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Aaron Honecker
09/29/00 6:21pm

>How do I do a polar plot? When I enter what it says under Special plots, I get no resopnse, not even an error message.
>Specifically, it's an antenna pattern factor. It plots Ok in rectangular:
>F = {Cos[\[Pi]/2Cos[a]] - Cos[\[Pi]/2]/Sin[a]};
>PolarPlot[F, {a, 0, 2\[Pi]}];
> The examples under SPecial plots imply, but don't say, I should turn on Graphics. When I type <<Graphics', it says it can't open Graphics.
>ALso, how can I get a table of values from it, so I can plot it myself?


The PolarPlot command is located in the Standard AddOn package Graphcs`Graphics`

You need to either load this specific package (<<Graphics`Graphics`) or the package
definition (<<Graphics`)

Notice: ` is the character located on the same key as ~
This is not the same as ' which is the single quote mark.

<<Graphics`Graphics`
F[a_] := Cos[\[Pi]/2Cos[a]] - Cos[\[Pi]/2]/Sin[a];
PolarPlot[F[a], {a, 0, 2\[Pi]}]

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PolarPlot Mike Cottrell 09/28/00 8:42pm
Re: PolarPlot Aaron Honecker 09/29/00 6:21pm
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