Remove horizontal or vertical linesΒΆ

The features described here automatically remove the y- and x-axes, or in general vertical or horizontal lines that span a certain fraction of the diagram part.

The methodology is simple: If a certain pixel column or row in the binary data image is covered, it is considered as a vertical or horizontal line, respectively.





horizontal lines

vertical lines



You can modify the recognition using three options

Minimum fraction:

This is the minimum fraction of a pixel column (for or row that must be covered

Minimum line width:

Lines are only selected, if their line width is greater than or equal to the given minimum axis width.

Maximum line width:

Lines are only selected up to the given maximum axis width