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This Wiki is intended to help you with the usage of this program, problems with the installation and to post Bugs or ideas for new features. Please help me with your feedback and by posting information in this wiki, so others can benefit from your knowledge, too. To make any changes here, you will have to register as a user.

You can add content and links to new Wiki pages on any page (except this one). For new pages just add the title in [ [ ] ] brackets to any suitable page and use the link to edit the new page.

For new feature requests and bug reports can be filed at sourceforge.

What is this project?

The Plot.py project tries to supply an easy to use measurement data visualization and treatment framework being easy to use while keeping the freedom for advanced users to execute additional data treatment algorithms. The program is build on a object oriented modular basis to provide the possibility of including new data types very easily.

The main pillars to achieve this goal are a physical property data type implementation, array based data analysis and data plotting functionality. The data analysis is mostly build on the python standards numpy and scipy which gives a large variety of easy to use functions. The interpreter language python provides the possibility for interactive code evaluation. The data model is a numpy ndarray derived class connecting dimension and unit as well as error values with the data. This allows e.g. automatic error propagation, making user defined data treatment even easier. Last but not least the visualization is made using the popular gnuplot software. This can give users full control to add custom design to their plots.

Important Notice

The repository url has changed to Sourceforge.net, the new line in your sources.list file should be:

 deb http://plotpy.sourceforge.net/repository natty main

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Version info

The Plot.py software is distributed under the GNU General Public License and thus free to redistribute and change for your own purpose. If you like to acknowledge the effort put into the software you can cite it in your publication/thesis.

Latest stable release:

Earlier versions:

start.txt · Last modified: 2012/09/11 12:22 by plot_admin
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