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Re: Aspect Ratio question

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  • Subject: [mg81301] Re: Aspect Ratio question
  • From: Szabolcs Horvát <szhorvat at>
  • Date: Tue, 18 Sep 2007 06:01:11 -0400 (EDT)
  • References: <fcnlri$sf1$>

Steven Siew wrote:
> I'm really confused about the steps needed to calculate an Aspect
> Ratio for 2D ploting in mathematica.
> What I want is to plot a circle as a circle on the monitor and not as
> an ellipse.
> My monitor has a physical aspect ratio of  16:10 (aka widescreen
> monitor).
> My monitor has the resolution of  1280 X 800 pixels.
> What should I set the aspect ratio parameter to in Plot[] ?


Use AspectRatio -> Automatic


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