reportlab lineplots and very large numbers

Dinu Gherman gherman at darwin.in-berlin.de
Thu Mar 13 15:44:04 CET 2003


Christopher N. Deckard:

> I'm using reportlab to create a line plot of scientific data.  Some
> of our data is for things like Frequency (in Hz) and can get to be
> really huge numbers.  Is there a way to make the plot so that the
> tick marks get printed out as exponents instead of numbers like
> 100000000, 200000000, etc.?  This would also apply to very small
> numbers where I'd want to see 9.814e-05 instead of .00009814.
>
> I could patch reportlab to do it, but I'd rather do it when setting
> up the plot.

You might want to repost your question on the ReportLab-Users list
where probably more people are hanging around to respond... ;-)

   http://two.pairlist.net/mailman/listinfo/reportlab-users

Dinu

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