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Re: ImplicitPlot options (undocumented)

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  • Subject: [mg14465] Re: [mg14462] ImplicitPlot options (undocumented)
  • From: BobHanlon at
  • Date: Fri, 23 Oct 1998 20:58:44 -0400
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In a message dated 10/21/98 4:54:40 AM, ErsekTR at wrote:

>Recent messages under the subject "shading implicit plot" discussed the
>use of the option ColorFunction with the ImplicitPlot package.  I was
>surprised ImplicitPlot uses the ColorFunction option because it isn't
>included in the list returned by  Options[ImplicitPlot].
>After studying the code for the package and doing some investigating I
>found other options ImplicitPlot can use.  In particular ImplicitPlot
>will take the options ColorFunction, Compiled, ContourLines,
>ContourShading, ContourStyle, FormatType, ImageSize, and TextStyle even
>though they aren't returned by Options[ImplicitPlot].  Use of each of
>these options except Compiled is demonstrated below.

The on-line documentation for Graphics`ImplicitPlot` states that 

"Both methods can accept standard graphics options; the Solve method
accepts the options of Plot, while the ContourPlot method accepts
ContourPlot options."

Options[ContourPlot] lists all of the options that you have listed.

Bob Hanlon

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