[Maxima] problems with proportional plots
christian.stengg at gmx.at
Fri Nov 12 10:37:21 CST 2010
Yes, I have Gnuplot version 4.2 patchlevel 3. On your advice I have
renamed wgnuplot.ini with the following results: A new wgnuplot.ini file
is not created. The circle is represented as an ellipse with the small
semiaxis in y-direction in both cases, i.e. without and with the option
proportional_axes=xy. In the first case the ellipse is more compressed.
I have remembered that Prof. Woollett mentions a ratio of 4/3 in one of
his tutorials. So I have set the Option GraphSize=800 600. With this
setting I get almost proportional plots in the Gnuplot-window (if the
option proportional_axes=xy ist set).
On my system the file wgnuplot.ini is in the folder "C:\Dokumente und
Einstellungen\chris\Anwendungsdaten", where "Anwendungsdaten" is a
Gracias y un saludo a Galicia
Am 12.11.2010 09:26, schrieb Mario Rodriguez:
> Hallo Christian,
> El vie, 12-11-2010 a las 00:28 +0100, Christian Stengg escribió:
>> I am using Maxima 5.22.1. I can't find out the Gnuplot version, but I
>> have installed the newest version of Maxima (maxima-5.22.1.exe) from
>> sourceforge with gnuplot included.
> This is the same windows version I've tested; probably you have Gnuplot
> Version 4.2 patchlevel 3. Execute program wgnuplot.exe and you'll see
> the version number at the beginning.
>> I have made a maxima-session with your example and I have documented
>> it with screenshots (all in the attachment). I think that the problem
>> is due to my change of the wgnuplot.ini-file (GraphSize=800 800).
> Yes, I suspect it's a local problem.
>> I remember that there were two different values before the change,
>> but I can't remember them. By this change I got proportional plots
>> without using the option proportional_axes (I did not know about this
> I can't find wgnuplot.ini in my system. Try to remove it or rename
> temporary and see what happens. Or un-install and re-install Maxima.
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