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RE: question about multiple plots

From: James R. Phillips
Subject: RE: question about multiple plots
Date: Fri, 23 Dec 2005 08:05:35 -0800 (PST)

--- Steven Thijs wrote:

> Hi Ronald,
> When I first plot something, then type figure, and then plot another
> thing,
> no new plot is generated, in fact, the new data is not plotted at all.
> When I look in the gnuplot window, I get the message: 
> Set term X11 1
> Unknown or ambiguous terminal type;...
> When I look in the manual, I find:
> 16.6 Multiple Plot Windows
> Figure (n) Function File
> Set the current plot window to plot window n. This function currently
> requires X11 and a version of gnuplot that supports multiple frames.
> My gnuplot version support multiple frames,
> but I'm not sure about the X11 thing. Isn't this something unix or linux
> related?
> I'm running octave on Windows XP...
> Thanks a lot for the help, and happy holidays!
> Steven

Please tell us about your octave installation.  Are you using the current
version from cygwin, or some other version?  Also, what version of gnuplot are
you using - native windows version or X11 version from cygwin?

The native windows gnuplot application does not support multiple plot windows
open, so that may be your problem.


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