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bug #39401: EdgeAlpha/EdgeLighting properties not working with fill()/patch()

Submitted by:  Mark Duxbury <notmyusername>
Submitted on:  Tue 02 Jul 2013 09:40:36 PM UTC  
Category: Plotting with gnuplotSeverity: 3 - Normal
Priority: 5 - NormalItem Group: Incorrect Result
Status: InvalidAssigned to: None
Originator Name: Open/Closed: Closed
Release: 3.6.4Operating System: Mac OS

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Wed 16 Nov 2016 09:10:55 PM UTC, comment #2:

No response from OP for several years, the original example posted here is faulty, so hasn't been reproducible. If this bug is still valid, more information can be provided or a new bug report filed.

Mike Miller <mtmiller>
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Fri 19 Jul 2013 10:11:52 PM UTC, comment #1:

I can't get the code sample to work. When I try just the fill command by itself I get

This occurs with either backend.

Rik <rik5>
Project Administrator
Tue 02 Jul 2013 09:40:36 PM UTC, original submission:

The EdgeAlpha and/or EdgeLighting properties do not seem to have an effect on Fill() or patch() plot objects. Example code:

hold on
grid on

What I expect is a totally flat, featureless transparent rectangle.

What I get is a transparant rectangle but nothing I try gets rid of the edge of the rectangle. I have tried various values for EdgeAlpha without success. Same for EdgeLighting.

Octave 3.6.4 using AquaTerm on OS X 10.6.8 via Homebrew

Mark Duxbury <notmyusername>


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