[Kst] [Bug 120827] Command line option -f fails for some ascii files

Ted Kisner tskisner.public at gmail.com
Fri Jan 27 16:55:42 CET 2006

On Friday 27 January 2006 00:08, Nicolas Brisset wrote
| ------- Additional Comments From nicolas.brisset eurocopter com  2006-01-27
| 09:08 ------- I think if you open up kst, go to the settings menu,
| datasources tab and change the ASCII settings there to tell it to skip 1
| line, save and exit, it should work from the commandline as well...
| Alternatively, you can modify the appropriate line in kstdatasourcerc with
| a script if you really need to automate this.

But the point is that it *used* to work, and this is an important feature from 
my perspective (and at least several of my colleagues).  I don't want to have 
to open kst to change a setting everytime I want to make a plot of a new file 
from the command line.  That kind of defeats the purpose of using the command 

Do you have any ideas where this feature got broken in the datasource?  I'm 
busy today, but will look at it this weekend.  Fixing this is a high priority 
for me, since I'm in process of generating *thousands* of such files, and 
it's really annoying to have to do "tail -<lines-1> file > temp" every time I 
want to plot something.


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