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ElementsTraceSet

A set is just an empty element, that can host other elements (and sets). As such, a set has a position and a size, and accepts a transformation, but you need to add other elements to the set to make it display anything on the panel. The great advantage of sets is that they allow manipulation of collections of other drawables as a whole.

Properties

Number of elements
NameDescriptionValues acceptedDefault
#Elements The number of elements in the set.An integer value. 
Input
NameDescriptionValues acceptedDefault
Input XThe X coordinate of the point to add.A constant or variable of type int, double or double[]. 
Input YThe Y coordinate of the point to add.A constant or variable of type int, double or double[]. 
Position and Size
NameDescriptionValues acceptedDefault
Position XThe X coordinate for the elements.A constant or variable of type double, int or double[]. 
Position YThe Y coordinate for the elements.A constant or variable of type double, int or double[]. 
Position []The double[][] array with the coordinates of the elements.A double matrix. 
Size XThe size of the element in the X direction.A constant or variable of type double, int or double[]. 
Size YThe size of the element in the Y direction.A constant or variable of type double, int or double[]. 
Size []The array with the size of the element in each coordinate.A double matrix. 
Memory
NameDescriptionValues acceptedDefault
MemoryThe number of series to remember (included the current one).A constant or variable of type int. Use an array to assign a different value to each element 
Mem DisplayHow the series in memory are displayed.Use the editor provided to make your choice or type an integer. Use an array to assign a different choice to each element 
Mem ColorThe color used to display the previous series of points.Use the editor provided or read about colors. Use an array to assign a different color to each element 
Visibility and Interaction
NameDescriptionValues acceptedDefault
Menu EntryThe name to display in the simulation's corresponding menu entry.A string variable. 
VisibleThe visibility of the elements.A boolean variable or a boolean array with true or false values. 
MeasuredWhether the element affects its parent panel's autoscaling.A boolean variable or one of the constants true or false. 
DraggableWhether the elements can be moved.A boolean variable or a boolean array with true or false values. 
SensitivityThe size of the hot spot (in pixels).A constant or variable of type int, 0 makes the full particle the hot spot. 
Interaction IndexThe index of the element affected by the interaction.An integer value. 
On PressThe action to invoke when the element is pressed.The Java code to invoke for the action. 
On DragThe action to invoke when the element is dragged.The Java code to invoke for the action. 
On ReleaseThe action to invoke when the element is released.The Java code to invoke for the action. 
On EnterThe action to invoke when the mouse enters the element.The Java code to invoke for the action. 
On ExitThe action to invoke when the mouse leaves the element.The Java code to invoke for the action. 
Graphical Aspect
NameDescriptionValues acceptedDefault
Max PointsThe maximum number of points of the element.A constant or variable of type int. Use an array to assign a maximum to each element. 
Clear at InputWhether to clear old data whenever new data gets in.A boolean variable or a boolean array with true or false values. 
SkipThe number of input points to skip before plotting one.A constant or variable of type int. Use an array to assign a different value to each element. 
ActiveWhether the element actually accepts input data.A boolean variable or a boolean array with true or false values. 
No repeatWhether to ignore equal succesive points.A boolean variable or a boolean array with true or false values. 
ConnectedWhether to connect each point to the next one.A boolean variable or a boolean array with true or false values. 
Line ColorThe color used for the lines of the element.Use the editor provided or read about colors. 
StrokeThe thickness and line style for the lines of the element.A constant or variable of type double or int or an Object. 
Table Labels
NameDescriptionValues acceptedDefault
X Data ColThe label for the X column when displayed in a data tool.A constant or variable of type String or String[]. 
Y Data ColThe label for the Y column when displayed in a data tool.A constant or variable of type String or String[]. 
Marker ShapeThe type of marker to draw.Use the editor provided to make your choice or type an integer. Use an array to assign a different shape to each element. 
Marker SizeThe size of the marker (in pixels).A constant or variable of type int. Use an array to assign a different size to each element. 
Marker ColorThe color used for the markers.Use the editor provided or read about colors. Use an array to assign a different color to each element 
OffsetThe relative drawing position of the markers.Use the editor provided or read about positions. Use an array to assign a different position to each element 
RotateThe (counter-clockwise) rotation angle to apply to the markers.A constant or variable of type double or int. Use an array to assign a different angle to each element 

Methods

  • org.opensourcephysics.displayejs.InteractiveElement elementAt(int index); returns the element in the set with that index. You may need to typecast the result to apply some methods, as in,

org.opensourcephysics.displayejs.InteractiveTrace firstTrace = (org.opensourcephysics.displayejs.InteractiveTrace) elementAt(0);

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