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## Re: gnuplot settings in Octave

 From: indium Subject: Re: gnuplot settings in Octave Date: Wed, 2 Nov 2011 17:48:48 +0100 User-agent: Mutt/1.5.21 (2010-09-15)

On Tue, Nov 01, 2011 at 10:57:08PM -0700, Ron Crummett wrote:
> Hello all -
>
> Once upon a time I was able to edit my .Xdefaults file to configure
> settings for Gnuplot. I could change the default plot window size, the
> background/axes/plot colors, maybe more. And whatever I had in there worked
> for Gnuplot in general, whether called from Octave or not.
>
> That was a few years ago; now it seems that my defaults are overridden by
> Octave. Does that mean I can set my preferences somewhere in Octave?
>
> And what about LaTeX commands in the title? I thought this had been
> resolved but when I tried to do
>
> title('\pi');
>
> all I got was a 'p' at the top. Is there somewhere to set a default font?
>
> Thanks.
>
> -Ron

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concerning \pi :
test whether 'tex' is interpreting your text or not. one of the
properties in get(gca()) or get(h) (h is your plot handle) should get
you a property 'interpreter', which you can set to 'tex'. Then it works.