This is a list of the major directories in the KnotPlot distribution
and what they contain.
To find where these directories are located, first find the
KnotPlot home (use the
From the KnotPlot home you should see the following
sub-directories (at least).
These are the knot and link files in the basic
This is the demos directory.
It consists of mostly demo scripts, including those that define the default
basic demos seen on the Demos control panel.
This is the resource directory.
It contains a number of sub-directories:
A number of files needed for Postscript output.
Location of a few executable files (SGI version).
Source code for several useful utilities including the
- ppm2cur.c A program to convert
raw PPM files into the '.cur' format needed for a KnotPlot
- showpnm.c A very simple program
raw PPM image files on an SGI screen, useful to
look at the output from the
- ginv.c Very useful little utility
by Rodney Hoinkes to query the graphics capability of your
system. Lets you know the number of bitplanes for each colour
component in both double and single buffered mode.
- cat4dsurf.c A program to
concatenate two 4D surfaces into one.
using this program to construct the
Kampen - Zeeman Linked Spheres
is found in the demos directory.
- eqspace.c A simple filter to
create a knot coord file that has a bead spacing not less than
a minimum amount.
- kpfsnoop.c Snooping program to
examine contents of a KnotPlot
knot or link file.
- unknot.c Very simple example program
to create a KnotPlot file containing a stack of unknots.
- Location of the on-line hypertext manual (this manual).
A sub-directory where the images in the on-line manual are located.
These are the knot and link files in the
A large number of unknots in various states of relaxation are
main WWW site],