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Re: Perpendicular lines do not appear perpendicular

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  • Subject: [mg100413] Re: Perpendicular lines do not appear perpendicular
  • From: Clifford Nelson <cjnelson9 at verizon.net>
  • Date: Wed, 3 Jun 2009 01:09:10 -0400 (EDT)
  • References: <h02vif$87e$1@smc.vnet.net>

In article <h02vif$87e$1 at smc.vnet.net>, Bill <WDWNORWALK at aol.com> 
wrote:

> Hi:
> 
> I used Jens idea, PlotRangePadding->[ ]. I experimented with the values and 
> used:
> 
> ContourPlot[{2*x + 4*y - 6 == 0, 
> -4*x + 2*y - 6 == 0}, {x, -4,4}, {y, -4, 4}, AspectRatio -> 1, 
> PlotRangePadding -> {2.4, 1}].
> 
> This did it on my screen. The lines look perpendicular now.
> 
> Thanks to Jens and the rest of you for you suggestions.
> 
> 
> Regards,
> 
> Bill

I haven't followed this thread. Did anyone try AspectRatio -> Automatic?

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