Command Line Option

Plot support some command line options even if none interactive usage is not the focus of Plot.

-i <filename>
Import the file and treat as multicolumn ASCII input.
-m <macro filename>
Execute the content of the given filename as macro.
-f <filename>
Provide a filename to the macro (-m). The Filename will be stored in $file.
-h
Hide all inspectors and panels.
-q
Terminate Plot after macro execution.

Example: If you want to import a ASCII file and save the figure as PNG file make a macro file in you favorite text editor like this:

 import /Users/mike/Desktop/test.dat 0
 savepng /Users/mike/Desktop/test.png

and enter in you terminal something like this:

 /Applications/Plot.app/Contents/MacOS/Plot -m import.macro -q -h