I've been trying to print information on the axes of a graphic. I'm doing that by the option FrameLabel in the ErrorListPlot function. But it failed.

Here the code I'm using


d    = Import["teste.txt", "TSV"];
dNew = Table[{{d[[i, 1]], d[[i, 2]]}, ErrorBar[d[[i, 3]]]}, {i, 2, Length[d]}];

ErrorListPlot[dNew, FrameLabel -> {"Position, x (inches)", "Photodetector output (V)"}]

The result

enter image description here

How can I fix it?

Thanks for the attention.


  • $\begingroup$ Is there a way of plot the "Position, x (inches)" below the x axis and the "Photedector output(V)" next to y? – Hellon Canella Machado $\endgroup$ – Hellon Canella Machado Sep 2 '14 at 14:18

In ErrorListPlot, there is not such an option as "FrameLable", but "AxesLable", so use "AxesLable" instead of "FrameLable", just like this enter image description here

Another way to do that is using function "Show, like this:

 ErrorListPlot[Table[{i, RandomReal[0.5]}, {i, 10}]];
 Show[%, Frame -> {{True, False}, {True, False}}, 
 FrameLabel -> {"Position, x (inches)", "Photodetector output (V)"}]

enter image description here

I'm sorry that my poor English is very poor, so I can not give much explain

  • $\begingroup$ Is there a way of plot the "Position, x (inches)" below the x axis and the "Photedector output(V)" next to y? $\endgroup$ – Hellon Canella Machado Sep 2 '14 at 14:14
  • $\begingroup$ Yes, I have edited the answer to show the way $\endgroup$ – wuyingddg Sep 2 '14 at 14:25
  • $\begingroup$ Thank you guy. Your suggestions were very useful. Hellon $\endgroup$ – Hellon Canella Machado Sep 2 '14 at 14:33

You need to add Frame -> True to specify FrameLabel:


  {{1, 1}, ErrorBar[0.2]},
  {{2, 2}, ErrorBar[0.1]},
  {{3, 4}, ErrorBar[0.3]},
  {{4, 6}, ErrorBar[0.4]}}, 
 Frame -> True,
 FrameLabel -> {"Position, x (inches)", "Photodetector output (V)"   },
 GridLines -> Automatic,
 Joined -> True] 

enter image description here


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