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Re: Q: contour levels from IDL

In article <MPG.134289ae9da4a3f0989a9e@news.frii.com>, davidf@dfanning.com (David Fanning) writes:
|> H C Pumphrey (hcp@newsread.ed.ac.uk) writes:
|> > [snip] you actually get between ndesired and 2*ndesired
|> > ; contours. 
|> I fail to see how this is much of an improvement over
|> IDL's:
|>    ncontours = nlevels + (more or less)
|> But certainly not TWO times more! :-)

It's the price you pay for getting to pick the range _and_ having nice round
numbers for the contour values. 

(I think I was answering a point that was brought up halfway along the thread
not the original point at all)



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