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Re: Polar Plots don't seem to work

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  • Subject: [mg56524] Re: [mg56498] Polar Plots don't seem to work
  • From: Bob Hanlon <hanlonr at cox.net>
  • Date: Thu, 28 Apr 2005 02:40:11 -0400 (EDT)
  • Reply-to: hanlonr at cox.net
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

You need to load the Graphics package. Start with a fresh kernel and then


Needs["Graphics`Graphics`"];

PolarPlot[Sin[t],{t,0,2Pi}];


Bob Hanlon

> 
> From: Peter Jay Salzman <p at dirac.org>
To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
> Date: 2005/04/26 Tue PM 09:53:26 EDT
> Subject: [mg56524] [mg56498] Polar Plots don't seem to work
> 
> 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
> 
> 

Bob Hanlon
Chantilly, VA


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