[SciPy-user] About alternatives to Matlab

David Cournapeau david at ar.media.kyoto-u.ac.jp
Mon Nov 20 01:02:14 CST 2006

Peter Wang wrote:
> Haha... we actually have this *exact* thing implemented as a demo:  
> chaco2/examples/zoomed_plot/zoom_plot.py.  You can left click and  
> drag in the upper window to zoom into a region for the lower window.   
> You can then drag the selection around, or drag its borders to resize  
> it.  Note that if you are not running this demo on windows (i.e. you  
> are running it on Linux), then you should edit the function  
> read_music_data() to return some meaningful data, since the .wav file  
> it looks for doesn't exist on non-windows systems.
This is *awesome*; it may look minor, but I can tell you this may be a 
killer feature for people who are not sure about going to python instead 
of matlab for audio signal processing. It will hard to force myself 
finishing debugging my ported code from matlab before trying this out :)


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