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Re: [vox-tech] Histograms on GNU/Linux?
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Re: [vox-tech] Histograms on GNU/Linux?



On Tuesday 26 October 2004 10:13 am, Peter Jay Salzman wrote:
> I have a few numbers in OpenOffice that I'd like to make a histogram of.
>
> It appears that OO has no histogram plotter.  Gnuplot doesn't seem to have
> one either (there appears to be a patch, but I'd rather not go down that
> road unless I have to).
>
> It appears that Gnumeric can do histograms, but when I tried...
>
>    p@satan$ gnumeric
>
>    ** (gnumeric:5072): WARNING **: GnomePrint: Requested Arial1 but using
> Sans (Sans Regular 9.000000)
>    Segmentation fault (core dumped)
>    p@satan$
>
> Note the warning had nothing to do with the segfault AFAIK.
>
> How do people do histograms on Linux (other than than by hand?)  I'd prefer
> suggestions that people USE rather than a mindless response invoking
> freshmeat.  I wanna be able to ask you a question if I have one.  ;-)
>
> Pete
I often use a small plotting program called Ploticus;
http://ploticus.sourceforge.net/doc/welcome.html

the prefab scripts can get you a generic graph pretty easily.

Dylan
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