PlotDrop 0.51 review

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PlotDrop is designed for quick simple visualisation of 2D data series

License: GPL (GNU General Public License)
File size: 37K
Developer: John C. Spray
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PlotDrop is designed for quick simple visualisation of 2D data series. It is not intended to encompass anywhere near the full capabilities of GNUPlot.

PlotDrop software is made to be used in tandem with an external filesystem browser such as GNOME's Nautilus or KDE's Konqueror.
Files containing data are added by dragging them from the browser to the file list.

Data files should be simple flat data of the kind preferred by GNUPlot, like

1.0 3.6
2.0 5.2
4.0 5.1

The series of a datafile to plot is set as an integer in the plot list. To plot more than one series simply add a file more than once and set a different series number on each entry.

GTK+ 2.4 (earlier versions untested)

What's New in This Release:
Bugfix release:
Fix uninstallation in Makefile, add DESTDIR stuff for packaging
Fix export dialog remembering where to export to.
Move about dialog out of glade, to avoid requiring glade 2.6
Guess export format correctly for filenames containing multiple periods
Make errorbars same color as data lines.
For plots with points, prefer to use the nicer shapes, rather than crosses and stars
Fix detection of the absence of gnuplot

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