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bug #37964: Print function takes ~10 minutes (Windows)

Submitted by:  None
Submitted on:  Thu 20 Dec 2012 03:54:03 PM UTC  
Category: PlottingSeverity: 3 - Normal
Priority: 5 - NormalItem Group: None
Status: Works For MeAssigned to: None
Originator Name: Ash SharmaOriginator Email: -unavailable-
Open/Closed: ClosedRelease: 3.6.2
Operating System: Microsoft Windows

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Wed 26 Mar 2014 04:20:47 AM UTC, comment #4:

No response from reporter for over 3 months, closing report.

If this issue persists, feel free to open a new bug report about this problem again. And be sure to clarify which Windows build of Octave is being used in the future.

Mike Miller <mtmiller>
Project Administrator
Thu 03 Jan 2013 12:52:04 PM UTC, comment #3:

What is the output of
and did you install the Octave 3.6.2 Cygwin, MinGW or MSVC build? (yes, there are three Windows builds, see here http://wiki.octave.org/Octave_for_Windows)

Also please mention the Windows Version. XP, 7, 32 or 64bit.

I tried

And both worked as expected in less than 1s.

Regards, Andy

Andreas Weber <andy1978>
Project Member
Thu 20 Dec 2012 04:03:43 PM UTC, comment #2:

Is this using gnuplot or fltk?

Michael Godfrey <godfrey>
Project Member
Thu 20 Dec 2012 03:57:25 PM UTC, comment #1:

Sorry Typo:
print -djpeg e:\test.jpeg
is the sample command that takes a while to execute

Thu 20 Dec 2012 03:54:03 PM UTC, original submission:

Using the print command:

print -djpeg e:test1.jpeg

takes > 10 minutes to print to a file and show the figure, which is sometimes flawed. At times it has a black barcode like border.



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    Date Changed By Updated Field Previous Value => Replaced By
    Wed 26 Mar 2014 04:20:47 AM UTCmtmillerStatusNeed Info=>Works For Me
    Thu 03 Jan 2013 03:15:25 PM UTCjordighStatusNone=>Need Info
    Sat 22 Dec 2012 06:24:48 PM UTCbpabbottSummaryPrint function takes ~10 minutes=>Print function takes ~10 minutes (Windows)

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