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Re: display of graphics primitives

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  • Subject: [mg101205] Re: display of graphics primitives
  • From: dsmithy <dsmithy at>
  • Date: Fri, 26 Jun 2009 06:54:15 -0400 (EDT)
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On Jun 25, 7:13 am, "David Park" <djmp... at> wrote:
> If Circle itself produced an image, how could you
> combine it with other Circles or primitives in one image?

Well, I might be going out on a limb here, but why can't a primitive
itself produce an image *and* primitives enclosed in Graphics also
produce an image? What's the "hurt" (disadvantage) if the StandardForm
of primitive expressions were graphical?

> The Presentations package also allows the primitives produced by all the
> plot types to be treated directly as graphics primitives and combined
> directly with other graphics directives and primitives.

Thank you. I'll have a look at your website.
> David Park
> djmp... at comcast.net 

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