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RE: "Not a floating-point number" WHY?

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  • Subject: [mg70478] RE: [mg70452] "Not a floating-point number" WHY?
  • From: "Jaccard Florian" <Florian.Jaccard at he-arc.ch>
  • Date: Tue, 17 Oct 2006 02:59:14 -0400 (EDT)

Hello,

If I copy your "small", I don't have any problem... 
Maybe your vec is interpreted as text?
Try 

ListPlot[ToExpression[small]]

Hope it helps!

Regards

Florian Jaccard

 
-----Message d'origine-----
De : Henning Heiberg-Andersen [mailto:henning.heibergandersen at gmail.com] 
Envoyé : lundi, 16. octobre 2006 08:37
À : mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
Objet : [mg70452] "Not a floating-point number" WHY?


 Hi,

I have a hard time trying to understand why I get the floating-point error
in this
particular case: I dont't see what's wrong with the list I am trying to
plot.
Here it is:


In[1]:=  small=Take[vec,2]

Out[1]:=  { {30.06, 23523}, {56. 38,00005}}

In[2]:=  ListPlot[small]

Then I get the error message:

Graphics::gptn : Coordinate 30.06 in {30.06, 23523} is not a floating-point
number.

Hope someone can explain this to me.

Best regards,

Henning Heiberg-Andersen



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