On Mon, 11 Aug 2014, Artur T. wrote:
Thank you, Allin; this works.
What I am wondered aboit ist that on Linux the error message is much
clearer and helpful than on Windows. The one linux is:
"/home/artur/.gretl/gpttmp.LQy4tc", line 25: invalid character \
*** error in function DMplot, line 53
The one on Windows was not really helpful. But I guess this is
Not so much gnuplot-related as an operating system issue. Gnuplot produces
quite informative error messages on stderr. These are easy to capture on
unix-type systems, but basically Windows doesn't do stderr. There are some
avenues we could explore to get hold of the messages, but they're
Am 11.08.2014 um 18:33 schrieb Allin Cottrell:
> On Mon, 11 Aug 2014, Artur T. wrote:
>> I trying to plot a matrix where the last two columns contain information on
>> confidence intervals which I would like to plot as a shaded area.
>> I wrote a script, but the pdf is not properly compiled giving me an error
>> msg which I don't fully understand. I attached a script which requires the
>> matrix to plot and the path where to store the pdf as inputs.
>> Unfortunately I can't figure out where the error is.
> When you want to write a backslash for line-continuation in a gnuplot
> script via gretl's "printf" command, you need to double it since
> is the escape character. So, for example:
> printf "plot \\\n"
> printf "'-' using 1:2:3 w filledcurve lt 8, \\\n"
> and so on.
> Allin Cottrell