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Re: Varying color in ParametricPlot

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  • Subject: [mg35041] Re: [mg35023] Varying color in ParametricPlot
  • From: BobHanlon at
  • Date: Thu, 20 Jun 2002 23:54:39 -0400 (EDT)
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In a message dated 6/20/02 3:35:28 AM, YourName at writes:

>What I would like to do, is the following:
>I have defined 2 functions x[t] and y[t] and I would like to plot them
>parametrically using ParametricPlot with a color that is also a function
>t (something like Hue[t]).
>I haven't been able to figure this out using help in Mathematica. I have
>tried to use ColorOutput and PlotStyle but that doesn't seem to work. Does
>anyone have a solution to this problem.


m=32; DisplayTogether[Table[
    ParametricPlot[{Cos[5t], Sin[3t]},
      {t, (n-1)*2Pi/m, n*2Pi/m},
      AspectRatio->Automatic], {n, m}]];

Bob Hanlon
Chantilly, VA  USA

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