Re: creating a graphic in a text cell

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg128167] Re: creating a graphic in a text cell*From*: Murray Eisenberg <murray at math.umass.edu>*Date*: Thu, 20 Sep 2012 00:24:46 -0400 (EDT)*Delivered-to*: l-mathgroup@mail-archive0.wolfram.com*Delivered-to*: l-mathgroup@wolfram.com*Delivered-to*: mathgroup-newout@smc.vnet.net*Delivered-to*: mathgroup-newsend@smc.vnet.net*References*: <20120919085538.959F2683B@smc.vnet.net>

On Sep 19, 2012, at 4:55 AM, Dushan Mitrovich <dushanm at spinn.net> wrote: > I'm teaching a statics course that naturally requires a lot of > depictions of ropes, springs, pulleys, etc. To produce a graphic box > I use Ctrl-1 and use the tool palette. This works, a bit painfully, but > recently I ran into a need to depict angles with short arcs. I couldn't > find a way of doing that that the graphic box would accept. > > Is there a way to specify an arc, and if so, how? I'm running Mathematica > 8.0.4.0 under Mac OS X.6.8. Thanks. > > - Dushan Mitrovich > > PS, is there a way to delete a cell without using the mouse? The only > way I know is to click on the right bracket(s), then hit Delete. To create a circular arc, you may use the built-in command Circle, as in: Graphics[Circle[{0, 0}, 1, {Pi/6, Pi/3}], Axes -> True, AxesOrigin -> {0, 0}] --- Murray Eisenberg murray at math.umass.edu Mathematics & Statistics Dept. Lederle Graduate Research Tower phone 413 549-1020 (H) University of Massachusetts 413 545-2859 (W) 710 North Pleasant Street fax 413 545-1801 Amherst, MA 01003-9305

**References**:**creating a graphic in a text cell***From:*Dushan Mitrovich <dushanm@spinn.net>