Examples using GNUPLOT_I for Interactive GNUPLOT Graphics

GNUPLOT_I_EXAMPLES are C examples which demonstrate the use of the GNUPLOT_I library for interactive runtime GNUPLOT graphics.


The computer code and data files described and made available on this web page are distributed under the GNU LGPL license.


GNUPLOT_I_EXAMPLES is available in a C version and a C++ version.

Related Data and Programs:

GNUPLOT, C programs which illustrate how a program can write data and command files so that gnuplot can create plots of the program results.

GNUPLOT_I, a C library which allows an executing C or FORTRAN program to interact with the GNUPLOT graphics program, by Nicholas Devillard.


Nicholas Devillard


  1. The GNUPLOT_I homepage.
  2. Philipp Janert,
    Gnuplot in Action: Understanding Data with Graphs,
    Manning, 2008,
    ISBN: 1-933988-39-8.
  3. Thomas Williams, Colin Kelley, J Campbell, D Kotz, R Lang,
    gnuplot, An Interactive Plotting Program,
    The Free Software Foundation, 1990.
  4. The GNUPLOT Website.

Source Code:

ANIM makes a simple animation:

EXAMPLE makes a simple plot:

You can go up one level to the C source codes.

Last revised on 24 June 2011.