Re: tweaking log plots

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg15942] Re: tweaking log plots*From*: Paul Abbott <paul at physics.uwa.edu.au>*Date*: Wed, 17 Feb 1999 23:34:06 -0500*Organization*: University of Western Australia*References*: <7a2bqi$1u9@smc.vnet.net>*Sender*: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

Richard Easther wrote: > 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". > > PS For example, see the y-axis on: > LogListPlot[Table[{i,10^(-i)},{i,1,30}]] One solution is to generate the y-axis ticks manually, e.g., In[1]:= <<Graphics` In[2]:= LogListPlot[Table[{i, 10^(-i)}, {i, 30}], Ticks -> {Automatic, Table[{10^(-i), DisplayForm[ SuperscriptBox[10, -i]]}, {i, 1, 30, 6}]}]; Cheers, Paul ____________________________________________________________________ Paul Abbott Phone: +61-8-9380-2734 Department of Physics Fax: +61-8-9380-1014 The University of Western Australia Nedlands WA 6907 mailto:paul at physics.uwa.edu.au AUSTRALIA http://www.physics.uwa.edu.au/~paul God IS a weakly left-handed dice player ____________________________________________________________________