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Hi,
I am making a shell script in bash which uses gnuplot to plot the number of road accidents on a certain day, on a certain month. I believe I have the data correct. An example of my data file is here:

Code:
cat Day1Accidents.txt
01 13
02 5
03 17
04 8
05 16
06 18
07 12
08 7
09 23
10 12
11 7
12 19

(So the left column [x axis] is the month, and the second [y] is the number of accidents, and the whole data set is for "monday")
But I cant seem to get gnuplot to make me an image, I tried putting in a <gpi> script, I got a simple graph(not what i wanted though) but then it didnt seem to want to plot, and there are problems with importing file name etc
Currently the code spits loads of unusual character to the command line, and then says the file is not found....
Here is my gnuplot code, if anyone can point me in the right direction I would be very grateful Smilie

Code:
gnuplot << EOF
set output "accidents_"$Postocode.png"
set terminal png
set size 1280,800
set data style linespoints
set title "Number of accidents within a radius of $2 from $Postcode"
set xlabel "Month"
set ylabel "Number of Accidents"
set xtics 1,1,12
set ytics 5,5,35
set key rmargin
plot "Day1Accidents.txt" using 1:2 title "Monday"
plot "Day2Accidents.txt" using 1:2 title "Tuesday"
plot "Day3Accidents.txt" using 1:2 title "Wednesday"
plot "Day4Accidents.txt" using 1:2 title "Thursday"
plot "Day5Accidents.txt" using 1:2 title "Friday"
plot "Day6Accidents.txt" using 1:2 title "Saturday"
plot "Day7Accidents.txt" using 1:2 title "Sunday"
EOF

Thanks

Last edited by bartus11; 12-02-2013 at 06:47 PM.. Reason: Please use code tags
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Old 12-02-2013
A quote too many in
Code:
set output "accidents_"$Postocode.png"

This User Gave Thanks to MadeInGermany For This Post:
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Old 12-03-2013
Quote:
Originally Posted by MadeInGermany
A quote too many in
Code:
set output "accidents_"$Postocode.png"

Damn, I knew it would be something simple.Smilie
Thank-you.
Just in case anyone else reads this, I also messed around with the order of the things I am setting.
Changing them to this order worked:
Code:
 Set terminal <type> size <x> <y>
 Set output "outputname"
 Set data style <type>

everything else the same order Smilie
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