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Re: ErrorListPlot point size control?

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  • Subject: [mg21928] Re: [mg21872] ErrorListPlot point size control?
  • From: Bojan Bistrovic <bojanb at>
  • Date: Fri, 4 Feb 2000 02:54:54 -0500 (EST)
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at

> Dear Advanced Mathematica Users,
>         I wish to change the point size of a graph that I am making that
> uses the function ErrorListPlot, from the package Graphics`Graphics.  My
> problem is this: I cannot find a method to control the size of the data
> points displayed.
>         Unlike for ListPlot, as shown by Options[ErrorListPlot], the
> option PlotStyle is unavailable.  Moreover, when I try using
> Prolog->{PointSize[0.007]} or Prolog->{AbsolutePointSize[4]} the graph
> remains unaffected (though if I use Prolog->{PointSize[0.007],
> RGBColor[1,0,0]} the points and error bars turn red as expected).  As
> shown by InputForm, the graphics output of ErrorListPlot always has the
> directive of PointSize[0.015], which I cannot seem to affect.
>         Therefore, my question is, how can I have a scatter plot with
> error bars and elegantly small data points?
>                     Sincerely,
>                     James J. Fuite.
This should work:
In[1]:= data={...}
In[2]:= plt=ErrorListPlot[data];
In[3]:= plt2=plt /. PointSize[_]-> PointSize[0.007] //Show

Bye, Bojan

Bojan Bistrovic,                       bojanb at  
Old Dominion University, Physics Department,      Norfolk, VA

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