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Help: How to make a graph smaller?
Posted:
Jul 8, 1996 2:21 AM


Hello *
I've using Mathematica to create graphs and figures for a paper. So far, things have been ..interesting. Like learning about graphics primitives to construct some of the needed figures.
But now I've run into something I'm not seeing in the online documentation or in the Mathematica text (second edition).
I'm creating graphs in Mathematica, clicking on the graph, copying the graph to the clipboard, and then converting the clipboard to encapsulated PostScript and saving to a disk file. My paper is written in LaTeX; I just do a figure and use makebox{\epsffile{myfile}} to place the figure.
But a couple of the figures are ..too.. large and are eating up a lot of whitespace in the final output. So I need to resize the graph.
Mathematica permits me to click on the boarder of a graph and drag it to reduce the size. But nowhere in the documentation (online or book) do I recognize something that will let me specify a repeatable size of the graph on the "paper".
Help? Is there some way to tell Mathematica what the output size of the graph should be without having to imprecisely drag the frame around?
If you would, please respond via email; the paper is due in about a week. (Nothing like waiting to the last might... <sigh>) I will summarize back to the group.
Regards,
Mark mbecker@caehbl.uml.edu < Preferred, thanks. mbecker@cs.uml.edu < Works too.



