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bug #53847: tikzstandalone support for octave for winodws (gnuplot embeded with octave)

Submitter:  Tatsuro MATSUOKA <tmacchant>
Submitted:  Sun 06 May 2018 05:42:09 AM UTC
Category:  Plotting with gnuplot Severity:  3 - Normal
Priority:  5 - Normal Item Group:  Feature Request
Status:  Duplicate Assigned to:  None
Originator Name:  Tatsuro MASTAUOKA Open/Closed:  * Closed
Release:  * other Operating System:  * Microsoft Windows
Fixed Release:  None Planned Release:  None
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Wed 09 May 2018 12:34:17 AM UTC, comment #5: 

OK. I will post to bug #48474.


Tatsuro MATSUOKA <tmacchant>
Tue 08 May 2018 06:40:09 PM UTC, comment #4: 

Your newly filed bug #53861 is about the tikzstandalone device not being recognized by Octave.

And bug #48474 is still open, which is about adding more terminals to the gnuplot binary bundled with Octave for Windows.

So I think we are covered, no need to keep this bug open.

Mike Miller <mtmiller>
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Mon 07 May 2018 08:47:14 AM UTC, comment #3: 

Or change title to

tikzs support for octave for winodws with gnuplot embeded with octave

Tatsuro MATSUOKA <tmacchant>
Mon 07 May 2018 04:01:55 AM UTC, comment #2: 

I raised a post to octave-maintainers list. http://octave.1599824.n4.nabble.com/unknown-device-tikzstandalone-td4687923.html

Please close here.

Sorry for noise.
Perhaps I file a bug by another title.

Tatsuro MATSUOKA <tmacchant>
Mon 07 May 2018 02:06:15 AM UTC, comment #1: 

Hmmmm using external gnuplot that has lua/tikz terminal

>> gnuplot_binary C:\Programs\gp523-64\bin\gnuplot
>> graphics_toolkit gnuplot
>> fplot ("[cos(x), sin(x)]", [0, 2*pi])
>> print("test.tikz", "-dtikzstandalone")
error: print: unknown device tikzstandalone
error: called from
    __print_parse_opts__ at line 259 column 5
    print at line 322 column 8

>> print("test.tikz", "-dtikz")
## works for tikz but not tikzstandalone

I should change the title.

Tatsuro MATSUOKA <tmacchant>
Sun 06 May 2018 05:42:09 AM UTC, original submission:  

There is no tikzstandalone support for octave for winodws because
tikzstandalone requires gnuplot with lua/tikz terminal and embedded gnuplot with octave for windows does not support lua/tikz terminal.

At the bug tracker in the past

I submitted the patch which enables some terminals including the lua/tikz terminal.

But tikz support has been ignored until now.

Why has been the patch for lua/tikz ignored?

In octave manual, description of tikzslandalone exists and it is mentioned that tikzslandalone require lua/tikz terminal for gnuplot.

I think that gnuplot embedded with octave must have lua/tikz support. Otherwise please delete description oh of the  tikzslandalone from the manual.

Tatsuro MATSUOKA <tmacchant>


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