Removing the zero that precedes the decimal point
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I would like to have numbers between 0 and 1 be displayed such as .64 instead of 0.64, i.e. omitting the initial zero.
Since the total number of chars including the decimal point would then be 3, with 2 decimals, I tried
as well as
(as well as several variations for each), but unexpectedly, they both leave the leading zero before the decimal.
What is the correct formatting tag? Thanks!
Jeff Miller on 10 Apr 2018
Here is a little follow-up in case anyone else has this problem...
I had the same problem as z8080, and I wanted to solve it with a format statement that I could pass to xtickformat or ytickformat. My solution is ugly, but it works:
where the values of 'a' are in the 0--1 range. Or, in my case: