create a two-dimensional plot
expression in independent variable x
left and right endpoints of horizontal range
x-coordinates and y-coordinates
The plot(f, x) calling sequence plots the real function f as a function of x.
The plot(f, x=x0..x1) calling sequence plots the real function f over the horizontal real range from x0 to x1.
The plot(v1, v2) calling sequence creates a curve from the points with x-coordinates v1 and y-coordinates v2, where v1 and v2 are lists or Vectors.
Note: The commonly used operator form of the calling sequence and other ways of specifying points are described in the plot/details help page. A complete list of available options can be found in the plot/options help page.
Types of Plots
For a pictorial listing of the available types of plots, as well as other resources for plotting, see the Plotting Guide.
Note: This guide is only available in the Standard interface.
Interactive Plot Builder
Maple includes the Interactive Plot Builder, which provides a point-and-click interface to the plotting functionality including two and three-dimensional plots, animations, and interactive plots with sliders.
To launch the Plot Builder, run the PlotBuilder command. You can also launch the Plot Builder in the Standard Worksheet from the Tools menu. Select Assistants, and then Plot Builder. For more information, see PlotBuilder and Using the Interactive Plot Builder.
You can customize displayed plots using the Context Panel. Select the plot and the Context Panel shows items for customizing the plot. These can also be accessed via the Plot menu.
Plots Using Specified Range
Plots Without Specified Range
If no range is specified, Maple tries to determine a reasonable domain to plot the expression. For trigonometric plots, Maple will often use the range −2⁢π..2⁢π.
For low degree polynomials, Maple ensures that the axis of symmetry of the graph is in the center of the plot.
Plot Multiple Functions on the Same Graph
The PlotBuilder command lets you build and display plots interactively. To try it, run the following command in a worksheet and then click the area immediately below the command. Options for selecting the plot type and customizing the plot appear in the panel to the right of the Maple window.
The command to create the plot from the Plotting Guide is:
For detailed information including:
Plotting multiple functions
Plotting functions defined as procedures
Specifying plot options in the calling sequence, including color, coordinate system, and title
Specifying a vertical range
Using different interfaces and output devices
see the plot/details help page.
The plot command was updated in Maple 2017.
2-D Plot Toolbar
Using the Interactive Plot Builder
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