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how to put a mask in a vector drawed gauge ?

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im trying to make a rectangle gauge round, the author of the gauge told me " all you need to do is use a round mask" i do not know anything about useing vectors, i have used masks, but the structure is different, the vector starts out so i do not know how to preceed it with

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Here is an example of how to place a bitmap: (A:Plane heading degrees gyro,radians) /-/Although this particular example is using a bitmap for the HSI_Card_Outside (i.e., the "compass ring"), code for a vector drawn image would "fit" well instead within the same structure.Note that the has it's own x,y center coordinate specification...

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thanks bill, i am familiar with masks used as your example, but... encompassing the entire gauge, but it did not work. the gauge drew through the image or it was ignored i cant tell which. since the picture(vector)name is part and parcel of the element command i do not how how to work a mask ahead of the vector picture. i have never used vectors and am only familar with image name = type elements

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Hi,Here a piece of a PFD.......(A:Attitude indicator pitch degrees, degrees) /-/ (A:Attitude indicator bank degrees, radians)40---------------40nn----------nn30---------------30nn----------nn20---------------20n-----n----------n-----n10---------------10n-----n----------n-----nn-----n----------n-----n10---------------10n-----n----------n-----n20---------------20nn-----nn30---------------30(A:Attitude indicator pitch degrees, degrees) /-/ (A:Attitude indicator bank degrees, radians).....etc.Hope it helps,Jan"Beatus ille qui procul negotiis..."

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>i do not how how to work a mask ahead of the vector picture. i>have never used vectors and am only familar with image name =>type elementsYou don't. Paint the vector, THEN apply the mask image! ;)

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