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*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
*Subject*: [mg92325] Re: Get Graphics Coordinates accuracy
*From*: Jens-Peer Kuska <kuska at informatik.uni-leipzig.de>
*Date*: Sat, 27 Sep 2008 22:20:59 -0400 (EDT)
*References*: <gbflnv$682$1@smc.vnet.net>
Hi,
p = {20272.5, 0.5};
Plot[Sin[2 x], {x, 20270, 20275},
Epilog -> {Dynamic[Locator[Dynamic[p]]]}]
and
Dynamic[p]
Regards
Jens
John Jowett wrote:
> I came across a limitation in the mechanism for copying coordinates of
> points in 2D graphics (the Get Coordinates button in the Drawing Tools
> palette) in V6.03.
>
> Consider the following plot of a sine wave
>
> Plot[Sin[2 x], {x, 20270, 20275}]
>
> When I try to select and paste the coordinates of the two crests of
> the wave, I typically get two points with the same x-coordinate
>
> {{2.027*^4, 0.99}, {2.027*^4, 0.99}}
>
> whereas I would expect the two x-coordinates to be around
> 20270.3 and 20273.5, values which are well separated on the plot.
>
> This seems to happen because the Get Coordinates function only returns
> the first 4 digits of the coordinates.
>
> Does anyone know of a way to fix this ? Obviously, in this
> demonstration example, I could change variables to x1=x-20270 but in
> the more complicated problem I am working on, this is not so easy.
>
> John Jowett
>
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