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RE: Dashing with alternating colors?

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  • Subject: [mg80394] RE: [mg80367] Dashing with alternating colors?
  • From: "David Annetts" <davidannetts at>
  • Date: Tue, 21 Aug 2007 05:02:39 -0400 (EDT)
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> Any simple PlotStyle to plot a curve with segments in 
> alternating colors?
> [I can think of plotting the curve twice, in alternating 
> colors, dashed both times, and somehow offsetting the dashes 
> (how to do that
> accurately?) -- or plotting it solid once, then overlaying it 
> dashed in the other color.  But a neater way?]

There is 

	ListLinePlot[Table[Sin[x], {x, 0, 2 Pi, 0.1}], Joined -> True, 
	 PlotStyle -> Directive[Opacity[0.5], Thick], Mesh -> 10, 
	 MeshFunctions -> {#1 &}, MeshShading -> {Red, Blue}]

>From the online help.

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