{pgfplots} is a package for creating 2D and 3D plots of mathematical functions and numerical data, using the PGF graphics framework. For questions about the inbuilt plotting functionality of TikZ/PGF, use {tikz-pgf} instead.

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PGFPlot no line between data points when reading from table

I have been searching stackexchange aswell as the pgfplots and pdfplotstable documentation. My problem is that when i read into the data from a *.txt file and I select the columns and rows i want to ...
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``squeezed in word'' effect

Is there a way (with tikz) to get an effect like shown in the following image? I.e. what command \inserteffect would yield that effect instead of just inserting in brackets as is the case for the ...
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my centering command does not work! why?

I am going to plot a bar histogram using the following command: \documentclass[a4paper]{report}‎ \usepackage{pgfplots}‎ \pgfplotsset{compat=newest}‎ \begin{document}‎ \begin{tikzpicture}‎ \centering‎ ...
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Animate pgfplots of data stored in external files

Can I generate an animation plot of data stored in external file as txt file? The data are stored as X Y Z 20 20 20 40 50 60 ... And I want generate in a single file two plots animated: x vs ...
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How can i use the content of the \usepgfplotslibrary{fillbetween} in the LaTeX Code WITHOUT the order: \usepgfplotslibrary{fillbetween}

Hey I have to use LaTeX in Wordpress with the plugin Quicklatex. There is a problem while using the pgfplots package. When I type \usepgfplotslibrary{fillbetween} in the preamble, i get the error: I ...
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pdfpages-PDF appears in background of pgfplots-plot

I'm using pgfplots with the externalize feature, which creates external pdfs for all my plots. But there seems to be a strange interaction with pdfpages when externalize is used. The pdf I'm including ...
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Coordinate System in Tikz with plottet with one equation

I would like to have this coordinate system (with numbers on the axes): I know how to make it in Tikz; but the numbers on the axes are missing and I would like to add a plot: ...
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Pgfplots Boxplots with a thick line at the mean value

pgfplot produces nice looking plots, that have consistent look and feel. But sometimes you have a good reason to change that look, and I found it tricky to change style of an specific line, circle, ...
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Print issue 3D pgfplots, shader=interp

I have some trouble with printing a 3D plot created with pgfplots. With using an interpolation shader, the map is not printed. The same problem accours when I copy and past my pdf, the map disappear ...
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Shared legend below a group of horizontally aligned figures in pgfplots [duplicate]

How should I run the following example code using /pgfplots/legend to name={<name>} to put a shared legend below a group of horizontally aligned figures? The example code using ...
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pgfplots: locally activating linear scale in a log scale plot

I have the following short example: \documentclass[tikz,10pt]{standalone} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{amsmath,amsfonts} \usepackage{pgfplots} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} ...
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How to make the beautiful Thesis Time Schedule in LaTeX? [on hold]

I want to make the Time Schedule in LaTeX but it's not working properly. First I want to make the atleast three rectanuglar boxes and when in TASK row I start writing full picture forward. So need ...
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Batman Equation in LaTeX

Based on the answer from Gonzalo Medina, the Batman Equation in LaTeX is nearly finished. \documentclass[border=10pt, tikz]{standalone} \usepackage{pgfplots} \usetikzlibrary{arrows} \tikzset{ ...
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Filling in with pgfplots and draw

I created the following polygon: \tikz \draw[very thick,name path=A] (0,15) to [out=0,in=270] (15,30); \draw[very thick, name path=B] (0,15) to [out=0,in=90] (15,0); \draw[very thick,name path=C] ...
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pgfplots external with large dataset (lualatex?)

I have fairly large datasets with densely strucutred data that i cant downsampe much without loosing structure. I use TexMaker on Ubuntu 14.04LTS. I use \usepackage{tikz,pgfplots,pgfplotstable} ...
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Default curve style in pgfplots

Can I set a default style for curves in pgfplots? E.g. I want all my curves in my document to be blue, axes black.
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Draw axis line on top macro does not work with colorbar

I have a macro from here: Force "axis on top" for plotmarks in pgfplots Which allows me to draw the axis line on top of the markers. However, if I use it in conjunction with a colorbar, it ...
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Can I increase the accuracy of pgfplots?

Working on a pgfplots solution to this question, I faced the following problem. When I plot only one branch of a square root function, the plot seems to be OK; but when I add the minus part of the ...
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Latex bar graph PGFPlots

Im trying to create a bar plot but something doesn't go quite right the bar plot is sort of scrambled and i can figure out where it goes wrong . Here is what is have ...
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Calculate pearson correlation, r in pgfplots

Is it possible to calculate the pearson correlation, r or r^2 value from a linear regression using pgfplots? I already have the curve and would like to display the r value in the legend. I couldn't ...
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PGFPlots colorbar incompatible with set layers

This is just out of curiosity. If I use the command \pgfplotsset{set layers} in conjunction with a colorbar, the plot is shifted on my page and the colorbar does not appear where it is supposed to. ...
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Legend entry not showing correct image

I don't know why the legend does not reflect the correct image for its respective entry. I want the last two entries to just show the marker and not the line (dashed line). I set the last two to just ...
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Oblique projection in 3d pgfplots

How can I make pgfplots to show the coordinate system from a view like in the following picture. The graph paper doesn't matter, but as you can see the x_1 axis should be relative to the graph paper ...
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Labels parallel near curves

I have plotted some curves for different orders of a polynomial. The code and the resulting image look similar to this: \documentclass[convert]{standalone} \usepackage{pgfplots} \begin{document} ...
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my first animate project times out

The last few days I have been working on a visualization of the clark/park-transformation used in electrical engineering. It's look like this: This whole file is "dynamic", meaning that if I change ...
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pgfplots subfigure positioned side by side

I am having trouble forcing the two pgfplots to appear side by side, can someone please fix my coding. I would also like to center the subcaptions better if possible. I cut most of the data to fit ...
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Clipping a 3D plot with pgfplots

How can I clip the paths of a 3D plot to the 3D axis bounding box? I am not talking about clipping the path to the projection of the bounding box (which pgfplots does by default), I want to remove ...
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How to make a nice legend for a histogram with pgfplots

I am trying to make a histogram with the fitted curve plotted on it. Here's the mwe: \documentclass[a4paper]{scrartcl} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{pgfplots,pgfplotstable} ...
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Combining line chart data with bar plot

Context I recently got a paper published and was told that I need to convert the word file I submitted to latex for camera ready purposes. Problem is, I don't know LaTeX but I have always wanted to ...
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Bar plot in pgfplots using a palette using only fill

I am trying to create some nice looking bar plots, but this does not seem to be an easy task for me :) I have started out with the following: \begin{tikzpicture} \begin{axis}[ xbar, xmin=0, ...
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Compute average value of a column with pgfplots

Based on the famous example to create a new column containing the min/max/avg... value of one column, I was wondering how to compute the average value and then to use it as a float variable in a ...
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Omitt some xticklabels

I am currently reading some data from a CSV-file together with the xticklabels as one column from that file: \pgfplotstableread[col sep=comma]{data/test1_d4.csv}\dataTestOneFour \begin{figure}[ht] ...
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pgfplots and ifthenelse

To be honest, the following example not exactly works as I had expected. \documentclass{scrartcl} \usepackage{pgfplots} \pgfplotsset{compat=newest} % taken from ...
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Changing tick label size globally

I am trying to change the font size of the tick labels, but they won't react to \pgfplotsset{every tick label/.append style={font=\scriptsize}} This is because I create the tikz-file automatically ...
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How to add node above pgfplot Y axis max?

I want to add some nodes (labels) above the max value of the Y axis in a pgfplots. I came with the following MWE: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{pgfplots} ...
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How can I automate the plotting of step functions?

I'm using a lot of step functions in my master's thesis and would like to automate the plotting. I can get them to look just as I want by hand using this method, but when I try to automate it like ...
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Plot “timeout” with pgfplots

I'm plotting some timing results using pgfplots. The times are shown on a log scale. Each of the three techniques eventually ends in a timeout, and I'd like to show that somehow in the graph. I ...
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How to scale and color the *-plotmark in scatter plot using pgfplots in conjunction with a colorbar

What I have right now: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{pgfplots} \usepackage{pgfplotstable} \begin{document} \pgfplotstableread{ A B C 0 5 -1 0.5 2 0 1 7 1 1.5 11 ...
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Specifications in the axis environment ignored

This is a similar display from another post of mine. There are only two differences. (One of these differences is the placements of the labels for the lines. In my post, I had the labels along the ...
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Insert space between tick labels and axis in Pgfplots

I'd like to add some vertical space between the x tick labels and the x axis in a Pgfplots plot. Is this possible? Background: I have two subfigures arranged next to each other (horizontally) using ...
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Placing labels at the end of lines

I have a display depicting two triangles that are reflections of each other across the line y=x. At the end of the line y=x - in the same direction as the line and 7.5pt away from the arrow tip - I ...
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pgfplot cannot read file

I am trying to make a figure but I get an error about cannot read file. I made sure the dat file is in the directory with the .tex file and that the spelling is correct. the error also ...
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A display indicating the definition of the distance between a point and a line (using only TikZ)

In the following display, a point (-4,5) and a line are drawn. A dashed line is drawn from (-4,5) to the line indicating the distance between them. I call the intersection between the given line and ...
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Drawing piecewise linear plots with pgfplots

I'd like to draw something like the following (which was done in Mathematica) in pgfplots, but I can't find a way to define a piecewise linear function and have pgfplots get the full and empty circles ...
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Plotting function with \addplot does not work

I would like to plot a function with Tikz. I did it this way: \documentclass[11pt]{article} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[german]{babel} \usepackage{mathtools} ...
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Fermi--Dirac in pgfplots, dimension too lage

I'm trying to draw a plot of the Fermi-Dirac distribution, for which I'd like to show a few lines of varied temperate (T). My code works for this, except for zero temperature, it results in a ...
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Some modifications to the axis environment

I have the graph of a function and its inverse. I would like two slight modifications to the axis environment. I want grid lines drawn at multiples of 5 from the axes. For some reason, the vertical ...
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How can we define a custom variant of addplot, including new keys and default values?

I frequently create plots with \addplot using a lot of optional arguments, making it difficult to keep the code consistent. I have a few repeating plotstyles so I tried to implement a new macro that ...
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Keep position of coordinates with different axis-scale

How can I keep the position of a coordinate when I use it in another environment with a different axis-scale? In the example, I would like the \node [...] at (c); in the right picture to be in the ...
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Some modifications for a display showing graphs of a function and its inverse

I have a display of the graphs of an exponential function and its inverse. I would like two slight modifications. I do not want the line passing through (0,15) and (15,0) plotted. I used line width ...