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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.
stephen
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