Re: Polar Plots don't seem to work

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg56572] Re: Polar Plots don't seem to work*From*: Peter Pein <petsie at arcor.de>*Date*: Fri, 29 Apr 2005 03:20:42 -0400 (EDT)*References*: <d4msm5$24r$1@smc.vnet.net> <d4q13r$oa3$1@smc.vnet.net>*Sender*: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

David Bailey wrote: > Peter Jay Salzman 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 >> > > Hi, > > PolarPlot belongs in an add-on package, you must load it before using it > thus: > > <<Graphics`Graphics` > > Note: If you have already tried to use PolarPlot in the current session, > then you must quit the kernel before loading the package. even after loading the package, a Remove["Global`PolarPlot"]; should be sufficient. > David Bailey > dbaileyconsultancy.co.uk > -- Peter Pein Berlin