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Modified Versions of Plot, Plot3D, ContourPlot, DensityPlot, etc.

Ted Ersek
Organization: Naval Air Warfare Center, Aircraft Division
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Sometimes one must wrap the first argument of Plot and similar functions in Evaluate (see sections 1.9.1 and 2.5.5 of The Mathematica Book). A package called (PlotFunctions.m) is provided that changes the evaluation procedure of Plot, ContourPlot, DensityPlot, ParametricPlot, ParametricPlot3D, Plot3D and Play so that one never needs to use Evaluate on an argument of these functions. The modified versions usually produce the intended result, and a simple method is provided for returning to the built in version. Examples and explanation are provided in the notebook (PlotFunctions.nb).

*Mathematica Technology > Programming > 2D Graphics
*Mathematica Technology > Programming > 3D Graphics
*Mathematica Technology > Programming > Graphing and Plotting

Plot, ContourPlot, DensityPlot, ParametricPlot, ParametricPlot3D, Plot3D, Play
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PlotFunctions.m (3.8 KB) - Mathematica package [for Mathematica 5.0]
PlotFunctions.nb (23.4 KB) - Mathematica notebook [for Mathematica 5.0]

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