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  • From: Bill Rowe <readnews at>
  • Date: Thu, 20 Dec 2012 03:23:57 -0500 (EST)
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On 12/19/12 at 4:55 AM, nigel.king at (Nigel King)

>Hi MathGroup, Most Graphic functions allow applying a collection of
>options as in opts = {Frame -> True, GridLines -> {{1}, {1}}}

>One can then use the opts in the following plots ListPlot[{{1, 1}},
>opts] Plot[x, {x, 0, 1}, opts] The ListPlot works as expected, the
>Plot does not. It results with Plot[x, {x, 0, 1}, opts]

>I believe that this is a change from M8 to M9.

I cannot reproduce your results. I get the same plot in both:

In[3]:= $Version

Out[3]= 8.0 for Mac OS X x86 (64-bit) (October 5, 2011)


In[3]:= $Version

Out[3]= 9.0 for Mac OS X x86 (64-bit) (November 20, 2012)

I notice with the default coloring and default PointSize it
might be easy to miss the point being plotted since the
GridLines specification has the grid lines crossing where the
point is plotted.


opts = {Frame -> True, PlotStyle -> {Red, PointSize[.02]},
    GridLines -> {{1}, {1}}};
ListPlot[{{1, 1}}, opts]

just to make it more apparent the point is actually being plotted.

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