[Maxima] Draw demo.

Thomas Widlar twidlar at yahoo.com
Mon May 21 10:02:18 CDT 2007


Thanks.

 "Copy of the session" means ???

1) writefile("drawsession") and send you the file?  OR
2) cut and paste the screen to an email?


Mario Rodriguez wrote:

>Hello, 
>
>>>I spent several hours today to get the right version of maxima
>>running on my Debian Linux. 
>>The version of the distribution was too old. I thought I had all
>>required parts ready, but 
>>"load(draw)$" says:load failed.  I also replaced gnuplot with version
>>4.2 which was also 
>>not so easy because of the dependencies.<> 
>> 
>>Furthermore, the line
>>
>>  vect1: makeset(vf(x,y,z), [x,y,z], points1)$
>>
>>gives:
>>
>>  Function makeset expects a list or a set, instead found cartesian
>>product.
>>    
>>
>
>The following sequence should work for him; it does not depend on which
>draw version he has:
>
>a: {5,10,15,20};
>vf(x,y,z):= vector([x,y,z],2*[sin(x),cos(y),log(z)]);
>points1: cartesian_product(a,a,a);
>vect1: makeset(vf(x,y,z), [x,y,z], points1);
>
>(If it doesn't work, could you send me a copy of the session?)
>
>
>Now comes the draw part. If he has an older version of maxima, don't
>worry. Gnuplot 4.2 is what he needs. Follow these steps:
>
>1. Download the latest draw version from cvs (share/draw)
>2. Place it in a folder of your choice
>3. From maxima, type:
>   load("path_to_folder/draw.lisp");
>   apply(draw3d,listify(vect1));
>
>
>That's all.
>
>Let me know how it goes.
>  
>

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