AddSymbolsOnPath

New in version 5.0

AddSymbolsOnPath ( pathData ;​ pathStroke ;​ pathColor ;​ pathColorVariant ;​ symbolDistribution ;​ symbolType ;​ symbolSize ;​ symbolStroke ;​ symbolColor ;​ symbolColorVariant ;​ symbolBackgroundColor ;​ symbolBackgroundColorVariant ;​ shadowEffect ;​ shadowColor )

Argument Type Range Default Note
pathData num[] -inf..+inf (required)
pathStroke num[] 0..1000 1 Dimension:[pt]
pathColor rgba 0..255 black
pathColorVariant int -1..128 0
symbolDistribution num[] 0..1000 1
symbolType int 0..126 bullet
symbolSize num 0..1000 9 Dimension:[pt]
symbolStroke num[] 0..1000 1 Dimension:[pt]
symbolColor rgba 0..255 black
symbolColorVariant int -1..128 0
symbolBackgroundColor rgba 0..255 none
symbolBackgroundColorVariant int -1..128 0
shadowEffect num[] -1000..1000 0
shadowColor rgba 0..255 #888a
Description

The argument symbolDistribution can have up to 4 values:
[1] Distribution unit [1..3]
1…Total path length (default).
2…Length between path vertices.
3…Length between path elements.
[2] Interval length, absolute in pixels or relative in percent of the distribution unit. Default: 25%
[3] Indent length, absolute in pixels or relative in percent of the distribution unit. Default: 0
[4] Orientation, constant in degrees or, if missing, the symbol is rotated automatically to match the direction of the path (default).


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OpenDrawing(200;​100)

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AddSymbolsOnPath(M 20 90 L 20 40 A 40 20 20 20 0 0 1 L 180 20;​

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1.5;​ /* Path stroke.  */

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steelBlue;​ /* Path color.  */

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0;​ /* Path color variant.  */

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1 10% ;​ /* 11 symbols evenly distributed along path. */

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barVertical;​ /* Symbol type.  */

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11;​ /* Symbol size.  */

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1.5;​ /* Symbol stroke.  */

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steelBlue;​ /* Symbol color.  */

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0;​ /* Symbol color variant.  */

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none;​ /* Symbol background color.  */

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0;​ /* Symbol background color variant.  */

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2 2 2;​ /* Shadow effect.  */

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lightGray) /* Shadow color.  */

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CloseDrawing()

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ADD_SYMBOLS_ON_PATH_02
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OpenDrawing(100;​100)

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AddSymbolsOnPath(M 50 10 A 50 90 40 40 0 1 1 A 50 10 40 40 0 1 1;​

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2.5 2.5 2.5;​ /* Path stroke.  */

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lightGray;​ /* Path color.  */

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0;​ /* Path color variant.  */

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1 14.3%;​ /* 7 symbols evenly distributed along path. */

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bullet;​ /* Symbol type.  */

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6;​ /* Symbol size.  */

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2;​ /* Symbol stroke.  */

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steelBlue;​ /* Symbol color.  */

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shaded) /* Symbol color variant.  */

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CloseDrawing()

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ADD_SYMBOLS_ON_PATH_03
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OpenDrawing(200;​100)

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AddArrowExt(M 20 80 L 20 40 A 40 20 20 20 0 0 1 L 180 20;​

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1.5;​ /* Stroke.  */

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steelBlue;​ /* Color.  */

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0;​ /* Color variant. */

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-7;​ /* Head type.  */

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25;​ /* Head size.  */

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0;​ /* Head gap.  */

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bullet;​ /* Tail type.  */

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10;​ /* Tail size.  */

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0;​ /* Tail gap.  */

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2 2 2;​ /* Shadow effect. */

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lightGray) /* Shadow color.  */

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AddSymbolsOnPath(M 20 80 L 20 40 A 40 20 20 20 0 0 1 L 180 20;​

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0;​none;​0;​ /* Hide path.  */

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1 50% 15%;​ /* 2 symbols with 15% indent. */

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triangleRightOutline;​ /* Symbol type.  */

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12;​ /* Symbol size.  */

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2;​ /* Symbol stroke.  */

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steelBlue;​ /* Symbol color.  */

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0;​ /* Symbol color variant.  */

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white) /* Symbol background color.  */

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CloseDrawing()

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ADD_SYMBOLS_ON_PATH_04
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OpenDrawing(200;​100)

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AddSymbolsOnPath(M 20 85 C 50 0 150 100 180 20;​

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0.25;​ /* Path stroke.  */

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steelBlue;​ /* Path color.  */

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0;​ /* Path color variant.  */

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1 10% 10.5%;​ /* Symbols evenly distributed along path. */

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triangleUp;​ /* Symbol type.  */

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9;​ /* Symbol size.  */

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1;​ /* Symbol stroke.  */

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steelBlue;​ /* Symbol color.  */

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0;​ /* Symbol color variant.  */

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white;​ /* Symbol background color.  */

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0;​ /* Symbol background color variant.  */

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2 2 2;​ /* Shadow effect.  */

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lightGray) /* Shadow color.  */

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AddSymbolsOnPath(M 20 85 C 50 0 150 100 180 20;​

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0;​none;​0;​ /* Hide path.  */

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1 100% ;​ /* Symbols on start and end of path. */

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circle;​ /* Symbol type.  */

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6;​ /* Symbol size.  */

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1;​ /* Symbol stroke.  */

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steelBlue;​ /* Symbol color.  */

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0;​ /* Symbol color variant.  */

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white) /* Symbol background color.  */

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CloseDrawing()

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