QtOctave: a front-end to GNU Octave with easyplot

After testing some front end tools to octave (Xoctave, octaveNB on netbeans) I found QtOctave wich seems nice. It provides a script editor with syntax coloring and press F5 to run on a console (that you can put side by side with the editor). Seems better than works on console. You can install it using apt-get tools:

sudo apt-get install qtoctave

After install it, you should set the octave path on Config/General Configurations/Octave path. If you want you can install easyplot, a tool that provide some basic customizations after plotting a figure: such as set title, labels, fonts. To install easyplot requires installing some qt packages and compiling from source:

sudo apt-get install qt4-qmake qt3-dev-tools 
wget http://forja.rediris.es/frs/download.php/511/easy_plot-1.1.tar.gz
tar -xzf easy_plot-1.1.tar.gz
cd easy_plot
cmake .
make install 
# it was necessary include cstdio library on file gnuplot_connection.cpp 
sed '1 i #include ' src/gnuplot_connection.spp

Follows some previews:

See ya

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: