Re: Not Plotting Vertical Assymptotes

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg18602] Re: Not Plotting Vertical Assymptotes*From*: Alan Lewis <alanlewis at home.com>*Date*: Tue, 13 Jul 1999 01:01:30 -0400*Organization*: @Home Network*References*: <7m6ivl$2l5@smc.vnet.net>*Sender*: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

You can make two plots, p1 from 0 to 1 and p2 from 1 to 2, and then use Show[p1,p2]. Patrick McLean wrote: > > Anyone have any idea how to stop Plot putting a (near) vertical line at > x=2 in the command: > > Plot[1/(1-x),{x,0,2}] > > 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: > > NIntegrate[1/Abs[Sqrt[x-1]]^2,{x,0,1,2}] > > 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 > > No news is good news...