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New in 7.0: Visualization & Graphics

Building on Mathematica's unique base of visualization and graphics capabilities, Mathematica 7 adds several important new areas. Emphasizing integration and automation, Mathematica 7 introduces built-in vector visualization, automated dynamic charting, and fully general splines and NURBS.


New Vector Visualization Functions »

StreamPlot make a stream plot from a vector field function

VectorPlot plot vectors from a vector field function

StreamDensityPlot superimpose plots of vector and scalar field functions

ListVectorPlot ▪ VectorPlot3D ▪ LineIntegralConvolutionPlot

New Visualization Functions

DiscretePlot plot discrete sequences specified by formulas

DateListLogPlot ▪ ListCurvePathPlot ▪ FindCurvePath

New Charting Functions »

BarChart ▪ PieChart ▪ BubbleChart ▪ RectangleChart ▪ Histogram ▪ ...

BarChart3D ▪ PieChart3D ▪ BubbleChart3D ▪ Histogram3D ▪ ...

Palettes ► Chart Element Schemes extensive styling options for charts

New Graphics Objects »

Cone ▪ Tube ▪ BSplineCurve ▪ BSplineSurface ▪ BezierCurve ▪ ...

New Graphics Styling Features

CapForm ▪ JoinForm ▪ RoundingRadius ▪

Fully General Splines »

BezierCurve 2D or 3D composite Bézier curves of any degree

BSplineCurve 2D or 3D B-spline (NURBS) curves of any degree

BSplineSurface B-spline (NURBS) surfaces of any degree

SplineDegree ▪ SplineKnots ▪ SplineWeights ▪ SplineClosed ▪ ...

New Sonification Functions

Speak ▪ SpokenString ▪ ...