Services & Resources / Wolfram Forums
-----
 /
MathGroup Archive
2005
*January
*February
*March
*April
*May
*June
*July
*August
*September
*October
*November
*December
*Archive Index
*Ask about this page
*Print this page
*Give us feedback
*Sign up for the Wolfram Insider

MathGroup Archive 2005

[Date Index] [Thread Index] [Author Index]

Search the Archive

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.


  • Prev by Date: Re: Polar Plots don't seem to work
  • Next by Date: Re: Floor[] Not An Integer?
  • Previous by thread: Re: Polar Plots don't seem to work
  • Next by thread: Re: Polar Plots don't seem to work