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Re: Q: Help on Plotting with Mathematica

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  • Subject: [mg7842] Re: [mg7771] Q: Help on Plotting with Mathematica
  • From: David Withoff <withoff>
  • Date: Mon, 14 Jul 1997 03:01:21 -0400
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

> Folks,
> 
> I'm trying to use Mathematica to plot some numbers. These have been
> extracted from a comma-delimited ASCII file.
> 
> I have managed to get them into a number of tables, from which I want to
> plot the series.
> 
> I get errors like "Graphics::gptn Coordinate 215 in {1,215} is not a
> floating point number". It is right 215 is an integer, but what can I do
> about it?
> 
> Please help !?
> 
> Michael

Did you perhaps read the file in such a way that "215" is actually
a string rather than a number?

Dave withoff
Wolfram Research


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