Feature #522

Better check for time axes that chosen -B interval is compatible with chosen DATE|CLOCK formats

Added by Paul about 3 years ago.

Status:NewStart date:2014-02-23
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Target version:Candidate for next minor release
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Description

The is currently no internal check that makes sure the user does not specify an annotation interval for a time axis (say in years) that is incompatible with one of the DATE or CLOCK formats the user also selects. The example that triggered this was a FORMAT_DATE_MAP setting of u (Week) but giving annotation interval in integer years. No warning, but annotations were not as expected. To implement such a check would be difficult but perhaps a matrix could be developed where we could store allowable combinations.

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