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Re: make arrows same size in VectorPlot?

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  • Subject: [mg109217] Re: make arrows same size in VectorPlot?
  • From: Murray Eisenberg <murray at>
  • Date: Sat, 17 Apr 2010 06:05:19 -0400 (EDT)

Thank you all who replied.  I forgot about using three arguments in 
VectorScale and carelessly missed it when I looked at ref/VectorScale.

On 4/16/2010 5:50 AM, David Park wrote:
> There is an option, something like: VectorScale ->  {.05, .85, None}.
> This is illustrated in the last two examples for VectorDraw in
> Presentations, DrawingPaper.
> David Park
> djmpark at
> From: Murray Eisenberg [mailto:murrayeisenberg at]
> With the Mathematica 7 function VectorPlot, is there an option to make
> all the arrows have the same length (and same head size)?
> The option VectorScale does not seem to allow that.
> Obviously the effect of such an option could be achieved by explicitly
> normalizing the vector field being plotted, but that takes some extra
> work and seems an awkward way to do it.  Which is why I asked about an
> option.

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