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Re: backing store and generating metacode without plotting window

> Is it possible to turn on "backing store" with ferret, so that the
> drawing window does not need to be refreshed everytime the window
> is moved or uncovered, and will allow it to be iconised?
> Is it possible to create metacode output without drawing to an
> X window? I assume the rendering process can be time consuming but
> suspect that a dump is made of the window to create a bitmap.

Write "set mode refresh" in your $HOME/.ferret file.  It will be
executed each time ferret is run.

Michel Beland                 beland@CERCA.UMontreal.CA
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