{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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Need to plot a function in coordinate system

I would like to plot a rational function in LaTeX. I tried different ways with Tikz or pgfplots... nothing works. There are many different ways. Often there are problems with poles / asymptotes etc. ...
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latex code for graphing rational function

I've seen in TikZ and pgf Manual for version 1.18 a code for graphing some functions but it does not provide an example for a rational function. Can someone help me graph $x+\frac{1}{x}$?
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How to load extra ticks form CSV file

I have the following following document, where the extra x ticks are defined manually. However, I want to have the ticks generated from the CSV file where the second column is 1 because the real ...
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Can we get references to pgfplots to work with arXiv?

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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pgfplot fill one bin with color

I am using pgfplot to draw a ybar graph. It can fill color for full graphic but I wish to only fill one bin with red color. e.g. fill bin 3 with red. Current code fill all bins with red color as ...
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Group plot: Replacing the values (labels) on x-axis

I'd like to replace numerical labels (e.g., 1,2,3,4,5) on x-axis with names (e.g., A,B,C,D,E) in a group plot environment on a case-by-case basis. The group plot environment seems to easily support ...
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How to point an equation to a curve

I have the following code: \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{pgfplots} \pgfplotsset{compat=1.7} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture}[>=latex] \begin{axis}[grid=both, axis x ...
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What are the minimum requirements to create a “standalone” installer for pgfplots?

I prefer to use pgfplots for my plotting needs, but I tend to use LaTeX for my documents as well, so I have the full TeX Live installed. I'd like to convince my friends/lab mates/colleagues to use ...
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Stacked ybar problem

The figure I'm looking to reproduce is the following: I have been able to produce a stacked ybar chart before by using coordinates by following the examples given in the pgfplots manual chapter ...
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add vertical line of equation x=2 and shade a region in graph by pgfplots

I would like to plot these four equations : $$y=\dfrac{3}{2x+1}, y=3x-2, x=2 y=0$$ and i don't know how to draw vertical line of equation x=2 and shade a region like the picture below ...
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Hide specific ybar when no used (no values) in pgfplots

I am trying to plot the results of a survey. However, I want to turn one bar (the no answer) on and off according to the results. That is, if there is no empty answers, there is no need to show it. ...
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Plot Width Error with pgfplot's groupplot in Beamer

I am making a 3x3 matrix of plots in a beamer slide. Position (1,1) is empty, the rest of the first row has column titles and the rest of the first column has row titles. Positions (2,2) to (3,3) ...
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Drawing Fourier expansion using pgfplots

I need to plot the case with M = 16: Unfortunately, the way I'm doing it seems completely wrong: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{pgfplots} \begin{document} \begin{figure}[h] ...
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Naming Externalized Images via MD5 Sum

I have a large presentation with over 200 figures (mainly created through stepping through each image). I'm using the external library to cache the results to great effect. Each figure is cached in ...
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Plot data row-wise with pgfplots

I have some data stored to file, that I would like to plot with pgfplots. The data is stored row-wise, that is the file looks something like this: a 1 2 3 4 5 b 6 7 8 9 0 c 2 4 6 8 0 ... ...
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Centering group plot figure

Can anyone show me how to center this group plot? I've tried every trick in the tex.stackexchange book of similar posts (e.g., How to center large figures in LaTeX and how to fix short justified ...
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TikZ/pgfplots: how can I generate a figure like this one?

What's the easiest way to produce a figure like this one? The curve is meant to look wiggly and random, and always non-increasing, except for the jumps up. I have tried using decorations with random ...
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Horizontal space between subcaptions

I have the next graphic As you can see, the subcaption (b) is not centered from the corresponding subfigure like (a). If I increase the value for [.51\linewidth] unwanted things happen. I'm using ...
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pgfplots conditional data filtering

I'm wondering if there's a way to filter data points within the \addplot arguments. I have a data set (see MWE below) whose values correspond to one of three conditions (C). I'd like to be able to ...
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plotting a function with smooth curves

I am trying to plot the following function The issue is I do not know what is the best setting for the coordinates. I tried different coordinates with no success. Here is my code: ...
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Plotting R boxplots with pgfplots

I use quite a number of boxplots in my writing, and have chosen pgfplots as my plotting solution for a number of reasons (one of which is the benefit of having the data to build the plot in the tex ...
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Replace axis line which has been set as a style before

I can't figure out how to override the axis line style from "with arrow" (set in a style) to "without arrow". Here is a MWE: \documentclass[]{scrartcl} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} ...
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Set limits of colormap in pgfplots

I am plotting three surf plots in a groupplot environment with pgfplots. For the third groupplot, I have enabled the colorbar. I would like the colorbar to represent all three plots, so equal z values ...
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Pgfplots' groupplots, automatic legend and axis name placement

So, I've been working on an answer to this question and worked on adapting it to groupplots, i.e. placing automatically legend on the outside margin, axis ticks and labels on the inside I'm facing two ...
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Selectively add legend entries to plot on large CSV

I have a plot with 63 lines, only some of which I would like legend entries for. The full legend takes up half a page, and using the \ref method does not give me consistency with the surrounding ...
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Can't span width of date plot to linewidth

Aim: Set the width of a plot to \linewidth. Current Status: Setting the width option of the axis environment to \linewidth yields the Dimension too large. error. And indeed, in the resulting ...
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Pgfplots: put plot legend on the outside margin?

