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Re: Polar Plots don't seem to work

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  • Subject: [mg56530] Re: Polar Plots don't seem to work
  • From: Peter Pein <petsie at>
  • Date: Thu, 28 Apr 2005 02:40:22 -0400 (EDT)
  • References: <d4msm5$24r$>
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Peter Jay Salzman wrote:
> I'm on Linux using Mathematica
> When I try to make a polar plot, no graphics is shown.  This is what I see:
> 	In[1]:= PolarPlot[Sin[t], {t, 0, 2*\[Pi]}]
> 	Out[1]= PolarPlot[Sin[t],{t,0,2 \[Pi]}]
> Mathematica simply repeats what I told it without displaying a graphic.  Even the
> polar plot in the help browser topic doesn't work.
> Any ideas why Mathematica isn't showing me polar plots?  Do I need to explicitly
> display something?
> Thanks,
> Pete


works great.

Have you got the standard packages installed?

Peter Pein

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