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Re: Arrows on curves

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  • Subject: [mg84201] Re: Arrows on curves
  • From: dh <dh at>
  • Date: Thu, 13 Dec 2007 07:04:39 -0500 (EST)
  • References: <fjqjha$6oh$>

Hi Will,

have a look at the group archive:

hope ths helps, Daniel

willywutang at wrote:

> Hi,


> I am plotting a parametric curve in 3D space, and I want to simply

> place an arrowhead along the curve to show the curve's orientation.


> I tried searching for information on this, and I discovered that there

> is a package one could purchase for $50 to get this to work. However,

> I am very new to using Mathematica, and thus I'm not sure that I

> really need to buy that package at this point. After all, I just want

> an arrowhead.


> Is there really no way to place an arrow along a curve using the stand-

> alone packages? I would find that very strange, considering all the

> fancy bells and whistles that Mathematica has.


> What if the curve is in 2D instead of 3D? Can we place arrows then?


> Thank you,


> Will


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