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Re: A Plot to Rotate

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  • Subject: [mg7414] Re: [mg7378] A Plot to Rotate
  • From: jpk at
  • Date: Sat, 31 May 1997 15:07:23 -0400 (EDT)
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at

> I'm having trouble getting a Plot to work.  It plots my function just fine
> but I want the whole shebang rotated 90 degrees counterclockwise.
> The plot is of the interior angles of the rhombic faces of polar zonohedra,
> as the polar zonohedrons "pitch" varies from 0 to 90 degrees.  As it stands
> now pitch runs along the x axis.  I want pitch on the y axis.  Here is the
> code as it stands now, for n=11 (n<=3):
> n=11;
> p=Plot[Evaluate[Table[
> {{rad=N[2*(1/Degree)*ArcSin[Sin[i*Pi/n]/Sec[Degree j]]]},{circ=180-rad}},
> {i,Floor[n/2]}]], {j,0,90},
> Frame->True,
> AspectRatio->Automatic,
> PlotPoints->30,
> PlotStyle->{{AbsoluteThickness[2]},{AbsoluteThickness[1]}}]
> Thanks much for any help.  I've tried some things but failed.
> Russell Towle
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Hi Russel,
with Your p

the lines


Show[Graphics[First[p] /.
		Line[pnts_] :> 
	          Line[Rotate2D[#,Pi/2]& /@ pnts]]];
will do what You want.

Hope that helps 

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