Re: [ploticus] pl on windows
- On Sat, 21 Sep 2002, mehmet g%ffzey wrote:
> 1. i'm running pl on windows2000 and all my projects runPloticus isn't built-in to PHP or ASP, and always runs as a separately
> interactively by using asp/php scripting languages.
> for the time being i'm using ploticus with "wshshell.run" command in
> my asp pages. is it possible to invoke ploticus in cgi mode while
> programming asp/php pages on windows? and how?
invoked process. You should be able to run ploticus in CGI mode from
PHP/ASP by generating HTML that looks like this:
and you can use PHP/ASP to place dynamically generated parameters into
the URL string.
Be sure to familiarize yourself with the ploticus "direct cgi mode" man
page, especially the "troubleshooting" section.
> 2. After producing the gif file, the browser doesnt show the image, iThe GIF file must exist when your browser reaches the <IMG> tag. I don't
> have to right-click and "show picture" every time. all my explorer
> setting are ok to show images. where is the problem?
know ASP, but perhaps wshshell.run isn't waiting for the spawned ploticus
process to finish before returning and allowing the ASP interpreter to
Also, if you try the above URL-based method, you might get better results,
as this avoids the creation of a GIF file and streams the GIF content.
Hope these answers address what you're asking..
Stephen C. Grubb scg@...
Scientific Software Engineer, The Jackson Laboratory
600 Main Street Bar Harbor, Maine 04609 USA