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Here's a useful two-dimensional plotting system for scientific and engineering data which is powerful enough to produce publication quality graphs. Capabilities include: ~ Polar and linear plots ~ Menu-driven operation ~ Full-function graph setup editor ~ Support for a variety of graph types, axis and plot styles ~ Spline curve smoothing ~ Linear and single-cycle/multiple-cycle log plots ~ User definable graph types, axes styles, grid scales, data legends ~ Plot up to 25 curves with unlimited data points ~ Plot graphs can be saved to disk or sent to dot matrix or laser printer or HPGL compatible plotters ~ Supports CGA, EGA, VGA and Hercules displays ~ Supports optional mouse and math coprocessor.
************************************************************************** * SEPTEMBER, 1989 * * * * DATAPLOT V1.10 SUPPLEMENTAL DOCUMENT TO DATAPLOT.DOC * * * * Note: This document provides additional information related to * * version 1.10 of DATAPLOT program. Along with DATAPLOT.DOC 1.00, * * you should be able to evaluate all functions of DATAPLOT. * * Registered users will receive our latest printed detail * * manual with figures and illustrations. Additional utilities * * are provided to registered users to enhance DATAPLOT usage. * * * ************************************************************************** NEW FEATURES AVAILABLE IN DATAPLOT V1.10 : (1) Support polar coordinate including radian & degree data format; linear or logarithm axes can be plotted; (2) Spline curver smoothing function; (3) Build in printers support in non registered or registered versions; (4) Full display/plotter/printer devices installation routine; (5) Complete menu driven procedures in setup files selection or data loading; (6) Support IBM VGA and compatible display adaptors; (7) Plot up to 36 curves on a single graph (8) Fully compatible with DATAPLOT V1.00. ADDITIONAL DISTRIBUTION FILES ----------------------------- PRNDRV.EXE printer driver program INSTALL.EXE DATAPLOT installation program NEW INSTALLATION ROUTINE ------------------------ An installation program is now included in the non-registered distribution of DATAPLOT. Dataplot is initially configured without printer driver. You can use the install program anytime to change printer driver and/or plotter parameters. Note that these program files: DATAPLOT.EXE, PRNDRV.EXE, and INSTALL.EXE must be in current directory during installation procedure. Simply run the program INSTALL from DOS command prompt. USING POLAR COORDINATE SYSTEM ----------------------------- DATAPLOT V1.10 now supports polar cooridinate plotting. The input data format is the same as the other datafiles (see DATA FILE FORMAT in the manual). However, you must specify whether the radial data is in degree or radian format. This can be done in the DEFINE PLOT function. To use the polar function, simply select the graph type as polar and input all the required data into the setup sheet. Samples of polar coordinate setups are included. The polar setup also accepts negative magnitide values and logarithmic scale. You can also display the axis in clockwise or counter-clockwise direction or orient your axis in any direction to generate the desired graphic output. All other features applicable to rectangular plotting can also be used in the polar plotting (ie, solid grid, needle , color selection, etc). All axis specifications are available in the Define Axes section. SPLINE SMOOTHING FUNCTION ------------------------- Spline smoothing is now available to produce better looking graphs. To use this function, simply select SPLINE in the data smoothing selection when you are defining a plot. The spline smoothing technique in DATAPLOT is based on cubic spline interpolation algorithm. Additional smoothing and curve fitting functions will be available in the future update. PRINTERS SUPPORT ---------------- DATAPLOT V1.10 now allows you to print or plot your graphs from within the program. We currently support HP7475 or HP7550 plotters, HP Laserjet II printer, Epson FX/LQ series printers. All printer output can be in draft or quality mode. Please make sure you install the correct device before sending the output to print. The printer support assumes output to PRN: device. You may redirect this with the DOS MODE command to other output ports. MENU DRIVEN SETUP FILES SELECTION AND DATA LOADING --------------------------------------------------- You can now select all DATAPLOT setup files or load data