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+# Copyright (C) 2003,2004  Michael Creel michael.creel@uab.es
+# under the terms of the GNU General Public License.
+# 
+# This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify
+# it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by
+# the Free Software Foundation; either version 2 of the License, or
+# (at your option) any later version.
+# 
+# This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
+# but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
+# MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.  See the
+# GNU General Public License for more details.
+# 
+# You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License
+# along with this program; if not, write to the Free Software
+# Foundation, Inc., 59 Temple Place, Suite 330, Boston, MA  02111-1307  USA
+ 
+# Copyright (C) 2003  Michael Creel michael.creel@uab.es
+# under the terms of the GNU General Public License.
+# The GPL license is in the file COPYING
+# 
+# This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify
+# it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by
+# the Free Software Foundation; either version 2 of the License, or
+# (at your option) any later version.
+# 
+# This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
+# but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
+# MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.  See the
+# GNU General Public License for more details.
+# 
+# You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License
+# along with this program; if not, write to the Free Software
+# Foundation, Inc., 59 Temple Place, Suite 330, Boston, MA  02111-1307  USA
+ 
+# Copyright (C) 2003  Michael Creel michael.creel@uab.es
+# under the terms of the GNU General Public License.
+# The GPL license is in the file COPYING
+# 
+# This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify
+# it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by
+# the Free Software Foundation; either version 2 of the License, or
+# (at your option) any later version.
+# 
+# This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
+# but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
+# MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.  See the
+# GNU General Public License for more details.
+# 
+# You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License
+# along with this program; if not, write to the Free Software
+# Foundation, Inc., 59 Temple Place, Suite 330, Boston, MA  02111-1307  USA
+# this prints matrices with row and column labels
+function prettyprint(mat, rlabels, clabels)
+
+	# left pad the column labels 
+	a = columns(rlabels);
+	for i = 1:a
+		printf(" ");
+	endfor
+	printf("  ");
+
+	# print the column labels
+	clabels = ["          ";clabels]; # pad to 8 characters wide
+	clabels = strjust(clabels,"right");
+
+	k = columns(mat);
+	for i = 1:k
+		printf("%s  ",clabels(i+1,:));
+	endfor
+
+	# now print the row labels and rows
+	printf("\n");
+	k = rows(mat);
+	for i = 1:k
+		if isstr(rlabels(i,:))
+			printf(rlabels(i,:));
+		else
+			printf("%i", rlabels(i,:));
+		endif
+		printf("  %10.3f", mat(i,:));
+		printf("\n");
+	endfor
+endfunction