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Re: Active Plots


  • To: mathgroup@smc.vnet.net
  • Subject: [mg10941] Re: Active Plots
  • From: Bill Bertram <wkb@ansto.gov.au>
  • Date: Sat, 14 Feb 1998 00:53:16 -0500
  • Organization: ANSTO
  • References: <6brbtn$dud@smc.vnet.net> <6bur6u$ljv@smc.vnet.net>

Paul Abbott wrote:
> 
> Larry C Linik wrote:
> 
> > After I have generated a plot I would like to be able to read the
> > coordinates  of points of the curve using the mouse cursor.  Can this
> > be done in  Mathematica? If so has any produced a package that does
> > this?
> 
> This functionality is built-in. See section 1.3.4 of the Mathematica
> book (as found by doing a search for coordinates in the Help Browser).
> 

Note however that this feature is useful only for plots whose axes are
linear! For LogPlot, LogLogPlot etc, the position of the mouse curser
does not give you the coordinate values of the point but their Log[10,
value].

Cheers, 
     Bill



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