numbering on y axis

Hi, I'm trying to make a histogram. matplotlib makes it

    > perfectly, except for the numbering on the y axis, which it
    > changes by a factor of e4, example:
    > How can I make it use
    > standard notation instead of scientific notation?

You can change the tick formatter by setting the yaxis "major tick
formatter". See the help for the matplotlib ticker module in the
online class docs, the chapter of the User's Guide on tick locators
and formatters, and the examples major_minor_demo*.py. In particular,
you will probably want a FormatStrFormatter