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GTK+ Profile Plotter

Jun 17 2009 09:55

The size (width) of the profile (cross-section) can now be set with a map scale size. The existing Size (pixels ) is still available.Plot Size

Setting the profile size with the Scale (1: ) option allows profiles to be saved at a set map size. This option is useful when presenting... Read More

Jun 16 2009 09:51

Plot files can be saved to a single image or a series of PNG tiles. The single PNG image is saved at the same size as the display canvas. The PNG tiles are saved by breaking the plot into a user-defined series of tiles.Tiled Output

Saving the plot to a series of tiles allows for printing a single plot over multiple pages.... Read More

Jun 11 2009 09:38

Plots created with Profile Plotter can be saved and reloaded at a future time. The plots are saved as a simple XML file that contains all the settings needed to re-create the plot. Instead of re-loading multiple data files and customizing the display, the user simply reloads a previously saved XML plot file.... Read More

Jun 11 2009 09:24

The GTK+ Profile Plotter has numerous options to control the plot appearance. From the main window, the vertical exaggeration of the plot can be set. This will effect the height of the plot image. The width of the plot is set by the user.Display Options... Read More

Jun 11 2009 09:22

The GTK+ Profile Plotter currently accepts 6 formats of space separated ASCII data. These formats include:

  • Distance Depth RGB (color).
  • Distance Depth.
  • Easting Northing Distance Depth RGB (color).
  • Easting Northing Distance Depth.
  • Distance Depth1 Depth2.
  • Easting Northing Distance Depth2 Depth2.

The RGB columns expect data formatted as RRR:GGG:BBB.

Other profile (cross-section) formats will be added as required or requested.

Jun 10 2009 09:12


The GTK+ Profile Plotter is a stand-alone program designed to plot geographic cross-section data in a variety of formats. The Profile Plotter reads distance, elevation, and optionally color. The elevation plots relative to the distance, at a user controlled vertical exaggeration.... Read More