Re: Plot and manipulate a long list of X,Y,Z data in Mathematica 6.01

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg82529] Re: Plot and manipulate a long list of X,Y,Z data in Mathematica 6.01*From*: Januk <ggroup at sarj.ca>*Date*: Wed, 24 Oct 2007 04:20:07 -0400 (EDT)*References*: <ffkeor$s92$1@smc.vnet.net>

On Oct 23, 5:26 am, pixelpounder <b_hal... at sbcglobal.net> wrote: > I have long lists of XYZ data that I wish to plot and manipulate in > Mathematica. Most of the data is in tab delimited text format and my > specific data is beneath a 15 line header and after 6 columns of data > in the text file. > > What function can be used import the data in the proper format to plot > in 3D, and which function should be used to plot this data? > Mathematica seems to favor 2D data plots or 3D function plots but has > very little info on 3D plotting in the help files. > > Thanks > > P Use Import. Your code could be something like: rawdata = Import[ "data_file.dat", "Table" ]; xyzdata = Drop[ rawdata, 15 ]; ListPlot3D[ xyzdata, PlotRange->All ]