Re: Polar Plots don't seem to work

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg56543] Re: [mg56498] Polar Plots don't seem to work*From*: yehuda ben-shimol <bsyehuda at gmail.com>*Date*: Thu, 28 Apr 2005 02:40:45 -0400 (EDT)*References*: <200504270153.VAA01763@smc.vnet.net>*Reply-to*: yehuda ben-shimol <bsyehuda at gmail.com>*Sender*: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

Hi, You problem is not OS dependent. PolarPlot is part of the Graphics package so you have to load it before using its functions. Use Needs["Graphics`"] or <<Graphics`Graphics` and only then use PolarPlot yehuda On 4/27/05, Peter Jay Salzman <p at dirac.org> wrote: > 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? > > Thanks, > Pete > >

**References**:**Polar Plots don't seem to work***From:*Peter Jay Salzman <p@dirac.org>