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946 views

### 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 says:...

**3**

votes

**2**answers

108 views

### Plot the area between two curves

I have a function with a parameter z similar to the above one:
y = sin(x+z)
How can I plot the values of y as a function of x and all the possible values of z in the [0.1, +0.1]?
I want to graphic ...

**1**

vote

**1**answer

21 views

### Start an interactive session in gnuplot and execute some commands when it opens

When I execute my script, it should
Open a terminal with gnuplot (interactive session)
Execute some gnuplot commands.
The interactive session stays open. (user can execute commands)
I've tried the ...

**0**

votes

**0**answers

18 views

### Restart of MacOS 10.11.5 Resulted in python modules, R, and Gnuplot and PostgreSQL commands not being executable

I had my iMac hard reset and after it restarted my PostgreSQL changed to an other database service (I have two services) and all the tables are empty and several python modules are not importable, R ...

**-2**

votes

**0**answers

20 views

### How do I access Windows programs from Mobaxterm

I am trying to open gnuplot, a program I downloaded on Windows, and would like to open it from mobaxterm through command line. All help is appreciated, thank you!
Grace

**1**

vote

**2**answers

937 views

### Plotting function defined in a piecewise manner with Gnuplot

I’d like to plot some function f(x) where f(x) = x for 0 ≤ x ≤ a, and −2 otherwise. And I’d like to plot it on a graph with x axes between two arbitrary points.
How would I go about doing this with ...

**1**

vote

**2**answers

79 views

### Creating new data in a table and do a fit

I want to do the following:
I have a data set following a Gaussian line shape, but there are some data which is strongly deviating. For the resulting fit these data points should not be included.
So ...

**2**

votes

**1**answer

43 views

### Gnuplot colorbar. Control of numbers steps and format

I'm trying to create a chart using Gnuplot, as shown here:
My questions about it:
How to control the numbers of the colorbars in Gnuplot? I want to set the number for each 2 points. For example, ...

**2**

votes

**1**answer

80 views

### GNUPlot - Contour Plot Without Isolines?

I want to know how to do a contour plot of a 3D-dataset, but without the isolines. The closest to what I'm looking for that I've seen are heat maps, but that requires your data to be in the form of a ...

**0**

votes

**1**answer

304 views

### Merge two 2D functions to plot 3D graphic on Excel or gnuplot [closed]

I'm studying 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, starting from a dataset.
I have also a curve of ...

**1**

vote

**0**answers

38 views

### gnuplot abbreviation reference

Where are the gnuplot abbreviations specifically documented?
For example:- the single letter "l" command.
> help l
gives a big list and does not identify what the single letter "L" command is ...

**1**

vote

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37 views

### Gnuplot - Fixing see-through 3D plot interpolation

In the picture below, you can see the lines through the interpolated surface. How can I prevent this from happening? I have produced the plot by the following commands ("data.txt" holds a set of ...

**0**

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**0**answers

21 views

### Excel x axis with asci labels at non-equidistant points

Lets say I have data like this:
Time step measurement
0:00:00 start 12.7
0:01:00 step1 25.3
0:10:12 step2 37.3
0:12:10 center 45.2
0:17:30 prelast 42.3
0:23:10 last 33.4
0:23:15 last2 ...

**1**

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**1**answer

17 views

### How to plot column in unix in one line

I would like to plot a column of data output by a script in unix in just one line.
For example, something like
script | cut -f2 -d ',' | gnuplot ....

**0**

votes

**1**answer

56 views

### how to get different offset in gnuplot labels

I found a very weird way to plot horizontal lines of discrete
values with labels on the left or on the right of the lines
I construct an input data file where:
the values in the 1st column ...

**1**

vote

**1**answer

37 views

### Plot a toroid with rectangular cross-section in 3D

Does anybody know how to plot with gnuplot in 3D the surface of a disk on the XY-plane with a certain thickness, and having a circular hole in the center and flat upper and lower surfaces at fixed z (...