I use classsicthesis style for my PhD. Since this style is somehow geared towards using the outside margin for additional notes and stuff, I thought I could also place the legends of my plots there. I ...
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errorbars in pgfplots using raw gnuplot

I use pgfplots always in combination with the 'raw gnuplot' option because I like it better to preprocess my data using gnuplot. (curve fitting, complex calculations etc.) Now I am facing a problem ...
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Drawing Sinusoids with Phase difference

My first goal was to draw sinusoid plots similar whit these images: This is what I've done (similar to one code in this forum): What I'd like to know is (if possible) how to change integral ...
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Adapt style (e.g., position) of single tick

Consider this MWE: \documentclass[tikz]{standalone} \usepackage{pgfplots} \pgfplotsset{compat=1.10} \usetikzlibrary{pgfplots.groupplots} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} \begin{groupplot}[ ...
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fontawesome scaling, deedy-resume pgfplots axis, XeTeX, LuaTeX issues

I am currently working on a document using the deedy-resume template http://www.latextemplates.com/template/deedy-resume-cv in LaTeX and I have two issues which result in a dilemma and I can't ...
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Use pi in x labels with pgfplots [duplicate]

With \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{pgfplots} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} \begin{axis}[samples=10, domain=0:pi] \addplot {x-sin(x)}; \end{axis} \end{tikzpicture} \end{document} ...
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Legend image arguments for the command `\addlegendimage`, 3d legend image

In the 3d plot I want to modify the third legend entry to only show the marks and not the line. From http://tex.stackexchange.com/a/113765/28093 I understood that I'm supposed to use something ...
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How to remove the border in axis with pgfplot?

As illustrated in the circle in the image, there's a little gap between the 0 and the border. How can I remove that little gap? MWE Sample code to generate above plot % in preamble ...
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Group style key does not work in pgfplotsset

When I want to set a style using groupplot, I will do something like this: \begin{groupplot}[ group style={ group size=1 by 2, vertical sep=1cm, }, ] However, I've found that if I try ...
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Get node text inside filled region in tikz

I have made this figure from this code: \documentclass[tikz]{standalone} \usetikzlibrary{patterns} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture}[domain=-90:200, x=0.025cm, y=0.15cm] \draw[->,very ...
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Why are my symbolic x coordinate labels printed twice in a tikz plot?

I'm trying to plot a bar graph, using symbolic x coordinates. For some reason, the name of some symbolic coordinates appears under the x axis more than once. If I increase the width (e.g. 12cm) ...
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Mark nodes/coordinates by label (pgfplots)

I am drawing a scatterplot, where the data is in a table and the values are labeled. I want to connect certain nodes with straight lines and in order to do so, one has to label the nodes/coordinates. ...
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How to draw a z-simple paraboloid in a “clean” way

I'd like to draw z=x^2+y^2 on the interval 0<z<9. So normally I've just been using pgfplots with the addplot3 command, and for rectangular domains that doesn't seem to cause too much trouble. ...
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How to plot mark on every nth point?

I have a long CSV data file: x,y1,y2... 1,v1,v1... 2,v2,v2... .... I use pgfplots to plot all the lines. I also want to add mark shapes. But the problem is that the data is too dense, and I have a ...
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Simple import of data with special characters for table

I'm currently trying to import a set of data from a file (comma or tabbed delimited, doesn't matter) for creating a table. Below is an example of this data (DH parameters in case you're curious): ...
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A question about ticks on a graph

I am trying to make a graph with a grid in the background. I want it to be standard windows size, but I only want numbers next to the -10 and 10 on both the x axis and y axis. I am using this code ...
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pgfplots: change vertical position of node label in addplot

In the MWE below, how can I change the vertical position of the label associated with the curve? For example, if I wanted to put it below the curve? \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} ...
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Problem with fill between option in pgfplots

I have a problem with fill between option when I try to use it for more than one plot. Here is the code: \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{pgfplots} \pgfplotsset{compat=1.10} ...
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PGFPlot's 'domain' argument ignored for 'table' or 'coordinates' input

Minimal example: \documentclass{minimal} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{pgfplots} %\pgfplotsset{compat=newest} % has no effect here \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} \begin{axis}[] % Does not ...
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Adjusting 3D-view in pgfplots by custom transformation matrix for multiple axes

I'm trying to overlay two axis environments in a tikzpicture for adjustable views. In principle this wouldn't be a big deal - but, I would like to use this technique for the projection e.g. of text ...
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cb range problem

I would like to ask you about an advice in some specific problem with pgfplots routine. I tried to search any information on the internet, however with no satisfy reasults and that is the reason, why ...
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LaTeX Compilation & Memory Question

Good Day, I'll explain my situation for reference before I dive into the question. I am writing a fairly lengthy report in LaTeX. The report will probably end up being over 60 pages and have ...
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How does PGFplots calculate trig functions?

In plotting the graph from my last question I have discovered that the plots I'm getting from PGFplots are not entirely correct. I was attempting to plot (4.9/(w^2))*(cosh(w*x)-cos(w*x)) for multiple ...
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How to compute and show new value from linear regression

The following MWE shows a template I use in university to show calibration data and the corresponding linear regression. Now I was asking if I can compute an $X$-value for a given $Y$-value and show ...