function plotting (was: Re: [NTG-context] Q: about \externalfile from metafun-p.pdf)

Alexander Lazic al-context at
Tue Oct 4 21:20:47 CEST 2005

On Die 04.10.2005 19:48, Mojca Miklavec wrote:
>I use gnuplot which makes graphs of superb visual quality and has
>extensive support for many different function manipulations and weird
>stuff that you want to do with it. 

I have also think on gnuplot, but wasn't sure that i can use the ps/pdf
into my context doc.

>and then "\input file" inside of the main LaTeX file. Gnuplot cannot
>make output in ConTeXt (yet), but perhaps you can include the resulting
>PDFs in your ConTeXt source. (Gnuplot is one of the very few examples
>where I still use LaTeX.) You can also output the (ConTeXt-friendly)
>metapost (with set terminal), but you lose on quality.

Well i will also try with gnuplot.

How much bad is 'lose quality' in %?


al ;-)

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