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Re: problem plotting "N-d object"

From: Ben Abbott
Subject: Re: problem plotting "N-d object"
Date: Fri, 17 Feb 2012 18:19:07 -0500

On Feb 17, 2012, at 12:04 PM, Ben Abbott wrote:

> On Feb 17, 2012, at 11:59 AM, Jordi GutiƩrrez Hermoso wrote:
>> On 17 February 2012 11:24, Sergei Steshenko <address@hidden> wrote:
>>> IMO in Octave/Matlab world the difference between line and column
>>> vectors is a nuisance in many many cases, and I mention vectors
>>> because of "transpose not defined" (specifically, "transpose") in
>>> the original error message.
>> Numpy does have true 1-dimensional vectors, but it still thinks that a
>> an array of dimensions [1,1,3] is 3-dimensional. You might be happier
>> with Numpy than Octave.
>>> I think Octave should automatically apply '(:)' operation whenever
>>> row/column trait doesn't matter.
>> It is difficult to predict in advance when does it matter if a vector
>> is row or column, so we can't do this everywhere. We do do it in
>> several instances, but each case requires individual consideration.
>> I don't think "isvector" should return "true" if there is only one
>> non-singleton dimension. Perhaps it should, but this would break
>> Matlab compatibility. You might want to make more liberal use of the
>> "squeeze" function if leading singleton dimensions are causing you
>> frequent grief.
>> - Jordi G. H.
> Jordi,
> Any concerns about something like the attached ?
> Ben

The functions which would be impacted are 


Would squeezing any of the inputs whos ndim > 2 break anything ?

I don't think so. As I have time, I'll modify the texinfo and add some demos.


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