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Re: ParametricPlot

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  • Subject: [mg14531] Re: [mg14492] ParametricPlot
  • From: "Jens-Peer Kuska" <kuska at>
  • Date: Thu, 29 Oct 1998 04:33:27 -0500
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at

Hi Peter,

ParametricPlot3D has the HoldAll attribute.  So Mathematica try to
compile eigth[t] and find no instructions for the Mathematica compiler
that handels your function. Try 


and Your function is expanded to the list. 

Hope that helps,

-----Original Message-----
From: Peter <phuesser at>
To: mathgroup at
Subject: [mg14531] [mg14492] ParametricPlot

>I have the following defintion in Mathematica notebook (version 3.01 for
>eight[t_]:={Sin[t],Sin[t] Cos[t]}
>Trying to plot this by executing
>ParametricPlot[eight[t],{t,0,2 Pi}];
>produces the right graphic but also an warning:
>ParametricPlot::"ppcom": "Function eight[t] cannot be compiled; plotting
>will proceed with the uncompiled function."
>What is wrong ?
>Email: phuesser at

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