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gnuplot Cookbook by Lee Phillips

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Positioning graphs on the page [new]

A new feature of gnuplot 4.4 is the more consistent handling of the concepts of graph and canvas sizes. This allows more predictable positioning of graphs on the output page, or canvas.

Positioning graphs on the page [new]

How to do it…

The two pages shown in the previous figure were made with the following script:

unset key
set size .75,.75
set out 'file1'
plot sin(x)
set size .25,.25
set out 'file2'
plot sin(x)

How it works…

Here, in the highlighted code lines, we have set the sizes of the plots. The size runs from 0 to 1, where 1 is the usual default that fills the entire canvas with the graph. The figure shows the results as they would appear ...

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