PWManager
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PWManager

class PWManager
Syntax:
p = new PWManager()
Description:
A variety of hooks into the Print & File Window Manager to allow program control of that tool. The implementation of the Window item of the NeuronMainMenu makes heavy use of this class. Note that the first window created is called the leader. It cannot be closed.

PWManager.count()
Syntax:
cnt = p.count()
Description:
Returns number of "Printable" windows on the screen.

PWManager.is_mapped()
Syntax:
boolean = p.is_mapped(index)
Description:
Return 1 if the index'th window is visible.

PWManager.map()
Syntax:
p.map(index)
Description:
Makes the index'th window visible.

PWManager.hide()
Syntax:
p.hide(index)
Description:
Unmaps the index'th window. The window is NOT closed.

PWManager.close()
Syntax:
p.close(index)
Description:
Closes the index'th window. This will destroy the window and decrement the reference count of the associated hoc object (if any).

PWManager.iconify()
Syntax:
p.iconify()
Description:
Hides all windows and iconifies the leader.

PWManager.deiconify()
Syntax:
p.deiconify()
Description:
Un-iconifies the leader window and maps any windows not hidden before it was iconified.

PWManager.leader()
Syntax:
index = p.leader()
Description:
Window index of the leader window.

PWManager.manager()
Syntax:
index = p.manager()
Description:
Window index of the Print & File Window Manager window.

PWManager.save()
Syntax:

n = p.save("filename", group_object, ["header"])

n = p.save("filename", selected, ["header"])

Description:

Create a session file with the given filename consisting oo all windows associated with a particular group_object in a session file

If selected == 0 then all windows are saved. If selected==1 then only the windows on the paper icon are saved in the session file.

If the header argument exists, it is copied to the beginning of the file.

See also

save_session()


PWManager.group()
Syntax:

group_obj = p.group(index, group_obj)

group_obj = p.group(index)

Description:
Associate the index'th window with the group object and returns the group object associated with that window.

PWManager.snap()
Syntax:

p.snap()

p.snap("filename")

Description:
Only works on the unix version. Puts the GUI in snapshot mode until the 'p' keyboard character is pressed. During this time the mouse can be used normally to pop up menus or drag rubberbands on graphs. When the p character is pressed all windows including drawings of the window decorations, menus, rubberband, and mouse arrow cursor is printed to a postscript file with the "filename" or filebrowser selection.

PWManager.jwindow()
Syntax:
index = p.jwindow(hoc_owner, mapORhide, x, y, w, h)
Description:
Manipulate the position and size of a java window frame associated with the java object referenced by the hoc object. The mapORhide value may be 0 or 1. The index of the window is returned. This is used by session file statements created by the java object in order to specify window attributes.

PWManager.scale()
Syntax:
p.scale(x)
Description:
Works only under mswin. Immediately rescales all the windows (including font size) and their position relative to the top, left corner of the screen according to the absolute scale factor x. i.e, a scale value of 1 gives normal size windows.

PWManager.name()
Syntax:
strdef = p.name(index)
Description:
Returns the window title bar string of the index'th window.

PWManager.window_place()
Syntax:
p.window_place(index, left, top)
Description:
moves the index window to the left,top pixel coordinates of the screen.

PWManager.paper_place()
Syntax:

p.paper_place(index, show)

p.paper_place(index, left, bottom, scale)

Description:

Shows or hides the ith window on the paper icon. If showing, this constitutes adding this window to the list of selected windows.

The 4 arg form shows, places, and scales the index window on the paper icon. The scale and location only has an effect when the paper is printed in postscript mode.


PWManager.landscape()
Syntax:
p.landscape(boolean)
Description:
Determines if postscript printing is in landscape or portrait mode.

PWManager.deco()
Syntax:
p.deco(mode)
Description:

When printing in postscript mode, 0 print only the interior of the window.

1 print the interior and the title above each window

2 print the interior and all window decorations including the window title.


PWManager.printfile()
Syntax:
p.printfile("filename", mode, selected)
Description:
Print to a file in postcript, idraw, or ascii mode (mode=0,1,2) the selected windows or all the windows( selected=0,1)

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