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Quickest way of plotting scientific histograms

  1. Aug 3, 2011 #1
    I've tried a few methods of plotting histograms from unsorted data, but they're all extremely involved (ROOT) or look very "childish" (online tools).

    What's the easiest way of plotting a histogram from a unicode text file with numbers in it?

    Thanks in advance - need the histograms for some project work.
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  3. Aug 4, 2011 #2
    For easy and (if you bother to learn the style-altering commands) professional looking plots of not-too-complicated data I recommend gnuplot.
  4. Aug 10, 2011 #3
    You might be able to import the file into Open Office or Excel in the same way that a .CSV file can be imported. I know there are different options in Open Office for setting delimiters.
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