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Re: polarplot with arrow bearing tickmarks

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  • Subject: [mg127208] Re: polarplot with arrow bearing tickmarks
  • From: van zano <L.Balzano at gmail.com>
  • Date: Sun, 8 Jul 2012 19:04:48 -0400 (EDT)
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I would like to have an arrow with tickmarks on top (i.e. calibrated).
for this specific application, I do not want the tickmarks to be on the x or y axis.

L




On Sunday, July 8, 2012 7:52:25 AM UTC+2, Murray Eisenberg wrote:
> 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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