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[aprssig] Guve XASTIR a RADAR style display

Curt, WE7U archer at eskimo.com
Fri Feb 3 20:25:55 UTC 2006


On Sat, 4 Feb 2006, Andrew Rich wrote:

> Yes I am open to suggestions on how to put a 45 degree line off to one side ?

How about a real sweep:  Use some Perl to inject a DF object that's
at the center of your screen.  Keep injecting the object with a
different angle, sweeping the full 360 degrees.  I think you can get
the two lines fairly close together but not quite make them one
line.  Still, would be a cool effect.  Might look more like a clock
though 'cuz it wouldn't be a totally smooth sweep:  It'd be
"ticking" one degree at a time.  If it was fast enough people might
not notice the discrete steps though.

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