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Add Phil Elson's percentage histogram example #1149

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dmcdougall commented Aug 27, 2012

Addresses issue #320. The example is @pelson's, I just added some comments. Also, Gaussians look pretty.

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pelson commented Aug 27, 2012

Seems fine. Did you look into the potential of using a scale? I've never done it that way, but it seems that (in my head at least) that would be a viable solution too.

I'm happy enough with this approach though. +1

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dmcdougall commented Aug 28, 2012

I did not. I thought yours was good enough! :)

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mdboom commented Aug 28, 2012

It might be slightly better if the formatter added a percent symbol at the end, but otherwise, I think this is good to go.

Milestoning this to 1.2.x since #320 is also.

@dmcdougall dmcdougall Add a percent symbol to tick labels
Got to be careful when latex is involved.
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dmcdougall commented Aug 28, 2012

So yeah, it's a bit more fiddly to use the percent symbol with latex.

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@mdboom mdboom Merge pull request #1149 from dmcdougall/percent
Add Phil Elson's percentage histogram example
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hist plot in percent #320

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