1.3 The structure of this manual

This manual serves both as a tutorial guide to Pyxplot, and also as a reference manual. Part I provides a step-by-step tutorial and overview of Pyxplot’s features, including numerous worked examples. Part II provides a detailed survey of Pyxplot’s plotting and vector graphics commands. Part III provides an alphabetical reference to all of Pyxplot’s commands, mathematical functions and plotting options. Finally, the appendices provide information which is likely to be of more specialist interest.