How often do you have to make a plot of some data, only
to find after you've done the plot that it would have been better on a
log plot? Or you want to add a second line to the plot and find it
goes off scale.
Writing a new program for every plot is a bind. It's all too easy to get it wrong using IDL commands at the prompt, besides if you realise 3 days later that you needed to add something else you've got to start again from the beginning.
The answer to your needs is now at hand! It is GRAFFER A flexible electronic graph paper.
If the files have disappeared, please let me know, our ftp site gets scrubbed occasionally.