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Re: Cannot plot in gnuplot what works in Octave
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Dean Allen Provins |
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Re: Cannot plot in gnuplot what works in Octave |
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Thu, 25 Aug 2005 12:45:59 -0600 |
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On Thu, Aug 25, 2005 at 10:32:09AM -0700, Henry F. Mollet wrote:
> Thank you and Dimitri.
>
> Now a question regarding data files in gnuplot vs Octave. I can load in
> gnuplot a file 'start.par' with first statement m1 = - 0.001 but I cannot
> load a file 'lcdemo.dat' which has 5 column vectors with data but no handles
> (if this is the correct expression) for each column. I can plot the data in
> the file 'lcdemo.dat' without having to load the data file first and default
> is to use 1st col for x and 2nd col for y.
>
> Can I load in gnuplot a vector/matrix with more than 1 element in gnuplot or
> would I have to use a statement for each element (e.g. a11 = 1.5, a12 = 2.0
> etc.)?
Gnuplot expects commands, not data in "load" files. See "info gnuplot",
"node load" for more information.
Regards,
Dean
> Henry
>
>
> [/usr/local/share/gnuplot/demo] -bash-2.05b 504$ gnuplot
> G N U P L O T
> Version 4.0 patchlevel 0
> Terminal type set to 'aqua'
> gnuplot> show variable
> Variables:
> pi = 3.14159265358979
>
> gnuplot> load 'start.par'
> gnuplot> show variables
> Variables:
> pi = 3.14159265358979
> ml = -0.0005
> cut
> gnuplot> load 'lcdemo.dat'
>
> gnuplot> 39.471 1.03307 1.0 0.98765 0.010
> ^
> "lcdemo.dat", line 15: invalid command
>
> gnuplot> plot 'lcdemo.dat'
> gnuplot>
>
>
>
> on 8/23/05 5:27 PM, Geordie McBain at address@hidden
> wrote:
>
> > Hello. Use the old Fortran style double-star for exponentiation in
> > gnuplot:
> >
>
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