{gnuplot} Gnuplot is a portable command-line driven graphing utility for Linux, OS/2, MS Windows, OS X, VMS, and many other platforms.

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Plotting 3D polyhedra, which package?

I have been using TikZ a lot but only for 2D plots. I was hoping I could use the 3D package for plotting regions on the (x,y,z) plane given by linear inequalities (currently I'm using Mathematica for ...
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Need serious help with epslatex gnuplot terminal in beamer! [closed]

Well, I'm using this to generate my graph.tex and graph.eps files from gnuplot: set terminal epslatex input color colortext size 11.6cm, 8.5cm solid linewidth 2 But when I use \begin{center} ...
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Can't compile minimal document class? [duplicate]

I'm trying to compile a gnuplot epslatex output (which contains a .tex and .eps file). When I use \documentclass{article} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{epstopdf} \begin{document} ...
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Positioning 4 figures in to two pair on one line [closed]

currently I have something that looks like; These images have come from epslatex plots from gnuplot. So my code looks like \documentclass{article} \usepackage{subcaption} \begin{document} ...
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Creating a diagram through gnuplot then putting it into LaTeX

I'm honestly at a loss. I've honestly tried using gnuplot and LaTeX together but it never seems to give anything desirable. I have the gnuplot code; reset set lmargin at screen 0.2; set rmargin at ...
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Figure caption is way too low (using LaTeX file images)

I'm uploading an image I created with gnuplot on to my document using; \begin{figure}[tbp] \begin{center} \input{plot.tex} \caption{Graph caption} \label{fig4} \end{center} \end{figure} The problem ...
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Tex symbol in xaxis using gnuplot [duplicate]

How can print 0, \pi/4, 3\pi/8, \pi/2 in the x-axis when plotting \sin(x) with gnuplot in the range [0, \pi/2]. Thank you,
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Can't enable shell-escape

I've been trying to add the --shell-escape argument to my pdflatex, and right about nothing works. I'll summarize what I've done so far: Add --shell-escape to existing pdflatex.exe Add ...
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PGFplots and GNUplot with addplot3

I am trying to plot the following: \documentclass[tikz, convert = false]{standalone} \usepackage{pgfplots} \pgfplotsset{compat = 1.9} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} \begin{axis}[view = ...
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using gnuplot to plot data from a file

I am trying to plot some data using pgfplots, but the data are so extensive that the maximum capacity is reached. I get the error: TeX capacity exceeded, sorry [main memory size=3000000]. What can I ...
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Problem importing Octave Plot using TiKZ - pgfkeys Error on gpcolor

I am trying to include a set of Octave generated plots in a report, however I am constantly receiving the same error from pgf about it not recognizing \gpcolor A MWE would be ...
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-shell-escape for gnuplot: it does not works when I launch pdflatex programatically

The situation and the issue When I launch pdflatex from another program, programatically, it seems that, even with the option -shell-escape, I am not able to launch gnuplot. I have asked to ...
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TikZ, PGFPlots, or GNUplot: plotting a curve without the known function

I would like to make a plot of a function that has an overshoot of 25% and then settles with subtle oscillations at 100%. I would like to create it in one of the listed packages or in gnus case add ...
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pgfplots: Plot inverse function (function of y)

I am trying to plot the Ramberg-Osgood-relationship for a specific material with pgfplots. The relationship describes the stress-strain-curve, that is the stress as a function of the strain. The ...
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PGFPlots and gnuplot: How to add asymptote, a xtick that isn't a number, and can intersection be used?

