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anterovipunen
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Sexy Graph Software

Postby anterovipunen » Sat Oct 30, 2010 1:55 pm UTC

Dear all, please help.

I need to submit 3 very simple scatter graphs for publication. But although I love openoffice I think there might be better graph software out there. I want something clean, something sharp, something sexy!

Can anyone help?

Please help!

Antero

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Re: Sexy Graph Software

Postby Jplus » Sat Oct 30, 2010 2:31 pm UTC

I doubt whether it'll qualify as "sexy", but gnuplot is very good at making simple scatter graphs. If you want something really sexy you'll probably need some commercial software or other that I don't know about.
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Re: Sexy Graph Software

Postby Dason » Sat Oct 30, 2010 6:10 pm UTC

Using the ggplot2 package in R can produce some really nice production quality graphs.
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Re: Sexy Graph Software

Postby poohat » Sun Oct 31, 2010 1:26 am UTC

gnuplot is pretty standard but you can also do decent stuff in R and probably matlab etc

If its just a scatterplot I wouldnt be surprised if you could get something passable in openoffice

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Re: Sexy Graph Software

Postby b.i.o » Sun Oct 31, 2010 1:28 am UTC

If you use Python, matplotlib is very nice.

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Re: Sexy Graph Software

Postby Meteorswarm » Sun Oct 31, 2010 6:13 am UTC

If you use octave, it uses gnuplot to graph, FYI.

(A vote for octave and a vote for gnuplot)
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