bugGNU Octave - Bugs: bug #38213, colorbar is printed incorrectly...


bug #38213: colorbar is printed incorrectly with pdflatex driver

Submitted by:  None
Submitted on:  Thu 31 Jan 2013 08:39:31 PM UTC  
Category: Plotting with OpenGLSeverity: 3 - Normal
Priority: 5 - NormalItem Group: Incorrect Result
Status: FixedAssigned to: None
Originator Name: Dieter SchusterOriginator Email: -unavailable-
Open/Closed: ClosedRelease: dev
Operating System: GNU/Linux

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Fri 23 Sep 2016 04:27:49 PM UTC, comment #2:

This has been fixed upstream in gl2ps. Closing report.

Pantxo Diribarne <pantxo>
Project Member
Fri 01 Feb 2013 12:00:09 AM UTC, comment #1:

Confirmed on a recent development tip. The problem is common to any of the XXXlatex drivers incrluding 'pslatex' and 'epslatex'. Given that printing to pdf by itself works (colorbar (); print -dpdf colorbar.pdf), this is something with that family of output drivers.

Also, of note is that the drivers behave differently even in the same family. I found 'epslatex' to produce output as long as the location of the colorbar was not 'EastOutside' or 'NorthOutside'. 'pdflatex' was consistently wrong in in its results.

Rik <rik5>
Project Administrator
Thu 31 Jan 2013 08:39:31 PM UTC, original submission:


the colorbar is printed as a frame and a very small colorbar (approx. 1 pixel width) with the pdflatex driver.

To reproduce this error type in octave (with fltk as graphics toolkit):

and have a look at the resulting foo-inc.pdf.

I tested with version 3.6.2. and version 3.7.1+ (developement)



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    Fri 23 Sep 2016 04:27:49 PM UTCpantxoStatusConfirmed=>Fixed
    Fri 01 Feb 2013 12:00:09 AM UTCrik5StatusNone=>Confirmed

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