[SciPy-user] plotting question
matt at hotdispatch.com
Tue Jul 20 13:52:45 CDT 2004
I'm trying to keep my install minimal, and I don't really want to
install ipython. Are there better docs anywhere for using plt or gplt
to dump images?
On Jul 20, 2004, at 2:19 PM, Fernando Perez wrote:
> matt wrote:
>> I read the wikki plotting tutorial and was left with a few questions.
>> I want my code to automatically generate plots and dump them to
>> files instead of displaying them. Any old image format or pdf would
>> be fine. Is there a way to do this? I assume there must be since
>> that functionality is integral to gnuplot. An example or pointer to
>> one would be very useful. I'd be happy to add whatever I get to the
>> plotting tutorial on the wikki.
> <plug ahead>
> ipython, which I referred to before, comes with gnuplot integration,
> and it includes enhancements to the default plot() command to ease up
> automatic eps generation. If you say plot(x,y,filename='foo.eps'),
> you automatically get eps output instead of on-screen display. There
> are examples in the manual, and I can mail you more if you need. You
> can just browse the html manual on the ipython.scipy.org site for a
> feel of how it works.
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