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.

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