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Re: Arrows on curves

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  • Subject: [mg84201] Re: Arrows on curves
  • From: dh <dh at metrohm.ch>
  • Date: Thu, 13 Dec 2007 07:04:39 -0500 (EST)
  • References: <fjqjha$6oh$1@smc.vnet.net>


Hi Will,

have a look at the group archive:

http://forums.wolfram.com/mathgroup/archive/1998/Mar/msg00054.html

hope ths helps, Daniel



willywutang at gmail.com 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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