Does anyone know what software was used in many old scientific papers (please see attached example). I love the clean look of the graph and the typeface. Thanks. Graph example

  • $\begingroup$ Could it be an old version of gnuplot? en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gnuplot $\endgroup$
    – Simon F
    Oct 30, 2018 at 15:26
  • $\begingroup$ Thanks for the suggestions. That particular Figure is from the 1990s, but I've seen the style in older papers too. I may ask some of my more senior colleagues what they remember using back in the old days! $\endgroup$
    – Dan B
    Oct 31, 2018 at 15:18
  • $\begingroup$ Not sure if you'd have better results on History of Science and Mathematics, but might be worth a quick search there. Retrocomputing is probably more of a long shot $\endgroup$ Nov 5, 2018 at 20:18


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