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Resource: label

Resource label
Command Line -la=type
Environment Variable wxplabel
Default Value Program specific

This resource is used to change the text labels that appear above and below the plot. Each label must by preceded with a location specifier:

ul uc ur


ll lc lr

followed by a color ":" and the text. The string may have spaces but the string must be quoted. Underscores can be placed in the string to denote spaces if needed. Multiple labels are separated by commas.


Special Characters

There are special characters that can be used to use date information in the label:

  • %D -- the full date (12Z 12 MAY 97)
  • %V -- the valid date of a forecast (00Z 24 MAY 97)
  • %y -- last two digits of the year
  • %m -- the two digit month
  • %b -- the three letter month abbreviation
  • %d -- the two digit day
  • %h -- the two digit hour
  • %n -- the two digit minute
  • %% -- the percent sign
  • _ -- underscore is replaced by a space

For further information about WXP, email technical-support@weather.unisys.com
Last updated by Dan Vietor on July 30, 1998