[Maxima] gnuplot_curve_titles?

Valery Pipin pip at iszf.irk.ru
Mon Jun 14 12:55:01 CDT 2010


On Tuesday 15 of June 2010 01:00:15 Adam Majewski wrote:
> Valery Pipin pisze:
> > Hi Adam!
> > 
> > Thanks a lot for advice.
> > 
> >>> I'm sorry, my previous message was a bit messed.
> >>> If anybody knows how to put greek letters in the legend?
> >>> I presume that gnuplot interface is used.
> >>> The manual says  that legend accepts the string as argument.
> >>> In former maxima version it was possible to use gnuplot conventions and
> >>> insert untraditional characters into the legend.
> >>> 
> >>> All the best
> >>> Valery
> >> 
> >> http://t16web.lanl.gov/Kawano/gnuplot/label-e.html
> > 
> > Look in the manual.
> > In the current maxima  gnuplot syntax is bit modified. In particular,
> > keywards like gnuplot_curve_titles are not accepted.
> > 
> > The workable example could be as follows (thanks to Jaime!)
> > plot2d([sin(x),cos(x)],[x,0,2*%pi], \
> > [legend,["sin({/Symbol=26 q}_{/Times=16 3})", \
> > 
> >  "cos({/Symbol=26 q}_{/Times=16 3})"]], \
> > 
> > [xlabel,"{/Symbol=26 q}_{/Times=16 3}"],[psfile,"sin2.eps"]);
> > 
> > 
> > all the best
> > Valery
> 
> For me above example makes sin2.eps file but it is blank.
> 
this is strange. Did you run in the console? Be sure that  all the maxima 
input lines are continues. 

> Have tried draw packege ?
This is good but exhaustive for me. Yet it difficult to get a perfect result 
within maxima.  If I need complicated plot I compute an array and  use 
matplotlib&mayavi.

all the best
Valery


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