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Method Option

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  • Subject: [mg90868] Method Option
  • From: Peter Breitfeld <phbrf at t-online.de>
  • Date: Sun, 27 Jul 2008 02:30:56 -0400 (EDT)

A lot of build-in functions in Mathematica have the option Method. Usually
this is mentioned in the "More Information" section of the reference
page.

Most of the time there is the statement Method->Automatic.

Take for example ContourPlot:
  "Method Automatic the method to use for refining contours"

OK, but what other methods do I have then?
Going to the Options-section, I would expect to find "method" and a list
of the possible methods besides Automatic including an explanation what
they do. But for most functions the Method option isn't listed in the
Options section of the ref page.

Is there a way to find out which methods are available for a particular
function? 


Gruss Peter
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Peter Breitfeld, Bad Saulgau, Germany -- http://www.pBreitfeld.de


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