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Description Supermongo, aka SM, is an interactive plotting programme with a flexible command language.
Version installed Ubuntu 18.04: 2.4.36 (installed in April 2019).
Usage At the command prompt, type:
A startup configuration file is needed: /home/user/.sm.  A template, that you can copy, is available in /opt/supermongo/sm/lib/sm/.sm.

If you have a "termcap" line in your .sm  file in Linux (possibly a leftover from some older version), delete it.
Upgrade Notes See the Supermongo Release Notes file.
Manuals and
The full SM Reference Manual (in HTML) is stored at the Princeton site. The manual is for version 2.4.16. Also available is a SM tutorial.
SIE contact Nicola Caon - - tel: 5383 - office: 1.124
Additional Info SM's TeX Emulation: "If you want to make SM understand TeX strings you should define the variable TeX_strings (if you put a line "TeX_strings 1" in your .sm  file this will be done automatically). You can, of course, undefine it at any time to revert to the old-fashioned strings described below. Using TeX-style strings is strongly recommended by the authors; all future and most recent improvements to SM's labels are only supported in TeX mode."

Because of some problem with "to many capabilities in graphcap entry", SM might mess up with the prompt and command line editing/recalling. This is easy to fix: in SM, just type termtype vt100.
If you get error messages on the termcap file upon starting SM, please add this line in your .sm file:
termcap        /opt/supermongo/sm/lib/sm/termcap