Posts Tagged ‘label’

Rotating axis labels in Gnuplot

Posted: 27th October 2015 by Tim in Gnuplot
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In gnuplot, labels on the X and Y axes are aligned horizontally by default, and written over the top of each other if the labels are too long. To fix this, you can rotate the labels using the set xtics rotate [by <angle>] [left|right] command. For example, you can rotate x-axis labels by 60 degrees […]

If you need to find the UUID of a hard disk in Linux, to add an entry to fstab for example, you can use the blkid command. There are many other methods available, but blkid prints the UUID with the label and disk type, and doesn’t require you to enter the path to the disk. […]

My first FORTRAN 77 program

Posted: 27th September 2011 by Tim in Fortran
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With sophisticated programming languages such as C++ and Java, it’s surprising to learn that FORTRAN is still widely used in the real world. FORTRAN 77, although approaching 35 years old, forms the backbone of many large-scale systems, and requires maintenance every now and then. I also believe that knowing basic FORTRAN 77 provides a useful […]