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Re: line graph problems

Brian wrote:
> Hello,
> I have a couple of problems I was hoping that someone might be able to
> help me with...
> First of all I am trying to automate the process of creating a series
> of line graphs for a project (approximately 50).  I could do this in
> Excel, but it is very time consuming.  I was hoping to use IDL to make
> the process easier, but it seems to be causing me just as many
> headaches.

... but presumably the pain affects a better part of your brain ;-)

> [...]   My second problem relates to the y-axis.  In
> several of my plots I have a few y values that are large while the
> rest are many times smaller.  Is it possible to create a broken y-axis
> so I can bring out the smaller values while still displaying the
> larger ones?

In the ESRG library is a routine to do at leat part of this (draw the
zigzag): it's called axgap.pro, and you can find it here:



> Any help that can be provided will be greatly appreciated!
> Brian
> please remove the _ns if replying directly by email...

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