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Re: Axis breaks

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  • Subject: [mg15539] Re: [mg15510] Axis breaks
  • From: Martin Kraus <mkraus at>
  • Date: Tue, 26 Jan 1999 13:44:27 -0500 (EST)
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> Hello everybody,
> I have the problem to display a set of data points, where some points
> have Y-values of about -11 and the majority has Y-values about zero.
> When I use ListPlot to dsiplay these datapoints, I do not get enough
> resolution for the datapoint aorund zero. How can I perform an axis
> break to display Y-values around -11 (say -12 to -10) and Y-values
> between -1 and 1. I would prefer to see all the points in one plot.
> Making to plots with different scales is not my first choice.
> Thank you very much
> Robert Krawczyk

I guess a logarithmic scale for the y axis is much more appropriated
than trying to break an axis (which is probably too much work).


Martin Kraus 

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