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Subject: [boost] Plotting graphs in Scalable Vector Graphics format.
From: Paul A. Bristow (pbristow_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-08-21 13:44:12

Further to my post advertising Plotting graphs in Scalable Vector Graphics and
inviting feedback, I am encouraged by the several ' looks neat' comments.

I have now improved the documentation - and even reduced the number of typos a
little ;-)

(With several hundred options, effective documentation is uncommonly

You will find a PDF documentation at

And source at Boost Sandbox
source code

And, in case you were on vacation for my first post, some demo plots are
attached for your amusement.

Finally -

I would like to ask how many of you were deterred from looking at the many
examples of plots when you found that Microsoft Internet Explorer failed to
render the files (unless you installed the Adobe SVG view add-in - and you
couldn't be bothered to do that).

Is this (lamentable) lack fatal to people's interest in SVG?

Thank you.


Paul A. Bristow
Prizet Farmhouse
Kendal, UK   LA8 8AB
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