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Re: How to control the default plot size?

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  • Subject: [mg14266] Re: How to control the default plot size?
  • From: "Allan Hayes" <hay at>
  • Date: Mon, 12 Oct 1998 13:51:47 -0400
  • References: <6vf3gi$>
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at

Image size can be set from the Option Inspector either at Notebook or
Global level by  using the option ImageSize

Alllan Hayes
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Joe Gwinn wrote in message <6vf3gi$d7r at>...
>I am having an annoyance problem with Mathematica 3.0.1 for PowerPC
>under MacOS 8.1:
>When recomputing any kind of plot, such as ListPlot[],
>ListDensityPlot[], etc, the plot size won't stay as set, instead often
>reverting to 2 by 3 inches or so on the screen, at random.  In some
>cases, the size shrunk to 0.5 by 0.5 inches.  There doesn't seem to be
>any pattern to when a plot will stay the size it was set to (by
>dragging the lower right corner), and when it will revert to the
>default small size.
>I assume that there is a Front End default one can set, and I have seen
>it mentioned in the Holy Tome, but I have been unable to actually find
>it.  Any suggestions?
>Joe Gwinn

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