\documentclass[tikz, convert = false]{standalone} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenx}% http://ctan.org/pkg/inputenx % Euler for math | Palatino for rm | Helvetica for ss | Courier for tt ...
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pgfplots: 3D surface plot from data with free format

I want to plot 3D data from a file (data file) using pgfplots. The data represents an ellipsoid. I want to draw the outer shell like in the following picture, just without the background and in ...
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Force pgfplots to draw legend according to cycle list instead of the first plots

I use pgfplots to plot multiple curves from a file. The graph is plotted in two steps Draw only the marks, taking the original values from the file Draw only the lines, approximating the curve of ...
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Different color [closed]

I use the following code to generate a plot \documentclass{article} \usepackage{xcolor} % colorize your documents \usepackage{graphicx} % and use graphics \usepackage{tikz,pgfplots} % ...
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TikZ and Gnuplot: Put all *.gunplot and *.table in a customized folder [closed]

My question is an extension from the question "bodegraph on Ubuntu 10.04" Based on the answers of that question, we can either put all generated *.gnuplot in the directory gnuplot/\jobname/, or in ...
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Trying to use gnuplot to plot a simple graph with tex [closed]

I'm following this link word by word, using the epslatex terminal way: How can add some latex eq or symbol in gnuplot? When I open up texworks, and run \documentclass{article} ...
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restricted write18 is preventing the command: runsystem(gnuplot filename.gnuplot) from being executed

That pretty much says it all. I'm on a mac, using Texmaker, gnuplot works well with aquaterm, I can pass code for diagrams from GeoGebra (geometry package) that works fine. It seems like using ...
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How to make labels of x-axis texts vertically for gnuplot [closed]

I tried plot [][1:3] 'word-based.txt' using 1:xtic(2) with line it draws the required graph but with horizontal direction of x-axis labels which is texts as shown in picture. How to make ...
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.eps file not generated using epslatex

I am trying to do a plot using epslatex interface of gnuplot where I am using latex command for labelling the y-axis and then include the plot in another TeX file. I am writing the following steps ...
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epslatex doesn't generate correct output files .eps and .tex (missing include-graphics line)

I'm trying to generate a simple plot using the epslatex of gnuplot (version 4.6, recently installed). The script is the following: set terminal epslatex 8 set output 'sample1.eps' set size 0.75,0.75 ...
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Displaying subfigures of different aspect ratio to look same aspect ratio

I have some figures that came out from gnuplot that I would like to display. The only difference between them is that one has a legend and the other one does not. So although they have the same size ...
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EPS figures have misaligned text when imported [closed]

I have a manuscript with two-dimensional .eps figures generated by Gnuplot 4.6.3. When I examine these .eps figures directly (e.g., via OS-X's preview app), they appear fine. They're also fine under ...
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unify figure(gnuplot generated) font size and latex font size

I am generating some figures with gnuplot epslatex terminal in standalone mode. There is no problem in generating the figures and the quality. However, while using the elsevier article class in two ...
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Gnuplot inside LaTeX not working

I'm trying to create a gnuplot image inside my LaTeX document, but nothing is being displayed. My gnuplot works if I do it outside LaTeX. \begin{figure}[!ht] \begin{gnuplot}[terminal=pdf, ...
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What is the best way to produce TikZ picture for discrete signals?

I would like to draw discrete signals, as shown in the illustration below, but not by way of drawings of individual lines.gnuplot could be used for this work? It would be nice to be able to choose the ...
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Truncated text in resized gnuplot LaTeX output

I have a recurring issue when generating latex documents from gnuplot as soon as I specify a set size n,m where n or m is greater than one. Here are the minimal codes producing the issue: Gnuplot ...
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Label functions generated with gnuplot in pgfplots

I would like to generate four hyperbolas in the plane and label them. I'm using the following code (sorry for its length, feel free to shorten it...): \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{pgfplots} ...
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Problem with gnuplot and lualatex

I have a pretty complicated graph to plot from coordinates.A friend from here adviced me to use gnuplot and also helped me with the code which is the following... \documentclass[border= ...
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Fitting on log log axis

I try to fit data which I plotted on a double logarithmic scale. I use LaTeX and gnuplot. [It works with pdfLaTeX with adding the additional argument "--enable-write18" and directing the path of ...
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datetime plot in pgfplot using gnuplot

I have a large data file with several columns wherein the first column is a date and time in the format, 'yyyy-mm-dd hh:MM' and the rest are numerical values of different variables. I often have ...
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What is wrong with this code to plot '(y^2)/2-cos(x)'?