from the datafile simply using the cursor or mouse without further typing. This procedure enhances smooth operation and provides more friendly interface. FULLY COMPATIBLE WITH DATAPLOT V1.00 ------------------------------------ If you have used DATAPLOT V1.0 to create any graphs setup, you can be sure the new DATAPLOT v1.1 will be fully compatible with the old data files. There is no conversion of any kind to do and you should be able to load any setups and datafiles previouly used. REGISTRATION AND SUPPORT ------------------------ We continue to distribute DATAPLOT under user support software concept. Please read the terms and conditions specified in DATAPLOT.DOC. We strongly support our product and provide quality software and services to our registered users. All registered users will receive a complete printed manual with drawings and illustrations. An additional printing program is also provided for multiple printing of the generated plot files without using DATAPLOT. A 24 hours online BBS system is also provided for our product support. You may call our 1200/2400 baud BBS line (403) 547-0166 for product information, comments, suggestions. You may also use our 24 hours FAX line at (403) 239-5226. CURRENT REGISTERED USERS ------------------------ To show appreciation of supports from our current version 1.00 registered users, this new version 1.10 is available to you at no charge. All registered users will receive a complete update version automatically. If you are a registered user and have not yet received an update, Please notified us immediately. ComPlus Professional Services P.O.Box 173, Station G, Calgary, AB, Canada T3A 2G2 Tel. (403) 239-5226 (Automatic Voice and FAX line)
D A T A P L O T (tm) Scientific Data Plotting System Version 1.00 Instruction Manual Feb. 1988 Copyright (c) 1987, 1988 by ComPlus Professional Services P.O.Box 173, Station G, Calgary, AB, T3A 2G2 Canada <<< All Rights Reserved >>> DATAPLOT version 1.00 ComPlus Professional Services LICENSE AGREEMENT ----------------- DATAPLOT (tm) is developed and published by ComPlus Professional Services of Calgary, Alberta, Canada. A limited license is granted to all users of this program to make copies of the program files and its related documentations, and to distribute them to other users subject to the following conditions : 1. The program, its related files and documentations are not modified in any way and all files are distributed together in their original form. 2. No fee is charged for the software and documentations, except for a small distribution and media fee. 3. The program, its related files and documentation may not be package with any other software or hardware without written agreement from the author. DISCLAIMER ---------- Although extra efforts have been exercised to ensure this program and its documentation to be accurate and precise, they are provided to you on an "as is" basis. No warranty of any kind (direct or imply) is made with respect to this program and its related files. ComPlus Professional Services and the author of this program shall not be liable for any damages, including but not limit to any lost profits, lost savings or other incidental or consequential damages arising out of the use of this program. The user assumes all risks with respect to the accuracy, quality, reliability, performance, or otherwise of such program. TRADEMARKS ---------- DATAPLOT - ComPlus Professional Services MSDOS - Microsoft Corporation HPGL - Hewett-Packard Company AUTOCAD - Autodesk, Inc. HERCULES - Hercules Computer Technology LOTUS,123,SYMPHONY - Lotus Development Corporation IBM, IBM PC/XT/AT - International Business Machines Corporation 1 DATAPLOT version 1.00 ComPlus Professional Services INTRODUCTION ------------ DATAPLOT is a general purpose two dimensional data plotting system specially designed for scientific and engineering applications. Its simple menu driven user interface allows quick and effective method for scientific data analysis and presentation, and yet powerful enough to produce publication quality graphs. Here are some of the basic features of the plotting system : o All functions and commands are menu driven. o Full function graph setup editor provided to define axes, grids, scales, title, labels, plot definitions. o support many graph types, axis styles, plot styles. o graph setup can be saved on disk for later user. o graph types include linear plot, single and multiple cycle logarithmic plot. o plot styles include scatter, continuous, step, and needle. o plot up to 10 curves on a single graph. o support most common graphic adapters and HPGL compatible plotters. 