{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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Modifying some features in a scatter plot

I would like to have the following modifications to the scatter plot. The title should be typeset on two lines. I would like a break on each axis indicating a skip from 0. (When I was in junior ...
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How to set the color and width of your plotline using the third column in your table?

I would like to use the third column in my table to color code my plotline e.g. blue-red (-1 to 1) and set the width according to the absolute value of the third column (0 thick, 1 ultra thick (or ...
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Broken bar diagram with tikz package

I am trying out tikz package to create bar diagrams and following the code example in the manual on page 82 ...
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Can we get references into externalized pgfplots images to work?

I have some plots created with TikZ and pgfplots. In the captions, I use \ref{...} with plot labels in order to get the marker printed there; a neat feature indeed. Now, when submitting to arXiv one ...
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Bar graph with large points

I want to plot a bar chart with 128 points with 2 in a group but the vertical bar overlap each other and representing in a square plot but i want in a rectangle plot, (where the length of x-axis is ...
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Help with grid lines in a pgfplot (Version 3)

The following display is that of a line and of a parabola on the Cartesian plane with grid lines. The grid lines are drawn nicely ... but to draw the grid lines I have included the axis options ...
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Drawing Cross Sections of (Contours over) Torus

I have this simple torus \begin{figure} \begin{center} \begin{pspicture}(-6,-4)(6,4) \psset{viewpoint=30 10 25 rtp2xyz,Decran=30,lightsrc=viewpoint} \psSolid[object=tore,r1=2.5,r0=1.0,ngrid=36 ...
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Adding Arrows and Text in tikz figure

I need your input on something again. I'm playing around with Tikzpicture and creating plots within the latex environment. I am trying to produce this graph (or something similar to this): So my ...
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multi-Figure with pgfplots with one legend and rotation

I would like to have in a page two figures like the one the code below at the same page using subcaption and sidewaysfigure. The first problem is that probably there is a mistake at the position of ...
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How to project nodes created by relative position on curve to axis and below?

In case I have two curves created with pgfplots I can draw a line between two relatively positioned nodes on each. In this example there is an arrow between the points at 50% of each curve. ...
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Vertical spacing and item separation between entries in pgfplots' legend

One could find a lot of questions on how to change the horizontal spacing between legend entries in pgfplots, but I can't find anything on the vertical spacing between the entries. For example, when ...
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How to remove 10^5 in x-Axis of time series plot generated with matlab2tikz

I generated the following simple plot in Matlab: Date=720000:730000 y=Date plot(Date,y) y=log(Date) plot(Date,y) datetick('x','yyyy') matlab2tikz('test.tex') which converts the date serial numbers ...
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How can I draw a 3D cross-section of a 3-torus embedded in 4D Euclidean space?

I found this question and very nice solutions of Mathematica Stack Exchange. I have a 3D-torus (\mathbf S^1\times\mathbf S^1\times \mathbf S^1) embedded in 4D Euclidean space. How can I draw the ...
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'parula' colormap in pgfplots

I try to implement 'parula' Matlab colormap in pgfplots drawings. Here is the MWE for that palette with 10 points for interpolation: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{pgfplots} \pgfplotsset{ ...
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PGFPlots: calculate a linear regression, ignoring some data

I know that I can use PGFPlots to calculate a linear regression with the create col/linear regression command. I have a set of data that is curved for the first few points, but linear for the ...
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Using a pgfplots-style legend in a plain-old tikzpicture

I am using a plain-old tikzpicture to produce a pie-chart-like plot. Now, all other plots in my paper are handled using pgfplots (which doesn't do pie charts) and have their legend typeset by ...
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External graphics + axis + additional plots

my issue is related to the sequence of layers in pgfplots. I have 3 layers: External graphics, which is included by \addplot graphics Axis grids and ticks Additional 'quiver' drawing from \addplot ...
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Help with Grid Lines in a pgfplot (Version 2)

This is a follow-up question to Help with grid lines in a pgfplot I edited the code in that post to get a grid on the Cartesian plane that is closer to what I want. Here is what I have. By ...
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Customize PGF bar chart bars

Ideally, I'd like to write a macro which specifies how to draw the bar of a PGF bar chart, given its height, width, and location. This seems nearly equivalent to asking how to specify a non-repeating ...
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Using a character as mark in pgfplots

I have a scatter plot in pgfplots which shows dots in 4 different colors belonging to 4 different sources. I would like to use a character (e.g., "A") instead of a circle as the marker. For instance, ...
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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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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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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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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} ...