MathGroup Archive 2000

[Date Index] [Thread Index] [Author Index]

Search the Archive

Bug in Package Graphics`Graphics` ?


Dear Mathgroup members,
I am very cautious in claiming to have found a bug in Mathematica, but 
here I am almost sure.
After loading the package
<<Graphics`Graphics`

I tried to plot a simple BarChart:

BarChart[{4,10,5,7}]

However, if I want to restrict the plot range

BarChart[{4,10,5,7}, PlotRange->{3,10}]

Mathematica does not respond with an error message, but
still plots in the range {0,10}. (However, the y-axis is not visible in 
{0,3}.)
Furthermore, bar edges are visible only in the range {3,10}.
Finally, if the input list contains negative values, the bars hide the 
BarLabels
which is desastrous in my application.

I am really an adherent of Mathematica, but if I am right here I have to 
state that it is not possible to create publication quality BarCharts with 
Mathematica. (At least not with the
Add-On function BarChart.)

Any suggestions?



Johannes Ludsteck
Forschungsbereich Arbeitsmaerkte,
Personalmanagement und Soziale Sicherung
Zentrum fuer europaeische Wirtschaftsforschung
Mannheim (ZEW)
Postfach 103443
D 68934 Mannheim

E-mail: ludsteck at zew.de


  • Prev by Date: Re: want to modify NDSolve--molecular dynamics with mathematica
  • Next by Date: Re: NDSolve Interpolating Function Range too small!
  • Previous by thread: Something about partitioning
  • Next by thread: Re: Bug in Package Graphics`Graphics` ?