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10000 vs 1e4, etc.
Posted:
Nov 28, 1996 10:26 AM


This problem occurs in two ways:
1) If I have a matrix with one column of big numbers and one column of small numbers, Matlab will put a "1.0e+003*" at the top, and scale accordinglymeaning the small numbers show up as zeros, or with only one significant digit.
2) On a plot, quite frequently, Matlab will do a similar thing if I have big numbers on the axis (even just 5 digits). It will put a 10^4 at the end of the axis, and then only one or two digits at each tick.
How can I control Matlab's behaviour in the above?
Thanks! Paul



