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Produces full-color lineplots, bargraphs, histograms, scatterplots, pie graphs, rangebars, boxplots, tables, tabular plots etc. Many labeling and style features. Produce graphs for publications, slides, posters, web pages and intranets. Plots from tabular data sets. Handles numeric, date, time, and alphanumeric data. Script-driven, non-interactive. Can render in Postscript, PNG, GIF, or X11. Originally used in clinical trials / biostatistics organization. Successor to IPL.

Ploticus can be used to create graphical data displays for web pages and intranets, paper reports, posters, slides, or interactive use. Ploticus is script-driven and can be invoked automatically (automated) from web servers and other programs. Ploticus can work with flat ascii or spreadsheet data sets that can include numerics and text as well as dates and times in a wide variety of notations. It also has built-in capability of computing frequency distributions, cross-tabs, medians, quartiles, and curve fitting.

Current Version:   1.33

License Type:   Freeware, See

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