Information for using the provided Plotting Packages
Some programs use plotting software for displaying results. There are two available plotting packages in the ACC Code Library
was the used for plotting but is no longer being maintained by the author, the PLplot
package has been introduced as its replacement but not all Bmad
programs have been converted to use PLplot
Setting which Plotting package to use
- For use with Distribution: The programs that rely on plotting software will not be linked if the plotting software is not enabled. Which plotting software is enabled is set in the util/dist_prefs file.
- PGPLOT is included in the Distribution. As of 23-Dec-2014, PLplot is also included in the Distribution.
- For use with Release: Set the
ACC_PLOT_PACKAGE environment variable to either "pgplot" or "plplot", the default is "pgplot"
Executables that use the Plotting packages
Programs that can use PGPLOT
Programs that can only use PGPLOT
Required Package Dependancies for Building PLplot
To build PLplot
there are two packages that need to be installed on your system:
They are required by tao
build is requested), to support pdf, ps, png and svg output.
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