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Re: setting discrete values for a function -- newbie

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  • Subject: [mg97637] Re: setting discrete values for a function -- newbie
  • From: Bill Rowe <readnews at sbcglobal.net>
  • Date: Tue, 17 Mar 2009 05:02:21 -0500 (EST)

On 3/16/09 at 6:28 AM, Karsten.G.Weinert at googlemail.com (Karsten W.)
wrote:

>my task is to set some function values f[[a], f[b], ... to zero. Is
>there a nicer way to do this than this one:

>Clear[f];
>args = Partition[{a,b,c}, 1];
>Apply[(f[#] = 0 )&, args, {1}];

>Especially, can I avoid calling Partition?

In[30]:= Clear[f];
Set[f[#], 0] & /@ {a, b, c};
f[a]

Out[32]= 0



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