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How can I change the format of plot labels?

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  • Subject: [mg3669] How can I change the format of plot labels?
  • From: hinsenk at ERE.UMontreal.CA (Konrad HINSEN)
  • Date: Tue, 2 Apr 1996 21:57:16 -0500
  • Organization: Universite de Montreal
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at

One of my plots has axis labels that look like


I'd like to get the decimal points lined up, i.e. i want to
get "1.50" instead of "1.5". I didn't find any hint about
that in the manuals. The on-line reference says that
numbers are formatted using OutputForm[], which is exactly
what I would like to change, but how?

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