Useful tricks for data munging and gnuplot presentation

1.) Data processing (munging)

We often find ourselves facing the fact that our generated numerical results as provided by our own (or someone else's for that matter) code don't match our needs. In order to avoid painful hours of copy and paste sessions I compiled an overview of a few useful tools.

Note: For the rest of this page we will assume a tabulated (multiple columns) format of the data files.

2.) Advanced gnuplot options