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RE: extra vertical lines showing up in plots

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  • Subject: [mg30526] RE: [mg30516] extra vertical lines showing up in plots
  • From: "David Park" <djmp at>
  • Date: Sat, 25 Aug 2001 01:15:08 -0400 (EDT)
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at


Mathematica  has an adaptive way of putting axes into Frame plots that
depends upon the plot ranges. You can get rid of the axes lines by adding
the option Axes -> False. Or you can control where they are by using the
option AxisOrigin. Checkout Help for the full details.

David Park
djmp at

> From: Don L Taylor [mailto:dont at]
To: mathgroup at
> I'm doing fairly straightforward plots, for example:
> \!\(\(Plot[\[Theta]\^4\ Exp[\(-7\)\ \[Theta]], {\[Theta], 0.46, 0.9},
>       DisplayFunction -> $DisplayFunction, PlotRange -> All,
>       AspectRatio -> 1, PlotLabel -> "\<Observed Data Likelihood\>",
>       Frame -> True,
>       FrameLabel -> {"\<Parameter \[Theta]\>", "\<Likelihood\>"},
>       PlotStyle -> RGBColor[0, 1, 0]];\)\)
> But now and then I get "extra" vertical lines that show up in the plot.
> This one at the moment has a vertical line for Theta=0.5.
> It doesn't appear to be a grid, if I expand the plot range to be from
> 0 to 2 there is no grid present, and no vertical line either for that
> particular plot range.  Even tweaking the range a little bit can make
> the lines appear or disappear.  But I really need some fixed ranges
> to not have these lines present.
> Anyone have any ideas about what I can do to stop these?
> Version under Win98, gobs of memory, Matrox G200 video card.
> Thanks

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