ncl_gset_char_space (3) - Linux Man Pages

ncl_gset_char_space: sets the character spacing for text.


gset_char_space (Set character spacing) - sets the character spacing for text.


#include <ncarg/gks.h>

void gset_char_space(Gdouble char_space);


(Input) - Specifies how much additional white space should be inserted between characters drawn using the gtext output primitive. char_space is specified as a fraction of the character height.

A character spacing of zero positions the character body of each successive character contiguously with enough white space between them to produce pleasing normal spacing. A positive value inserts extra space between successive characters. A negative value causes successive characters to overlap. By default char_space = 0.0.


To use the GKS C-binding routines, load the ncarg_gks and ncarg_c libraries.


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Online: gtext(3NCARG), gset_text_path(3NCARG), gset_text_align(3NCARG), gset_text_font_prec(3NCARG), gset_char_ht(3NCARG), gset_char_up_vec(3NCARG), gset_char_expan(3NCARG), gset_colr_rep(3NCARG), gset_text_colr_ind(3NCARG), ginq_text_path(3NCARG), ginq_text_align(3NCARG), ginq_text_font_prec(3NCARG), ginq_char_ht(3NCARG), ginq_char_space(3NCARG), ginq_char_up_vec(3NCARG), ginq_char_expan(3NCARG), plotchar(3NCARG), gks(3NCARG), ncarg_gks_cbind(3NCARG)

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