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Old 04-24-2011, 08:20 AM   #1
llauro
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Question Gnuplot - Combining a linear range and log-scale range in the same X-axis


Hello all.

First of all excuse me because English is not my mother language.

I used gnuplot time ago (I haven't been an expert never) and I have not found the way to solve the following problem:

I want to plot a set of data in only one plot.

The problem is that some points of the data should be better plotted in a linear scale (lets say 0 to 100,000) but there are other data points that, exceding the value 100,000, would be better plotted in a logarithmic scale, as they goes in the range 100,000 to 500,000,000.

Let's say the data is:

Code:
     X       Y
        0   100
    10000    80
    20000    75
    30000    60
    40000    55
    50000    50
    60000    48
    70000    45
    80000    43
    90000    41
   100000    40
   500000    35
  1000000    30
  5000000    25
 10000000    20
 50000000    15
100000000    10
500000000     8
(in fact there are much more data points in the 0-100,000 interval)

Is there a way to plot all these points in the same plot in only one X-axis showing two different ranges in that axis:
linear: 0-100,000
logarithmic: 100,000 - 1,000,000,000 ?

The axis would be read, for example, as:

Code:
|-----|-----|-----|-----|-----|-----|-----|-----|-----|
0    20k   40k   60k   80k   100k   1M   10M   100M   1G
(The abbreviations k-M-G are not the important point. Just shown for clarity)

Thanks.
 
Old 04-26-2011, 07:22 AM   #2
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If you don't get any answers here, I'd suggest asking on the project's mailing list (which should have been your first try, for obvious reasons). See this for information about the gnuplot mailing list.
 
Old 04-26-2011, 01:55 PM   #3
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Thank you for the suggestion, Nylex.
 
  


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