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Scientific Notation in ListPlot Axes

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  • Subject: [mg47336] Scientific Notation in ListPlot Axes
  • From: pspicer at fuse.net (Patrick Spicer)
  • Date: Tue, 6 Apr 2004 06:36:14 -0400 (EDT)
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

Hi,

I apologize up front for posting a seemingly FAQ...but I searched the
archives and did not find what I need.

How can I format the axis of a LogLinearListPlot to display tick
labels as scientific notation without the "1 x " portion?  In other
words, I'd just like to display the base 10 and superscript exponent. 
Here is an example of a plot whose x-axis I'd like to label in this
way:

data = {{10^-6,72},{10^-5,60},{10^-4,45},{10^-3,31},{10^-2,33},{10^-1,32}}
<< Graphics`Graphics`
LogLinearListPlot[data,
Ticks->{{10^-6,10^-5,10^-4,10^-3,10^-2,10^-1},Automatic},
PlotRange->{0, 100}]

Many thanks in advance for your help.

Best regards,

Pat


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