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martin12

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Posted - 05/08/2012 :  08:12:22 AM  Show Profile  Edit Topic  Reply with Quote  View user's IP address  Delete Topic
Origin Ver. and Service Release (Select Help-->About Origin): 8.0.63.988 SR6
Operating System: Windows 7

I guess this is a trivial question, but all examples I found only related to changing the format of the currently active dataset:
I have a graph, let's call it Graph1, with 24 layers and a total of about 500 lines. I would like to change the line width of all these lines. What is the correct command?
Thanks.

greg

USA
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Posted - 05/08/2012 :  11:05:11 AM  Show Profile  Edit Reply  Reply with Quote  View user's IP address  Delete Reply
There is no simple command to do this, but it can be easily done either in the GUI or using script.

GUI Method :
Select a single dataset ( use the new 'A' key in combination with the mouse wheel to zoom in on the graph ), right-click the selection and choose "Save Format as Theme".
Enter an appropriate name (such as Line Width of 3) and optional Description.
Check the List View box, then right-click and Delete all entries except the Line Width. Set the Line Width value and click OK.

This creates a Theme that can now set the Line thickness of any Line or Line + Symbol graph. To use it - Press F7 to open Theme Gallery, select your Theme, select Apply Theme to Current Graph and click Apply Now.

Script method :
// BEGIN SCRIPT
loop(iLayer,1,24)
{
page.active = iLayer;
doc -e D
{
set %C -w 500*.02; // where .02 is the line width
}
}
// END SCRIPT
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