Show

Show[graphics,options]

shows graphics with the specified options added.

Show[g1,g2,]

shows several graphics combined.

Details

  • Show can be used with Graphics and Graphics3D.
  • Show allows any option that can be applied to graphics to be given.
  • Options explicitly specified in Show override those included in the graphics expression.
  • Show[g1,g2,] or Show[{g1,g2,}] concatenates the graphics primitives in the gi, effectively overlaying the graphics.
  • The lists of nondefault options in the gi are concatenated.
  • Show applies the function defined as the setting for DisplayFunction, and returns the result. For ordinary notebook operation, this function is just Identity.

Examples

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Basic Examples  (3)

Combine the plot of a curve with the plot of a list:

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Combine the density plot with the contour plot:

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Change options for existing graphics:

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Options  (2)

Applications  (1)

Possible Issues  (1)

See Also

Overlay  Print  Export  Rasterize  Options  SetOptions  DisplayFunction

Tutorials

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