Pgfplot

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Pgfplots is a data plotting package based on PGF/TikZ. It is now included as a (third party) module for ConTeXt (with TikZ)

An alternative package is MPgraph using MetaPost.

Example

(Data on low-temperature thermal expansion coefficients downloaded from [1]).

\setupcolors[state=start]
\usemodule[tikz]
\usemodule[pgfplots]

\starttext

\starttikzpicture
        \startaxis[     xmin=0,xmax=300,
                        title=http://cryogenics.nist.gov/,
                        xlabel=$T$ (K),
                        ylabel=$(L-L_{293})/L_{293}$,
                        legend style={at={(0.95,0.05)},anchor=south east},
                        width=16cm ]
                \addplot[mark=none,color=red] plot file {sapphire.dat};
                \addlegendentry{sapphire}
                \addplot[mark=none,color=green] plot file {Be.dat};
                \addlegendentry{Be}
                \addplot[mark=none,color=blue] plot file {BeCu.dat};
                \addlegendentry{BeCu}
                \addplot[mark=none,color=cyan] plot file {SS304.dat};
                \addlegendentry{SS304}
                \addplot[mark=none,color=magenta] plot file {Al6061-T6.dat};
                \addlegendentry{Al6061-T6}
                \addplot[mark=none,color=orange] plot file {nylon.dat};
                \addlegendentry{nylon}
        \stopaxis
\stoptikzpicture

\stoptext

Pgfplot example.png