{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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Oriented curves

Can someone link me to a tutorial or some examples of how to make oriented curves using pgfplots? Something along the lines of I'm not asking for someone to spend the time reproducing the above ...
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How to label data with the real value in pgfplot?

Taking this example from PGFplot gallery. \begin{tikzpicture} \begin{axis}[ x tick label style={ /pgf/number format/1000 sep=}, ylabel=Population, enlargelimits=0.15, legend ...
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pgfplot | tikzpicture | changing length + width of ticks

While there are any number of posts on how to fiddle (from the Latin) with tick labels, or tick placements, or tick color, I haven't been able to find anything (in terms of worked examples, or in the ...
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PGFplots within Environ format mistake

I try to write an environment for a simple barplot with pgfplots to reduce the needed markup. For that I use the environ package. For some reason tikz complains about a format mistake at the ...
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How to set axes limits for two types of plots when using groupplots

I have a rather big figure with two rows of plots where the first row has one y-axis and the second row has another y-axis. I would like to set the axis limits for these two sets of y-axes without ...
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How to draw a graph from specific lines of CSV file?

I would like to know if I can use cases when taking input from a csv file: Instead of generating multiple csv files, I would like to do the following In my tex file: Input from line 1-10 of ...
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Help with grid lines in a pgfplot

Nothing exciting here. I have a plot with xmin=-11, xmax=11, ymin=-11, and ymax=11. I would like to use the grid option in the axis environment to draw a particular grid. All horizontal and ...
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Legend entry for each point in scatter plot with matching color

I have a file with multiple columns, of which I create scatter plots where positions are given from column 1 vs column 2, while the mark color is based on column 3. I now wish to automatically create ...
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Pgfplot logaxis customization

I am trying to reproduce the following picture: but currently I am able to: There are a lot of issues: log scales are not logarithmic, i.e. 256, 512, 1020, 2050. I would like to have 256, 512, ...
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pgfplots decimal seaprator for extra ticks

I'm trying to format all y tick labels in a pgfplotsplot so that comma is the decimal separator. What I've tried is: \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{pgfplots} \pgfplotsset{compat = 1.12} ...
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pgf-plot: y-axis shows comma instead of decimal point

The ticks of the y-axis have to be displayed with a decimal point instead of a comma. I have no idea how to do that. I'm using \usepackage[english]{babel} and even the commad \decimalpoint does not ...
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putting(-) sign in the axes and working out a graph in pgfplots

I need pgfplots to show (-) sign in the y axis, somehow it does not read it. \documentclass{article} \usepackage[margin=0.5in]{geometry} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{textcomp} ...
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PGF colorbar cuts off max value

I need to generate a whole load of colorbars with custom min and max values. From reading this SE I have managed to get this working: \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{pgfplots} ...
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Add break node to plot in pgfplots

I was able to 'break' the vertical axis using pgfplots, but some issues came along with it: Most importantly, I can't find how to add the 'break sign' (the two parallel lines) to my plot as well, ...
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Ticks stop early in PGFPlot

So I was trying to produce this with PGFPlot and got pretty close with the code below but (apart from the major/minor ticks not being as different in their lengths as in the example) I have one ...
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how to control the marks in \addplot

I want to draw some functions and I want to mark the points that I want, example every 1 or every 0.1 and the horizontal axes. \documentclass[a4paper]{article} \usepackage{tikz,tkz-base, pgf, ...
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How to change the font family for tick labels in pgfplots + beamer + professionalfonts?

I am making a beamer presentation with some pgfplots figures and I want to change the font family to sans serif for all tick labels. The problem is that it doesn't work for the y-axis as you can see ...
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How to show the mean or average value on a box plot with pgfplots

I have made the following graph: \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{pgfplots} \pgfplotsset{compat=1.8} \usepgfplotslibrary{statistics} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} \begin{axis} ...
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How to create this coordinate system?

I'm currently working on a term paper / lecture notes for my electrical engineering professor and wanted to include the following coordinate system / graph / figure in my paper. (The image should be ...
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Custom area legend image not working

I'm trying to use the result from a fill between as a legend entry, but I can't get it to work: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{pgfplots} \usepgfplotslibrary{fillbetween} ...
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example: pgfplots groupplot with two x-axes

I want to share my result, having two different x axes in groupplot. One axis is the energy, the other is the corresponding wavelength. Up to now, this is my working solution, but maybe someone can ...
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Rectangular graphs in pgfplots

Whenever I draw a plot using pgfplots, the result is always a square grid. That's generally fine, but in the interest of saving space, something I'd like to be able to make a rectangular plot. ...
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Help with Help Lines

I am plotting lattice paths to two points. I would like to have help lines drawn on top of the Cartesian plane so that any line that is an integral distance from an axis is a solid line and any line ...
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Pgfplots: Add curly rotated braces to a graph

I created a simple graph of a demand function so far. Is there an easy way of addition curly rotated braces and labels to the graph (like in my sketch). Those should mark the intervals for a value ...
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Align axes across subfigures

How can I align the y axes of subsequent subfigures horizontally? Like in this test case: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{pgfplots} \usepackage{subcaption} \begin{document} ...
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Change arrow type in custom style in pgfplots

I tried to define a custom style for my plots in pgfplots \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage{tikz} ...
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`every loglogaxis/.append style` not working in PGFplots

I'm trying to apply to scientific notation as constructed in Number format of ticks in log log axis won't change to scientific notation `a x 10^b`, 'a' real, 'b' integer to all ...
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Inline calculation gives `Could not parse input` error in PGFplots

The inline calculation exp(\tick) in PGFplots gives me a Could not parse input error when compiling the code \documentclass[margin=1cm]{standalone} \usepackage{pgfplots} \begin{document} ...
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How to label areas in pgfplots fillbetween library

Is there any simple way put a label say $A$ roughly at the "center" of an area created by the pgfplots fillbetween library?
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Number format of ticks in log log axis won't change to scientific notation `a x 10^b`, 'a' real, 'b' integer

I'm trying to set the number format of the ticks in a loglogaxis to the scientific notation a x 10^b ($a \cdot 10^{b}$ in LaTeX, a a real number and b an integer), but it's not working. I use the ...
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Weird plot from discontinuous data

Tex gurus; I'm trying to plot some data against time, for which I have some missing values. Most of the time, this works well, but for one plot in particular I am getting some very strange results. ...
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Forcing a common z-scale in a surface groupplot

I've come across some similar questions, but not this exact one. And nothing I've tried has been able to achieve precisely what I'm looking for. I have a groupplot that contains two overhead views ...
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put a plot inside a table

i want to :) well as you can see \documentclass[french,12pt,oneside,openright]{memoir} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{lmodern} \usepackage[a4paper]{geometry} ...
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Number format as optional key value argument for LaTeX function

I followed the answer as given in http://tex.stackexchange.com/a/34318/28093 in constructing a function which uses key values. It works fine, but I also want to be able to give the number format as ...
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Pgfplots: set plot margins

Is there a possibility in pgfplots to set the margins reserved for the x- and y-label, similarly to gnuplots tmargin, bmargin, lmargin, rmargin. I would like to have following values for the ...
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“fill between” from pgfplots is placed behind other objects

The following is a (more or less) minimal example illustrating my problem: \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{pgfplots} \usepgfplotslibrary{fillbetween} ...
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Normalize Y-axis by y=(y-min(Y))/(max(Y)-min(Y))

I am new to pgfplots and would like to get your help on my question. Basically I need to read y value from a file that only contains a list of data (in one column), normalize each value by ...
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pgfplots with list and make fails on windows (mingw)

System specs: MiKTeX 2.9, Windows 8.1, -shell-escape added, MinGW installed. MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{lmodern} ...
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Annotate / plot triangle with slope in PGFplots log log axis environment

As a follow up question on the question posted at Annotate / plot triangle with slope in PGFplots axis environment, how do I do this in a loglogaxis? So, given a relative position in the loglogaxis ...
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Compilation problem with pgfplots

The following code does not produce the figure expected. \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{pgfplots} \pgfplotsset{compat=1.8} \usepackage{amssymb,amsmath} ...
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Plot data points with 'linespoints' but lines should have gaps [duplicate]

I have asked following question on stackexchange regarding a gnuplot solution: Plot data points with connecting lines but which leave gaps. The question is about using following linestyle for data ...
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'Dimension too large' in `loglogaxis` plot

I constructed a macro to annotate slopes of graphs by means of triangles in a loglogaxis. It works fine for small slopes, but for large slopes I get a Dimension too large error. Minimum working ...
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Different anchors for tick marks

To avoid interfering with the graph, I would like to position -2 with xticklabel style={anchor=north east}, and 2 with xticklabel style={anchor=north west}, within the axis environment. With this ...
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Interplay of description placement and units

The following minimal example of a group plot with units shows a problem (note the spurious [m] and [s] towards the center of the figure): It seems to me that descriptions at moves the regular text of ...
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Wrong axis limits when using `\pgfplotsextra` in `loglog` axis environment?

This is a follow up question on Key names of the axis limits when not set explicitly. The solution as given there works great for regular PGFplots axis environment, but not for a loglog axis ...
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Annotate / plot triangle with slope in PGFplots axis environment

In journal papers, I often see annotations in figures depicting triangles with certain slopes to emphasize which slopes the different graphs in the figure (approximately) have. For example Is ...
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arcsin x function in pgfplots with normal axis

This is my code for asin x (picture on the left): \begin{tikzpicture} \begin{axis}[domain = -1:1, samples = 500] \addplot[color = red] {asin(x)/180*pi}; \end{axis} \end{tikzpicture} ...
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PGFplot multiple histograms using CSV file

I have tried to draw a comparative graph using histogram and taking data from different CSV source files. I can draw the two histograms but the resulting graph is not what I want: I don't want the two ...
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Why does pgfplots scale dimensions differently in a polar plot

I am using pgfplots to draw two images with polar coordinates. Even though I specify the same value that represents the 100% value (radius of a 100 for both red circles, they are the last plots in ...
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Interaction between “scope + shift” and “fill between” from pgfplots

I am trying to draw a picture using tikZ and pgfplots. The following is a minimized example of what I am doing. \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{pgfplots} ...