2 DATAPLOT version 1.00 ComPlus Professional Services DISTRIBUTION FILES ------------------ DATAPLOT.EXE main executable program DATAPLOT.DOC instruction manual (this file) DATAPLOT.TXT additional information (README file) README.BAT readme batch file for reading DATAPLOT.TXT *.CNF sample configuration files *.DAT sample data files other utility files SYSTEM REQUIREMENT ------------------ DATAPLOT requires the followings to operate: o IBM PC/XT/AT or true compatible o 256 K or more RAM o one or more disk drive o MS/PC DOS 3.0 or later o one of the following supported graphic display adapters - IBM Color Graphic Adapter (CGA) - IBM Enhanced Graphic Adapter with 256K memory (EGA) - Hercules compatible monochrome adapter (HGC) o optional HPGL compatible plotter for hard copy output o optional microsoft compatible mouse and driver o optional math coprocessor recommended This program requires a minimum of 256 Kilobytes RAM to run. More memories are recommended for handling large amount of plot data. Additional memory may require to run DOS command and some of the special features. 3 DATAPLOT version 1.00 ComPlus Professional Services INSTALLATION AND USAGE ---------------------- The plotting system does not require any initial installation to start. It was designed for simple usage. All necessary modules and device drivers are built into a single executable file. The program can automatically adapt itself to one of the supported graphic devices. The program also supports MS compatible mouse for menu selection. If available, the mouse drive must be loaded prior to the start of the program. Please check your installation manual accomplish your mouse. DATAPLOT can be run from any directory as long as DATAPLOT.EXE is placed in directory search path. To start the plotting system, simply run the program at DOS prompt, such as : C:>DATAPLOT The program is fully menu driven and its operations are extremely straight forward. All commands can be selected using the up/down cursor keys with the Enter key for picking the selection. In most cases, <Esc> key can be used to cancel a selection or command. If mouse is available, it can simulate the cursor keys to move between selections. Its left-button is used to pick a selection (similar to the Enter key). The right-button is used to cancel a selection (similar to the Esc key). The center button on a three- button mouse is not used. Note that the mouse buttons can not be used if keyboard input is expected, such as file name entry. 4 DATAPLOT version 1.00 ComPlus Professional Services GENERAL OVERVIEW ---------------- This data plotting system provides a very simple and yet powerful method for handling two dimensional data. It is specially designed for scientific and engineering applications. Many graph types such as linear, single and multiple cycle logarithm graphs are supported along with various styles. All graph parameters, description are stored in a special graph configuration file. This special file contains all necessary information, except the data itself, to construct a graph. The necessary information includes the graph title, graph type, grid style, axis scales, data plotting style and source of data, etc. A completely menu driven graph configuration setup editor is built into the system to speed up configuration procedure. After the graph parameters are defined, entire set of data can be loaded into memory for initial plotting. The graph parameters can be changed while plot data remain in memory. Graph setup parameters can be optimized effectively for best representation of the actual data. Axes can be expanded to concentrate at certain range of data or to get an overview of data trend. Finally graph may be produced on supporting plotter devices. Currently the plotting system accepts free format ASCII data file. Data file must be prepared prior to the start of data plotting. Data can be entered with a standard text editor or generated by another program. 5 DATAPLOT version 1.00 ComPlus Professional Services DATA PLOTTING PROCEDURE ----------------------- The following outlines the typical procedure required to produce a graph using this data plotting system. 1. Determine the graph type, format and its layout. Also determine the source of data, data format, plotting method, etc. 2. Generate and/or prepare data file for plotting. You may have to invoke another program, use a favorite editor, or download from a remote computer. 