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Re: drawing tilted ellipses?

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  • Subject: [mg20516] Re: drawing tilted ellipses?
  • From: "Don Vossler" <vossler at>
  • Date: Wed, 27 Oct 1999 02:05:09 -0400
  • References: <7v3bmr$>
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Joe Strout <joe at> wrote in message news:7v3bmr$5te at
> Is it possible to draw an ellipse in Mathematica that is not orthogonal
> to the XY axes?  E.g., leaning over 30 degrees?


There's a new book just out entitled "Exploring Analytic Geometry with
Mathematica" (Academic Press, ISBN: 0127282556, Vossler).  It includes
software for drawing ellipses (and other conics) at angles, plus a lot more.
You can find it at both and

I am the author of the book, and would welcome any comments you might have
on it (the entire book and software packages are provided as Mathematica
notebooks on the CD-ROM that is provided with the printed version of the

Don Vossler
vossler at

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