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Re: [ploticus] Re: stack plot extention

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  • Stephen C. Grubb
    Hi Matheiu, I ve made your patch available on the web site. Thanks, Steve ... Stephen C. Grubb scg@jax.org x-6633 Scientific Software
    Message 1 of 5 , Oct 2, 2007
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      Hi Matheiu, I've made your patch available on the web site. Thanks,

      Steve

      On Tue, 14 Aug 2007, Mathieu DECORE wrote:

      > hello,
      >
      > --- In ploticus@yahoogroups.com, "Stephen C. Grubb" <scg@...> wrote:
      > >
      > > On Tue, 30 May 2006, peteanom k wrote:
      > >
      > > > Hi !
      > > > any reason why a stack plot prefab only can plot up to 4 categories of
      > > > data? is there a good reason, or can i just extend the stack.pl from
      > > > the prefab dir to use more categories (say up to 10).
      > >
      > > It should be possible to extend the prefab script to handle more
      > > categories; if you come up with something robust feel free to send it in
      > > and I'll post it. I believe the only issue was that the code gets
      > > uglier.
      > >
      >
      > i tried to extend it to 10 categories. The only problem is for legend.
      > I changed:
      >
      > legend = "min+0.5 max+0.5"
      >
      > by:
      >
      > legend = "min+0.5 max+1.75"
      >
      > but for only 4 categories the legend is too far from the stacks. How
      > can i fix it?
      >
      > FYI: changes i made can be found here:
      > http://mdecore.free.fr/ploticus/pl.with10stacks.txt.
      >
      > Regards.
      >
      > > > btw:
      > > > i run into the next 2 small things:
      > > > - using inlinedata, with more then 255 chars (the max) gives a
      > > > segmentation error, maybe a nicer error msg would beter, why is there
      > > > such a small limit anyway?
      > >
      > > This should be handled better in 2.33 . The limitation is due to
      > the fact
      > > that inlinedata is currently handled like any other ploticus
      > variable, and
      > > these have an upper size limit of 255. I'm considering a way to allow
      > > more inlinedata... how are you invoking pl with inlinedata? ie. direct
      > > CGI in an <img> tag?
      > >
      > >
      > > > - small remark on the (extensive) documentation (really nice doc
      > > > btw!), the snd stack example has: header=yes in the prefab line, but
      > > > there aren't any headers in the data file. or i am misinterpreting the
      > > > example
      > >
      > > This is incorrect, and will be fixed in 2.33 Thanks for noticing it!
      > >
      > >
      > > Steve
      > >
      >
      >
      >


      Stephen C. Grubb scg@... x-6633
      Scientific Software Engineer, The Jackson Laboratory
      600 Main Street Bar Harbor, Maine 04609 USA
    • Mathieu DECORE
      Thank you, and also congratulation for ploticus which helps me every day!
      Message 2 of 5 , Oct 2, 2007
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        Thank you, and also congratulation for ploticus which helps me every day!

        On 10/2/07, Stephen C. Grubb <scg@...> wrote:

        Hi Matheiu, I've made your patch available on the web site. Thanks,

        Steve



        On Tue, 14 Aug 2007, Mathieu DECORE wrote:

        > hello,
        >
        > --- In ploticus@yahoogroups.com, "Stephen C. Grubb" <scg@...> wrote:
        > >
        > > On Tue, 30 May 2006, peteanom k wrote:
        > >
        > > > Hi !
        > > > any reason why a stack plot prefab only can plot up to 4 categories of
        > > > data? is there a good reason, or can i just extend the stack.pl from
        > > > the prefab dir to use more categories (say up to 10).
        > >
        > > It should be possible to extend the prefab script to handle more
        > > categories; if you come up with something robust feel free to send it in
        > > and I'll post it. I believe the only issue was that the code gets
        > > uglier.
        > >
        >
        > i tried to extend it to 10 categories. The only problem is for legend.
        > I changed:
        >
        > legend = "min+0.5 max+0.5"
        >
        > by:
        >
        > legend = "min+0.5 max+1.75"
        >
        > but for only 4 categories the legend is too far from the stacks. How
        > can i fix it?
        >
        > FYI: changes i made can be found here:
        > http://mdecore.free.fr/ploticus/pl.with10stacks.txt.
        >
        > Regards.
        >
        > > > btw:
        > > > i run into the next 2 small things:
        > > > - using inlinedata, with more then 255 chars (the max) gives a
        > > > segmentation error, maybe a nicer error msg would beter, why is there
        > > > such a small limit anyway?
        > >
        > > This should be handled better in 2.33 . The limitation is due to
        > the fact
        > > that inlinedata is currently handled like any other ploticus
        > variable, and
        > > these have an upper size limit of 255. I'm considering a way to allow
        > > more inlinedata... how are you invoking pl with inlinedata? ie. direct
        > > CGI in an <img> tag?
        > >
        > >
        > > > - small remark on the (extensive) documentation (really nice doc
        > > > btw!), the snd stack example has: header=yes in the prefab line, but
        > > > there aren't any headers in the data file. or i am misinterpreting the
        > > > example
        > >
        > > This is incorrect, and will be fixed in 2.33 Thanks for noticing it!
        > >
        > >
        > > Steve
        > >
        >
        >
        >

        Stephen C. Grubb scg@... x-6633
        Scientific Software Engineer, The Jackson Laboratory
        600 Main Street Bar Harbor, Maine 04609 USA


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