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IDL

Rotate Method

Rotate Method

The Rotate method rotates a graphic item.

Example


s = SURFACE(/TEST, /CURRENT)
 
s.Rotate, /RESET
s.Rotate, 45, /ZAXIS
s.Rotate, -60, /XAXIS
s.Rotate, 45, /YAXIS
 
t = TEXT(0.5, 0.3, 'Sample', $
 FONT_SIZE=100, ALIGNMENT=0.5, $
 COLOR='yellow')
 
t.Rotate, -30

Syntax


graphic.Rotate, Angle [, /DEFAULT] [, /RESET] [, /XAXIS] [, /YAXIS] [, /ZAXIS]

Arguments


Angle

The number of degrees to rotate the graphic. Positive values represent clockwise rotation as if looking along the positive axis. Angle is required unless DEFAULT or RESET is set.

Keywords


DEFAULT

Set this keyword to 1 to change to the default rotation for 3D graphics (30° in X, 30° in Y, then -90° in X). This keyword is ignored for 2D graphics.

RESET

Set this keyword to 1 to reset the rotation before applying any inputs.

XAXIS

Set this keyword to 1 to rotate the graphic around the X axis.

YAXIS

Set this keyword to 1 to rotate the graphic around the Y axis.

ZAXIS

Set this keyword to 1 to rotate the graphic around the Z axis. This is the default.

Version History


8.0

Introduced

See Also


Scale Method, Translate Method



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