[OS X TeX] XY plots (probably OT)

Fernando Pereira fcnpereira at mac.com
Tue May 25 16:52:28 EDT 2004

On May 25, 2004, at 12:26 PM, Thomas Schröder wrote:
> So, these are some of the features I'd like:
> - handling of big data files (10-12 columns, >10000 lines)
> - support for 4 Y axes
> - good output quality
> - direct output of EPS and/or PDF
> - decent support for user defined diagram types
> - some basic math support (greek symbols, fractions, subscripts and 
> superscripts)
> - support for Lucida Bright and maybe Latin Modern fonts

You might want to check out R <http://www.r-project.org/>. It is a free 
version of the widely used statistical modeling language S, which has 
extensive documentation online and in excellent books and many 
contributed packages. R graphics are very powerful and come with a wide 
variety of predefined formats. The prepackaged Mac OS X version is here 
<http://www.cran.mirrors.pair.com/bin/macosx/>, and is being actively 
developed. For an excellent book to R/S, check out 

-- F

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