3. Start DATAPLOT, create or make changes to existing graph setup configuration file according to the specified requirement. 4. View and change graph setup until satisfactory. 5. Load graph data into memory, plot graph with data on screen for verification. Adjust graph setup parameters for best result. 6. When satisfied, produce graph on plotter if necessary. 7. Save graph setup to file for later use. 6 DATAPLOT version 1.00 ComPlus Professional Services USING THE DATA PLOTTING SYSTEM ------------------------------ To demonstrate various features of the plotting system, several configuration files and data files are included in this distribution. Please check the file directory list of files for their names. Graph configuration files can be identified with ".CNF" extension. You are invited to plot at least some of these files to get acquainted with the capabilities of the system. The plotting system contains a single executable file : DATAPLOT.EXE. To start the program, simply type "DATAPLOT" at DOS prompt and terminate with <Enter> key. Initially DATAPLOT will attempt to decide the graphic adapter type in your system. If your graphic adapter is not supported or it is not fully compatible, dataplot will assume the IBM CGA. And if your graphic adapter supports colors, dataplot will ask whether you have a color monitor attached. The first menu screen will appear when the program successfully determined your graphic adapter. The first menu, called the "MAIN COMMAND" menu, provides choices of the following : - EXIT TO SYSTEM - EDIT PLOT SETUP - START PLOT DATA - RUN DOS COMMAND Up/down cursor keys (or mouse) are used to move between selections. Press <Enter> key selects the highlighted function. EXIT TO SYSTEM -------------- This selection provides the only proper way of leaving the system. Confirmation is required to avoid unwanted exit. All data in memory will be lost. The program can also be stopped at any time by typing <Ctrl C> from the keyboard. 7 DATAPLOT version 1.00 ComPlus Professional Services EDIT PLOT SETUP --------------- This selection brings up the graph configuration editor. The editor is a menu driven interactive editor completed with its own command menu at right side of screen. The main part of the screen displays some of the current configurations. Editor commands include : - Exit Plot Setup - Load-Create Setup - Save Current Setup - Enter Graph Title - Select Graph Type - Select Grid Color - Define Axes - Define Plots - Preview Setup While most of these commands are self explanatory, some require brief descriptions. Various grid types are provided for different applications. Sample configuration files are provided for all grid types. To familiarize the plotting system, you can use the "Load-Create Setup" command to load some of the sample configuration files. In "Load-Create Setup", only the file name, without the extension, is required. Default extension ".CNF" will be added to the filename automatically. When attempt to load an non-existing setup file, you can select to create a new one in memory. However, the new configuration is not explicitly saved unless "Save Current Setup" command is used. All files with extension of ".CNF" in the current directory is displayed when no filename is entered. The "Define Axes" command provides a lower level of editing for defining the two axes. The two axes, horizontal (x) or vertical (y), are defined independently. The current axes configurations are presented on screen, and are organized into several fields. Cursor keys (up/down/left/right/Home/End) or mouse can be used to select a field. Field values are changed simply by entering a new value. Pop up selection menu are provided for non-numeric value fields when <Enter> key is pressed. The <Esc> key can be used to cancel an entry before the <Enter> key is pressed. 