Re: Re: Graphing Functions

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg27351] Re: [mg27304] Re: Graphing Functions*From*: BobHanlon at aol.com*Date*: Wed, 21 Feb 2001 03:17:51 -0500 (EST)*Sender*: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

The "scale" is controlled by the Plot option AspectRatio Plot[{Sqrt[1-x^2], -Sqrt[1-x^2]}, {x, -1, 1}]; Plot[{Sqrt[1-x^2], -Sqrt[1-x^2]}, {x, -1, 1}, AspectRatio -> 1]; AspectRatio /. Options[Plot] 1/GoldenRatio N[%] 0.6180339887498948 Bob Hanlon In a message dated 2001/2/20 3:30:26 AM, dontreply at tothis.ok? writes: >another question when plotting - is there a way to turn off Mathematica's >intelligent default for scale of the y axis? I would like to look at the >functions in a "square" format. (does this make any sense? I guess I >just >want the output to be more like a standard graphing calculator...) >