*To*: mathgroup@smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg11954] Re: [mg11903] Is it a BUG?*From*: Des Penny <penny@suu.edu>*Date*: Fri, 10 Apr 1998 01:03:43 -0400*Organization*: Southern Utah University*References*: <199804090433.AAA22057@smc.vnet.net.>

Hi Igor: Plot has the attribute HoldAll. You can see this with: Attributes[Plot] This means that it holds all its arguments unevaluated. You can force the evaluation of k by: Plot[Evaluate[k],{x,-5,5}] Cheers, Des Penny Igor Gribanov wrote: > When I try to plot a number of functions like this: > Plot[{x,x^2,x^4},{x,-5,5}] > > it works, > but if I do it another way: > k={x,x^2,x^4} > Plot[k,{x,-5,5}] > > then it doesn't plot the graphics. > Is it a bug or not? > > Sincerely, > Igor Gribanov > http://www.geocities.com/SouthBeach/Palms/3050

**References**:**Is it a BUG?***From:*"Igor Gribanov" <nuc@hotmail.com>