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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 {{Codeline|~/.Xdefaults}}.
! gnuplot settings
gnuplot*font: mbfont:-misc-fixed-medium-r-normal----100-100---iso10646-
gnuplot*encoding: utf-8
To enable these settings, type the following command at the shell prompt.
xrdb -merge .Xdefaults
To avoid having to type this command repeatedly, the command may be placed in your shell script resource file, {{Codeline|~/.profile}} for example.
[[Category:Plotting tutorials]]

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