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Re: Arranging disks (or any object for that matter) be

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  • Subject: [mg130459] Re: Arranging disks (or any object for that matter) be
  • From: Bob Hanlon <hanlonr357 at gmail.com>
  • Date: Fri, 12 Apr 2013 02:18:25 -0400 (EDT)
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Manipulate[
 Module[{a},
  Graphics[
   Table[a = -((Pi*(-2 + n + 2*r))/n);
    {Darker[Green],
     Disk[{Cos[a], Sin[a]}, 3/Max[8, n]],
     Text[Style[r, Orange, "Label", 24],
      {Cos[a], Sin[a]}]},
    {r, 1, n}],
   ImageSize -> {350, 350}]],
 {{n, 1, "Number \nof Disks"}, 1, 20, 1,
  Appearance -> "Labeled"}]



Bob Hanlon




On Thu, Apr 11, 2013 at 4:12 AM, Clif McInnis <c_mcinnis at hotmail.com> wrote:

> I am looking for a way that I might be able to make the disks (or any
> object for that matter) be arranged in a circular or pentagonal arrangement
> as opposed to rows. I tried looking at the "Sum of Empty Skies for a Set of
> Planets" to see how the "planets" were arranged, but I could not figure out
> how the code worked. I am thinking that there might be a function that I
> have not considered, and would appreciate if someone could point me in the
> right direction.
>
> Manipulate[Pane[Row[Table[Graphics[{
>       Darker[Green],
>       Disk[{0, 0}, .5],
>       Text[Style[numerals[[ r]], Orange, "Label", 24], {0, 0}]}], {r,
>      1, n}]], {325, 300},
>   BaseStyle -> {LinebreakAdjustments -> {1., 10, 0, 0, 10}}], {{n, 1,
>    "Number \nof Disks"}, 1, 5, 1}, Initialization :> (
>    numerals = {"1", "2", "3", "4", "5"};)]
>
>



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