new scientific notation format

In CVS, I added a file to the examples called

    >, which shows how to use the
    > NewScalarFormatter without renaming anything in
    > It also illustrates the different options and
    > improvements over the original formatter.

Well, you're "old formatter" example certainly makes a compelling case
for the new one :slight_smile:

The cm fonts are a bit irritating though, eg the \times symbol appears
fainter than the numbers.

    > I felt I was posting too frequently to this list, so I
    > opened a bugreport at the sourceforge website (which
    > includes images from the new demo). Please direct future
    > comments and reports to the bugreport page.

I don't think posting new features and bug fixes constitutes spam :slight_smile: