Paints markers like the Density mode, but with optional weighting by an additional coordinate. You can configure how the weighted coordinates are combined to give the final weighted result. The way that data values are mapped to colours is usually controlled by options at the level of the plot itself, rather than by per-layer configuration.
shadingN=weighted weightN=<num-expr> colorN=<rrggbb>|red|blue|... combineN=sum|mean|median|min|max|stdev|count|hit
All the parameters listed here
affect only the relevant layer,
identified by the suffix
stilts plot2plane layer1=mark in1=dr5qso.fits shading1=weighted weight1=z auxmap=plasma x1=psfmag_g-psfmag_r y1=psfmag_u-psfmag_g size1=2 xmin=-0.5 xmax=2.5 ymin=-1 ymax=6
Associated parameters are as follows:
colorN = <rrggbb>|red|blue|...(Color)
The standard plotting colour names are
However, many other common colour names (too many to list here)
are also understood.
The list currently contains those colour names understood
by most web browsers,
listed e.g. in the
Extended color keywords section of
the CSS3 standard.
Alternatively, a six-digit hexadecimal number RRGGBB
may be supplied,
optionally prefixed by "
#" or "
giving red, green and blue intensities,
0xff00ff" for magenta.
combineN = sum|mean|median|min|max|stdev|count|hit(Combiner)
When a weight is in use,
are typically sensible choices.
If there is no weight (a pure density map)
count is usually better,
but in that case it may make more sense
(it is more efficient)
to use one of the other shading modes instead.
The available options are:
sum: the sum of all the combined values
mean: the mean of the combined values
median: the median of the combined values (may be slow)
min: the minimum of all the combined values
max: the maximum of all the combined values
stdev: the sample standard deviation of the combined values
count: the number of non-blank values (weight is ignored)
hit: 1 if any values present, NaN otherwise (weight is ignored)
weightN = <num-expr>(String)
This parameter gives a column name, fixed value, or algebraic expression for the
The value is a numeric algebraic expression based on column names
as described in Section 10.