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Re: Erasing a Plot?

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  • Subject: [mg20792] Re: Erasing a Plot?
  • From: "Dale Horton" <daleh at>
  • Date: Sun, 14 Nov 1999 18:13:46 -0500 (EST)
  • Organization: Wolfram Research, Inc.
  • References: <8038he$>
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This can be done with NotebookWrite. See

AES <siegman at> wrote in message news:8038he$aff at
> I'd like to have a program draw a plot; compute for a while; erase the old
> plot and draw a new one in the same screen space; and loop indefinitely in
> this fashion (kind of a slowed-down version of animating graphics)
> Can anyone give me a template for doing this? (especially the "erasing"
> Notes:
> *  The plot can be a cell in the notebook doing the computing or (maybe
> better) be plotted in a separate window.
> *  Obviously I may also save the plot to a file before erasing it.
> *  I'd like to recover the memory from each plot, or at least not have the
> program memory fill up if I compute a large number of plots this way.
> Email cc of any replies to siegman at appreciated.

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