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Bar chart style with ListPlot

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  • Subject: [mg110449] Bar chart style with ListPlot
  • From: "Michael A. Gilchrist" <mikeg at utk.edu>
  • Date: Sat, 19 Jun 2010 07:46:34 -0400 (EDT)

Hello,

I'm working with some discrete probability functions and plotting them using 
ListPlot.  Given the nature of the function, I believe its clearest to 
represent the values using bars rather than points.  I know there's a BarChart 
function, but it isn't as easy to use (e.g. you can't just give it a list of 
x, y coordinates and you can't easily have overlaying datasets, they sit next 
to each other).

I'm wondering if anyone else has run into this problem and/or has any 
suggestions on how to solve it.  For example, are there options I can set that 
will give me the desired behavior?

Thanks for your time in this matter,

Sincerely,

Mike


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