[OS X TeX] [Sort-of Off]: Plotting Software
Schremmer.Alain at gmail.com
Wed Mar 8 14:17:48 EST 2006
markus bongard wrote:
> gentle persons,
> On 8 Mar 2006, at 17:11, andi petculescu wrote:
>> To launch gnuplot, I open the Terminal, cd to the folder which
>> contains gnuplot, enter "gnuplot" at the prompt. Then gnuplot
>> launches and the prompt changes to "gnuplot>". Then I type "set term
>> aqua" to set the terminal to aquaterm.
> for getting "aqua" as default terminal in gnuplot it is useful to just
> set the required environment variable. If you use tcsh as shell, just
> edit the file ".tcshrc" inside your home folder and add the following
> setenv GNUTERM aqua
> if you use bash *this is the defult at least under 10.4.x, isn't it?
> *, you add the following to ".profile" in your home folder:
> export GNUTERM=aqua
> then start your shell (if you have a shell-window already open, just
> type "rehash" inside to reload the configuration file).
I know exactly the feeling, just the feeling I had when I first wanted
to use LaTeX. Not a clue and couldn't even understand the advice.
10.3.9 with X11 installed from the Panther Disk.
Gnuplot 4.0.0 installed from the dmg in "/usr/loc" (?????) with no
comment from the Installer
(1) How do I find "the folder which contains gnuplot"? The Finder
doesn's seem to know. It is not in alainschremmer/Applications, it is
not in alainschremmer/Library (where texmf is). I imagine the terminal
would tell me, but
(2) I open the Terminal. What do I type?
I apologize for being such a terminal idiot …
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