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Aide Scilab >> Graphiques > 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

See Also

  • gda — Return handle of default axes.
  • gcf — Return handle of current graphic window.
  • gce — Get current entity handle.
  • get — Retrieve a property value from a graphics entity or an User Interface object.
  • graphics_entities — description of the graphics entities data structures

Authors

Djalel ABDEMOUCHE

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Last updated:
Wed Oct 05 12:11:00 CEST 2011