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Not Plotting Vertical Assymptotes

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  • Subject: [mg18542] Not Plotting Vertical Assymptotes
  • From: p_mclean at (Patrick McLean)
  • Date: Sat, 10 Jul 1999 02:18:43 -0400
  • Organization: Maths Dept, University of Tasmania
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at

Anyone have any idea how to stop Plot putting a (near) vertical line at
x=2 in the command:


ie. detect that the function 1/(1-x) has a singularity at x=2 and do
something about it. This is analagous to numerically integrating over a
(integrable) singularity, where the following remedy works:


But in this case it doesn't work. Decreasing MaxBend works a bit but the
line is still there.

(I am really interested in drawing paths in the plane using ParmetricPlot)

Any ideas or comments

Patrick McLean

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