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By default, Gnuplot's X11 terminal does not support UTF-8 characters when displaying text labels or setting plot titles.
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To enable support for UTF-8, add the lines below to your {{Path|~/.Xdefaults}}.
 
 
 
<syntaxhighlight lang="text">
 
! gnuplot settings
 
gnuplot*font: mbfont:-misc-fixed-medium-r-normal-*-*-*-100-100-*-*-iso10646-*
 
gnuplot*encoding: utf-8
 
</syntaxhighlight>
 
 
 
To enable these settings, type the following command at the shell prompt.
 
 
 
<syntaxhighlight lang="text">
 
xrdb -merge .Xdefaults
 
</syntaxhighlight>
 
 
 
To avoid having to type this command repeatedly, the command may be placed in your shell script resource file, {{Path|~/.profile}} for example.
 
 
 
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