Re: [ploticus] several chron-plots in one diagram
You probably need to write a script to do this, instead of using the chron
The prefabs are good for quick, basic plots but when you start getting
into groupings, overlays, summations, etc. a script is probably
If you want, send me your a, b, and c log files and I will try to get you
On Wed, 24 Jul 2002, Patricia Jung wrote:
> Hi there,
> not even a month ago I run into ploticus, and I was extremely
> happy to find a program that exactly fits my needs. But after an
> easy start demands are growing, and I have a problem which I don't
> really know how to solve:
> It sounds easy: I simply want to combine several similar chron-plots
> in one diagramm so that it looks like a vbars plot.
> To be more precise: At the moment I'm generating three chron-plots
> using the following shellscript (for clarity reasons I omit color
> and title settings and stuff):
> PL="pl -png prefab chron x=1 y=2 datefmt=yy/mm/dd \
> xyears=yyyy autow=no barwidth=line omitweekends=no width=10 yinc=1 \
> style=0 tab=month barwidth=0.4 \
> tabmode=first xinc="1 month" stubfmt=Mmm \
> select="@1 like $(date +%y)*"
> for LIST in a b c; do
> $PL -o $(echo $LIST)_$(date +%Y)bymonth.png data=$LIST.log
> Data format of a.log, b.log and c.log looks like:
> YY/MM/DD integer
> (e.g. 02/07/24 17)
> I want to sum up the integers from each month for each data file separately
> and paint three vertical bars illustrating the a, b and c sum grouped
> together for each month-value on the x-axis like
> | _ _
> | _ | | | |
> | | | | | _|c|
> | | |_|c| _| | |
> | |a| | | | |b| | ...
> | | |b| | |a| | | ...
> Jan Feb
> Anyone an idea how to do this?
> Thanks a lot
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Stephen C. Grubb scg@...
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