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Re: Making sense of Directive[ ]

  • To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
  • Subject: [mg75871] Re: Making sense of Directive[ ]
  • From: ragfield <ragfield at gmail.com>
  • Date: Sat, 12 May 2007 03:10:13 -0400 (EDT)
  • References: <f1uohq$876$1@smc.vnet.net>

On May 10, 3:27 am, "Forex Ample" <F... at Ample.com> wrote:
> I stumbled upon the new Directive[ ] function, used to group Graphics
> directives into one compound directive. However, I fail to see what it is
> good for. In every example in the documentation, replacing Directive with
> List seems to produce the exact same results. Anybody got a clue?

Compare:

Plot[{Sin[x], Cos[x]}, {x, 0, 2 Pi},
 PlotStyle -> {Green, AbsoluteThickness[5]}]

Plot[{Sin[x], Cos[x]}, {x, 0, 2 Pi},
 PlotStyle -> Directive[Green, AbsoluteThickness[5]]]

-Rob



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