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Re: please help with plot

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  • Subject: [mg19845] Re: please help with plot
  • From: "Allan Hayes" <hay at>
  • Date: Sun, 19 Sep 1999 01:20:30 -0400
  • References: <7rshjt$>
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at

Mark G <mfgriggs at> wrote in message
news:7rshjt$3hb at
> I have a data file that consist of 2 columns.  I wish to treat the first
> column as my x-cordinate and the second as my y cordinate.  I have about
> data points.  How can I get mathematica to read this data and plot the
> points.  I have tried the ReadList command, but it reads the numbers
> sequentially instead of as an ordered pair.  I have mathematica 3.0.
> Thanks
> Mark G

Have you tried     ReadList["data", {Number, Number}] ?

Allan Hayes
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