Helping you with gnuplot

Firstly, read gnuplot built-in documentation available by the help command, with optional topic like help plot, help datafile, help functions, help palette, help x11, etc. It this does not help your, you can have a look to gnuplot demos in the "demo/" directory. Still cannot figure out your problem? Then check out:

There is also a Support section on gnuplot's sourceforge site, but not as lively answered as by using mailing lists or news.

The developers' mailing is at is suitable for issues related to building and developing gnuplot.


Gnuplot Book Cover Gnuplot in Action
Understanding Data with Graphs

by Philipp K. Janert
396 pages
Manning Publications (2009)
This is the first book on gnuplot and provides a comprehensive introduction, from the basics to power features and beyond. Besides providing a tutorial on gnuplot itself, it demonstrates how to apply and use gnuplot to extract intelligence from data. It is available from Manning Publications, and other booksellers.

Tutorials and learning gnuplot

See also the gnuplot tutorial and gnuplot reference card available in its documentation.

Localized learning pages about gnuplot

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Miscellaneous articles on the web

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Version: August 2009.