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From: Jake Voytko (jakevoytko_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-05-25 07:58:23

On 5/25/07, Paul A Bristow <pbristow_at_[hidden]> wrote:

> 1 Make showing horizontal grid lines separate from vertical grid lines.
> Quite a few graphs use this, and it makes them much less cluttered.
Great idea! I might not have thought of this one until much after the
project ended!

> 2 Consider how to have two 'things' on the x and/or y axis with separate axis labelling on the far right/top. This is actually
> quite a common feature.
Do you mean two different scales? For example, plotting [pirates vs
time] and [pirates vs average global temperature], with keys on the
top corner indicating which is what?

And the mere mention of keys makes me realized that I've overlooked
them until now. I could have options to produce a key in the same
image file or in a different image file, control control where on the
graph it goes, and whether or not the graph auto-scales in order to
fit the key on it nicely. That last one sounds like a pain, so it'll
be far down the features list. I'll have to spend a good chunk of time
today editing the wiki to put in all of the suggestions you've given
me, and all of the changes your suggestions have inspired!


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