# Plane

**Syntax**:(plane integer)

All fractals displayed by XaoS are functions with a complex parameter.
They can be be displayed in the normal complex plane where the `x`

coordinate is the real part of the number and the `y`

is imaginary;
but they can also be displayed differently:

*mu*

Normal complex plane (default)

*1/mu*

Inversion–infinity is at 0 and 0 is at infinity.

*1/(mu+0.25)*

Similar to inversion, but moves the center outside the Mandelbrot set, so it looks parabolic.

*lambda plane*,*1/lambda*,*1/lambda-1*

Lambda plane and its inversion, and with a different center.

*1/(mu-1.40115)*

A very interesting mode for the Mandelbrot set, this makes small things large, for easier browsing of the set's details.

The *tutorial about planes* has some examples.

In the scripting language, the planes are numbered as follows:

- 0

*mu*

- 1

*1/mu*

- 2

*1/(mu+0.25)*

- 3

*lambda*

- 4

*1/lambda*

- 5

*1/(lambda-1)*

- 6

*1/(mu-1.40115)*

**Available as**: command line option, command