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Re: help with specify histogram count axis (frequency)

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  • Subject: [mg43989] Re: help with specify histogram count axis (frequency)
  • From: Bill Rowe <readnewscix at>
  • Date: Thu, 16 Oct 2003 04:17:07 -0400 (EDT)
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at

On 10/15/03 at 4:59 AM, pschang at (Peter Sok Chang) wrote:

> can anybody help me with specifying the range of the count or
> frequency
> axis (y-axis)  for histograms generated by the histogram function?  I'm
> trying to compare two histograms visually and I would like to keep the
> count axis (y-axis) the same.  I know the HistogramRange function
> specifies the x-axis (value), but there doesn't appear to be a y-axis
> counterpart.  Thanks.

You can accomplish this by specifying the PlotRange when the plot is made

That is ListPlot[hist, PlotRange->{Automatic, {0, ymax}}] will force the y-axis to range from 0 to ymax
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