This utility is obsolete beginning with GrADS version 2.1.
For more information, see the section in the User's Guide on Producing Hardcopy Image Output from GrADS.
gxtran [ -airg <infile> ]
This utility is used to display GrADS meta files containing single frames or animations (multi frames).
The options are:
-i fname  identifies input GrADS metacode file
-a  animates the frames without user hitting return in the command window
-r  reverses background/foreground colors
-g geom  sets the geometry of the X window as in any other X application.
geomhas the form WWWxHHH+X+Y, giving a display window
WWW pixels wide and HHH pixels tall starting at point X,Y on the screen.
Without any options,
gxtran prompts the user for the name
of the GrADS meta file. To quit gxtran, hit
return in the command window.
gxtran -a -g 800x600+0 -i mytest.mf
This command would open a window of size 800x600 starting at the upper
left corner of the screen and animate all frames (plots) in the file