,d}].

Details

  • The absolute lengths are measured in units of printer's points, equal before magnification to of an inch.
  • AbsoluteDashing[{}] specifies that lines should be solid. »
  • AbsoluteDashing can be used in both two- and three-dimensional graphics, as well as in Style specifications.
  • The following symbolic forms for d can be used: Tiny, Small, Medium, and Large. »
  • If a segment has a length di specified as 0, it is drawn as a dot whose diameter is the thickness of the line.

Examples

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Basic Examples  (3)

Specify the dashing of lines as successive segments with lengths in printer's points:

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Use Dashed, Dotted, and DotDashed to specify predefined absolute dashings:

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Scope  (2)

Properties & Relations  (2)

See Also

Dashing  Dashed  Dotted  DotDashed  AbsoluteThickness  AbsolutePointSize  Offset

Tutorials

Introduced in 1991
(2.0)
| Updated in 2007
(6.0)