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bug #32276: latex output not working for MinGW using FLTK backend

Submitter:  Ben Abbott <bpabbott>
Submitted:  Fri 28 Jan 2011 02:29:11 PM UTC
Category:  Plotting with OpenGL Severity:  3 - Normal
Priority:  5 - Normal Item Group:  Incorrect Result
Status:  Works For Me Assigned to:  bpabbott
Originator Name:  Ben Abbott Open/Closed:  * Closed
Release:  * dev Operating System:  * Microsoft Windows
Fixed Release:  None Planned Release:  None
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Fri 17 May 2013 12:32:56 PM UTC, comment #3: 

No follow up in 10 months.  I'm closing this.

Ben Abbott <bpabbott>
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Sun 29 Jul 2012 04:34:10 PM UTC, comment #2: 

I've installed Octave-3.4.2 from SourceForge on Win7.  To support printing, I also needed to install Ghostscript, and modified the EXEC_PATH at Octave's command prompt.

val = EXEC_PATH ();
new_val = strcat (val, pathsep, 'C:\Program Files (x86)\gs\gs9.05\bin');
EXEC_PATH (new_val)

Running Octave (non-GUI) and using both the fltk and gnuplot graphics toolkits, I'm able to "print -depslatex test.tex".

If someone can confirm, it looks like this isn't a bug.

Ben Abbott <bpabbott>
Group Member
Sat 18 Feb 2012 01:24:03 AM UTC, comment #1: 

ping .... some help from a developer using Windows would be helpful

Ben Abbott <bpabbott>
Group Member
Fri 28 Jan 2011 02:29:11 PM UTC, original submission:  

Printed output using the formats below currently have a pipe connect to the DOS command "copy con ...".

  1. "epslatex"
  2. "pslatex"
  3. "pdflatex"
  4. "epslatexstandalone"
  5. "pslatexstandalone"
  6. "pdflatexstandalone"

Unfortunately, the pipe to "copy ..." doesn't work. In other places a pipe was connected to ghostscript (i.e. eps file in and eps file out). This approach is rather ugly.

What is the proper way to initiate a pipe under DOS.

Ben Abbott <bpabbott>
Group Member


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    2012-07-29 bpabbott StatusNone Works For Me

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