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plottools[point] - generate 2-D or 3-D plot object for a point

Calling Sequence

point(p, opts)

point(m, opts)

point(v1, v2, opts)

point(v1, v2, v3, opts)




list containing a single point



Matrix or list of lists containing one or more points

v1, v2, v3


Vectors or lists containing x-, y- and z-coordinates of points



optional equations as described in the Options section



The point command creates a plot data object, which when displayed is a point or collection of points.


For a d-dimensional plot, where d is 2 or 3, p must contain d elements. Similarly, m must be an n by d Matrix or a list with n sublists of length d, where n is the total number of points. If Vectors are provided, then the third calling sequence, with parameters v1 and v2, is used for a 2-D plot. The fourth calling sequence, with the additional Vector v3, is used for a 3-D plot.


The plot data object produced by the point command can be displayed using the plots[display] command.


Remaining arguments are interpreted as options, which are specified as equations of the form option = value.  For more information, see plottools, plot/options and plot3d/options.


The symbol=s option specifies the symbol for points in the plot, where the value s  is one of asterisk, box, circle, cross, diagonalcross, diamond, point, solidbox (2-D plot only), solidcircle (2-D plot only), soliddiamond (2-D plot only), solidsphere (3-D plot only), or sphere (3-D plot only). Note: If the style option is set to point, the default symbol is plot device specific.


The symbolsize=n option specifies the size (in points) of a symbol used in plotting, where n is a positive integer. This does not affect the symbol point. The default symbol size is 10.








See Also

plot/options, plot3d/options, plots[display], plottools

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