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Scilab manual >> Graphics Library > axes_operations > gca

gca

Return handle of current axes.

Calling Sequence

a = gca()

Arguments

a

handle, the handle of the current axes entity.

Description

This routine returns the handle of the current axes for the current figure.

Examples

subplot(211)
a=gca() //get the current axes
a.box="off";
t=-%pi:0.3:%pi;plot3d(t,t,sin(t)'*cos(t),80,50,'X@Y@Z',[5,2,4]);
subplot(212)
plot2d(); //simple plot
a=gca() //get the current axes
a.box="off";
a.x_location="middle";
a.parent.background=4;
delete(gca()) // delete the current axes    
xdel(0) //delete a graphics window

Authors

Djalel ABDEMOUCHE

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Last updated:
Wed Jan 26 16:23:44 CET 2011