Re: Mathematica skill level snippet(s)
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- Subject: [mg105001] Re: Mathematica skill level snippet(s)
- From: AES <siegman at stanford.edu>
- Date: Tue, 17 Nov 2009 05:15:23 -0500 (EST)
- Organization: Stanford University
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In article <hdqb2s$6mn$1 at smc.vnet.net>, fd <fdimer at gmail.com> wrote: > Most of the complains about documentation, from my part, are when it > is too brief and does not contain many examples. In the ColorFunction > case I mention above, for example, the documentation gives you how to > retrieve all available options, but it is concealed - personally I > would show emphasize this a lot more, but the Mathematica developers > surely have a different set of personal preferences, so I do not > complain about it. I certainly recall a while back wanting to try our a variety of different ColorFunctions so I could find an optimal choice for a series of plots I was making, and finding the whole topic very complex and arcane, and the process of finding or creating demos of different functions very much of a hassle.