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Re: help!!

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  • Subject: [mg15101] Re: [mg15065] help!!
  • From: steffenz at gauss.fo.fh-koeln.de
  • Date: Sat, 12 Dec 1998 03:59:03 -0500
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

> Date:          Thu, 10 Dec 1998 03:12:59 -0500
> From:          "Peter Manaras" <divvy at hol.gr>
> To:            mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
> Subject: [mg15101]       [mg15065] help!!
> Organization:  Hellas on Line - Pipex Intl

> I have collected a set of points which i now want to include in a
> scatter diagram.  The result was ok I used ListPlot[data] to do this
> However, some of the points were placed beneath the x-axis (these
> points did not have a negative y-axis value) The points were loaded as
> data={{1,18},{2,17.6},{3,14.5},{4,12.6},{5,12.5},{6,14}}; and the
> command for  plotting the graph was
> plotdata=ListPlot[data,PlotStyle->PointSize[0.01]]; what i did next was
> try to fix the axes problem with AxesOrigin command which i set to 0,12
> and what came out was the same graph but with no intersection of the
> axes The axes seemed not be be interesecting at any point Instead, at
> the point at which the axes should be intersecting there was blank
> space What could be wrong? Furthermore I experienced some problems when
> exporting the graph to another application in this case microsoft word
> What i did was execute the copy as bitmap command and then i pasted the
> graph in a document in word Everything was fine until i tried to resize
> the object which had as a result the quality to change due to the fact
> that it was a bitmap My question about that is can i set the graphs in
> mathematica to be presented at a certain size so as to be consistent
> with the size that they will be presented in word?  In other words is
> there any relation between the size of the graphs in mathematica and
> that of the pasted bitmap in word? How can i set a default size for the
> graphs i create? Why when i execute the copy (not copy as) and then
> paste the object in word the graph is presented at very small scale
> Notice that when i resize the particular pasted object (that is when i
> have only execute the copy command in mathematica) the quality is the
> same as in the notebook i.e. great! Why though is the size so small?
> What is the best solution in exporting a graph?
> I then tried to label the axes of the graph and i realised that the
> fonts in the graph were barely readable How can i change the size
> and/or the fonts IN the graphs? How can i make my changes to be default
> so as i wont need to change them everytime?
> I then tried to statistically analyse the set of points What statistical
> models (scalemethod) are available in mathematica? Where can i find
> them listed in the online documentation? Can i use the bestfit command
> for non-linear regression? Again what models are available in the
> nonlinearfit command and in what wasy can i use it for the data shown
> above? I appreciate your understanding on the fact that i have just
> begun to explore mathematica Your help will be most valuable for me
> Best regards
> Peter Manaras
> 
> 
> 
Hi !

It may help to define the Plotrange: 

ListPlot[data,PlotStyle->PointSize[0.01],PlotRange->{12,18}]; 

For getting the Plot into word i use copy and paste

bye
Steffen


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