G N U P L O T
    Version 4.7 patchlevel 0    last modified 2012-06-19
    Build System: Linux x86_64

    Copyright (C) 1986-1993, 1998, 2004, 2007-2012
    Thomas Williams, Colin Kelley and many others

    gnuplot home:     http://www.gnuplot.info
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    immediate help:   type "help"  (plot window: hit 'h')

Terminal type set to 'wxt'
gnuplot> plot '-'  notitle   ps 3
input data ('e' ends) > 1 2
input data ('e' ends) > 2 4
input data ('e' ends) > 3 6
input data ('e' ends) > e
gnuplot>

Works with x11 terminal as well...

Dmitri.
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On Wed, Dec 26, 2012 at 6:43 PM, sfeam (Ethan Merritt) <eamerritt@gmail.com> wrote:
On Wednesday, 26 December 2012, Dima Kogan wrote:
> > On Wed, 26 Dec 2012 12:13:05 -0800
> > "sfeam (Ethan Merritt)" <eamerritt@gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > > plot '-'  notitle   ps 3
> >
> > That's not a valid plot command,
> > and produces only an error message when I try it here.

> Wait, what? I make plots in this manner reguarly and have for years.
> What looks improper about this command? What error message do you get?

Terminal type set to 'x11'
gnuplot> plot '-'  notitle   ps 3
                             ^
         warning: No pointsize specifier allowed, here
input data ('e' ends) >

 This is just a warning not an error, still it works fine with:

    G N U P L O T
    Version 4.7 patchlevel 0    last modified 2012-06-19
    Build System: Linux x86_64

    Copyright (C) 1986-1993, 1998, 2004, 2007-2012
    Thomas Williams, Colin Kelley and many others

    gnuplot home:     http://www.gnuplot.info
    mailing list:     gnuplot-beta@lists.sourceforge.net
    faq, bugs, etc:   type "help FAQ"
    immediate help:   type "help"  (plot window: hit 'h')

Terminal type set to 'wxt'
gnuplot> plot '-'  notitle   ps 3
input data ('e' ends) > 1 2
input data ('e' ends) > 2 4
input data ('e' ends) > 3 6
input data ('e' ends) > e
gnuplot>

Works with x11 terminal as well...

Dmitri.
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