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Unformatted text preview: gnuplot Quick Reference (Copyright(c) Alex Woo 1992 June 1) Updated by Hans-Bernhard Br¨oker, April 2004 Starting gnuplot to enter gnuplot gnuplot to enter batch gnuplot gnuplot macro_file to pipe commands to gnuplot application | gnuplot see below for environment variables you might want to change before entering gnuplot. Exiting gnuplot exit gnuplot quit All gnuplot commands can be abbreviated to the first few unique letters, usually three characters. This reference uses the complete name for clarity. Getting Help introductory help help plot help on a topic help <topic> list of all help available help or ? show current environment show all Command-line Editing The UNIX, MS-DOS and VMS versions of gnuplot support command-line editing and a command history. EMACS style editing is supported. Line Editing: move back a single character ^ B move forward a single character ^ F moves to the beginning of the line ^ A moves to the end of the line ^ E delete the previous character ^ H and DEL deletes the current character ^ D deletes to the end of line ^ K redraws line in case it gets trashed ^ L,^ R deletes the entire line ^ U deletes the last word ^ W History: moves back through history ^ P moves forward through history ^ N The following arrow keys may be used on most PC versions if READLINE is used. IBM PC Arrow Keys: Left Arrow same as ^ B Right Arrow same as ^ F Ctrl Left Arrow same as ^ A Ctrl Right Arrow same as ^ E Up Arrow same as ^ P Down Arrow same as ^ N Graphics Devices All screen graphics devices are specified by names and options. This information can be read from a startup file (.gnuplot in UNIX). If you change the graphics device, you must replot with the replot command or recreate it repeating the load of the script that created it. get a list of valid devices set terminal [options] Graphics Terminals: Mac OS X set term aqua AED 512 Terminal set term aed512 AED 767 Terminal set term aed767 Amiga set term amiga Adobe Illustrator 3.0 Format set term aifm Apollo graphics primitive, rescalable set term apollo Atari ST set term atari BBN Bitgraph Terminal set term bitgraph SCO CGI Driver set term cgi Apollo graphics primitive, fixed window set term gpr SGI GL window set term iris4d [8 24] MS-DOS Kermit Tek4010 term - color set term kc_tek40xx MS-DOS Kermit Tek4010 term - mono set term km_tek40xx NeXTstep window system set term next OS/2 Presentation Manager set term pm REGIS graphics language set term regis Selanar Tek Terminal set term selanar SunView window system set term sun Tektronix 4106, 4107, 4109 & 420X set term tek4OD10x Tektronix 4010; most TEK emulators set term tek40xx VAX UIS window system set term VMS VT-like tek40xx terminal emulator set term vttek UNIX plotting (not always supplied) set term unixplot AT&T 3b1 or 7300 UNIXPC set term unixpc MS Windows set term windows X11 default display device set term x11 X11 multicolor point default device set term X11 Turbo C PC Graphics Modes: Hercules set term hercules Color Graphics Adaptor...
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course HIST 101 taught by Professor Martin during the Spring '08 term at Wright State.
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