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Re: polarplot with arrow bearing tickmarks

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  • Subject: [mg127205] Re: polarplot with arrow bearing tickmarks
  • From: Murray Eisenberg <murray at math.umass.edu>
  • Date: Sun, 8 Jul 2012 01:41:37 -0400 (EDT)
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  • Reply-to: murray at math.umass.edu

Unclear what you want for the arrow, but why not use something like

    Epilog -> Arrow[{{0,0},{x,y}}]

within the PolarPlot? You'll need to explain just what you want in order 
to specify the {x,y} of the head end. And since you use dynamic 
terminology "moves outward", presumably you'll want either a Manipulate 
where the angle is the control variable, or an equivalent DynamicModule 
version of that.

On 7/7/12 5:28 AM, van zano wrote:
> dear all,
> I would like to decorate this polarplot with an arrow that starts at the origin and moves outwards at a certain angle (phi). it would be great if the arrow could also have tickmarks.
> does anyone have a solution?
>
> PolarPlot[
>   1/(10*Sin[t]^4 + -1*Cos[t]^2*Sin[t]^2 + 0.1*Cos[t]^4 +
>      5*Cos[t]^2*Sin[t]^2), {t, 0, 2*Pi},
>    PlotRange -> All,
>   PlotStyle -> {{Red, AbsoluteThickness[4]}}]
>
> thanks! L
>


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