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Usefull commands for plot charts with Gnuplot


Set label to axes

set <xlabel|ylabel> '<label_text>'
set xlabel 'x label name'

Set tics into axes

set <xtics|ytics> <start> <incr> {<end>}
set xtics 10, 0.5, 12      # 10, 10.5, 11, 11.5, 12

Include external files

For long gnuplot scripts is useful to divide the script in more than one file. To include in a gnuplot script external files the following command can be used:

load "filename"

Simple bar chart

set boxwidth 0.5
set style fill solid
plot "data.dat" using 1:2 with boxes

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