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Re: Plot Table of functions does not distinguish colors

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  • Subject: [mg102700] Re: [mg102676] Plot Table of functions does not distinguish colors
  • From: Murray Eisenberg <murray at math.umass.edu>
  • Date: Wed, 19 Aug 2009 07:03:28 -0400 (EDT)
  • Organization: Mathematics & Statistics, Univ. of Mass./Amherst
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Why?  Because that's the way it is!

This was discussed some time ago in MathGroup, although I cannot 
retrieve the reference.

If you want different colors, just wrap the Table expression with Evaluate.

fd wrote:
> All, this seems like a simple question, but when I want to create a
> table with different function as in the example
> 
> Plot[Table[Sin[n x], {n, 1, 3, 1}], {x, 0, 2 Pi}, PlotRange -> All,
> PlotStyle -> Thick]
> 
> I get all three plots with the same color. If I instead write the
> table manually
> 
> Plot[{Sin[x], Sin[2 x], Sin[3 x]}, {x, 0, 2 Pi},PlotStyle->Thick]
> 
> This gives a different plot with a different color for each plot.
> 
> Can anyone shed some light on why this behavior?
> 
> Best
> 

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