Re: plot discrete spectrum

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg23326] Re: plot discrete spectrum*From*: Murray Eisenberg <murray at math.umass.edu>*Date*: Tue, 2 May 2000 00:43:08 -0400 (EDT)*Organization*: Mathematics & Statistics, Univ. of Mass./Amherst*References*: <8eg6vb$hdm@smc.vnet.net>*Sender*: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

My query certainly generated a lot of varied responses, some also posted here and some sent privately. Many thanks to all who responded. The prize for best NAME of the desired function surely goes to Peltio: lolliplot (as in "lollipopPlot"). Murray Eisenberg wrote: > > Is there an easy way to do a ListPlot[{{{x1, y1}, {x2, y2}, ..., {xn, > yn}} in which each a perpendicular is dropped from each dot to the > horizontal axis? > > Of course, when can combine the ListPlot with a Graphics object > consisting of line segments. I prefer a way that avoids using graphics > primitives directly. > > The sort of plot I want is what's usually done to display, for example, > the energy spectrum of a Fourier series. > > -- > Murray Eisenberg murray at math.umass.edu > Mathematics & Statistics Dept. phone 413 549-1020 (H) > Univ. of Massachusetts 413 545-2859 (W) > Amherst, MA 01003-4515 -- Murray Eisenberg murray at math.umass.edu Mathematics & Statistics Dept. phone 413 549-1020 (H) Univ. of Massachusetts 413 545-2859 (W) Amherst, MA 01003-4515