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Re: Re: Mathematica 6 review [first impressions]

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  • Subject: [mg76506] Re: [mg76414] Re: Mathematica 6 review [first impressions]
  • From: Andrzej Kozlowski <akoz at mimuw.edu.pl>
  • Date: Wed, 23 May 2007 05:24:40 -0400 (EDT)
  • References: <f2orqp$74e$1@smc.vnet.net> <f2rr94$a2r$1@smc.vnet.net> <200705220638.CAA18484@smc.vnet.net>

On 22 May 2007, at 15:38, Nasser Abbasi wrote:

>
> "Szabolcs" <szhorvat at gmail.com> wrote in message
> news:f2rr94$a2r$1 at smc.vnet.net...
>> science2003 at libero.it wrote:
>
> ...
>
>>
>> The big improvement in the version interface 6 is the interactive
>> graphics. Now you can click on a plot and set line width, colour etc.
>> interactively.
>
> How??
>
> I can click on the plot to select it, then double click on it to  
> move it,
> and even modify the actual curve plotted with the mouse.
>
> But I can seem to see how to change line width nor color or  
> anything else.
>
> Where in the help is this described?
>
> thanks,
> Nasser
>
>


With a 2-d graphic: just select the graphic (not the cell), open the  
Graphic Inspector and you can change the colour, dashing, put on  
arrowheads etc, all with the sliders or by clicking on the colour  
palette.
I have not yet tried searching for this in the documentation; the  
whole approach is so similar graphic programs like FreeHand or  
Illustrator work that I had no difficulty guessing wihtout reading  
any documentations. Like in the good old early days of the Mac ;-)

Andrzej Kozlowski



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