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Scilab Help >> Graphics : exporting and printing > xinit

xinit

open a graphics export session

Calling Sequence

xinit(FileName)
xinit()

Arguments

FileName

a string: name of the export file.

Description

xinit opens a graphics export session. To export to a file, FileName must be specified. It is the name of the file where all the graphics operations are recorded.

For screen drivers (X11 or Rec), xinit should be called without any argument and it will open an empty graphic window.

Examples

current_driver = driver()
driver("Pos")
xinit(TMPDIR+"/foo.ps")
plot2d()
xend()
driver(current_driver)
current_driver = driver()
driver("PNG")
xinit(TMPDIR+"/foo.png")
plot3d()
xend()
driver(current_driver)

See Also

  • driver — select a graphics driver
  • xend — close a graphics export session
  • scf — set the current graphic figure (window)
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Last updated:
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