{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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Can't scale x-Axis to textwidth

I want to plot some measured values. The y-axis contains the the voltage and the x-axis time stamps. I used matlab2tikz to create this plot: If I want to plot the graph, the x-axis is not scaled to ...
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pgfplots: shifting scope via named coordinate

Consider the following MWE: I find it amusing that the second tikzpicture cannot compile without the first, even though the second value for (A) is the one being used. Can anyone explaing this? In my ...
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tikz 3d graph with circular domain

I have got a pretty simple function to make a 3D graph of. The function is defined as: Plotting this was not that much of a problem with the follwing code: \documentclass[border=10pt]{standalone} ...
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How to put sub-plots using external tikz (Latex-Matlab) of an extracted file. [closed]

I have two figures in Matlab that were changed to tikz using that have been matlab2tikz and they are Drawing1.tex and Drawing2.tex. I would like to put both files into two subplots of the same figure. ...
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Legend of several linear regression lines in the same axis [duplicate]

I am using linear regression in PGFPlots for fit several lines. It legend show correctly if each line is on its own tikzpicture. Code: \documentclass[tikz]{standalone} ...
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pgfplots: coordinates from macros that change

I do realize that pgfplots needs to do its thing at \end{axis} apply scaling etc. But is there a manner where one can make this work as intended? In the MWE I define a coordinate from a macro (my ...
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PGFPlots axis label not moving

Could some body please explain why I can't move the y axis label to the end of the axis like the x. Using the following I get the below. \documentclass[a4paper]{article} \usepackage{pgfplots} ...
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Generating Gantt Charts for process scheduling

I am trying to create a gantt chart for my thesis on blocking analysis. I know of the pgfgantt package for generating gantt charts. But this package generates charts for normal schedules, what I need ...
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PGPlots xtick label from a table

I am trying to load data from a table which looks like below and use the 'label' column for xticklabels. idx,label,value 1,20040101_20050108.rotation.summary, 19.470949839091155 ...
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Adding nodes near coordinates to bar plot but from different series

I would like to annotate a bar plot with some markers or numbers to indicate the significance of some results. The significance is given in a different column from the main value. Just to give an ...
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Plotting a recursive defined set of functions with conditional base function

I'm trying to visualize the construction of B-Spline functions by showing step by step how the curve is created. This involves painting curves similar to these: The function that creates the curve, ...
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Problem with transparency in plotting shapes

I am trying to plot shapes with transparency inside a baposter environment, however it does not plot with the transparency. To test this file you will need to also add the baposter class found here - ...
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Assigning xlabels to symbolic x coords

I am using the below code to generate the shown bar graph. However, I cant find anything with which I can label each of the individual bars for both sets of my data. i.e say the bar marked 0.67 I want ...
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Operation mode in pgfplots (referencing from externalized graphics)

I am using the externalize feature of tikz/pgf to save space for my thesis. I am using TeXShop on a Mac. I am running into trouble referencing something in the main document from the externalized ...
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Bar graphs with tikz scientific axes=clean

I really like theaxis generated by tikz datavisualization with scientific axes=clean. However I can not find a bar graph visualizer in the documentation. Does such a visualizer exist? Or (even better) ...
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What is wrong with this bar graph?

I try to create a bar graph based on an example I found. I do some modification to origin, but it doesn't work. \documentclass[border=10pt]{standalone} \usepackage{pgfplots} \begin{document} ...
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pgfplots - fill between changes with plot width

I'm plotting some distribution functions for my students, and I am shading regions of the plots. If I reduce the plot width to 0.35\textwidth or less, the shading disappears. How do I ensure that it ...
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PgfPlots - Problem in axis [duplicate]

Anyone know how to edit the y tick? I want it in decimal form but the output gives tick in scientific notation. Thanks. \documentclass[margin=5mm]{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} ...
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Pgfplot how to make scientific number format with “e” exponent style

The normal scientific coordinate is something like 10^2, how do I change it to 1e+2 style ? For example: \documentclass[border=4mm]{standalone} \usepackage{pgfplots} \begin{document} ...
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How to remove labels at the ends of the axes?

How to remove labels -1,4 on x axis ? How to remove labels -4,4 on y axis ? \documentclass[tikz]{standalone} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{pgfplots} ...
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PGFPlots PDF printing issue (Adobe Reader DC)

Here is my source code: \documentclass[11pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{amsfonts} \usepackage{amssymb} \usepackage{mathtools} \usepackage{mathpazo} ...
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Using a blank row to create multiple plots

I have a csv file with 300~ rows of x and y data formatted with the intent to use a blank row as a reference for separation, but I'm unsure as to how to code it in LaTeX. For example 0 1 1 2 2 3 3 4 ...
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Setting ytick at defined positions within colorbar using TikZ/PGFPlots, no axis

Yesterday I posted my first question (Problems to set ytick within colorbar using TikZ/PGFPlots, no axis) and I got really fantastic answers. Now it works as I wanted it to be. But I have still a ...
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Package tikz Error: Giving up on this path. Did you forget a semicolon?. \end{axis}

\begin{tikzpicture} \begin{axis}[% axis equal, width=8in, height=8in, ...
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Adding Semi-transparent Background Image to Tikz Axis

I have a bunch of figures that contain line plots to which I would like to add a background image showing the geometry compared to the data. What I would like to know is: How can I add a ...
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bar graph not showing the first bar with pgfplot

I have the following table in a .txt file Group Real Imag Cable VSC P-mode VSC Vdc-mode A -1.2739095e+02 -3.3612954e+02 4.9822998e-01 4.9309456e-01 8.6754595e-03 B ...
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PGFplots: decorating plot but not legend

Using PGFplots, I would like to apply a decoration to a plot but not to the corresponding legend entry. Is there a way to do this? Here is an example: I'd like the legend image to be just the line, ...
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How to expand TeX's “main memory size”? (pgfplots memory overload)

I'm compiling one pretty simple LaTeX file with few dozen of pgfplots. Now, I can compile part by part, but am unable to compile it all at once. I really need good precision for all those plots (noise ...
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How to draw (major) grid lines only at specified positions?

