8.4 The style keyword

At times, the string of style keywords placed after the with modifier in plot commands can grow rather unwieldy in its length. For clarity, frequently used plot styles can be stored as numbered plot styles. The syntax for setting a numbered plot style is:

set style 2 points pointtype 3

where the 2 is the identification number of the style. In a subsequent plot statement, this style can be recalled as follows:

plot sin(x) with style 2