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gnuplot Cookbook by Lee Phillips

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Chapter 10. Surveying Special Topics

This chapter contains the following recipes:

  • Avoiding overlapping labels
  • Plotting labels from files
  • Mapping the Earth
  • Making a labeled contour plot
  • Softening the axes
  • Putting arrows on the axes
  • Plotting with pictures
  • Breaking an axis
  • Fitting the grid to the data
  • Coloring the axes

Introduction

This chapter collects a few special topics that didn't quite fit anywhere else. Some of these are completely new topics and some are elaborations of examples from earlier chapters. All of them assume some familiarity with common gnuplot commands introduced elsewhere in the book.

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