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Re: Bug in Package Graphics`Graphics` ?

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  • Subject: [mg26381] Re: [mg26348] Bug in Package Graphics`Graphics` ?
  • From: BobHanlon at aol.com
  • Date: Sat, 16 Dec 2000 02:40:12 -0500 (EST)
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

This is a workaround for restricting the PlotRange:

Needs["Graphics`Graphics`"];

data = {4, 10, 5, 7}; offset = 3;

BarChart[data - offset, Axes -> False, Frame -> True, 
    FrameTicks -> {Automatic, Table[{y, y + offset}, {y, 0, Max[data]}], 
        None, None}];

For negative values, just use a Frame:

BarChart[{4, 10, 5, 7, -3}, Frame -> True];

Bob Hanlon

In a message dated 12/13/00 3:30:37 AM, Ludsteck at zew.de writes:

>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?
>


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