8 DATAPLOT version 1.00 ComPlus Professional Services - Axis configuration data include axis label, axis type, minimum and maximum, minor and major tick, axis crossing. Most axis configurations are self explanatory, however, tick marks and axis crossing require further description. Minor tick size is the distance (in plot unit) between two small ticks. The major tick is the distance between two larger ticks. Axis crossing is the location where the other axis crosses the given axis. Furthermore, axis minimum does not necessary smaller than axis maximum, together, they define the axis direction. A few trials with the setup will clarify the convention used here. - Autoscaling feature is provided on either axis. If enable, axis minimum and maximum will be adjusted to the limits of the plot data values when loaded. Please note that tick values and axis crossing will be changed automatically according to the minimum and maximum loaded data values. Autoscaling only provides an initial axis setting to view data, adjustment on axis settings is sometimes necessary to produce satisfactory result. - When setting up a multiple cycle logarithm axis, the plotting range (minimum and maximum) must be able to fit into the selected cycle. If in autoscaling mode, the number of cycle (except for single cycle plot) is automatically adjusted to fit data range. - <Esc> key is used to terminate "Define Axes". Before return to the editor command menu, all axis settings are automatically scanned for possible error. You can return to "Define Axes" if one or more errors are found. The "Define Plots" command provides another sub-level menu for editing plot definition. Up to 10 plots may be defined in each configuration without clutter the final graph. Available "Define Plot" commands include : - Exit Define Plot - Create New Plot - Delete This Plot - Change This Plot - Select Prev Plot - Select Next Plot - Only one plot definition can be selected to display and modify on the main screen. One of the select plot commands can be used to step through plot definitions. Changeable plot parameters includes plot name, source of plot data (filename), x data column, y data column, skip data points, plot type, plot color, dot style, line style, and data legend position. "Change This Plot" command allows change to any of the plot parameters. Cursor keys are used to select parameter to change (as in "Define Axis" command). 9 DATAPLOT version 1.00 ComPlus Professional Services - Plot name is used to identify plot data and is drawn as data legend if necessary. Data filename is standard DOS filename, that contains the plot data. Data file format is described in the "Data File Format" section, along with description on data column. Plot data can be skipped to handle large data set. - Plot type, plot color, dot style, line style and data legend can be selected from corresponding pop up menu. Currently the following plot types are provided : . continuous line plot . scatter point plot . combine scatter point and line plot . step (staircase) plot . needle plot - Various line styles and dot styles are also provided for either scatter or continuous line plot. Data legend can be placed at one of the four corners or simply disable (not shown). - Two additional function keys are accepted in edit plot command. Function key <F9> can be used to display current directory, which is useful for entering data file names. Function key <F10> can be used to step through plot definitions. This is particular useful for changing many plot definitions at the same time. The "Preview Setup" command in the main editor menu let you look at your graph setup on screen WITHOUT plotting the data. You can further modify your graph parameters as required. The escape key can be used to terminate the screen plot at anytime if necessary. The "Exit Plot Setup" command terminates the graph configuration editor and return to the main command menu screen. However, the graph configuration parameters are neither saved automatically nor destroyed. You can switch between main command menu and the configuration editor menu without losing the configuration data. START PLOT DATA --------------- When the graph parameters are set, you can select the "Start Plotting" command from the main menu for data plotting. The "Start Plot Data" consists of another set of commands specially for manipulating plot data. The start plot data commands that can be selected from the command menu include : 10 DATAPLOT version 1.00 ComPlus Professional Services - Exit to Main Menu - Load New Setup - Load Plot Data - Erase Plot data - Begin Plotting - Change Parameters The "Load New Setup" command allows loading of previously saved configuration from disk. Setup that loaded from the configuration editor menu is retained, and vice versa. The "Load Plot Data" command is used to load the data into memory. A summary of the defined plots is shown. Plots are selected by typing the plot number. Minimum and maximum values as well as total number of data points are shown when data are loaded. Since all data must be loaded before plotting, you must have enough memory to store all the