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# AbsoluteDashing

 AbsoluteDashingis a graphics directive which specifies that lines which follow are to be drawn dashed, with successive segments having absolute lengths , , ... (repeated cyclically). AbsoluteDashing[d]is equivalent to AbsoluteDashing.
• The absolute lengths are measured in units of printer's points, equal before magnification to of an inch.
• AbsoluteDashing can be used in both two- and three-dimensional graphics, as well as in Style specifications.
• If a segment has a length specified as 0, it is drawn as a dot whose diameter is the thickness of the line.
Specify the dashing of lines as successive segments with lengths in printer's points:
Use Dashed, Dotted, and DotDashed to specify predefined absolute dashings:
Specify the dashing of lines as successive segments with lengths in printer's points:
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Use Dashed, Dotted, and DotDashed to specify predefined absolute dashings:
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No dashing:
AbsoluteDashing[d] is equivalent to AbsoluteDashing:
Symbolic values for predefined absolute dashings:
AbsoluteDashing defines the length of a segment in units of printer's points:
AbsoluteDashing is independent of the image size:
Dashing defines the length of a segment as a fraction of the total width of the graphic:
Dashing depends on the image size: