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mcplot variants table overview

Peter Willendrup edited this page Jan 18, 2018 · 40 revisions

Default "mcplot" plotter indicated in bold below

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Variant Type Zoom Special cmdline switches Special feature(s) Output format(s) Remark Example output
mcplot-pyqtgraph Python 3 + pyqtgraph Y
--invcanvas
(invert colors)
Plot monitors "across" scan (Meta/ctrl+click). Choice of colormap (c). png(p) svg(s) fast
mcplot-matplotlib Python 3 + matplotlib Y
--html
 html/mpld3 output 
--format FMT
save to FMT from cmdline
--backend BCK
use BCK backend for plot
Plot monitors "across" scan (Meta/ctrl+click). ps(p) pdf(d) png(n) jpg(j) html, ... slow
mcplot-matlab BASH + Matlab or iFit or Octave Y None None Depends on plotter Fallback solution
mcplot.pl (mcplot-pl on Windows) Perl 5 + PGPLOT N
-pPLOTTER --format=PLOTTER
can be used to forward output to PGPLOT, Gnuplot, Matlab, ...
-i COMP
only plot monitors with matching name
-contour
show 2D plots as contours in PGPLOT
-ps/-psc/-gif
save hardcopy
Legacy implementation Depends on PGPLOT install, but ps(p)/psc(c) always available Old
Plotters below this not yet available in release
(mcplot-svg) Python 3 + SVG output Y None None Browser dependent Web-oriented
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