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Blank plot that shows up briefly when changing plot options

I wrote some code in Mathematica to calculate and plot, in tw0 different ways, a function depending of two variables. But the plots are empty even if it takes a few minutes to evaluate the plot ...
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Passing optional parameters to functions

Assume I want to write a function which has to have an argument structure like myFunction[variable_,parameters_] for compatibility reasons. Where parameters ...
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1answer
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Arguments for ChartElementFunction

I was reading the documentation for BubbleChart and I saw this example ...
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How to make a function with its own options as well as passing options to other functions [duplicate]

I have a function with many of its own options, but I would also like to pass options to subfunctions using the FilterRules function. Here's a simple example: ...
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How can I define a function taking two distinguishable sets of options?

It commonly happens that one wants to define some function foo which in turn calls some other function (e.g., Plot) that can ...
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Creating a NearestFunction that returns an index

I use Nearest repeatedly for large data sets. For example pts = RandomReal[{-1, 1}, {1000, 3}]; Nearest[pts, {0, 0, 0}] I ...
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Define a Plot3D function with custom options [duplicate]

I am trying to define a Plot3D function with custom options, following (this previous SE question), but I'm running into a brick wall. I've narrowed the problem to the following 'toy' code: ...
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Function with custom Options and modified Options for built-in Symbols

I couldn't find a more descriptive title, but I guess an example will explain my problem. I set up some customized Grid function including some additional ...
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Get unevaluated option value?

This is kind of a follow-up to this question. I want to be able to define a function that takes an option, and then, inside the function, retrieve and test the unevaluated value of the option. For ...
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Evaluating an If condition to yield True/False

I would like to decide whether an option passed to my custom function has the value Automatic or something else. This is my attempt: ...
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2answers
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Custom function not returning any output

I'm trying to write a custom function but it isn't returning any output. Here's my code so far: ...
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What Method options does FindInstance accept?

While answering Trouble getting FindInstance to return multiple results for certain constraints it became clear that for this problem FindInstance would be better ...
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1answer
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What's a good style for inheriting Options[] of built-in function?

Options[myPlot] = Options[Plot]; myPlot[args___] := ... When defining a "wrapper" function like the above, I'd like it to inherit the ...
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Function as an option to a function

I am new to mathematica ,so this question may seem a little naive. I know how to use the option as an argument to a function, we can define an option by using ...