**0**

votes

**0**answers

33 views

### GNUPLOT: want to zoom but y-axis range was previously fixed: only x-axis is changing

The command I used to plot the graph included a setting of the y-axis and total freedom for the x-axis: [:][-10:10].
After the window opened, I wanted to make the y-axis range smaller. I tried this ...

**1**

vote

**3**answers

278 views

### Execute gnuplot from cmd

I need to execute gnuplot from the Windows cmd, however, when I type in gnuplot, I get the error:
“gnuplot” is not recognized as an internal or external command,
operable program or batch file.
...

**2**

votes

**2**answers

1k views

### 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 ...

**2**

votes

**2**answers

346 views

### 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 ...

**0**

votes

**2**answers

410 views

### How to plot data with lines and label in each point?

I have an archive "curva-l" with the data:
2.308E-05 5.397E-01 1.0E-09
2.318E-05 5.224E-01 1.0E-08
2.426E-05 5.029E-01 1.0E-07
4.012E-05 4.718E-01 1.0E-06
1.311E-04 4....

**1**

vote

**1**answer

209 views

### Installing Cairo terminals in Gnuplot (Ubuntu)

I didn't find the "cairo" terminals installed with Gnuplot downloaded from the project site: they aren't listed after set terminal. How do I install it? I can't find any instructions on the internet.
...

**0**

votes

**1**answer

2k views

### Wrap title in Gnuplot

It's all in the subject.
I use a (long) line from the data file as a title, and Gnuplot doesn't wrap it.
I don't know the contents of the line in advance,
so I don't know how I can just insert a \n.
...

**1**

vote

**1**answer

62 views

### Blender's features missed in gnuplot?

I am designing a particle physics visualization where electron accelerates in a hole and multiplies in many other electrons in a high electric field through avalanche.
I know that Blender has ...

**1**

vote

**1**answer

265 views

### GNU plots_Plotting histograms from given set of values against the number of their occurances

How can we plot a histogram from a csv file containing all data into a single column. I need to plot those values vs the number of times they get repeated.

**1**

vote

**1**answer

1k views

### 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 ...

**1**

vote

**1**answer

139 views

### 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 ...

**1**

vote

**1**answer

37 views

### 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 ...

**2**

votes

**1**answer

703 views

### 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 ...

**4**

votes

**3**answers

14k views

### Specifically marking a point in gnuplot

suppose I want to plot a graph and I want to show on the graph some important points. How do I do this in gnuplot? For example, in the graph of y = x2, I want to show (2,4) and (4,16).

**1**

vote

**1**answer

46 views

### 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 ...

**3**

votes

**1**answer

254 views

### 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 ...

**0**

votes

**0**answers

124 views

### 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?

**1**

vote

**1**answer

4k views

### 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' ...

**2**

votes

**2**answers

13k views

### 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 ...

**5**

votes

**1**answer

16k views

### How do I divide one column in gnuplot?

I have gnuplot data file.
I would like to plot it, but divide every value in the x-axis by n.
Can I do this from within gnuplot, or do I have to rewrite the data file?

**0**

votes

**1**answer

1k views

### 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, ...

**3**

votes

**1**answer

755 views

### 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 ...

**1**

vote

**1**answer

2k views

### 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.

**0**

votes

**1**answer

462 views

### 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. ...

**3**

votes

**2**answers

977 views

### How to plot data for several signals, one above the other?

Following this question.
How can I command gnuplot to draw this plot:
(from the bottommost example on this page).
I guess I need to do something similar to what is being done here. But what
...

**1**

vote

**2**answers

237 views

### 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 ver....

**0**

votes

**1**answer

436 views

### 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 ...

**6**

votes

**1**answer

607 views

### 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 ...

**4**

votes

**1**answer

11k views

### 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 ...

**0**

votes

**2**answers

3k views

### 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 ...

**0**

votes

**1**answer

246 views

### 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 ...

**0**

votes

**1**answer

483 views

### 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 ...

**0**

votes

**1**answer

1k views

### 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 ...

**0**

votes

**1**answer

413 views

### 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 ...