required plot data. If autoscaling mode is enable, the corresponding axis limits, as well as tick increment, will be adjusted automatically. The "Erase Plot Data" command is used alternatively to remove previously loaded data from memory to avoid plotting. Only loaded data will be plotted. Use "Begin Plotting" command to plot the loaded data. You can select plot on screen, plot to plotter directly, or plot to file (in plotter command format). Again, the escape key can be used to stop plotting if necessary, before the plot is completed. When plot directly to the plotter, make sure the serial interface parameters are set correctly, and the plotter is ready before starting the plot. Use "Change Parameter" command for changing the plotting ranges (axes minimums and maximums) in order to examine certain range of data or simply to get a better view of data by expanding the axes. Again, if in autoscaling mode, tick values will be adjusted when either minimum or maximum is changed. You can even go back to the configuration editor through the main command menu to change most other settings without affecting the loaded data. This allows you to try several settings for the same set of data. Of course, you cannot change some of the plot definitions such as the data source file name, otherwise, previously loaded data are removed automatically. You must then re-load the plot data from disk. Please also note that when autoscaling is active, axes limits are changed automatically when data is reloaded again even the changed parameters are saved. Autoscaling must be turned off to preserve changed axes parameters. 11 DATAPLOT version 1.00 ComPlus Professional Services RUN DOS COMMAND --------------- From the main menu, this command execute another copy of the DOS command shell. COMMAND.COM must be available. You can run all DOS specific commands such as dir, copy, etc. or execute any other programs such as data collecting or data editing programs. You can return to DATAPLOT with DOS exit command. DATA FILE FORMAT ---------------- The plotting system uses a very simple and straight forward data file format convention. All data files are standard text files (ASCII format) so a normal text editor can be used to create or edit the data manually. Many programs can be configured to produce such data file. Other common data file formats will be supported (see continuous enhancement section). The followings are rules and assumptions applicable to the data file (You can refer to the sample data files as examples) : - Data file must be in standard ASCII format, line oriented, with carriage return and line feed to separate lines. - Line starts with a non-numeric character are assumed comment lines. Leading spaces and tabs are ignored. Blank lines are allowed and are treated as comment lines. - Maximum characters per line is 132. - Each data line consists of 1 or more data fields separated with at least one space or one tab character. - All data are in free real number format, Plus and minus signs can be used, comma is not allowed. - Column numbers are used to identify data field. Data field number starts from 1. Data field number 0 represents the data counter. - Only two data fields (x- and y-field) are used for each data plot. Many sets of plot data can share the same file with different data field. - Data must be sorted sequentially in plotting order (particular in continuous line plot) before loading into the plotting system. 12 DATAPLOT version 1.00 ComPlus Professional Services OTHER UTILITIES --------------- If you are using either Lotus 1-2-3 or Symphony, two macro utilities are provided to prepare data file suitable for dataplot directly from your spreadsheet. DPLOTSYM.MLB This Symphony macro utilities will generate an ASCII data file named PLOT.DAT from your worksheet. The following instructions should be followed : (1) Copy DPLOTSYM.MLB into your SYMPHONY MACRO library, (2) Create / prepare your plot data on your Symphony worksheet, (3) Load the macro utility into your worksheet by typing : (i) <SERVICES>AAMACROMGR.APP<CR>Q (ii) <SERVICES>MLDPLOTSYM.MLB<CR>Q (4) Hit <Alt>D ("Alt" and "D" key together) to start the macro, (5) Move the cursor to the upper left corner of the plot data, (6) Anchor the cursor by pressing the <TAB> or "." key, (7) Move the cursor to highlight the desire plot data, (8) When finish, hit the <Return> key (9) A file name PLOT.DAT is created and ready for DATAPLOT. (10) Rename the data file if necessary. 