Graphical library - charts

Paul Simon psimon at
Mon Jun 22 19:01:35 CEST 2009

I suggest you look at matplotlib.  It's a bit of a learning curve but will 
do whatever you need.  I have a similar requirement and found that gnuplot 
did not work for me.  The plots are impressive.

Paul Simon
<przemolicc at> wrote in message 
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> Hello,
> I have thousends of files with logs from monitoring system. Each file
> has some important data (numbers). I'd like to create charts using those
> numbers. Could you please suggest library which will allow creating
> such charts ? The preferred chart is line chart.
> Besides is there any library which allow me to zoom in/out of such chart ?
> Sometimes I need to create chart using long-term data (a few months) but
> then observe a minutes - it would be good to not create another short-term
> chart but just zoom-in.
> Those files are on one unix server and the charts will be displayed on
> another unix server so the X-Window protocol is going to be used.
> Any suggestions ?
> Best regards
> przemol

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