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Re: Usage of System Variables

Martin Schultz (m218003@modell3.dkrz.de) writes:

>   well, !p.multi can be disastrous in just the same way! Better to use the
> position keyword -- although !p.multi is much easier to use for quick and
> dirty plots, admittedly.

I like to use !P.MULTI because it takes care of a lot of
other things for you besides position. For example, it
also handles character sizing appropriately. And I've
never found !P.MULTI to be disastrous, except when 
people forget to turn it off. Then it's disastrous
for the *next* guy, but that's not my problem. :-)


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