[Kst] [Bug 134360] kst documentation needs to be updated.

George Staikos staikos at kde.org
Fri Sep 29 05:09:09 CEST 2006

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------- Additional Comments From staikos kde org  2006-09-29 05:09 -------
On Tuesday 26 September 2006 18:11, Duncan Hanson wrote:

> I've been going through the current documentation. Most of the updates look
> fairly minor- ie. retaking screenshots to reflect interface changes.

  Please commit your changes regularly in case anyone else has some additions 
- we don't want to have too many conflicts.

> Kst is big enough now that I think it would be useful to compartmentalize
> the tutorials section, a la MATLAB, Mathematica, and IDL. There would be
> small, specific tutorials for users who want quick introductions to say,
> writing a JavaScript or fitting a function. The more basic tutorial
> information (how to zoom in on plots, etc.) can be moved into the 'Getting
> Started' section of the introduction- which is already a kind of
> mini-tutorial itself. The 'common tasks' entries would move into the
> tutorials group. Does this sound good?

  Sure sounds good to me!

> Here are the new features I have noted:
> - Annotation objects.
> - JavaScripting.

  This one should be called KstScript.

> - The view manager.
> - CSD data type.
> - New data sources: qimage, healpix (does this even work properly?),
> fitsimage, LFIIO.

  And NAD.

> and..
> - A few plugins. I'll leave these until the new plugin situation is
> finalized. Hopefully we'll be able to clean up the entire plugin section
> using the new interface, i.e. weighted fits can be absorbed into their
> unweighted counterparts with the more powerful plugin dialog. That will be
> really nice.

  Yes.  It might be best for Adam to take this one on since he's done so much 
on it already.

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