I want to contour plot the curves (y^2)/2-cos(x)=c with the following code, but there are only straight line in the output figure. What's wrong? Any help or suggestions will be appreciated! ...
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plot 3d graphs of functions defined implicitly

How can I plot 3d graphs of functions defined implicitly (quadratic forms, for Linear Algebra course notes -- I'd like to include lots of examples)? As far as I can see it is not possible with ...
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gnuplot + epslatex: \footnotesize in the plot title leaves much space to the left of the key

As the title said, using \footnotesize in plot ... title '\footnotesize Some Title' leaves much space to the left of the corresponding key. The space can be annoying with grids. As you can see in ...
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Importing Colored Graphics from Gnuplot to LaTeX

I have five data files each containing separate data. I have plotted them in Gnuplot and superimposed them; at this point I would like to emphasize that Gnuplot automatically chooses different color ...
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output-directory and shell commands

Let's use a small example to use gnuplot to draw a nice function using tikz. \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} \draw plot[domain=-3:3,samples=100] ...
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Setting gnuplot-like colormaps with pgfplots

I would to use the gnuplot default colormap with pgfplots. This colormap is defined in gnuplot with set palette rgb 7,5,15 where the numbers refer to a function for the red, green and blue colours ...
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How can we import the gnuplot output in LaTeX?

I am using the gnuplot and create the myploy.tex as following: set terminal epslatex set output 'mplot.tex' set xlabel "Avg. No. of demand duration (slot) " set ylabel "Acceptence rate (%)" ...
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How do I include a gnuplot graph in a beamer frame? [duplicate]

I'm using the beamer class to create a presentation. I'd like to include a gnuplot graph, but inside the frame environment, that seems to be impossible. When running pdflatex, I get the error ! File ...
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Why do these two plot commands give different results?

Why the following two MWE codes, using pgfplots with and without gnuplot give different results (a phase shift)? \documentclass{article} \usepackage{pgfplots} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} ...
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Converting PDF to EPS results in low resolution rasterization

I have a problem with image converting for scientific manuscript. I have been using gnuplot to make graphs, using TikZ terminal, and finally generating the figure as a PDF with LaTeX. It results in a ...
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Gnuplot output encoding

I have this gnuplot script and works fine: set term png set output 'test.png' plot sin(x) ti "Eñe" Note de 'ñ' in the label. This produces an image and you can read the 'ñ'. Now I try to change ...
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How do I change the aspect ratio of gnuplot output?

How do I change the aspect ratio of the canvas of a gnuplot plot in LaTeX using the gnuplottex package? The following changes the aspect ratio of the output but not the canvas size, thus leaving a ...
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Postscript (.ps) image does not import into .tex file or pdf

I am trying to: Export a gnuplot .gpl file to a .ps Get my .tex file to use the .ps file as an image Convert that .tex file to a pdf I created the following gnuplot .gpl file which exports ...
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Have gnuplot inherit the domain from pgfplots

I'm using domain=min:max within pgfplots, but unless I provide the same limits to gnuplot explicitly, they are ignored and gnuplot proceeds with plotting in the range [-10,10] (I assume that is the ...
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Line style not updated when using gnuplot within pgfplots

I have a large data file with multiple columns. This makes it impossible for me to add multiple \addplot commands manually, so I am using gnuplot from within pgfplots. The problem is that gnuplot does ...
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How do I add only arrowheads to an EPS gnuplot figure?

As part of a diagram I want to add arrowheads indicating direction, but don't want the lines that normally come with them. Creating a very short line with an arrowhead is acceptable and works in ...