Re: [ploticus] timeline with multiple categories messed up
- Mat, thanks for this report. This fix will be present in next release.
On Sun, 14 Oct 2007, m_weyland wrote:
> 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
> 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:
> 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)
Stephen C. Grubb scg@... x-6633
Scientific Software Engineer, The Jackson Laboratory
600 Main Street Bar Harbor, Maine 04609 USA