[reportlab-users] times in a plot lines chart

Julio Cesar Rodriguez Cruz juliocesarrodriguezcruz at gmail.com
Tue Apr 12 11:06:30 EDT 2011

Thanks Robin, so I will back to you later with this ...by now I think
I will just use dates in axes as plain text ...nice library!

Julio Cesar

On 4/12/11, Robin Becker <robin at reportlab.com> wrote:

> On 11/04/2011 19:07, Julio Cesar Rodriguez Cruz wrote:

>> Hi all, I need to display a lines chart with a series of values vs

>> time, of my captured logs data i.e.


>> var1 = [(13:55:20 4/11/2011, 1.5), (13:58:10 4/11/2011, 2.3)...]

>> var2 = [(13:55:20 4/11/2011, 3.5), (13:58:10 4/11/2011, 3.3)...]

>> ...


>> I check the code at http://www.reportlab.com/snippets/5/ it works ok,

>> but it display in the x's axe only the month and the year, I research

>> a bit but as I see NormalDate object is only for dates, allowing to

>> display until date details, and I need more deep details to display

>> also the hours, minutes and seconds in the chart


>> ...I missed something and there is a way to handle this using the

>> GridLinePlot? ...maybe by scripting a pluggin? any ideas?


>> Thanks

>> Julio Cesar

> ......

> we don't currently have a datetime axis, but I guess given how long the

> datetime

> module has been around I guess we ought to. We have a couple of bank

> holidays

> coming up so remind me Thursday 21'st and I will have a go at creating one;

> we're busy right now so it will have to wait till then.

> --

> Robin Becker


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