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# AbsoluteThickness

 AbsoluteThickness[d]is a graphics directive which specifies that lines which follow are to be drawn with absolute thickness d.
• The absolute thickness is measured in units of printer's points, equal before magnification to of an inch.
• AbsoluteThickness can be used in both two- and three-dimensional graphics, as well as in Style specifications.
Specify the thickness of lines in units of printer's points:
Use Thick and Thin to specify predefined absolute thicknesses:
Symbolic values for predefined absolute thicknesses:
Specify the thickness of lines in units of printer's points:
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Use Thick and Thin to specify predefined absolute thicknesses:
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Symbolic values for predefined absolute thicknesses:
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 Applications   (1)
Style curve elements of plots:
AbsoluteThickness defines the thickness of lines in units of printer's points:
AbsoluteThickness is independent of the image size:
Thickness defines the thickness as a fraction of the total width of the graphic:
Thickness depends on the image size:
Lines with random thickness: