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plplot(3plplot) PLplot API plplot(3plplot)

NAME

PLplot - Advanced 2D and 3D scientific plotting library

DESCRIPTION

Available API man pages:

pl_setcontlabelformat: Set format of numerical label for contours
pl_setcontlabelparam: Set parameters of contour labelling other than format of numerical label
pladv: Advance the (sub-)page
plarc: Draw a circular or elliptical arc
plaxes: Draw a box with axes, etc. with arbitrary origin
plbin: Plot a histogram from binned data
plbop: Begin a new page
plbox: Draw a box with axes, etc
plbox3: Draw a box with axes, etc, in 3-d
plbtime: Calculate broken-down time from continuous time for the current stream
plcalc_world: Calculate world coordinates and corresponding window index from relative device coordinates
plclear: Clear current (sub)page
plcol0: Set color, cmap0
plcol1: Set color, cmap1
plcolorbar: Plot color bar for image, shade or gradient plots
plconfigtime: Configure the transformation between continuous and broken-down time for the current stream
plcont: Contour plot
plcpstrm: Copy state parameters from the reference stream to the current stream
plctime: Calculate continuous time from broken-down time for the current stream
plend: End plotting session
plend1: End plotting session for current stream
plenv0: Same as plenv(3plplot) but if in multiplot mode does not advance the subpage, instead clears it
plenv: Set up standard window and draw box
pleop: Eject current page
plerrx: Draw error bars in x direction
plerry: Draw error bars in the y direction
plfamadv: Advance to the next family file on the next new page
plfill: Draw filled polygon
plfill3: Draw filled polygon in 3D
plflush: Flushes the output stream
plfont: Set font
plfontld: Load Hershey fonts
plGetCursor: Wait for graphics input event and translate to world coordinates.
plgchr: Get character default height and current (scaled) height
plgcmap1_range: Get the cmap1 argument range for continuous color plots
plgcol0: Returns 8-bit RGB values for given color index from cmap0
plgcol0a: Returns 8-bit RGB values and PLFLT alpha transparency value for given color index from cmap0
plgcolbg: Returns the background color (cmap0[0]) by 8-bit RGB value
plgcolbga: Returns the background color (cmap0[0]) by 8-bit RGB value and PLFLT alpha transparency value
plgcompression: Get the current device-compression setting
plgdev: Get the current device (keyword) name
plgdidev: Get parameters that define current device-space window
plgdiori: Get plot orientation
plgdiplt: Get parameters that define current plot-space window
plgdrawmode: Get drawing mode (depends on
device support!)
plgfam: Get family file parameters
plgfci: Get FCI (font characterization integer)
plgfnam: Get output file name
plgfont: Get family, style and weight of the current font
plglevel: Get the (current) run level
plgpage: Get page parameters
plgra: Switch to graphics screen
plgradient: Draw linear gradient inside polygon
plgriddata: Grid data from irregularly sampled data
plgspa: Get current subpage parameters
plgstrm: Get current stream number
plgver: Get the current library version number
plgvpd: Get viewport limits in normalized device coordinates
plgvpw: Get viewport limits in world coordinates
plgxax: Get x axis parameters
plgyax: Get y axis parameters
plgzax: Get z axis parameters
plhist: Plot a histogram from unbinned data
plhlsrgb: Convert HLS color to RGB
plimagefr: Plot a 2D matrix using cmap1
plimage: Plot a 2D matrix using cmap1 with automatic color adjustment
plinit: Initialize PLplot
pljoin: Draw a line between two points
pllab: Simple routine to write labels
pllegend: Plot legend using discretely annotated filled boxes, lines, and/or lines of symbols
pllightsource: Sets the 3D position of the light source
plline: Draw a line
plline3: Draw a line in 3 space
pllsty: Select line style
plmap: Plot continental outline or shapefile data in world coordinates
plmapfill: Plot all or a subset of Shapefile data, filling the polygons
plmapline: Plot all or a subset of Shapefile data using lines in world coordinates
plmapstring: Plot all or a subset of Shapefile data using strings or points in world coordinates
plmaptex: Draw text at points defined by Shapefile data in world coordinates
plmeridians: Plot latitude and longitude lines
plmesh: Plot surface mesh
plmeshc: Magnitude colored plot surface mesh with contour
plmkstrm: Creates a new stream and makes it the default
plmtex: Write text relative to viewport boundaries
plmtex3: Write text relative to viewport boundaries in 3D plots
plot3d: Plot 3-d surface plot
plot3dc: Magnitude colored plot surface with contour
plot3dcl: Magnitude colored plot surface with contour for z[x][y] with y index limits
plparseopts: Parse command-line arguments
plpat: Set area line fill pattern
plpath: Draw a line between two points, accounting for coordinate transforms
plpoin: Plot a glyph at the specified points
plpoin3: Plot a glyph at the specified 3D points
plpoly3: Draw a polygon in 3 space
plprec: Set precision in numeric labels
plpsty: Select area fill pattern
plptex: Write text inside the viewport
plptex3: Write text inside the viewport of a 3D plot
plrandd: Random number generator returning a real random number in the range [0,1]
plreplot: Replays contents of plot buffer to current device/file
plrgbhls: Convert RGB color to HLS
plschr: Set character size
plscmap0: Set cmap0 colors by 8-bit RGB values
plscmap0a: Set cmap0 colors by 8-bit RGB values and PLFLT alpha transparency value
plscmap0n: Set number of colors in cmap0
plscmap1_range: Set the cmap1 argument range for continuous color plots
plscmap1: Set opaque RGB cmap1 colors values
plscmap1a: Set semitransparent cmap1 RGBA colors.
plscmap1l: Set cmap1 colors using a piece-wise linear relationship
plscmap1la: Set cmap1 colors and alpha transparency using a piece-wise linear relationship
plscmap1n: Set number of colors in cmap1
plscol0: Set 8-bit RGB values for given cmap0 color index
plscol0a: Set 8-bit RGB values and PLFLT alpha transparency value for given cmap0 color index
plscolbg: Set the background color by 8-bit RGB value
plscolbga: Set the background color by 8-bit RGB value and PLFLT alpha transparency value.
plscolor: Used to globally turn color output on/off
plscompression: Set device-compression level
plsdev: Set the device (keyword) name
plsdidev: Set parameters that define current device-space window
plsdimap: Set up transformation from metafile coordinates
plsdiori: Set plot orientation
plsdiplt: Set parameters that define current plot-space window
plsdiplz: Set parameters incrementally (zoom mode) that define current plot-space window
plsdrawmode: Set drawing mode (depends on device support!)
plseed: Set seed for internal random number generator.
plsesc: Set the escape character for text strings
plsetopt: Set any command-line option
plsfam: Set family file parameters
plsfci: Set FCI (font characterization integer)
plsfnam: Set output file name
plsfont: Set family, style and weight of the current font
plshades: Shade regions on the basis of value
plshade: Shade individual region on the basis of value
plslabelfunc: Assign a function to use for generating custom axis labels
plsmaj: Set length of major ticks
plsmem: Set the memory area to be plotted (RGB)
plsmema: Set the memory area to be plotted (RGBA)
plsmin: Set length of minor ticks
plsori: Set orientation
plspage: Set page parameters
plspal0: Set the cmap0 palette using the specified cmap0*.pal format file
plspal1: Set the cmap1 palette using the specified cmap1*.pal format file
plspause: Set the pause (on end-of-page) status
plsstrm: Set current output stream
plssub: Set the number of subpages in x and y
plssym: Set symbol size
plstar: Initialization
plstart: Initialization
plstransform: Set a global coordinate transform function
plstring: Plot a glyph at the specified points
plstring3: Plot a glyph at the specified 3D points
plstripa: Add a point to a strip chart
plstripc: Create a 4-pen strip chart
plstripd: Deletes and releases memory used by a strip chart
plstyl: Set line style
plsurf3d: Plot shaded 3-d surface plot
plsurf3dl: Plot shaded 3-d surface plot for z[x][y] with y index limits
plsvect: Set arrow style for vector plots
plsvpa: Specify viewport in absolute coordinates
plsxax: Set x axis parameters
plsyax: Set y axis parameters
plsym: Plot a glyph at the specified points
plszax: Set z axis parameters
pltext: Switch to text screen
pltimefmt: Set format for date / time labels
plvasp: Specify viewport using aspect ratio only
plvect: Vector plot
plvpas: Specify viewport using coordinates and aspect ratio
plvpor: Specify viewport using normalized subpage coordinates
plvsta: Select standard viewport
plw3d: Configure the transformations required for projecting a 3D surface on a 2D window
plwidth: Set pen width
plwind: Specify window
plxormod: Enter or leave xor mode

AUTHORS

Many developers (who are credited at http://plplot.org/credits.php) have contributed to PLplot over its long history.

SEE ALSO

PLplot documentation at http://plplot.org/documentation.php.

June, 2021