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Re: [ploticus] timeline with multiple categories messed up

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  • Stephen C. Grubb
    Mat, thanks for this report. This fix will be present in next release. -Steve ... Stephen C. Grubb scg@jax.org x-6633 Scientific Software
    Message 1 of 2 , Oct 25, 2007
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      Mat, thanks for this report. This fix will be present in next release.
      -Steve

      On Sun, 14 Oct 2007, m_weyland wrote:

      > Hi
      >
      > I noticed a small bug in ploticus 2.33 which gave me quite some
      > headache because I first thought I did something wrong. This is a
      > small script to reproduce:
      >
      > #proc getdata
      > data:
      > 2 5 6 "963"
      > 1 1 2 "1327"
      > 2 3 4 "962"
      >
      > #proc categories
      > axis: y
      > datafield: 1
      >
      > #proc areadef
      > rectangle: 1 1 9 3
      > xautorange: datafield=2,3
      > yscaletype: categories
      >
      > #proc xaxis
      > stubs: inc 2 hours
      >
      > #proc yaxis
      > stubs: usecategories
      >
      > #proc bars
      > axis: x
      > locfield: 1
      > segmentfields: 2 3
      >
      > The bug can be fixed easily with a small patch. I opened a ticked in
      > ubuntu's bug tracking system which contains the patch and samples of
      > the above example, hence I'm not going to repost the patch.
      >
      > The ticket can be found here:
      > https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/ploticus/+bug/152252
      >
      > I hope this gets fixed... I'm a heavy user of ploticus and I really
      > like it, but this was the first time I had to draw a gantt diagram and
      > it took me hours before I realized this could be a bug. (The issue was
      > fixed within 15 minutes after I checked the source code, so it was my
      > fault that I lost that much time, but anyway)
      >
      > Thanks
      >
      > Mat
      >
      >


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