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Gnuplot: a different way to write the same function in 1d and 2d

I am confused about following type of function f(x) = b/x**nb * exp(y_(y)/k) f(x,y) = (b/(x**nb))*exp(y/k) Here y seems to be the same in the two expression. I would like to understand the ...
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Logs of Gnuplot for startupt?

I have now many times uninstalled and installed different gnuplots. However, now, the gnuplot with qt crashes in the startup if I simply run gnuplot -e "plot 'data.dat'" The crash occurs such ...
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Gnuplot with xterm in yosemite

I installed gnuplot on my yosemite system using brew. When I try to plot cos(x) the way I would on ubuntu, I get this: gnuplot> plot cos(x) WARNING: Plotting with an 'unknown' terminal. No output ...
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Automatically open a file when gnuplot starts on Windows

I would like to assign gnuplot to .gnuplot files (gnuplot scripts) on Windows 8.1, in such a way that the gnuplot environment starts with the script file loaded. For this I would need to pass the ...
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I cannot get gnuplot to output lines to a PNG file

I am trying to create a simple image that shows plotted points with lines connecting them. I know this is very simple, but I don’t get connecting points, I just get tiny dots. I have a very simple ...
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How can I edit the delay of the first frame of an animated gif

I've assembled a gif using gnuplot, however I want the first frame to be still for a few seconds before the graphic starts animating. How can I edit the delay of the first frame of the gif?
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How to use mathematical functions not built-in in gnuplot

I've always considered gnuplot as very useful, and even more since I use tikz in LATEX documents. Unfortunately, the number of core implemented functions in gnuplot is quite small, I often need ...
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Cannot install gnuplot with aquaterm support (OS X Yosemite)

I'm having issues trying to get aqua term support in gnuplot. I've installed aquaterm, rebooted the system, then installed gnuplot using homebrew. When I start gnuplot, it sets terminal to 'unknown' ...
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Missing commands in gnuplot history

I came upon a very annoying bug in gnuplot. I often plot data files by e.g. p "my_datafile.dat" I use this command quite frequently. So I will have a lot of entries with this very command in my ...
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Plot .gnu file with gnuplot

I have a file with .gnu extension.It contains gnuplot commands. I want to show up the graph, using gnuplot. So, which command is right for this.
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Scale patterns in Gnuplot (without resizing the whole output)

I want to create a plot with the eps terminal using patterns to fill the area between some curves, for example using these commands: set terminal eps size 4, 4 set output "plot.eps" plot x**2 with ...
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Data comparison and plotting in gnuplot

The data that I have is in this format in the text file : #REY2_0 REY1_0 alpha1 alpha2 omega 100 200 (-0.1,0) (1,0) (0.94379237,-0.052310783) The list of values is quite long. ...
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merge two functions to plot 3D graphic on Excel or gnuplot

I study the emission of particles from a component. I get a nice curve of the variation of particles concentration C(t) on time(t) using Excel. I have also a curve of the variation of particles ...
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How to set axis same in length in gnuplot

I am making a map with gnuplot. But, I find that the length of X axis is not equal with the Y axis. For example, the length of X from 0 to 10 is 20 pixels while 15 pixels in Y axis from 1 to 10. Can I ...
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create a smooth surface using x,y,z data gnuplot

I have a file which contains x,y,z data. Actually, the data is: x = latitude y = longitude z= Depth I want to create a smooth surface but I have no idea how to do it. Could anybody give me some ...
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How to connect points with curves in gnuplot

I have some data that I want to connect them with smooth curves. I do not want lines. I am attaching some points below. Instead of lines, I want to have a curve. Can anyone tell me how to do this in ...
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Any way to get AquaTerm to tile automatically from Gnuplot?

I know how to set the window size for Aquaterm from Gnuplot, but is there a way to get AquaTerm to tile multiple windows automatically, when writing commands in Gnuplot? (BTW, just a simple YES or NO ...
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gnuplot not working on ubuntu

My initial problem is that i am unable to find png as list of terminals in set term. So using the link http://askubuntu.com/questions/393882/png-terminal-in-gnuplot, I installed the gd library.And ...
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Unable to plot png in gnuplot

i need to plot png files in gnuplot 4.6.3 and/or 4.6.4.I am unable to do so as set term does not list "png" as an option. system information is Linux masterx-Studio-1535 3.5.0-27-generic #46-Ubuntu ...
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Change the default shell of gnuplot

My question is: How can I change the default shell of gnuplot? I want to change it in order to send stdout to bash. This should be pretty easy, but I'm giving up. Here's why. I'm running gnuplot ...
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How to “clear” the plot when using streamed feedgnuplot?

I want to display a set of moving points. I try using feedgnuplot for this: $ feedgnuplot --domain --stream trigger 1 2 2 3 3 4 replot After that it shows 3 points. Now I want to update their ...
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How to add lines to a gnuplot with image?

I'm having trouble trying to add lines to an image plot. Here's an example illustrating the problem plot 'xyz.dat' using image set arrow 0,0 to 1,1 nohead replot Yet no lines appear. Is it even ...
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Plotting timedata in gnuplot

I have a log file (auth.log) where non-relevant lines has been removed. I wish to aggregate lines per hour/day into the plot, meaning that each line that is within the same hour or day is aggregated ...
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How can I graph memory usage by user?

Basically, I want to graph the memory usage with each username as title, as time passes by. I would set that script as a cron job, to create a graph that shows memory usage of certain usernames. How ...
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Plotting multiple xy pairs in Gnuplot from file

I have a data series that I'm trying to plot in Gnuplot of the format: x1, y1, x2, y2 ... xn, yn Where every two adjacent columns represent an xy pair. I'm looking for a way to plot each of these ...
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How do I use gnuplot to create a 3d phase-space plot?

