Hi Pavel, > I am thinking about printing graphs in psql (mainly some histograms). I > found so gnuplot is able do very good graphs in console. The one issue is > user friendly (with less steps) generating data in good format for this > application. > > One my idea is introduction new simple output format and execution command > with result in this format. > > It should work something like > > \setenv GNUPLOT_OPTION '......' > > SELECT * FROM data > > \graw | gnuplot ... > > It can be used for any other applications R, ggplot, .. > > Ideas, comments?
Sounds cool. On the other hand, I think it's kind of too domain specific task. So I wonder whether it could be generalized somehow so anyone could write an extension that would export data in any format in a friendly way. For instance: create extension export_to_gnuplot; select * from data \export_to_gnuplot | gnuplot ... -- Best regards, Aleksander Alekseev
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