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Re: [O] Generating boxplot (candlestick) diagrams (babel or org-plot)

From: Karl Voit
Subject: Re: [O] Generating boxplot (candlestick) diagrams (babel or org-plot)
Date: Mon, 9 Jan 2012 17:46:05 +0100
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* Eric Schulte <address@hidden> wrote:
> Karl Voit <address@hidden> writes:
> I'm using gnuplot 4.5 patchlevel 0 which is probably where this
> difference comes in.  As I use gnuplot all the time, I find it
> worthwhile to track the development head for nice new features such as
> this and beautiful pdf plots through pgf/tikz.

Glad to know that gnuplot is under active development!

But CSV? ... geesh seriously? ...

>> And now I also understand the problem I had: I thought that gnuplot
>> is able to derive min/max whisker min/max from the data columns by
>> itself.
>> Well - this is bad news to me since I do not see any reasonable way
>> to use gnuplot for that purpose. I might need to learn R or
>> Python/matplotlib :-(
> Judging from the help output for boxplot it looks as though the boxplot
> option *will* perform these calculations for you, if you are willing to
> move to version 4.5 or later.  The only downside of using new features
> in gnuplot is that it is noticeably harder to find help through google.

Thanks for giving me OT gnuplot support!

Karl Voit

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