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Re: ParametricPlot

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  • Subject: [mg14517] Re: ParametricPlot
  • From: Selwyn Hollis <shollis at>
  • Date: Thu, 29 Oct 1998 04:33:14 -0500
  • Organization: fair
  • References: <70rkm0$4u5$>
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at


There is nothing wrong. This is just Mathematica's way of annoying you.
To make it stop just enter Off[ParametricPlot::ppcom].


Peter wrote:

> I have the following defintion in Mathematica notebook (version 3.01 for
> Mac):
> 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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