# new scientific notation format

In CVS, I added a file to the examples called

> newscalarformatter_demo.py, which shows how to use the
> NewScalarFormatter without renaming anything in
> ticker.py. 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

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

JDH