{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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pgfplots - draw boxplot without outliers

I am creating a boxplot with pgfplots, using the builtin statistics library. I load the input data from a table file. \usepackage{pgfplots} \usepgfplotslibrary{statistics} ... \begin{tikzpicture} ...
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Uniformly spaced line markers

I'm reading line data from file and plotting it. By default, the curve has markers, where are the original data points. The data points are very uneven, but I would like to have evenly distributed ...
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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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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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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 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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Position of `groupplot` Titles in TiKz

Can I customize the position of the titles in tikz groupplots? In the following example, I would like to place the titles (a, b, c, and d) inside the axis (near the upper-left corner). ...
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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Filling the bars in stacked bar plots with hash or dot points

I was looking for a way to fill the bars in bar plots or stacked bar plots with hashes or dots (something like the following figure). Since it took me a long time to figure it out how to do it, I ...
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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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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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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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Pgfplot display only x axis, one value point with label and text

I want to plot a chart with one axis and draw a point at a specific value and show it with a label. In addition I'd like to place two label on the min and max tick of x axis. For q better ...
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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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How do I zoom a rectangle area in pgfplots adding a gray background even for the axis labels?

The background to this question is: I want to "zoom" into a certain area of a function and show it a little bigger. Furthermore, I want to put a gray rectangle as a background of the zoomed area, ...
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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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`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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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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PGFplots axis label style not working when `axis lines=center` in axis environment options

When compiling the code \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{pgfplots}\pgfplotsset{compat=newest} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} \begin{axis} [ x label ...
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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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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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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 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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How can I draw pulse-like decorations?

I have an old image with ppt style and I would like to customise it a bit. Main problem is I'm a beginner in Tikz/PGF and i really don't know where to start and which environments I should use. If ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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'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 ...