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Re: control precision for the axis ticks

pei zeng (pei@prism-cs.com) writes:

> We are using object graph to plot data, and some of them have values range
> from  1e+14  to 1e+17. IDL calculated the tick values and displayed them
> like this 1.00000000x10^14( in /LOG), which make the graph messy and ugly.
> Can I control the precision so it can look something like 1.00x10^14?

I presume you can do whatever you like with the TickFormat keyword,
providing either a specific format string or the name of a function
that will do the formatting for you.


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