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Help! Unwanted cropping
Posted:
Jun 28, 1996 9:49 AM


Why is it that, with Mathematica, it takes SO LONG to do the simplest things??
After hours of sweat I finally managed to get (via FullGraphics) a plot whose top and bottom horizontal axes showed different scales. Great, >>>> EXCEPT <<<< Mathematica has decided, (INEXPLICABLY!), to CROP out half the ticknumbers on the bottom and left axes. Only tiny fragments of the digits can be seen; the graph is obviously unreadable.
I have *pored* for 23 hours over Wolfram's (remarkably unhelpful) Mathematica tome, the front end's user manual, and the InputForm of the plot in question. I have not been able to find out why on EARTH Mathematica, in its infinite wisdom, has decided to overcrop my plot.
The PlotRegion option appears to be perfectly useless: it produces ample margins around an *already overcropped* figure.
[For what it's worth, I'm doing all this on a NeXT. Upon clicking any graphic, a surrounding box with little "handles" appears. If one pulls on any of these handles while holding down the "Command" key, one can make the cropping *tighter*, but *not* looser. (I.e. this approach is useless in exactly the same way the PlotRegion option is.)]
If anyone knows what the deal is, I'd be most grateful for advice on how to get this plot to go.
Many thanks in advance,
Gabriel
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