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Export Plane Curves

  • To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
  • Subject: [mg48339] Export Plane Curves
  • From: Roberto Brambilla <rlbrambilla at cesi.it>
  • Date: Tue, 25 May 2004 07:17:01 -0400 (EDT)
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

Dear MathGroup friends,

how can I export a 2D (plane) curve in DXF format ?

For example I realized the following generalized ellipse (Lamé)

a=4.;
b=0.3;
c=3;
x[t_]:=a Sign[Cos[t] Abs[Cos[t]]^(1/c)
y[t_]:=b Sign[Sin[t] Abs[Sin[t]]^(1/c)

(c=1 is the usual ellipse, c>1 more squared)

then I plot the figure with

ParametricPlot[{x[t],y[t]},{t,0,2pg}, AspectRatio->Automatic, Axes->False]

Now I 'd like to export this curve in DXF format file to use it in other 
programs that
accept this kind of file as an input.

Many thanks in advance, Roberto



Roberto Brambilla
rlbrambilla at cesi.it


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