Re: PlotRange Trouble

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• Subject: [mg90420] Re: PlotRange Trouble
• From: "Aaron Fude" <aaronfude at gmail.com>
• Date: Wed, 9 Jul 2008 04:51:38 -0400 (EDT)
• References: <g4vk60\$9o3\$1@smc.vnet.net> <487365C3.6050407@gmail.com>

```On Tue, Jul 8, 2008 at 9:04 AM, Jean-Marc Gulliet <
jeanmarc.gulliet at gmail.com> wrote:

> Aaron Fude wrote:
>
> I may be wondering why I need this, but I do:
>>
>> ParametricPlot[{10^-600 z, z}, {z, 0, 100},
>>  PlotRange -> {{0, 10^-100}, {0, 100}}, AspectRatio -> 1]
>>
>> works perfectly, but
>>
>> ParametricPlot[{10^-600 z, z}, {z, 0, 100},
>>  PlotRange -> {{0, 10^-600}, {0, 100}}, AspectRatio -> 1]
>>
>> fails. What gives?
>>
>
> The following expressions work "perfectly", since they do not produce any
> error messages.
>
> ParametricPlot[{10^-600 z, z}, {z, 0, 100},
>  PlotRange -> {{0, 10.^-600}, {0, 100}}, AspectRatio -> 1]
>
> ParametricPlot[{10^-600 z, z}, {z, 0, 100},
>  PlotRange -> {All, {0, 100}}, AspectRatio -> 1]
>

Thanks!  Well, But that's a case where I would like to find out what's wrong
with my way rather than how to fix it. What's wrong with 10^-600. The fact
that it is smaller than the smallest double?

>
> Regards,
> -- Jean-Marc
>

```

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