Gnuplot and Powerpoint (and other presentation software)

Often people are working with gnuplot but when it comes time to give a talk they simply include the encapsulated postscript file into their powerpoint document. There are several problems with this:

This note describes some steps you can take to to produce better quality graphs that can be used with Powerpoint (and likely other presentation software).

Here is the approach that I've used. Some of this information comes from Martin Arlitt.

You might want to try png

Ian Goldberg tells me that he's had good luck generating png files directly from gnuplot and then just including the png files. I suspect that I didn't use png because at the time it may not have been supported in powerpoint.

Last modified: Tue Jan 16 23:20:06 EST 2007