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bug #37599: Plot window doesn't pop up when running under Gnu Emacs 24.2.1

Submitted by:  None
Submitted on:  Thu Oct 18 20:26:51 2012  
Category: PlottingSeverity: 3 - Normal
Priority: 5 - NormalItem Group: Incorrect Result
Status: DuplicateAssigned to: None
Originator Name: Lars EricsonOriginator Email: -unavailable-
Open/Closed: ClosedRelease: 3.6.2
Operating System: Microsoft Windows

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Tue Apr 8 16:38:28 2014, comment #4:

Agree, since this seems to be fixed by adding the --line-editing option, marking as a duplicate of bug #37795.

As a workaround, you should have no problem if you use gnuplot instead of fltk (run "graphics_toolkit gnuplot").

Mike Miller <mtmiller>
Project Administrator
Mon Mar 31 13:57:18 2014, comment #3:

This is most likely a duplicate of bug #37795.

Michael Goffioul <goffioul>
Project Member
Mon Mar 31 13:53:08 2014, comment #2:

This problem persists in Octave 3.6.4, I haven't tried more recent Octave yet. If I do esc-X shell inside emacs and then run Octave as octave --interactive --line-editing, the problem goes away.

Lars Ericson <erxnmedia>
Sat Mar 29 21:34:05 2014, comment #1:

Thanks for your bug report. Sorry that no one has responded to your report yet, but there are likely not many Windows users who run Octave from within Emacs. Does this bug still affect you? Can you test this with the latest release of Octave 3.8 for Windows? Are you using the gnuplot or fltk plotting toolkit?

Mike Miller <mtmiller>
Project Administrator
Thu Oct 18 20:26:51 2012, original submission:

Plot window doesn't pop up when running Octave 3.6.2 MinGW build under Gnu Emacs 24.2.1 on Windows XP after doing run-octave which starts Octave OK and then plot(1:10).

Running same Octave binary outside of Emacs, the plot pops up no problem.

Please let me know what I need to set. My path variable includes Octave in path (but not Emacs, is this it?):

h:\Downloads\GNU Emacs 24.2\emacs-24.2\bin>path
PATH=c:\Rtools\bin;c:\Rtools\gcc-4.6.3\bin;C:\Perl\site\bin;C:\Perl\bin;C:\oracle\ora102\BIN\;C:\WINDOWS\system32;C:\WINDOWS;C:\WINDOWS\System32\Wbem;C:\WINDOWS\system32\WindowsPowerShell\v1.0;C:\Program Files\Pointsec\Pointsec Media Encryption\Program\;C:\PROGRA~1\DISKEE~1\DISKEE~1\;C:\Program Files\Windows Imaging\;C:\Program Files\Microsoft Shared\Office12;C:\Program Files\Microsoft Application Virtualization Client;C:\LAS;C:\Program Files\MiKTeX 2.9\miktex\bin\;c:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\90\Tools\binn\;C:\Program Files\Liquid Technologies\Liquid XML Studio 2012\XmlDataBinder10\Redist10\cpp\win32\bin;C:\windows\ccm\nomad\;c:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\100\Tools\Binn\;c:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\100\DTS\Binn\;C:\Octave\Octave3.6.2_gcc4.6.2\bin



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    Date Changed By Updated Field Previous Value => Replaced By
    Tue Apr 8 16:38:28 2014mtmillerStatusNeed Info=>Duplicate
      Dependencies-=>Depends on bugs #37795
    Sat Mar 29 21:34:05 2014mtmillerItem GroupInstallation Failure=>Incorrect Result
      StatusNone=>Need Info

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