Re: drawing tilted ellipses?

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg20504] Re: [mg20412] drawing tilted ellipses?*From*: Jean-Marie Thomas <jmt at agat.net>*Date*: Wed, 27 Oct 1999 02:05:02 -0400*Organization*: TeA*References*: <199910260433.AAA05881@smc.vnet.net.>*Sender*: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

You could use a polar definition : r=1/(1+1/2 Cos[theta+Pi/6]) <<Graphics`Graphics` PolarPlot[r,{theta,0,2 Pi}] jmt On Tue, 26 Oct 1999, Joe Strout wrote: > Is it possible to draw an ellipse in Mathematica that is not orthogonal > to the XY axes? E.g., leaning over 30 degrees? > > I thought perhaps I could specify it orthogonally and then apply a > rotation transformation, but the only transformations available seem to > be scaling (Scaled) and translation (Offset). > > Of course I could use a series of line segments, but I want this to be > smooth even when printed on a high-resolution printer. Any tips? > > Thanks, > -- Joe > > -- > ,------------------------------------------------------------------. > | Joseph J. Strout Biocomputing -- The Salk Institute | > | joe at strout.net http://www.strout.net | > `------------------------------------------------------------------' > Check out the Mac Web Directory! http://www.strout.net/macweb.cgi

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