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Re: Function Show[]

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  • Subject: [mg53402] Re: Function Show[]
  • From: Paul Abbott <paul at>
  • Date: Mon, 10 Jan 2005 00:13:44 -0500 (EST)
  • Organization: The University of Western Australia
  • References: <cro2pd$hd8$>
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at

In article <cro2pd$hd8$1 at>,
 mo.wichert at (Moreno Wichert) wrote:

> I've just plotted some atomic orbitals from the hydrogen atom. Now,
> for the p-orbital I have a positive and a negative function and I
> combine this functions for a plot using the command Show[]. So my
> problem is, that I want different colors for the negative and the
> positive function but when I use Show[], Mathematica plots only one
> color for both functions. How can I define different colors in the
> command Show[]?

You may find the article "Visualizing Atomic Orbitals" by Jingbo Wang, 
Paul Abbott, and Jim Williams, available in Notebook form (with and 
without graphics) at


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