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NSTX MDSplus Signal Plotting or Listing

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Enter information and click on the GO box, below, or hit Enter.
    (The resulting plot will appear in a new window.)

Shot Number: (0 for last shot; blank for next-to-last)     (search for desired shot numbers)
    Shots to Overlay: (optional)
    For tips on convenient shot entry methods, see ShotEntryHelp.html.


Enter Signal(s) with tree name, e.g., \wf::ip

Y: (autoscale if blank)
from to
from to
from to
from to
from to
from to
  -> For signal names see the NSTX Signals and Labels page or the MDSplus Tree Search Tool.

Plot Ranges:     X:   Autoscale   from to (sec., points, etc.)

Plot Labels:       From MDSplus   Tag Names   None

Size of Plot Window:   Horizontal: Vertical:   (pixels)

          Output Desired:  
Numerical Listing            
Plot File:  
None   Postscript   PDF
named: +ext
                              E-mail file to:

Items below are optional:

Signal Units Displayed:   None     on Y-axis     append to Title    
Median-Smoothing Neighborhood: (Defaults to no smoothing)
Layout of Plots:   # of rows:   # of columns: (Blanks are OK)

Color Indices for Lines:
    (in IDL style, e.g., [20,40,60,80,100] or findgen(20)*10 -- not to exceed 243, or use these)
IDL Color Table for Indices: (-1 for a "better" rainbow palette)

Styles for Lines:     (Help)
Symbols for Points:     (Help)
Do not put the NSTX Logo on plot             Display values of all X-axes

Optionally enter values between 0 and 0.2 for the following fractions to adjust spacing between plots:
Fraction between columns:     Fraction between rows:    
Fraction at top of page:          Fraction at bottom of plot:
Fraction to right of plots:         Fraction to left of plots:    

TDI can be used in the signal fields. For math on Signals which are on different timebases, Signal-Math TDI functions are used automatically.

Other Optional LISTING Inputs:
      Limit list to:   points (Default is all)
      Format to use for data list :   (blank is default)

Expert Entry:  
    (enter keywords to the IDL Plot command, separated by commas)

(If this page is not working, you may be able to diagnose problems with the server).

If you want your signals and Y ranges remembered when you return to this page, read about the IMPORTANT FEATURE on the Scope Plotting Details page.

Edited 25-Sep-2007 by: Bill Davis