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Re: Plotting independent quantities

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  • Subject: [mg65423] Re: Plotting independent quantities
  • From: Geico Caveman <spam at spam.invalid>
  • Date: Fri, 31 Mar 2006 06:09:18 -0500 (EST)
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Jean-Marc Gulliet wrote:

> Geico Caveman wrote:
>> I am trying to plot the velocity and acceleration of a particle as a
>> function of time on the same plot. I need two y axes for this purpose
>> (each with their units, etc.). Is such a plot possible in Mathematica ?
>> 
> 
> Check the article "Can I create a two-axis graph in Mathematica?",
> Mathematica Technical Support FAQ, at
> http://support.wolfram.com/mathematica/graphics/2d/twoaxisgraph.html :
> 
> "The functions TwoAxisPlot and TwoAxisListPlot, as documented in this
> FAQ, enable the creation of plots with two vertical axes having
> different scales. "
> 
> Also, as of today, Google returns 256 results for _two y axes_ and 254
> results for _two y axis_ searched in comp.soft-sys.math.mathematica.
> Some of these posts may be of interest...
> 
> Regards,
> JM

Ok. So, it is not a Mathematica built in. I am using Mathematica 5.0 here
and I could not find it in help. Then I realized that I needed to create my
own .m file and put it in the path.

Thanks. I wonder if it already is a part of Mathematica 5.2 or is slated to
be included in a future version. Seems too common and useful a kind of plot
for it not to be a built in.


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