13 DATAPLOT version 1.00 ComPlus Professional Services DPLOT123.WK1 This Lotus 1-2-3 worksheet contains a macro utility to extract plot data. It also works with other 1-2-3 compatible programs. Desire plot data is created on this worksheet (you should always have several backups of this file). The following instructions should be followed : (1) Load a copy of the worksheet DPLOT123.WK1, (2) Create your plot data on the worksheet, (3) When the plot data are ready, type <Alt>D to begin macro, (4) Move the cursor to the upper left corner of the plot data, (5) Anchor the cursor by pressing the "." key, (6) Move the cursor to highlight the desire plot data, (7) Press <Return> key to create PLOT.DAT from the plot data, (8) Save the worksheet with a different name if necessary, (9) Rename PLOT.DAT if necessary, the file is ready for DATAPLOT. 14 DATAPLOT version 1.00 ComPlus Professional Services HARD COPY OUTPUT ---------------- You can get hard copy output through "Begin Plotting" command. This dataplot version is configured to produce HPGL compatible output either on asynchronous communication port 1 (COM1) directly or onto a disk file. Direct support for communication port 2 (COM2) is only available to registered user as an installation option. To use direct plotter output through COM1, you must set the communication port's parameters, such as baud rate, data bit, parity, etc., correctly before you can send your graph to the plotter. DOS MODE command can be used for this purpose. An HPGL compatible plotter must be connected to COM1 before plotting begins. To produce your graph output on a disk file, you must provide a valid DOS filename. The plot file will contain HPGL commands necessary to construct the graph. This file may then be send to another computer, and/or to the plotter later through DOS copy or print commands. CONTINUOUS ENHANCEMENT ---------------------- ComPlus Professional Services is committed to support this program continuously. The followings are some of the improvements and enhancements that we are working on : o support for more hardware devices including printers o line smoothing features and statistical functions o date and time functions o polar coordinates plotting o ternary diagram plotting o user comments and notes on graph o support other input data file format (e.g. Lotus files) o support other output plot format (e.g. AutoCad support) All registered users are guaranteed to have access to all future updates. 15 DATAPLOT version 1.00 ComPlus Professional Services USER SUPPORT SOFTWARE --------------------- This program is currently distributed under "User Support Software" concept. Anyone may legally obtain a copy of this program in its original form for evaluation purpose. You may try this program for a short period of time up to 4 weeks. If you continue to use this program after the evaluation period, a mandatory registration is required (see registration and ordering information). If this program is not of any use to you, you should discontinue using it. In either case, you are encouraged to copy and share this program and its documentation with others under the terms and conditions of the license agreement indicated. REGISTRATION AND ORDERING INFORMATION ------------------------------------- All persons who found this program useful are encouraged to become registered user. You, as a registered user, will receive the latest version of this program along with all support files plus a printed detail manual. In addition, you will receive a special configuration program allowing you to customize some of the parameters, including graph aspect ratio, communication port, default display device, etc. Since not all future updates of this program will be available to general public under user-support software method, you are guaranteed to have access to all revisions and updates. In most case, only a minimal charge may apply to cover diskette and shipping cost. Whether you choose to register now or not at this stage, you are cordially invited to try out this program, and fill out the enclosed software performance report with comments and suggestions. 