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Re: invisible graphics

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  • Subject: [mg34028] Re: invisible graphics
  • From: Paul Abbott <paul at>
  • Date: Sat, 27 Apr 2002 00:56:33 -0400 (EDT)
  • Organization: The University of Western Australia
  • References: <aa89ge$h17$>
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at

In article <aa89ge$h17$1 at>, David.Annetts at wrote:

> > Does anyone know an option I can give to ParametricPlot that will
> > cause it to not draw a graph?
> Apart from $DisplayFunction->Identity, no.

Actually, there is a slight modification of this approach that is often 
useful. Use Block to _locally_ change the value of $DisplayFunction:

   Show[Block[{$DisplayFunction = Identity},
     GraphicsArray[Table[Plot[Sin[x + t], {x, 0, 2Pi}],{t, 0, 2}]]]];


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