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Vernacular Figure Description

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Vernacular Figure Description

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VFD (Vernacular Figure Description) is a JSON-based description system for plots. It aims to describe *what* needs to be
plotted, while *how* it is done is decided when the files are opened. This allows to generate a set of files describing
the plots, which can latter be batch-processed to produce a consistent set of figures.

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Also check for tools to use it from other applications.

* Free software: LGPLv3+
* Documentation:

* Describe and plot:
* Scatter plots
* Error bars
* Color maps (from arrays of 2D data)
* Multiple plots in one file
* Two *x* or *y* axes in the same plot
* GUI, CLI and python package to plot the files with matplotlib.
* API mimicking matplotlib's to generate files without changing your code.
* File format will be always backward-compatible. While version < 1.0.0, CLI and API might change.

To install the latest release, assuming you have a Python_ distribution with pip_::

$ pip install vfd
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.. _pip:

Windows users with no interest in Python might use the deployed installer_ instead.

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If you want to enable bash autocompletion add ``eval "$(_VFD_COMPLETE=source vfd)"`` to your ``.bashrc`` file.


0.3.1 (2018-07-09)
* Improve GUI
* Added Windows installer
* Few minor improvements and fixes.

0.3.0 (2018-07-03)

* Added GUI.
* Added minimal twin axes support.
* Added xlsx export.
* Work with UTF8 in Python2.
* Some minor improvements and fixes.

0.2.0 (2018-06-08)

* Added multiplot support.
* Added colorplot support.
* Added builder module.
* Many minor improvements and fixes.

0.1.0 (2018-04-08)

* First release on PyPI.

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