How to draw (major) grid lines only at specified positions, such as x=0, x=2 in the following MWE@ShareLaTeX (readonly now)? \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{pgfplots} ...
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How to pass a function defined in sagetex to pgfplots

Is there any way to pass a function defined in sagtex to pgfplots for plotting? See the following example. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{pgfplots} \usepackage{sagetex} \begin{document} ...
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Dimension too large with a small set of data [closed]

I'm trying to compile a simple tikz plot with floating point numbers, but I'm gettin a Dimension too large error. The tikz file works with a different data set, so I guess the problem has something to ...
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tikzscale with tikz-external: Recreating plot

I am creating pgfplots in the tikzpicture-environment together with the external library. To ensure the width of the plot, I wanted to use tikzscale. Originally, I was using the beamer-class with a ...
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Shade region where two Gaussians overlap

I'm trying to shade the region where the two Gaussians overlap. My code is as follows (altered from Christian's answer here: How can I hatch the areas delimited by two intersecting Gaussian ...
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scatterplot exceeds memory capacity

I am trying to do an overlay of a scatterplot and a barplot. When I try to execute my code, I get, TeX capacity exceeded, sorry [main memory size=3000000]. \pgfplotsapplistXXpushback@smallbufoverfl ...
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How I can create a water triple jump graphic - pgfplot?

How can I create a water triple jump graphic like the one in the picture \documentclass[border=3mm]{standalone} \usepackage{pgfplots} \usetikzlibrary{intersections} \begin{document} ...
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pgfplots - insufficient precision

I am having the following problem: Using pgfplots to plot some convergence graphs, I have to load a text file and do some computations. Most of the time everythings works just fine. But in some ...
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Use single plot marker in manual “group” legend entries

I have an axis which contains several plots. These plots can be divided into two groups, of which each has a common plot marker. The plots are styled using a combined cycle list. I would then like ...
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Plot data file using pgfplots

I have a very large data file (.txt) organized as the following example: 0 1 1 . . 1 1 1 . . 2 1 1 . . . . . . . I classically plotted a complex function ...
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pgfplots: percentage in matrix plot

I'm trying to draw a matrix plot with the shown values in percentage. I already tried: nodes near coords = {\pgfmathprintnumber\pgfplotspointmeta\%} Unfortunately this didn't work out. Here is my ...
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Change color in addplot in for loop of pgfplots

I am looping over several files and plotting the content on an axis in pgfplots. I would like to plot each entry as a different color (a shade of blue, for example). While the plotting works fine, I'm ...
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pgfplot draw background color as a polar function

I want to illustrate the path of a light beam refracted in the athmosphere. Using Matlab, i have calculated some numerical solutions to my differential equation. These solutions are in polar ...
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pgfplot legend on top of grid but below graphs in axis as well as groupplot

Is there a way to specify the order of layers of elements in a pgfplots-axis? In my certain case I'd like to have the legend on top of the grid, but below the actual graphs: I know for this ...
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\addplot doesn't work outside of tikzpicture or axis environment

I wrote this code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{pgfplots} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} \begin{axis} \draw[->,thick] (-0.5,0) -- ++(11,0) node[below left]{$t$}; ...
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Error when using eps2pgf [closed]

I am trying to convert an eps file to pgf code, using the Java command line tool Eps2pgf. I have an eps file called cuspsurface, which is saved in the same folder as Eps2pgf. When I enter the line ...
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How I can change values on the Y-axis

\documentclass{article} \usepackage[sc]{mathpazo} \usepackage{pgfplots,amsmath} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{tkz-fct,tkz-base} \usepackage{tkz-tab,tkz-euclide} \usepackage[miktex]{gnuplottex} ...
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Multiple graphs in tikzpicture

I am trying to draw the picture below. The four graphs are each a density probability function; the distribution in case 1 and case 2 is unimodal, in case 3 it's normal, and in case 4 it's bimodal. ...
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specify the step of pgfplots axis

Now the numbers on the x-axis are 0, 0.5, 1, 1.5, 2 I want to show integer only: 0, 1, 2 How can I do that? My code: \begin{tikzpicture} \begin{axis}[ xlabel=threads, ...
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boundary for x axis for plot in tikz

I have a problem with my plot, I want to have a boundary at x=4000 and don't know how to do. My current plot is the one below and here is the code that I have now \makeatletter ...
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Is there a TikZ and PGFplot HTML manual online?

This builds up on the question TikZ manual newest version online?: I know where to find the latest version of the TikZ (or PGFplots, or ...) manual online, in PDF form. But sometime, answering to a ...
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pgfplotstableread{mydata.csv} VS table {mydata.csv} efficiency and capability for csv files pgfplots

I am trying to plot a very large .csv file with multiple columns using pgfplots. I want to use the first column for all my plots. My usual routine is to do something like: \addplot [solid] table ...