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Re: suppressing graph objects


On 2 Oct 2005, at 14:54, Jack Goldberg wrote:

> Hello,
>
> Consider
>
> In[1] :=   Plot[ f[ x ], { x, a, b } ][[1,1,1,1]
>
> for some function  f  over a finite interval  (a, b).
>
> Mathematica returns a graph and
>
> Out[1]=  " a table of the form  { x,  f([x] }  for various values of
> x.   "
>
> I want the table but not the graph.  How does one suppress the
> graph?  (I have this nagging feeling that the answer is trivial - but
> it keeps slipping away.)
>
> Thanks,
>
> Jack
>
>


I would use something like this

Block[{$DisplayFunction = Identity}, Flatten[Cases[
       Plot[ f[x], { x, a, b } ], Line[x_] :> x, Infinity], 1]]

since in general extracting information by means of Part is unreliable.

Andrzej Kozlowski


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