AIPS HELP file for DOCOLOR in 31DEC18
As of Sun Apr 22 17:40:23 2018
Type: Adverb (Scalar - generally logical)
Use: Plot programs draw lines and symbols of different
categories. They are also able to draw "dark" as well as
"bright" versions of these line/symbol categories. The dark
ones are normally drawn to provide contrast when the
background grey-scale image is strong. DOCOLOR is used to
control whether these different categories are converted to
colors, usually using the the PLCOLORS adverb.
DOCOLOR is also used to instruct programs whether to convert
an image with an RGB axis to a true-color image. Such image
may be build with MCUBE using PUTHEAD to create the RGB
axis. Tasks RGBMP, TVHUI, and (soon) LAYER also create such
LWPLA.......Convert a plot file to PostScript for saving and/or
printing. When DOCOLOR is > 0, the PLCOLORS adverb
controls the coloring of the 4 bright and 4 dark line
types plus the external characters and the overall
GREYS.......Plots grey-scale with contours and special box and slice
marks. Can make 3 images into true color as well as
using the RGB axis of a cube.
KNTR........Plots grey-scale, contours, polarization vectors in one
or more panels with a smooth contouring algorithm.
PCNTR.......Plots grey-scale, contours, polarization vectors.