again, it has to be done as

lcaocartoon color translucent red

prior to defining the lcaocartoons. This way all are expressed the same way. It's done this way because it's a pain to access each one individually after the fact, and even if it were within the command that creates it, it would be "after the fact" -- if that makes any command. Supposed to be reasonable.

Bob
(from London)

On Wed, Jul 22, 2009 at 10:07 AM, rspinney <rspinney@chemistry.ohio-state.edu> wrote:

> actually, it IS a feature. The documentation is not very clear. But

> lcaocartoon color red only defines that for FUTURE lcaocartoon objects when

> it is given alone like that. You are basically making settings for the NEXT

> lcaocartoon, not some "current" one. This is because the command can write

> several lcaocartoons, and there is no way of knowing if you meant "all that

> I made" or just "the last one"

> Bob

 

Thanks Bob. Nice to know this feature, I can see it being handy. Are lcaocartoons displayed only as opaque, the command “color lcaocartoon translucent red;” still appears as opaque.

 

Rick

 

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