{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 change fontsize to 1pt nodes near coords

i want to change the fontsize of the "nodes near coord" and also the y tick labels in a pgfplot to 1pt (no worries, that's just of theoretical interest). I found that ...
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pgfplots: xticklabels and yticklabels in fractions

How to properly put xticklabels and yticklabels in fractions? \documentclass{article} \usepackage{pgfplots} \let\ds\displaystyle \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} \begin{axis}[ scale only ...
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Proper referencing to programmatic nodes in pgfplots axis? (no shape is known, ill-formatted floating point number …)

This is going to be a slightly messy/unclear question, but here it goes. Basically, I want to work with a plot in pgfplots, where I want to also generate programmatically some nodes (maybe as result ...
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Dimension too large with a small set of data

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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Base 2 logarithmic scale [duplicate]

I am plotting data with pgfplots using semilogxaxis that use base 10 logarithm. Is there a way to change the base of logarithmic-axes (I need an axis where power of 2 values are separated by the same ...
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Pgfplots, problem with pin and [francais]{babel}

When I don't use babel package, pins are ok. I suspect there is a problem with the colon, in french we put a space before and after, but how to tell pgfplot not to do it? \documentclass{standalone} ...
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inserting tikzstyle objects into sty files [closed]

I am trying to put a tikz object (pie chart) into the sty file so it will update its shape as the presentation proceeds (instead of \insertframenumber/\inserttotalframenumber). the code for the pie ...
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PGFplots - bold nodes only at ticks

The following code produces the diagram below: \begin{center} \begin{tikzpicture} \begin{axis}[date coordinates in=x, axis background/.style={fill,bottom color=gray!50,top color=white}, ...
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Citation in externalized pgfplots

I have a few \cite commands in my pgfplots which are not being displayed properly when externalization in on. As soon as you turn off the externalization, the references will be displayed correctly. ...
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PGFPlots - no lines between marks [closed]

I am starting playing with plots in latex. In my preample I have: \usepackage{pgfplots} \pgfplotsset{width=12cm,compat=1.9} My plots code: (first is copy from from tutorial, second is my attempt) ...
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How to adjust the inner and outer margin spaces around legend in PGFPlots?

How can I adjust the inner/out right/left/top/bottom margins of legend in PGFPlots? (not the space between the legend entries) e.g. indicated in the below figure.
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Define styles to make series of similar pgfplots [duplicate]

I'm writing a journal paper, and in this paper, I have to produce many versions of the same graph as I look at the effect of varying different parameters on the variable of interest (in this case the ...
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Tikz “Times Roman” in axis labels

How do I set my axis labels to use Times New Roman or Times Roman fonts, please? I'm looking for something similar to: \pgfplotsset{every axis/.append style={font=\sffamily\scriptsize}} which works ...
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pgfplot log-log plot: Axes Exponents

I have a question about formatting the axes using pgfplots in LaTeX. For some reason the exponents in my log-log plots (base 10) are fractions instead of whole numbers, i.e. instead of having 10^1, ...
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Process and plot data in different files using pfgplots [duplicate]

I like to read in my x-y-data from different files and then process them somehow. I read different questions here on each topic (data using from different files and processing data) but I somehow ...
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bar width not recognized in group plot

I am trying to put four bar charts within one groupplot. My file is \documentclass[tikz,border=3pt]{standalone} \usepackage{xcolor} \usepackage{pgfplots,pgfplotstable} \usepgfplotslibrary{groupplots} ...
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How to set a shaded area around 2d plot curve on a pgfplots figure? [duplicate]

I plotted a 2d figure of a curve but I also want to show variance of the value with a shaded area around the curve line. How can I do it in pgfplots? Here is my current plot.
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How can one reduce the size of ternary graphs when they are many on a page?

I need help on how I can reduce the magnification of my ternary plots so that the four graphs can be accommodated on the page.At present what I have is a little more than what a page can accommodate ...
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tikz legend with only 1 bar, not 2 [duplicate]

I have bar graphs made with tikz picture and pgfplots and the legend has two bars shown for each item. If this were printed in black and white I can see it being confusing given that I have multiple ...
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Trouble with 3D axis in pgfplots [closed]

I have texlive 2012 and have drawn a curve in three dimensions with pgfplots. That has not been a problem. The axes occurs in a way not appear well suited. In the code I indicated that ymax = 1.5, ...
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x axis domain/range in a plot [duplicate]

Please consider the following code of a plot and its result. What I want to be shown in the plot is the actual values of the x axis i.e 1000, 5000, 10000 and not 0.1*10^4, 0.5*10^4 , 1*10^4 to be ...
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pgfplot Boxplot How to change the thickness of median [closed]

Is there a way to change the thickness of median line in box plot. I am using the code given in Pgfplot : change the distance between 2 adjacent boxes in box plot
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How to use specific x-values of a CSV-file for drawing a x-y-plot? [closed]

I have a question concerning pgfplots. I have a CSV-file with x-y pairs. The CSV-file is very large (>10k entries). I want to plot now x vs y, but only at some specified x-coordinates. In other ...
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Shade background in pgfplots [closed]

I am using pgfplots package. I tried to use shade axis background. It is working in the .dvi output... But I don't see the shade when I convert it into pdf. Can anybody tell me the reason? I use ...
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multiple labels in pgf plots [closed]

