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Old 8th May 2021, 1:55 pm   #1
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Default Printable Reactance Paper Grid?

Hi!

Does anybody know of any tool that will design the crossed 45° log scales that are used on Impedance/Frequency/Reactance Graph paper without any lettering on the axes, so I can add my Uno "Wireless World" style lettering to label the axes rather than the bland fonts usually found on such papers?

I'm also looking for a customisable log–log paper tool as well!

You used to get a tool called Graph Paper Designer by Dr. Phillipe Marquis that ould do this, but version 5.4.0.2 of this prints a large trial version banner right across the middle that's impossible to remove because he abandoned the registration and payment system!

(I have no problems buying this sort of cheap software, only trouble being it's now impossible to buy & register it!)

Did any Member buy a registration for the 5.4.0.2 of Dr. Philips's Graph Paper Program?

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Old 8th May 2021, 7:44 pm   #2
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Default Re: Printable Reactance Paper Grid?

Don't know about the reactance paper but I believe you can print log log (certainly log lin and lin lin) using Excel or similar spreadsheet programs.
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Old 8th May 2021, 10:21 pm   #3
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Default Re: Printable Reactance Paper Grid?

I get many many hits for "Printable scalable graph paper" using duckduckgo.
I didnt look at every one but this has logarithmic paper.
https://print-graph-paper.com/

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Old 8th May 2021, 10:23 pm   #4
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Default Re: Printable Reactance Paper Grid?

Another

https://www.printfreegraphpaper.com/
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Old 8th May 2021, 11:44 pm   #5
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Default Re: Printable Reactance Paper Grid?

The only thing I can find is https://www.graphviz.org/

Everything else is either online with limited options for customisation or gone missing.

I thought Excel or Open Office might be able to do it but haven't been able to find any info.

Also re Philippe Marquis and Graph Paper Printer - this is version 4.21 but not sure if it will run on Win 10 - says 'free' so hopefully no watermarks - https://download.cnet.com/Graph-Pape...-10037453.html
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Old 8th May 2021, 11:56 pm   #6
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Default Re: Printable Reactance Paper Grid?

Make a scan and edit the scan?
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Old 9th May 2021, 12:11 am   #7
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Default Re: Printable Reactance Paper Grid?

Another quick search found this

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Old 9th May 2021, 12:13 am   #8
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Default Re: Printable Reactance Paper Grid?

There are heaps of others that are usable too

https://www.printablepaper.net/click2.php

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Old 9th May 2021, 12:26 am   #9
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Default Re: Printable Reactance Paper Grid?

A slightly different one
http://fullychargd.blogspot.com/2017...nce-paper.html

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Old 9th May 2021, 12:29 am   #10
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Default Re: Printable Reactance Paper Grid?

log-log paper here, seven different scales

http://rabbit.eng.miami.edu/paper/

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Old 9th May 2021, 12:30 am   #11
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Another large variety

https://incompetech.com/graphpaper/

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Old 9th May 2021, 5:50 am   #12
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Default Re: Printable Reactance Paper Grid?

Log-log is easy. It's getting the log-log reactance scales added on top rotated 45 degrees that's the problem. It's really a nomograph that's being made, not simple graph axes.

I wanted a big one for the cork board beside my desk at HP, so I wrote a programme for a 9825 calculator and used one of the big format hpgl pen plotters to draw me a multi coloured one. Labelled the axes in matching colours too.

It was quite handy having one around and helped visualisation when thinking of blocking and decoupling values.

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Old 20th May 2021, 12:54 am   #13
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Default Re: Printable Reactance Paper Grid?

I have a geriatric programme here called "Grafpaper.exe" but I can't get it to run on anything I have here now! Win7, 98, 95, DOS6 - haven't got 3.1 any more! You design your own graph then print it - Iv'e added it - try your luck!

No - sorry, I can't do that - it's too big at 380kb!. You might try Gooogling for it.
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Default Re: Printable Reactance Paper Grid?

Might like to have a look at this - designed for making Nomographs http://pynomo.org/wiki/index.php/Main_Page
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That installer is a tad flaky under Debian Terry.
At this date we are using Python3

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Default Re: Printable Reactance Paper Grid?

Yeh, it's sort of old (2012 ish) so not surprised but hoped it may have done the trick.
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