Sigma-Plot version 2 for Windows

Douglas Ormrod d.ormrod at auckland.ac.nz
Wed Feb 1 18:01:24 EST 1995

In article <3gl9pe$rop at io.salford.ac.uk>, R.Lauder at lancaster.ac.uk (Bob Lauder) says:
> Have any Sigma-Plot users upgraded from version 1 for Windows to version
>2 for Windows?
> I'm using V1 at the moment and have been sent loads of glossy ads
>suggesting that I upgrade.  however, as far as I can see the major 
>changes are in contour plotting which I don't need.
> Is this the case?  Is there any other reasons to upgrade?

Although I haven't bought it, in my opinion, SigmaPlot Win V2 is a rip off.

Version 1.0 was a disaster and so full of bugs they issued 1.02 free. Then,
about three months later they offered V2. As far as I can see this is just a
relabelled V1.02 with a few minor enhancements. I objected to the upgrade 
cost so soon after buying V1, usually if a software company brings out a new
version within six months of you buying the last version, you get it for the
price of the disks. I received a sympathetic reply from the local distributors
who passed on my comments to JANDEl, who have never responded. 

I bought PRISM instead.

Douglas Ormrod
Department of Medicine
University of Auckland, New Zealand
d.ormrod at auckland.ac.nz
Phone (64 9) 3797440 x7647

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