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Re: please help with plot

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  • Subject: [mg19846] Re: please help with plot
  • From: Martin Kraus <Martin.Kraus at>
  • Date: Sun, 19 Sep 1999 01:20:31 -0400
  • Organization: Institut fuer Informatik, Universitaet Stuttgart
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Mark G wrote:
> 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 200
> 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

In general it is useful to read the manual; the commands are ReadList
option RecordLists) and ListPlot.
Alternatively you could use Partition to create sublists in your list.

Hope that helps

Martin K.

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