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tweaking log plots

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  • Subject: [mg15858] tweaking log plots
  • From: Richard Easther <easther at>
  • Date: Fri, 12 Feb 1999 18:40:19 -0500 (EST)
  • Organization: High Energy Theory Group, Physics Dept, Brown University
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at


I am trying to tweak the output of LogListPlot, and I wonder if anyone
can help...

Specifically, the numerical values that appear on the logarithmically
scaled axes are displayed in the format: 1. \times 10^{-10}  - what I
want to know is whether it is possible to suppress the "1. \times"
part, since it adds nothing and leads to the graph itself being
excessively "scrunched up".

I don't want to be overly fussy here, but the figures I am making will
be fairly small when they are printed, and the current format will make
the graphs harder to "read" than I would like.

Thanks in advance for any help! 


PS For example, see the y-axis on:

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