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Re: Connecting discontinuous plots

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  • Subject: [mg93816] Re: Connecting discontinuous plots
  • From: Helen Read <hpr at together.net>
  • Date: Wed, 26 Nov 2008 05:15:48 -0500 (EST)
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  • Reply-to: HPR <read at math.uvm.edu>

David Park wrote:
> From: jsheinwald at comcast.net [mailto:jsheinwald at comcast.net] 
> 
> Hello,
> 
> In the following simple step function plot is there a way to connect the
> discontinuities at 1 and 2 so that the plot shows up better?
> 
>  p1=UnitStep[t-1]
>  p2=UnitStep[t-2]
>  Plot[p1-p2,{t,-1,5},PlotStyleR{Red, Thick}]
>
>> Use the Exclusions option.
>> 
>> p1 = UnitStep[t - 1]
>> p2 = UnitStep[t - 2]
>> Plot[p1 - p2, {t, -1, 5},
>>  PlotStyle -> {Red, Thick},
>>  Exclusions -> None]

Or, depending on what you want:

p1 = UnitStep[t - 1];
p2 = UnitStep[t - 2];
Plot[p1 - p2, {t, -1, 5}, PlotStyle -> {Red, Thick},
  ExclusionsStyle -> Directive[Gray, Dashed]]


-- 
Helen Read
University of Vermont


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