the 'range' is an interval, so a range specification consists of 2 numbers.
what you are looking for are the xaxis tics at the specified positions:
set xrange [1:70]
set xtics 5
set xtics add (1)
lehe wrote:
>
> Hi,
> I am new to gnuplot and was wondering how to specify the range of plot to
> be a list of discrete numbers? For example, I have a file data.dat
> consisting of a list of numbers each of which corresponds to the one of
> the same position in [1 5 10 15 20 25 30 35 40 45 50 55 60 65 70]. If I
> try
>
> plot [1 5 10 15 20 25 30 35 40 45 50 55 60 65 70] '${data.dat}' w l lt 1
> lc 1 lw 6
>
> I would get error with an arrow pointed at "5", saying "':' or keyword
> 'to' expected"
> Thanks for help me to fix this problem!
>

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