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Stupid gnuplot question

From: Stephen Eglen
Subject: Stupid gnuplot question
Date: Wed, 16 Feb 2000 09:19:53 +0000 (GMT)

Dirk Laurie writes:
 > I suspect the answer is no, but:
 >   Is there a way to write annotations at an arbitrary place 
 >   on one's plot?  E.g. to put "Mount Everest" at the local
 >   maximum of a contour plot?

You can use the `label' facility from gnuplot:

octave.bin> x = rand(50,1);
octave.bin> plot(x)
octave.bin> gset label "hello" at 25,0.5
octave.bin> replot

See the help in gnuplot for labels for more info.


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