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Re: Problem With AxesOrigin

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  • Subject: [mg14935] Re: [mg14920] Problem With AxesOrigin
  • From: Wagner Truppel <wtruppel at>
  • Date: Fri, 27 Nov 1998 03:49:32 -0500
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at

Yes, I've had that problem several times, and my fix is to make sure I 
explicitly set the PlotRange option, as in

PlotRange -> {{xmin,xmax},{ymin,ymax}}


At 5:48 PM -0500 on 11/25/98, Wretch wrote:

>Hello -- sometimes when I plot a function  Mathematica decides to put
>the origin of the coordinate system in a spot where I don't want it.
>The natural fix seems to be the option AxesOrigin.  For instance,
>Simple enough.  However, there are times when Mathematica appears to be
>trying to place the origin of the coordinate system where I want it,
>but it doesn't print out the axis lines near the region of my origin of
>choice.  It's as if it recognizes where I want the origin, but it
>doesn't want to print out the axes in the normal manner.
>It's hard to explain in's a graphical illustration
>Unwanted Origin = {1,1} (Mathematica's initial choice):
>       |
>       |
>       |
>       |
>       |__________
>     (1,1)
>When I use AxesOrigin->{0,0}
>       |
>       |
>       |
>       |
>           __________
>     (0,0)
>Note how Mathematica curiously omits segments of the axis lines near the
>origin of my choice.
>Has anyone else out there experienced this?  How may I remedy it?
>Thanks a million,

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