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Re: List of lists in MultipleListPlot

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  • Subject: [mg8978] Re: [mg8936] List of lists in MultipleListPlot
  • From: "W. Meeussen" <w.meeussen.vdmcc at>
  • Date: Tue, 7 Oct 1997 03:35:25 -0400
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at

hi Niklas,

why resort to ...list[[n]]... if the Apply function does it for you?

Apply[ MultipleListPlot,  lists  ] 
MultipleListPlot @@ lists

remember that Apply (@@) overwrites the outer Head of its argument:

p @@ q[r] gives q[r]


At 22:08 4-10-97 -0400, Niklas Blomberg wrote:
>Dear all,
>I would like to plot a list of lists with MultipleListPlot but the function 
>only accepts 
>individual lists as arguments ie:
>Now MultipleListPlot[lists[[1]],lists[[2]]] works fine but is cumbersome with 
>many lists.
>What I would like to do of course is to plot "lists" directly - Flatten and
>Map do not do the trick so are 
>there any suggestions?
>PS. Direct email as well as postings to ng would be appreciated since our 
>newsfeeder has troubles for the moment
>Niklas Blomberg 
>European Molecular Biology Laboratory
>Structural Biology 
>Postfach 10.2209 
>D-690 12  Heidelberg
>F.R. Germany
>Phone +49 6221 387 269 
>Telefax +49 6221 387 517 
>E-mail blomberg at
Dr. Wouter L. J. MEEUSSEN
w.meeussen.vdmcc at

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