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Re: array dimensions

David Fanning <davidf@dfanning.com> wrote:
>Richard G. French (rfrench@wellesley.edu) writes:

>> Now that you mention SMOOTH, one of my pet peeves is that 
>> y=SMOOTH(array,n) gives an error message when n=1. There are lots of 
>> instances where the degree of smoothing is calculated on the fly,

>Now, I am known in some circles as having a pretty
>fertile imagination, but I have to admit that one of the
>things that would *never* occur to me if I was writing
>a SMOOTH function is that someone would use it if they
>*didn't* want to smooth anything.

Well, I have exactly the same experience as RGF: wanting a variable
degree of smoothing, which may well be none at all. Gratuitous
error messages are unwelcome (at most it should *warn* you that
you have set smoothing to 1).


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