Have a look at this webpage - enclosed but not encrypted For a three-dimensional phase-space plot, the sequence a, b, c, d, e, f, etc. can be used as space coordinates (a-b, b-c, c-d), (b-c, ...
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bad interpreter shell script

Hi I'm trying to write a shell script for plotting with gnuplot however I keep running into the error: bash: ./plot.sh: usr/bin/gnuplot: bad interpreter: No such file or directory I have checked the ...
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gnuplot plot points connected by line, nearest point instead

I have a number of points out of a countour plot of a circle. Unfortunately the points are ordered by coordinate position. If I plot the data with "lines" as style data, gnuplot draws lines through my ...
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gnuplot used defined function - is there comprehensive documentation?

I am trying to write a cumulative function (my version of gnuplot does NOT have smooth cumul option!) But the documentation for user-defined functions is very limited. For example what does this do? ...
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Plot custom log data on GNU/Linux

I'm logging some data relative to clients NFS usage over a network. Now I want to plot it on a lines diagram, and I'm overwhelmed by the possibilities I'm finding out there. No one seems to be easy to ...
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Gnuplot output cropped when changing aspect ratio regardless of terminal type

Gnuplot doesn't usually provide me with such problems, but when I set the aspect ratio manually, or with 'set size square' the top part of the plot is cut/cropped off. Doesn't matter if term is aqua, ...
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Looking up gnuplot abbreviations

I'm new to gnuplot. I am reading the manual but am having a hard time finding explanations for some of the abbreviations people use in their scripts. For example, I am working with an script that ...
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Specifically define colors of bars in histogram

See updated question below!: (1 Old stuff) I have the following code: clear reset unset key # Make the x axis labels easier to read. set xtics rotate out # Select histogram data set style data ...
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gnuplot - operating on a two digit column

I'm trying to operate on a column prior to its plotting. This is the line I'm having issues with: plot campo1 u 1:($22*0.05) where campo1 is the path to the file. The problem is that gnuplot ...
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Trouble with Aquaterm on Mac OSX 10.7.4

I was working on a project in Octave with GNUPlot, and had no trouble with Aquaterm until i recently installed some software updates. Aquaterm has suddenly stopped working altogether and i can't ...
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Wrap title in Gnuplot

I's all in the subject. I use a (long) line from the data file as title, and Gnuplot doesn't wrap it. Any hints appreciated.
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GNUPLOT on Lion using Homebrew

After upgrading to OSX 10.7.4 I had to reinstall GNUPLOT which is always a hassle. I decided that I would try Homebrew instead of Fink or MacPorts. Ofcourse, before installing Homebrew one needs the ...
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How to make gnuplots fullscreen?

How can I make gnuplot plot its plots in full-screen instead of a small window?
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In gnuplot, how to plot with lines but skip missing data points?

I've got a value associated to each day, as such: 120530 70.1 120531 69.0 120601 69.2 120602 69.5 # and so on for 200 lines When plotting this data in gnuplot with lines, the data ...
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Plotting Pairs of Ordered Pairs in Gnuplot

If I have a data file with 4 columns: x1, y1, x2, y2, How can plot a line connecting (x1, y1) to (x2, y2) for each element (row)? I assume it is pretty easy, but I have been playing around for an ...
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gnuplot on Mac OS X lion

I've installed gnuplot using Mac Ports on a machine running Mac OS X 10.7. The installation exited without any errors or even warnings, however when I try to run it the following shows up: dyld: ...
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Labeling values in a GNUplot heatmap

I am trying to generate a heat map using gnu plot. set title "Heat Map" plot '-' matrix with image 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100 0 30 40 50 60 70 ...
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Making 1D histogram out of 2D data using gnuplot?

I have data of the form: x1 y1 x2 y2 ... where each cuople x, y represents a point in the 2D plane. I need a histogram of the point spread in the y-direction (eg. bin all points with similar ...
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Software GNUPlot not launching from GNU Octave

I'm trying to launch GNUPlot from Octave, but when I do I get the following error: octave-3.4.0:3> plot(x,y) dyld: Library not loaded: /usr/X11/lib/libfreetype.6.dylib Referenced from: ...
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How can I split the wedges of a pie chart to show extra information per wedge in consecutive rings?

I'm plotting disk partitioning and available space. I have a pie chart showing the partitioning: e.g. 30% /, 70% /home. In the second ring I want to show that 90% / is full, 10% of / is empty. 10% ...
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How do I divide two datasets in gnuplot?

I am using gnuplot and I have two seperate data files and I would like to divide every values of the x-axis from dataset 1 with every value of x-axis with dataset 2. The same with y-axis..How can I do ...
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Which gnuplot terminal type should I use in org-babel-gnuplot with latex export

All gnuplot examples on http://orgmode.org/worg/org-contrib/babel/languages/ob-doc-gnuplot.html use the png terminal. However, when exporting to latex I'd rather like to generate vector graphics. ...
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Gnuplotting gzipped files

I would like to use a command like plot 'datafile.gz' u 1:2 in gnuplot for a data file that is gzipped. Of course gnuplot does see that the file is gzipped and unzip it for me. Is there a way to ...
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Installing gnuplot from MacPorts failed (Checksum Mismacth)

I have OSX 10.5 and tried to sudo port install gnuplot, only to get this: ---> Computing dependencies for gnuplot ---> Verifying checksum(s) for gnuplot Error: Checksum (md5) mismatch for ...
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Looking for a graph program for time series

I want to find software (Windows or Linux) that can create time based graphs with the following wishes. Can you suggest which programs come closest to my wishes? Whishlist: The x-axis has to ...