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Re: Tooltip value for plots with units

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  • Subject: [mg122965] Re: Tooltip value for plots with units
  • From: Bob Hanlon <hanlonr357 at gmail.com>
  • Date: Sat, 19 Nov 2011 06:43:39 -0500 (EST)
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  • References: <201111181122.GAA06475@smc.vnet.net>

list = {1 Foot, 7 Foot, 8 Foot, 5 Foot, 7 Foot, 3 Foot};
lista = {3 Foot, 5 Foot, 7 Foot, 2 Foot, 6 Foot, 2 Foot};

Show[
 ListLinePlot[
  Tooltip[list/Foot, Dynamic[{Round[#], list[[Round[#]]]} &@
     CurrentValue[{"MousePosition", "Graphics"}][[1]]]],
  PlotStyle -> Red],
 ListLinePlot[
  Tooltip[lista/Foot, Dynamic[{Round[#], lista[[Round[#]]]} &@
     CurrentValue[{"MousePosition", "Graphics"}][[1]]]],
  PlotStyle -> Orange]]


Bob Hanlon

On Fri, Nov 18, 2011 at 6:22 AM, Michelle A <hfvballgurl33 at gmail.com> wrote:
> I am trying to use a tooltip to show the value at a point for a
> ListLinePlot but it wont work for units.
>
> list = {1, 7, 8, 5, 7, 3};
> lista = {3, 5, 7, 2, 6, 2};
>
> Show[
>  ListLinePlot[
>  Tooltip[list,
>   Dynamic[{Round[#], list[[Round[#]]]} &@
>     CurrentValue[{"MousePosition", "Graphics"}][[1]]]],
>  PlotStyle -> Red],
>  ListLinePlot[
>  Tooltip[lista,
>   Dynamic[{Round[#], lista[[Round[#]]]} &@
>     CurrentValue[{"MousePosition", "Graphics"}][[1]]]],
>  PlotStyle -> Orange]
>  ]
>
> But when i change the lists to be
>
> list = {1 Foot, 7 Foot, 8 Foot, 5 Foot, 7 Foot, 3 Foot};
> lista = {3 Foot, 5 Foot, 7 Foot, 2 Foot, 6 Foot, 2 Foot};
>
> It no longer works.
>
> Any thoughts?
>
> Michelle
>



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