LASTD(3NCARG) NCAR GRAPHICS LASTD(3NCARG)
LASTD - Terminates a sequence of calls to draw a curve (a call to FRSTD followed by one or
more calls to VECTD).
A sequence of calls to draw a curve (a call to FRSTD followed by one or more calls to
VECTD) may be followed by a call to LASTD. It flushes any portions of smoothed curves
that are defined by coordinates saved in internal buffers of FRSTD and VECTD and that have
not yet been drawn. Calls to LASTD are not always required - for example, when a non-
smoothing version of Dashline is used (no buffering) or when the next call to an NCAR
Graphics routine will be to FRSTD (which flushes the buffers) - but unnecessary calls do
no harm. If you judge that one of the smoothing versions of Dashline may be used, it is
best to put in the calls to LASTD.
Use the ncargex command to see the following relevant examples: tdashp, tdashs.
To use LASTD or c_lastd, load the NCAR Graphics libraries ncarg, ncarg_gks, and ncarg_c,
preferably in that order.
Online: dashline, dashline_params, curved, dashdb, dashdc, frstd, lastd, lined, reset,
Hardcopy: NCAR Graphics Contouring and Mapping Tutorial; NCAR Graphics Fundamentals, UNIX
Version; User's Guide for NCAR GKS-0A Graphics
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UNIX March 1993 LASTD(3NCARG)