From: Subramanian Vaitheeswaran (
Date: Thu Jul 10 2008 - 10:02:58 CDT


You can use gnuplot or matlab to generate contour plots. Here is a gnuplot script that does this along with a sample data file, with a function f(x,y) tabulated over a range of x and y. Hope this helps.

S. Vaitheeswaran
Post-doctoral Research Associate
Institute for Physical Science & Technology
Rm 2116, Bldg. 85
University of Maryland
College Park MD 20742
Phone: 301-405-7568

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>I have calculated some structure data using VMD and
>would like to make a contour plot.
>Can anyone suggest a flexible, easy-to-use,
>and above all free jiffy/program for linux/windows
>for this purpose?