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From: Paul A Bristow (pbristow_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-01-10 06:00:18


>-----Original Message-----
>From: boost-bounces_at_[hidden]
>[mailto:boost-bounces_at_[hidden]] On Behalf Of Kevin Lynch
>Sent: 09 January 2007 16:27
>To: boost_at_[hidden]
>Subject: Re: [boost] Producing graphs for documentation
>Paul A Bristow wrote:
>>>Kevin Lynch said: (by the date of Mon, 08 Jan 2007
>13:53:04 -0500)
>>>>You could look into gnuplot.
>> Looks promising, but tiresome that it doesn't output in .png
>and so a separate step is needed, which makes full automation
>> difficult.
>Oh, but it does! :-)
>set terminal png <options>

Great! - though the FAQ I read didn't say this - it suggests using Imagemagick.

>> I like the potential to write the gnuplot script from the
>C++ program (as well as csv data file) and run gnuplot as a Windows
>> Post-build step?
>I'm a linux guy ... I wouldn't know how to help you in Windows.
>> But it isn't so nice that I intend to start to re-do all the
>Math Toolkit graphs.
>I hear you :-) When I read your first email in this thread I
>thought to
>myself, "Brave man ... I'd probably just keep doing what I was
>doing to avoid the pain of migrating" :-)

Well I have other plotting to do, so I might explore this.

Many thanks.


PS Comments on the Math Toolkit code and docs will be most welcome in the pre-review period. The text is now so familiar that
proof-reading has become difficult for John and I.

Paul A Bristow
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