newbie question: using Python to coordinate C++ program and use gnuplot

brueckd at brueckd at
Thu Aug 16 17:19:35 CEST 2001

On Sun, 12 Aug 2001, Eduardo Zea wrote:

> 2) A python program that opens gnuplot in a new terminal, and sends to
> it a comand like "plot output.txt". And re-issues this command each time
> it updates output.txt, so that gnuplot displays the data as it is being
> produced by the program.

Hi Eduardo,
Have you tried yet? (It's the first link that shows up when you
search on Google for 'python gnuplot'). Anyway, it's _very_ easy to use
and works great. While you're on sourceforge downloading, also
go get Numerical Python if you don't have it already as needs


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