This is documentation for Mathematica 6, which was
based on an earlier version of the Wolfram Language.

# MatrixPlot

 MatrixPlot[m] generates a plot that gives a visual representation of the values of elements in a matrix.
• MatrixPlot[m] by default arranges successive rows of m down the page, and successive columns across, just as a matrix would normally be formatted.
• MatrixPlot by default displays zero values as white, with negative values tending to be bluish and positive values reddish.
 ClippingStyle Automatic how to show clipped values Frame True whether to draw a frame around the plot FrameTicks All what ticks to include on the frame MaxPlotPoints Automatic the maximum number of points to include
• PlotRange->r specifies that only those aij between -r and +r should be shown.
• With the default setting , scaling is done based on a mixture of relative value and ranking for each matrix element. The final scaled value always lies between 0 and 1, with scaled value 0.5 corresponding to matrix element value 0.
• With the default setting , sufficiently large or sparse matrices are downsampled so that their structure is visible in the plot generated by MatrixPlot.
Plot a matrix as an array of colors:
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Plot a matrix using only black and white:
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Plot the structure of dense matrices:
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Plot the structure of sparse matrices:
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