y-axis scale in spectra

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amoneti
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y-axis scale in spectra

Post by amoneti » Thu Apr 29, 2021 2:53 pm

Hello, is it possible to fix the y-axis range in the spectra produced by Analyze / Plot spectrum? I alway get a range of -90 dB to the signal max, which is variable, and this makes it difficult to compare spectra of different portions of the signal. Also, my actual minima are often lower than -90dB, specially at high frequencies, and thus off-scale.
Many thanks,
Andrea ...
Audacity 3.0.0, same behaviour on Mac OS high sierra or big sur

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Re: y-axis scale in spectra

Post by steve » Thu Apr 29, 2021 4:15 pm

I've moved this to the "adding features" section of the forum.

I agree that it would be useful to be able to turn off the automatic y-axis scale and set it manually.
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