{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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Make a smoother plot of functions with pgfplots

The following code gives me a plot which is not very smooth. It looks like several points (with spacing 0.5 in the horizontal direction) are drawn first and then connected by straight lines. What ...
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Large data in pgfplots. Error exceeds memory?

Good evening. I am trying to include a sismo signal in my homeworking, it has 80,000 points. Is it possible to work in pgfplots? This is the error: ./Tarea 3.tex:266: TeX capacity exceeded, sorry ...
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Tikz: Square all y values in plot [duplicate]

I have a tikz file that contains a table. Can I tell tikz to square all $y$-values before plotting? That is, I want the entry $(2,3)$ to be plotted at $(2,9)$, without changing all entries in the ...
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How to join the points from an external file with smooth lines in tikz

I am working on plotting data from an external file. When I use the following code I get the points in the curve joined with lines, however I would like to join them using smooth curves. ...
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tikz figure input line width from file

I would like to create a figure with different line plots, where I input the coordinates of the lines from a file. I would like to also input the width of each line from another file. is this ...
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pgfplots extra y tick formatting

In the MWE below I'd like to know to format the drawing such that the extra y tick is formatted with two decimals, but the rest with just one decimal Why doesn't it print zero? Zero should not be ...
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PGFPlots: Shift the entire axis environment to the right

I would like to plot two separate data files in two separate axis environments so that they are placed right next to each other. They will be part of the same subfigure, so I think I need to shift the ...
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adjustbox missing endgroup inserted. How to fit longtable to page width?

I am working on my thesis. The appendix contains 2 large tables that span multiple pages. These tables are wider than the page height in landscape mode. When using the \begin{adjustbox}{width = ...
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Grouped Stacked Plot in Pgfplots

I have a table like that (quotation marks stand for float point numbers between 0 and 1): And I would like to use pgfplots to make this plot (a grouped stacked bar plot): Note that: - There are ...
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PGFPlots — a solid of revolution as a 2D-plot

I'm trying to draw something like this: And I probably should use a 3D-plot as shown here but it seems to be an overkill solution in my case. So I wonder if there is a better way to draw ellipses ...
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PGFPlots graph is truncated, top is cut off

I'm trying to use pgfplots to plot a Maxwell-Boltzmann curve. After scouring around the internet for the density function, I've come up with this: \begin{tikzpicture} \def\kB{1.3806488e-23}% ...
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pgfplot error with mathematical equation [duplicate]

I'm new to this site and I'm searching for the help. I'm trying to plot an adsorption isotherm described with specific equation. I used pgfplots package with following commands: ...
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pgfplots adding unwanted dashed lines

I'm using pgfplots to plot multiple lines, but after a certain number of lines, they seem to revert to dashed lines regardless of line style. Is there a way to fix this? The code to generate the ...
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How to clipping between two curves?

I have to fill between two curves like this photo \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{pgfplots} \usetikzlibrary{patterns,calc,positioning,shapes} \pgfplotsset{compat=1.10} ...
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Missing xtick labels from table in bar plot whenever y value is nan

Given a picture like that: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{pgfplots} \usepgfplotslibrary{external} \tikzexternalize \pgfplotsset{compat=newest} \pgfplotstableread[col sep=comma]{ ...
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Moving average with pgfplots

I have a huge table of x,y data. Looks like this: \addplot+[mark size=0.2]table[row sep=\\,x = add,y = mul]{add mul \\ 2. 0.32 \\ 6.0 0.23 \\ 7.0 0.23 \\ 8.0 0.13 \\ 12.0 0.17 \\ 23.0 0.14 \\ ...
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Plotting Heat Map - problem

I'm trying to plot a heat map with this data. I expected to create a heat map like the one given in the answer of this. (Although my plot will be only a quarter of it 0 to 90 degrees). But when I run ...
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Strange behavior of abs(x) in PGF Plots

I have the following code: \begin{tikzpicture} \begin{axis} [ axis lines = {center}, width = {0.6\linewidth}, ylabel = {$y$}, xlabel = {$x$}, ytick ...
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Range Restrictions in PGF/TikZ

I am currently trying to put multiple graphs in one \tikzpicture but when I try and put in the tangent function, due to its undefined nature at pi/2 and my domain being defined as -pi:pi my LaTeX ...
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pgfplot: 3D version of a plane and its the gradient vector

Checking pgfplot for the addplot3-command was easy! I've found this very nice possibility to plot a plane: \begin{tikzpicture} \begin{axis} \addplot3[ surf, mesh, ] {x+y+1}; \end{axis} ...
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pgfplots: Broken path styles if fillbetween is applied

I'm using pgfplots version 1.11. It seems that path styles (caps and widths) is broken when fillbetween is applied. See wrong path widths at the top plot and right one at the bottom. Minimum example: ...
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Compilation time speed up for this pgfplots figure possible?

I already experienced in this question that the right choice of assignments for the coordinate values and meta values from a table could increase the compilation speed of pgfplots due to the lua ...
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Filled contour from axis symmetric data

I have temperature data which is axis symmetric.(See Figure 1; apologies for my bad drawing) The number(1 to 10) denotes the point of measurement. Now, From this data, how do I get a filled contour ...
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Fill area between two curves

I just asked a very similar question: Fill area between two curves up to intersection. However it turned out that my minimal example was too simplified. In fact, I want to achieve the following: ...
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“Logarithmic scale” for negative values

I have the following MWE: \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{pgfplots} \usepackage{pgfplotstable} \usepackage{filecontents} \pgfplotsset{compat=1.12} \begin{filecontents}{data.dat} 4 -1e4 4 -1e3 ...
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Fill area between two curves up to intersection

I want to fill the area between two curves. What I have so far: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz,pgfplots} \usetikzlibrary{patterns} \usepgfplotslibrary{fillbetween} \begin{document} ...
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pgfplots figure not working - undefined control sequence

When trying to insert a tikz figure, using the code below: \documentclass[]{memoir} \usepackage{pgfplots} \usepackage{pgf} \usepackage{tikz} ...
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Plotting an equation in tikzpicture using pgfplots won't work

I want to plot this equation: 0.0172x + 2.9971 in lateX using the pgfplots package. I already made an axis and I plotted another graph using data points from a datafile. The data points and respective ...
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Overwrite point meta value after explicit definition

I want do some surface/mesh plots in pgfplots with a kind of logarithmic axis for positive and negative values. This is sometimes called a symlog colormap transformation, i.e. a logarithmic axis for ...
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help with pgfplot a .csv data file

So i'm really new to pgfplot, a couple of hours now and I'm trying to build a graph such as this: https://www.dropbox.com/s/o3yq97oc9rwmthh/mcgreedy.csv?dl=0 Here is the .csv file! x-axis is ...
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Plotting chaotic maps

I want to use PGF/Tikz to plot the points that satisfy the following recurrences: \begin{align} q_{n+1}&=q_n+p_{n+1} \\ p_{n+1}&=p_n+K\sin(q_n) \end{align} $p$ and $q$ are always taken ...
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Combine tikzscale and externalize with named external pictures

I have the same issue which has been discussed here while trying to scale plots created using PGFplots. The issue is only present if I name the external pictures using \tikzsetnextfilename. However, ...
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Adding Matlab plots to a template Book with no errors?

I am working with a template available online i.e. https://www.sharelatex.com/templates/thesis/phd-mphil-thesis-of-university-of-cambridge I am trying to add Matlab figures using tikz. Before, doing ...
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Moderation Plot with pgfplots

It's the first time for me using pgfplots. I have to build a moderation analysis plot as the following one. Could you please help me with that? Unfortunately I can not provide the coordinates. "Low ...
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Pgfplots for every group plot

Similar to this question I want to align my y labels of groupplots. The style ylabel absolute, y label/.append style={yshift=0em}, does the trick, and thus I want to apply this to every group ...
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Adding a textbox to a pgfplot

From Matlab I have a set of data from which i create a graph. The plot with Latex works perfectly fine. To this plot I am adding a coloured square in the background, which is also working. Here a ...
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pgfplots 3D surface broke

I'm a newcomer to LaTeX and pgfplots. And now I found a problem while I was using \addplot3. It seems that the image behaved abnormally on perspective.This is the image generated. For reference I ...
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How is it possible to make a “magic quadrant”?

How is it possible to make a "magic quadrant"?
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Gephi Graphs in Latex

Is it possible to create Gephi Graphs with latex? See Graph1 Graph2 Asking this question just out of curiosity. I'd like to add that Gephi is not simply connecting dots.
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Increasing the precision of integer tick labels on a logarithmic axis

I am trying to plot some data with on logarithmic axes. My x axis is labelled with integer numbers from the input data (xtick=data). I don't want to use scientific notation, so I added the log ticks ...
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Problem with pgfplots in tikzposter environment

Update: I want to include some pgfplots in the TikZposter but I seem to have some problem. I earlier had a problem with reading the files but as per the suggestion of @percusse, I moved the data ...
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pgfplot with polar axis with log scale

Could it be possible to have a pgfplot plot the linear coordinate in log scale? \begin{tikzpicture} \begin{polaraxis}[xmin=0,xmax=45, xtick={0,45,90}, xticklabels={$0$, $\frac{\pi}{4}$, ...
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Graph with multiple Y axes

How do I create a graph multiple Y axes(more than 2) stacked one over the other with a common X axis? See attached figure. Each zero in y direction represents the beginning of new y axis.
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Compute frequencies with pgfplots

On the page 480 of this doc http://pgfplots.sourceforge.net/pgfplots.pdf of the pgfplots package, it talks about of how we can construct histograms from data, and says that "Then, it creates the N + 1 ...
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Tikz pictures disappears when adding legend

\begin{center} \begin{tikzpicture}[>=stealth,trim axis left, trim axis right] \begin{axis}[legend style={at={(axis cs:40,20)},anchor=south west, draw=none}, xmin=0,xmax=4, ymin=0,ymax=2, ...
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pgfplots - Create multiple plots from one table (rows 0--3, 4--7,…)

Using JMH in java I have created file. Suppose .csv file looks like this (but far bigger): "Benchmark","Mode","Threads","Samples","Score","Score Error (99.9%)","Unit","Param: capacity","Param: ...
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Monetary Values on tikzpicture axis

How can I get the following; (a) The euro sign in front of each axis label. (b) Every number to two decimal places, so 145.50 appears as 145.50 rather than 14.5 \documentclass[12pt]{article} ...
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Constructing a Seismic Tripartite Graph with TikZ & pgfplots

I am attempting to use TiKZ and pgfplots to construct a seismic tripartite graph. These are used by structural engineers to determine seismic response for a structure. The example I am attempting to ...
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PGFPlot with data that is way too small

I'm trying to plot the Wien and Rayleigh-Jeans laws in a graph of $I \times \nu$. Wien Law: \[ I=\frac{2h\nu^3}{c^2}e^{-\textstyle\frac{h\nu}{kT}}\] Rayleigh-Jeans Law: \[I=\frac{2k\nu^2T}{c^2}\] ...
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Problem with subcaptions in a series of pgfplots

I have run into a problem wherein I need to arrange all my plots in one column of the IEEEtran. I was able to arrange all the plots in a column but when I added subcaptions, the pictures spilled over ...