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Dataplot is a free, public-domain, multi-platform (Unix, VMS, Linux, Windows 95/98/ME/XP/NT/2000, etc.) software system for scientific visualization, statistical analysis, and non-linear modeling.  The target Dataplot user is the researcher and analyst engaged in the characterization, modeling, visualization, analysis, monitoring, and optimization of scientific and engineering processes. The original version was released by James J. Filliben in 1978 with continual enhancements to present. Authors: James J. Filliben and Alan Heckert Statistical Engineering Division, Information Technology Laboratory, National Institute of Standards and Technology, with tcl/tk GUI interface by Robert R. Lipman, formerly of the Mathematical and Computational Sciences Division.      

Some of the on-line documentation utilizes the Portable Document Format (PDF).  If you do not already have a PDF reader installed for your browser, a number of freely available PDF readers are available.

You can perform a keyword search of the Dataplot Web page.

A Dataplot mail list is now available.



                       
  Dataplot: Introduction

Dataplot Summary

Platforms


Graphics Gallery


NIST/SEMATECH Handbook



Documentation

News

FAQS

Quick Reference
(PDF format)



Support

Download

Using Dataplot with the Web



Extending Dataplot


                   
Dataplot: Tutorial

Getting Started

Language Features



GUI Mode

Command Mode

I/O 

Data Types

Supported Graphics Devices



Program Control

Customizing Dataplot



Command Categories



Commands

Distributions



               

Elementary Operations



Functions

Random Number Generation



Experiment Designs



Macros



Programs



Data Set Library



Text File Library



               

Lines



Characters

Spikes

Bars



Plot Annotation

TEXT Subcommands



Colors

Sizing


DATAPLOT Disclaimer

This software was developed at the National Institute of Standards and Technology by employees of the Federal Government in the course of their official duties.  Persuant to title 17 section 105 of the United States Code this software is not subject to copyright protection and is in the public domain.  Dataplot is an experimental system.  NIST assumes no responsibility whatsoever for its use by other parties, and makes no guarantees, expressed or implied, about its quality, reliability, or any other characteristic.

We welcome analyst feedback.