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DATAPLOT version 1.10 - Sept 28, 1989 created and distributed by ComPlus Professional Services, P.O.Box 173, Station G, Calgary, Alberta, T3A 2G2 Canada. Dataplot is a feasible 2 dimensional graph plotting system specifically designed for scientific and engineering applications, although many business applications may find this system extremely useful. Dataplot was designed with simple and easy to use menu driven system. Experience computer users can start using the program without refering to the instruction manual. Several sample graph setup and data are provided to explore the various features and capabilities of dataplot. To start dataplot, simple type DATAPLOT at your DOS prompt and follow instructions. The program will automatically adapt to many popular graphic devices. All commands are selected with arrow keys and return key through menus. Most commands can be terminated or cancelled with an escape key. Instruction manual is included in DATAPLOT.DOC file. Additional information related to the latest version is included in ADDENDUM.TXT file. Both files can be printed on any text printer supporting tab and form feed. These files should be printed in 10 character/inch (cpi). DOS print, copy or type commands can be used. The remaining of this file contains the latest information on DATAPLOT : ***** DATAPLOT also works with IBM VGA display system, the following DOS command may be required before starting DATAPLOT (use only when DATAPLOT cannot find the graphic device) : MODE CO80 ***** ***** End of DATAPLOT.TXT *****
Disk No: 1059 Disk Title: DataPlot PC-SIG Version: S1.1 Program Title: DataPlot Author Version: 1.10 Author Registration: $68.00. Special Requirements: HPGL compatible plotter and CGA, EGA, or Hercules Here's a useful two-dimensional plotting system for scientific and engineering data which is powerful enough to produce publication- quality graphs. Capabilities include menu-driven operation; a full-function setup editor; support for a variety of graph types, axis styles, and plot styles; a save-to-disk capability; linear, and single-cycle/multiple- cycle log plots; several plot styles; up to 10 curves in a single graph; and support for most common graphic adapters and HPGL-compatible plotters. File Listings: ADDENDUM TXT 6186 9-28-89 CURFIT CNF 488 9-17-89 13:19 DATAPLOT DOC 39239 9-28-89 DATAPLOT EXE 142164 9-28-89 DATAPLOT TXT 1719 9-28-89 DECAY CNF 788 2-07-88 12:20 DECAY DAT 7560 5-08-89 21:03 DECAYLOG CNF 788 2-07-88 12:11 DPLOT123 WK1 1749 2-06-88 15:01 DPLOTSYM MLB 290 1-16-88 17:05 ELEV CNF 438 5-15-89 20:50 ELEV DAT 1617 11-12-87 11:27 FITTED DAT 5081 12-09-87 21:28 INSTALL EXE 34774 9-28-89 LINEAR CNF 438 2-01-88 17:39 MULTILOG CNF 488 10-09-89 22:23 MULTILOG DAT 3273 1-30-88 15:13 OILRATE CNF 438 2-06-88 17:44 OILRATE DAT 1090 2-06-88 17:35 PBCORE CNF 388 2-01-88 17:38 PBCORE DAT 1610 1-16-87 11:42 POLAR CNF 488 9-27-89 22:17 POLAR DAT 10013 9-27-89 20:53 PRNDRV EXE 34276 9-28-89 RANDOM DAT 2491 1-02-88 12:28 README BAT 491 2-07-88 RFTEST CNF 438 2-01-88 17:39 RFTEST DAT 17316 12-09-87 21:17 SINE0 DAT 1911 11-09-87 22:04 SINE1 DAT 1900 7-23-87 19:45 SPLINE CNF 388 4-29-89 23:04 TYPECURV CNF 438 10-09-89 18:35 TYPECURV DAT 739 2-07-88 13:06 PC-SIG 1030D East Duane Avenue Sunnyvale Ca. 94086 (408) 730-9291 (c) Copyright 1988,89 PC-SIG, Inc.
╔═════════════════════════════════════════════════════════════════════════╗ ║ <<<< Disk No 1059 DATAPLOT >>>> ║ ╠═════════════════════════════════════════════════════════════════════════╣ ║ To copy the documentation to your printer, type: MANUAL (press enter) ║ ║ ║ ║ To start the program, type: DATAPLOT (press enter). ║ ╚═════════════════════════════════════════════════════════════════════════╝
Volume in drive A has no label Directory of A:\ ADDENDUM TXT 6186 9-28-89 CURFIT CNF 488 9-17-89 1:19p DATAPLOT DOC 39239 9-28-89 DATAPLOT EXE 142164 9-28-89 DATAPLOT TXT 1719 9-28-89 DECAY CNF 788 2-07-88 12:20p DECAY DAT 7560 5-08-89 9:03p DECAYLOG CNF 788 2-07-88 12:11p DPLOT123 WK1 1749 2-06-88 3:01p DPLOTSYM MLB 290 1-16-88 5:05p ELEV CNF 438 5-15-89 8:50p ELEV DAT 1617 11-12-87 11:27a FILE1059 TXT 2157 11-21-89 4:21p FITTED DAT 5081 12-09-87 9:28p GO BAT 38 5-23-88 2:27p GO TXT 540 5-23-88 2:28p INSTALL EXE 34774 9-28-89 LINEAR CNF 438 2-01-88 5:39p MANUAL BAT 147 5-23-88 2:27p MULTILOG CNF 488 10-09-89 10:23p MULTILOG DAT 3273 1-30-88 3:13p OILRATE CNF 438 2-06-88 5:44p OILRATE DAT 1090 2-06-88 5:35p PBCORE CNF 388 2-01-88 5:38p PBCORE DAT 1610 1-16-87 11:42a POLAR CNF 488 9-27-89 10:17p POLAR DAT 10013 9-27-89 8:53p PRNDRV EXE 34276 9-28-89 RANDOM DAT 2491 1-02-88 12:28p README BAT 491 2-07-88 RFTEST CNF 438 2-01-88 5:39p RFTEST DAT 17316 12-09-87 9:17p SINE0 DAT 1911 11-09-87 10:04p SINE1 DAT 1900 7-23-87 7:45p SPLINE CNF 388 4-29-89 11:04p TYPECURV CNF 438 10-09-89 6:35p TYPECURV DAT 739 2-07-88 1:06p 37 file(s) 324377 bytes 19456 bytes free