Dashing
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Dashing[{r1,r2,}]
is a two-dimensional graphics directive specifying that lines that follow are to be drawn dashed, with successive segments of lengths , , (repeated cyclically). The are given as a fraction of the total width of the graph.

Dashing[r]
is equivalent to Dashing[{r,r}].

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  • Dashing can be used in both two- and three-dimensional graphics, as well as in Style specifications.
  • Dashing[{}] specifies that lines should be solid. »
  • The following symbolic forms for r can be used: Tiny, Small, Medium, and Large. These specify absolute segment lengths independent of the total width of the graphic. »
  • If a segment has a length specified as , it is drawn as a dot whose diameter is the thickness of the line. »

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Specify the dashing of lines as successive segments with scaled lengths:

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Set the dashing of edges of polygons:

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Set the dashing of lines in plots using PlotStyle:

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Set the dashing of the frame:

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Introduced in 1988
(1.0)
| Updated in 2007
(6.0)