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Add to plot

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Begin micro-behaviour:

Begin description:

Graph data on top of a plot with a fresh pen.

End description

Add to plot

Begin NetLogo code:

substitute-text-area-for plot-label Hunger Plot
substitute-text-area-for color-of-pen red
substitute-text-area-for name-of-pen Hunger      
substitute-text-area-for x-value time
substitute-text-area-for y-value my-hunger
substitute-text-area-for kind-of-pen 0 
substitute-text-area-for erase-pen ; plot-pen-reset
set-current-plot "plot-label"
create-temporary-plot-pen "name-of-pen" ; this name will be used in the legend if enabled
set-plot-pen-color color-of-pen
set-plot-pen-mode kind-of-pen ; 0 for line, 1 for bar, 2 for point
erase-pen ; remove the ';' in the box to erase everything drawn by this pen
add-to-plot x-value

End NetLogo code


Typically you'll want to enhance this to happen repeatedly. You can change any of the values in text boxes. Named colours are black, white, gray, red, orange, brown, yellow, green, lime, turquoise, cyan, sky, blue, violet, magenta, and pink. More colors can be specified.

How this works

It creates a temporary pen and uses it to update the plot named in the first text box.

Related micro-behaviours

To have plots for each agent of a prototype then use Add to plot and generate pen name.

Add pen to add to plot adds to a plot with a pre-defined pen. Create empty plot or Create empty auto plot can create a surface for this to draw upon.


Add to plot was implemented by Ken Kahn.

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