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Re: How to get decent quality plots.

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  • Subject: [mg57399] Re: How to get decent quality plots.
  • From: "Jens-Peer Kuska" <kuska at>
  • Date: Thu, 26 May 2005 05:00:30 -0400 (EDT)
  • Organization: Uni Leipzig
  • References: <d742ff$im2$>
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  Table[{x, Random[Real, {0, x}]}, {x, 0, 10}], 
Frame -> True,
  TextStyle -> {FontFamily -> "Times"}, 
PlotLabel -> "64 cycles in FIFO",
  FrameLabel -> {"S/N dB", "RMS error mm"}




"Dave" <nospam at> schrieb im Newsbeitrag 
news:d742ff$im2$1 at
> I'm using ListPlot to plot some data points and 
> have used options like
> PlotLabel -> "64 cycles in FIFO", AxesLabel -> 
> {"S/N dB", "RMS error mm"}
> But the graphs come out look pretty awful.
> 1) The font looks like courier
> 2) The text on the x-axis starts at the end of 
> the axis, not under the
> numbers which is more usual.
> 3) The text on the y-axis runs horizontally, 
> along the top, rather than
> vertically.
> Any suggestions for some ways to make graphs 
> look better. I don't want
> to have to export the data into Excel!!

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