This chapter contains the following recipes:
This chapter is mostly concerned with ways to tell the different curves apart when multiple functions and/or datasets are plotted on a single graph. The three chief methods of accomplishing this are to plot the curves with different colors, different styles (thin, thick, dashed, dotted, and so on), or by using different types of symbols (or what gnuplot calls
points). We saw examples of different
line styles in the preceding chapters, and gnuplot will automatically ...