Dashed line

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Dashed line

Postby SophieL » Mon Jul 06, 2015 9:51 am

I test to draw a value marker on dashed line on XYPlot under JavaFX.

Since Java 8u40, the org.jfree.chart.fx.FXGraphics2D managed the dashed lines.
So I modified the bridge fx on FXGraphics2D.java

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    public void setStroke(Stroke s) {
        nullNotPermitted(s, "s");
        this.stroke = s;
        if (stroke instanceof BasicStroke) {
            BasicStroke bs = (BasicStroke) s;
            double lineWidth = bs.getLineWidth();
            if (lineWidth == 0.0) {
                lineWidth = this.zeroStrokeWidth;
            //Dasehd lines management
            float[] dash = bs.getDashArray();
            if (dash != null && dash.length > 1){
               for (int i=0; i<dash.length; i++){
               double[] actualDash = this.gc.getLineDashes();
               if (actualDash != null){
                  for (int i=0; i<actualDash.length; i++){

Notice that the dashed line is the default behavior for grid lines of XYPlot.

Thanks again for your work.

Best regards,
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Re: Dashed line

Postby david.gilbert » Sat Jul 25, 2015 9:44 am

Thanks Sophie. Previously I updated the code to use reflection so that dashed lines would work in 8u40 upwards but code would still run in earlier releases of JavaFX. You can see the code here:

https://github.com/jfree/fxgraphics2d/b ... ics2D.java

I guess by now, though, most people using JavaFX will be on 8u51, so perhaps I can remove the use of reflection and support dashed lines directly.
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