Part 2. Polishing
This part is about all the different features gnuplot provides to make a graph both pretty and informative.
Chapter 5 talks about different styles with which to represent data, such as lines, symbols, or bars. I’ll also explain how to define your own custom styles.
Chapter 6 introduces all kinds of decorations that we can use to make a graph more informative. You will learn about arrows, labels, and ways to customize the graph’s legend.
Chapter 7 describes how to control the way axes and tic marks are drawn. This chapter also explains how to handle timeseries data and how to use calendar dates as tic labels.