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Re: supplying an arbitrary number of lists to functions (summary)

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  • Subject: [mg3844] Re: supplying an arbitrary number of lists to functions (summary)
  • From: Dirk Kautz <kautz at>
  • Date: Mon, 29 Apr 1996 00:32:41 -0400
  • Organization: Institut f"ur Biologie II, RWTH Aachen
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at

Thanks for the quick help from the group, I got a simple solution to my 
problem of providing MultipleListPlot with an arbitrary number of lists
to plot:

When data is a list of lists like:

data = {{1,2,3},{4,5,6},{7,8,9}}

then one cannot use MultipleListPlot[data], but one has to use the following:

MultipleListPlot[Apply[Sequence, data]]

or, to simplify notation:

MultipleListPlot[Sequence @@ data]

The solution summarized here has the advantage of being simple and also
makes it possible to supply other arguments like PlotJoined->True to 
MultipleListPlot in the normal way.

Thanks again to everybody who wrote,


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