*To*: mathgroup@smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg10929] Re: Active Plots*From*: Paul Abbott <paul@physics.uwa.edu.au>*Date*: Thu, 12 Feb 1998 20:16:11 -0500*Organization*: University of Western Australia*References*: <6brbtn$dud@smc.vnet.net>

Larry C Linik wrote: > After I have generated a plot I would like to be able to read the > coordinates of points of the curve using the mouse cursor. Can this > be done in Mathematica? If so has any produced a package that does > this? This functionality is built-in. See section 1.3.4 of the Mathematica book (as found by doing a search for coordinates in the Help Browser). If you past the following cell into a Notebook and click on the hyperlink it will take you to the appropriate section of the on-line book: Cell[TextData[{ "Coordinates, interactive selection of, ", ButtonBox["1.3.4", ButtonData:>{"1.3.4", "4.15"}, ButtonStyle->"MainBookLink"] }], "Text"] Cheers, Paul ____________________________________________________________________ Paul Abbott Phone: +61-8-9380-2734 Department of Physics Fax: +61-8-9380-1014 The University of Western Australia Nedlands WA 6907 mailto:paul@physics.uwa.edu.au AUSTRALIA http://www.pd.uwa.edu.au/~paul God IS a weakly left-handed dice player ____________________________________________________________________