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Re: Bar chart style with ListPlot

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  • Subject: [mg110468] Re: Bar chart style with ListPlot
  • From: "Sjoerd C. de Vries" <sjoerd.c.devries at gmail.com>
  • Date: Sun, 20 Jun 2010 03:43:59 -0400 (EDT)
  • References: <hviauh$hbb$1@smc.vnet.net>

Michael,

How about this:

ListPlot[Prime[Range[25]], Filling -> Axis,
 FillingStyle -> {Thickness[0.03]}, ImageSize -> 500, Axes -> None,
 Frame -> True]

Not a beauty, but it does what you ask for.

Cheers -- Sjoerd


On Jun 19, 1:50 pm, "Michael A. Gilchrist" <mi... at utk.edu> wrote:
> 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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