CTAN Update: pgfplots

CTAN Announcements ctan-ann at dante.de
Mon May 4 10:32:14 CEST 2015

Christian Feuersänger submitted an update to the



Version:  1.12.1
License:  gpl3

Summary description:  Create normal/logarithmic plots in two and three dimensions.

Announcement text:

 1.12.1: minor bugfix release
  - fixed bug: incompatibility of 1.12 with unicode-math
  - fixed bug: lua backend failed to work with table input and dependency on \coordindex
  - fixed bug: lua backend failed with 'forget plot'

1.12: scalability + performance
  - scalability: reduced TeX memory consumption for huge inline tables
  - scalability: lualatex allows bigger 3d graphics
  - scalability: lualatex now reduces compilation time for huge 3d graphics
     (requires \pgfplotsset{compat=newest} at the time of this writing)
          surf shader=faceted: time reduced to 61% of pdflatex         
                  (\addplot3[surf,samples=70] {exp(-x^2-y^2 +x*y)})

          surf shader=interp: time reduced to 25% of pdflatex
                  (\addplot3[surf,shader=interp,samples=70] {exp(-x^2-y^2 +x*y)})

          surf shader=interp, parametric: time reduced to 36% of pdflatex
                  (\addplot3[surf,shader=interp,z buffer=sort, samples=50,domain=-1:0 ,y domain=0:2*pi] ({sqrt(1-x^2) * cos(deg(y))}, {sqrt( 1-x^2 ) * sin(deg(y))}, x);)

          surf shader=faceted, parametric: time reduced to 40% of pdflatex
                  (\addplot3[surf,z buffer=sort, samples=50,domain=-1:0,y domain=0:2*
  pi] ({sqrt(1-x^2) * cos(deg(y))}, {sqrt( 1-x^2 ) * sin(deg(y))}, x);)

  - scalability: lualated now reduces compilation time for boxplots.
      10000 input points from table: time reduced to 23% of pdflatex
  - fixed bug: 3d axes where all axes used log scale produced compile failure
  - fixed bug: axis equal did not respect "disabledatascaling"
  - fixed bug: mesh legend was confused by color input=explicit
  - fixed bug: colorbar style did not reset zmin/zmax
[... more in the package's README]


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   Thanks for the upload.

     For the CTAN Team
    Petra Rübe-Pugliese

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