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Re: old vs new(V7) BarChart3D

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  • Subject: [mg104373] Re: [mg104313] old vs new(V7) BarChart3D
  • From: gary mcclelland <gary.mcclelland at gmail.com>
  • Date: Thu, 29 Oct 2009 02:58:41 -0500 (EST)
  • References: <200910270959.EAA05750@smc.vnet.net>

Thanks!  I somehow had missed the ChartLayout -> "Grid" option.  Alas, i
think the result is a big ugly, but now that I get the grid layout i can try
to alter the looks a bit.  thanks again,

gary

On Tue, Oct 27, 2009 at 7:00 AM, Patrick Scheibe <
pscheibe at trm.uni-leipzig.de> wrote:

> Hi,
>
> like that?
>
> BarChart3D[(binorm = {{4, 15, 24, 15, 4}, {15, 60, 90, 60, 15}, {24,
>      90, 144, 90, 24}, {15, 60, 90, 60, 15}, {4, 15, 24, 15, 4}})/
>  Max[binorm], BarSpacing -> .5, Boxed -> False,
>  Axes -> {False, False, False}, ChartLayout -> "Grid",
>  BaseStyle -> {Medium, FontFamily -> "Arial"},
>  PlotLabel -> "Field Study"]
>
> Cheers
> Patrick
>
> On Tue, 2009-10-27 at 04:59 -0500, mtnMan wrote:
> > I've been using BarChart3D in pre-7 versions of Mathematica to produce
> > density plots for discrete probability distributions.  For example,
> >
> >  BarChart3D[
> > (binorm = {{4,15,24,15,4},{15,60,90,60,15},{24,90,144,90,24},
> >        {15,60,90,60,15},{4,15,24,15,4}})/Max[binorm],BarSpacing->.5,
> > Boxed->False,Axes->{False,False,False},
> >   BaseStyle->{Medium,FontFamily->"Arial"},PlotLabel->"Field Study"]
> >
> > Pre V7, this generated nice, histogram-like bar bars.  But now it
> > generates what I would call a microsoft-like two-dimensional bar graph
> > with a fake 3rd dimension that conveys no information.  I want the old
> > one back!  I've discovered I can get the old one back by using
> >
> >  Needs["BarCharts`"]
> >
> > but then I get all sorts of compatibility warnings.  Is there
> > something else I should be using instead of the new BarChart3D[] to
> > generate something like the old style BarChart3D[]?  It is not
> > Histogram3D because I already have the probabilities or counts for
> > each data point.  Histogram3D wants raw data that it will bin for
> > you.  Any suggestions?  Or should I just load the legacy version and
> > ignore the warnings?
> >
>
>


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