I have a box plot with 8 entries. Now I'd like to group them a little. The first four belong to Test1 and the last four to Test2. What I'd like is to Have two xlabels one with 2 ticks (Test 1 ; Test ...
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How to turn off the axis in tikz plot? [duplicate]

Anyone knows how to let the axis disappear from my plot. \begin{tikzpicture} \begin{axis}[colorbar] \addplot3 [surf,faceted color=blue, samples=15, domain=0:1,y ...
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pgfplots: Plotting one data set with label and the other without label [closed]

I am trying to generate a plot using two data series and have the labels just on one of the series, but not the other. In the following example I would like to see the labels on first \addplot, but ...
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Add labels to y ticks in bar chart [duplicate]

I'm just starting to mess with pgfplots and just had a quick question in formatting bar charts. Specifically, I was trying to add labels to each of my y ticks and i couldn't figure it out. ...
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Plotting a histogram from a dat file using pgfplot [closed]

I want to create a histogram from a dat file with two columns, error and frequency. It also has a large amount of bins, 501. I have followed instructions provided elsewhere on this site but the data ...
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A workaround for visualization depends on and ybar stacked [closed]

Are there any workarounds for the bug? The "visualization depends on" function causes an error with stacked plots. With "ybar stacked", the minimal example generates the error message ...
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Issue with PGFPlots text [closed]

I'm trying to generate some plots using TikZ, with the following code: It's not about babel, fontenc, or inputenc; I've tried removing them to no avail. \documentclass[a4paper]{article} ...
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error generating separate pdf from pgfplots [closed]

When I followed the chapter 7pgfplots manual (Revision 1.8) to generate seperate pdf files from the pgfplots figure I could not get the required pdf files. MY file name is test.tex Here is the ...
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Changing fill option in \addplot has no effect [duplicate]

\addplot table [x=X, y=4ACH,fill=black,draw=black,bar shift=-0.5ex] {\datatable}; makes no difference to colour of bars. change color of pgfplot bar plot has the same problem but the workaround ...
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How can I prevent a node from being cropped in an axis environment? [closed]

I would like to put labels on the left side of a y-axis, but the text gets cropped. How can I prevent this? (Also, the entries are looking awful, so any ideas how to make it looking better are ...
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Undefined control sequence. \pgfplots@already@computed@legend@node [closed]

I got following error in my computer only. Undefined control sequence. \pgfplots@already@computed@legend@node ..._{\text ...
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Import external eps into pgfplot [closed]

I have some flow image files in .eps format which I would like to import in pgfplots. What is the practical way to do so?
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In pgfplots, font=\small throws undefined control sequence [duplicate]

I would like to reduce the label font size in a pgfplot. When I do x tick label style={rotate=90, anchor=east}, the file compiles, when I do x tick label style={font=\small,rotate=90, anchor=east}, ...
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change color of nodes in pgfplots bar plot [closed]

I have a bar plot which print the number next to the bar. The text is however not very well readable due to the color applied to it. Therefore I would like to know how to modify its style. ...
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How to bring beauty to this pgfplot? [closed]

We are making a plot as follows: \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{pgfplots} \usetikzlibrary{calc,shadings} \usepackage{pgfplots} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} \def\xmin{0} ...
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scaled y ticks=false don´t work together with loglogaxis? [closed]

I´ll like to remove the multiplier on the y axis. My wish is to get somethings like, 0.001, not 1.10^-3. Can somebody help me please ...
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3D surface in pgfplots with given data [closed]

I am trying to make a 3D surface in pgfplots with input data. I am not able to get the expected graph. I would highly appreciate if you could point out to me what I am missing. ...
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fix position legend in pgfplot [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Put legend (pgfplots) below the plot I'm trying to set correctly the right position of the legend of my plot. I would have the legend just bottom right of my plot. Any ...
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Installing pgfplots package on Mac OS Lion [closed]

I was wondering if I can get help on installation of pgfplots package on Mac OS Lion for LaTeX. I have downloaded a zip file from pgfplots download link but don't really know how to install it. I also ...
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tikz foreach used for number in filename for addplot [closed]

I have quite a few tables generated which I want to plot in the same TikZ figure (using pgfplots). I am currently trying to use a foreach loop to plot them all, but it is only plotting the last ...
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PGFPlots fixed number formatting fails on small numbers [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do you remove the axis multiplier? I have a problem getting fixed (as opposed to scientific) number formatting on my axes in PGFPlots. The following example: ...
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Creating .dat files and reading a .dat file in pgfplots [closed]

The first question I have, is about creatinga .dat file in Mac. How can I create a file containing columns of data with .dat format in Mac OS Lion? What I did was to create the file using TextEdit, ...
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Visualising a matrix as an image, or specifying directly values for segments rather than for vertices [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Using pgfplots, how do I arrange my data matrix for a surface plot so that each cell in the matrix is plotted as a square? I'm trying to use pgfplots to visualise a ...
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pgfplots: work on single points in different files [closed]

I have a file containing a lots of data: time, position (3 coordinates), velocity (3 coordinates) and energy. I want to pick only the coordinates at t=50 (50th column of the table) and calculate the ...
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pgfplots: function with a filled confidence band [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there an easy way of using line thickness as error indicator in a plot? How can I plot a function with a filled confidence band using pgfplots? I have table data in ...
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Extract x and y coordinates when using intersectionlibary [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Coordinates of intersections I have the following minimal plot \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{pgfplots} \usetikzlibrary{intersections} ...