[Kst] [Bug 86505] Improvements to Plot dialog/Limits tab

netterfield at astro.utoronto.ca netterfield at astro.utoronto.ca
Tue Sep 7 23:55:14 CEST 2004

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------- Additional Comments From netterfield astro utoronto ca  2004-09-07 23:55 -------
regarding the 'tick density':

kst's tick algorithm is:
	find the tick spacing from the set {1EX, 2EX, 5EX} which produces closest to 'tick density' ticks.  Normally, tick density is 5, so we get ~5 ticks. 
	Imagine we have 5 ticks, with a tick interval of 200.  The only nearby options are 10 ticks with an interval of 100, or 2 ticks, with an interval of 500.  So the adjustment will naturally be coarse.  So changing 'tick interval' may not do anything until you have changed it by ~a factor of 2.
	Perhaps a better UI for what we are doing might be something like
Major Tick Spacing: [ ] Coarse  [x] Default [ ] Fine  [ ] Finest
Coarse will give ~2 major ticks.  Default will be what we have now (~5).  Fine will be ~10, and finest will be ~15.

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