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