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gnuplot Cookbook by Lee Phillips

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Using the Emacs GUI

Emacs is one of the two most venerable and powerful text editors used by programmers and other expert users of computing systems derived from the UNIX fork of computer history. While the other one, Vim, is of course superior, Emacs has the ability to be customized to such an extreme extent that it can be turned into a textual or even a graphical interface for other programs. There are Emacs modes for reading mail and netnews, playing games, and much more. In this recipe, we will introduce Emacs gnuplot-mode, which is a useful GUI for gnuplot.

Getting ready

Naturally, you need to have Emacs installed. Emacs comes in various flavors. You need one with hooks into your operating system's graphical libraries compiled in. If you ...

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