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Initializing the plotting package. The program prompts for the
device keyword or number of the desired output device. Hitting a
RETURN in response to the prompt is the same as selecting the first
plinit will issue no prompt if either the device was
specified previously (via command line flag, the
plsdev function), or if only one device is
enabled when PLplot is installed. If subpages have been specified,
the output device is divided into nx by
ny subpages, each of which may be used
plinit is called again during a program, the
previously opened file will be closed. The subroutine
used to advance from one subpage to the next.
This function is used in all of the examples.