Re: Polar Plots don't seem to work

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg56515] Re: [mg56498] Polar Plots don't seem to work*From*: "David Annetts" <davidannetts at aapt.net.au>*Date*: Thu, 28 Apr 2005 02:40:01 -0400 (EDT)*Sender*: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

Hi Peter, > I'm on Linux using Mathematica 5.0.1.0. > 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? Searching for PolarPlot in the online help (Master index) shows you (me?) that the program is part of Graphics`Graphics so you need to load this first. Needs["Graphics`Graphics`"] PolarPlot[Sin[t], {t, 0, 2*\[Pi]}] works fine. Perhaps your installation is broken? Regards, Dave.