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\useMPgraphic{nist}
 
\useMPgraphic{nist}
 
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[[Image:MPgraph_example.png]]
  
 
== See also ==
 
== See also ==
  
 
[[source:m-graph.tex|m-graph]]
 
[[source:m-graph.tex|m-graph]]

Revision as of 15:49, 26 January 2009

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MPgraph is a plotting package based on MetaPost.

An alternative package is Pgfplot using TikZ.

Example

(Data on low-temperature thermal expansion coefficients downloaded from [1]).

\setupcolors[state=start]

\startuseMPgraphic{nist}
color orange;
orange = (1,.5,0);
input graph
draw begingraph(16cm,12cm);
        setrange(0,whatever,300,whatever);
        glabel.bot(btex $T$ (K) etex, OUT);
        glabel.lft(btex $(L-L_{293})/L_{293}$ etex rotated 90, OUT);
        glabel.top(btex http://cryogenics.nist.gov/ etex, OUT);
        gdraw "sapphire.dat" withcolor red;
        glabel.urt(btex sapphire etex, 0);
        gdraw "Be.dat" withcolor green;
        glabel.urt(btex Be etex, 0);
        gdraw "BeCu.dat" withcolor blue;
        glabel.urt(btex BeCu etex, 0);
        gdraw "SS304.dat" withcolor cyan;
        glabel.urt(btex SS304 etex, 0);
        gdraw "Al6061-T6.dat" withcolor magenta;
        glabel.urt(btex Al6061-T6 etex, 0);
        gdraw "nylon.dat" withcolor orange;
        glabel.urt(btex nylon etex, 0);
        endgraph;
\stopuseMPgraphic
\useMPgraphic{nist}

MPgraph example.png

See also

m-graph