# [pstricks] plotting a data series with pstricks & psplot

Herbert Voss LaTeX at zedat.fu-berlin.de
Fri Mar 24 22:36:40 CET 2006

Andrew Enterline wrote:

> however, i am experiencing difficulty wrapping my brain around getting
> my data series values to match up with my axis labels.  more precisely,
> i'm having difficulty translating my data series into the proper plot
> coordinates.  i am wondering if anybody has a nifty way to translate
> data series values into the appropriate coordinates in a plot. below,
> i'm pasting an illustration of my problem. the axis labels are correct,
> but the line plotted is incorrect.

\documentclass[12pt]{article}
\usepackage{pstricks}
\usepackage{pst-plot}

\begin{document}
\def\data{
1 0.03  2 0.04  4 0.05  6 0.06
8 0.07 10 0.08 12 0.08 14 0.09
16 0.09 18 0.1  20 0.1  22 0.11
24 0.11 26 0.12 28 0.12 30 0.12
32 0.13 34 0.13 36 0.13 38 0.14
40 0.14 42 0.14 44 0.15 46 0.15
48 0.15 50 0.15}

\psset{xunit=0.2, yunit=50}% to get 10cm x 10cm with the data values
\begin{pspicture}(0,0)(50,0.2)
\psaxes[tickstyle=bottom,Dx=5,Dy=.02,dx=1cm,dy=1cm]{->}(0,0)(50,0.2)
\listplot[linecolor=red]{\data}%
\end{pspicture}

\end{document}

Herbert