# [pstricks] Feature request: [showgrid=top]

Doris Behrendt doris.behrendt at me.com
Mon Feb 20 08:14:03 CET 2012

uwe,

why not just place the \psgrid-command in the line directly above
\end{pspicture}?

doris

On 20.02.2012, at 06:48, Uwe Siart wrote:

> Hello,
>
> I'd like to make a suggestion for a new feature to pstricks.
>
> The option [showgrid] to {pspicture} draws a coordinate grid which is
> very useful for developing a graphic. However, it seems that the
> grid is
> drawn at the beginning of {pspicture} so that it is at the bottom
> layer.
> If one draws a couple a filled objects the grid becomes partly
> invisible.
>
> Therefore I suggest the option to draw the grid at the end of
> {pspicture} such that it is always on top of the picture. In order to
> maintain backward compatibility I can imagine the following options:
>
> [showgrid=false]: no grid
>
> [showgrid] : behaves as it always did (grid at the bottom)
>
> [showgrid=true]: alias for [showgrid]
>
> [showgrid=bottom]: alias for [showgrid]
>
> [showgrid=top]: draws the grid at the end of {pstricks} (top layer)
>
> --
> Uwe
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