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Re: A question about plotting
William M. MacDonald Internet : MCDONALD at QUARK.UMD.EDU Bitnet : MCDONALD at CINCOM X-Mailer: ELM [version 2.3 PL0] > > Please excuse my impatience, but I am reposting this > question in case it did not get through: > > I am trying to plot two lists on one plot but with > different point styles. I cannot find anything in > the documentation on how to specify a point style. > > "PlotStyle is an option for Plot and ListPlot that > specifies the style of lines or points to be plotted", > however, like many of the attributes, there is no > hint as to how point styles (other than size) are > defined. > > Any suggestions? > > Thanks, > Gary Kenward > Mobile Data International, Inc. > (a Motorola company) > > > > Look at the alphabetical List of Built-in atheematica Objects, which begins on page 593, under Graphics. (I find this the best place to start when unsure about some Mathematica object.) There you will find listed the primitives Thickness and Dashing listed. In the index under Thickness find a reference to page 142. There the explanation of these two primitives is given. You can also find explanations of both primitives in the L-o-Bi-M-O. Under Dashing finfururther explanations.