SETMATRIX

Purpose:

Forces column-oriented operations on a table.

Syntax:

SETMATRIX(mode)

series

-

A series or array.

mode

-

Optional. An integer, force column evaluation:

0:

OFF

1:

ON (default)

Example:

setmatrix(1)

 

forces column oriented operations for each column of the table.

Remarks:

If the matrix attribute is off, serial functions of the Window are performed only on the first column. If the matrix attribute is on, serial functions of the Window are performed on each column in the Window, with the columns of the resultant Window being the result of applying the serial function to each column of the source Window.

 

The following functions default to setmatrix(ON): RAVEL, READTABLE, OUTERPROD.

 

The following functions default to setmatrix(OFF): OVERPLOT, OVERLAY,XY, ERRORBAR.

See Also:

RAVEL

READTABLE

OVERPLOT

OVERLAY

STRIPCHART