9.1 Arguments of Commands

<blank length> decimal number of <unit len> blank. Not negative.

<character or symbol> is anything which a \put or \multiput may draw.

<coordinates> are decimal numbers giving alternate and coordinates of the curve as multiples of \unitlength, comma separated.

<[,dash...]> optional continuation of alternating dash and blank numbers of unit lengths, comma separated. Not negative. Allows decimal points.

<diameter> is a decimal number giving the diameter in \unitlengths.

<symbol count> is the number of symbols or patterns to be drawn, default 0.

<unit len> unit length dimension e.g., 2.5mm, 10pt, used in measuring blanks and dashes. Not negative. Default value is \unitlength.