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Shading with polar curves when using tikzfillbetween

I am currently trying to plot a portion of a ring which got distorted at one point. To this end, I am plotting two curves into polar coordinates with tikzfillbetween these two paths. Here is the ...
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Pgfplots polar contour plot from file table with shading

I want to generate a polar plot with a colorbar quite similar to this one: from this question: Rotating polar contour plot messes with alignment of plot and axis I want to use this file with the ...
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Tikz: Labeling around a circle and drawing concentring arrows

I have the following code: \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{math,arrows.meta} \begin{document} \tikzmath{\radiusarrow = 3; \radiusmax = 4;} \centering ...
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Polar plot using pgfplots>polaraxis in Plain Tex

I use polaraxis a lot in the pgfplots package. It works well in LaTex. However, in Plain Tex I get an error like the following: ! Undefined control sequence. \pgfplots@environment@polaraxis@ [#1]-...
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How to draw const plot on polar axis?

I want to draw planisphere with constellation borders from file with points. But points are connected by line, not arcs. \begin{polaraxis} \addplot+[mark=none,very thin,blue,solid,const plot] ...
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pgfplots: polaraxis | polar | unable to add annotation (\draw, \node)

I think, that I miss the obvious! I want to create a (empty) polar diagram with the pgfplots package. I want to add some custom annotations etc. using tikz commands (\draw or \node, for example). ...
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Tikz/pgfplots shade to origin (polar)

I'm trying to shade in just one petal of a polar function. Specifically, I was wondering if there was a way to shade in the bounded region that lives between my two rays: I've tried searching for ...
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Legend style option has no effect in polaraxis

Setting the global option label style in a polaraxis does not seem to have any effect. Is there a specific style to use in this case ? I could not find any in the documentation. % arara: pdflatex \...
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PGFPlots fill color in polar plot from data set

My aim is to create a polar plot from a data set, where an additional data column defines the fill color radially out from the center. Can this be done in PGFPlots? In the example below, I create a ...
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Draw multiple polar graphs in different positions on a common coordination system - Tikz

I am trying to plot several polar graphs in a tikzpicture. The idea is to plot the same function but for different parameters. An idea of what I am trying to achieve can be seen below Although I am ...
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Clean solution to move yaxis in polar plot

I want to be able to plot the upper half of the attached polar plot (MWE), by setting xmin=0 and xmax=180. This, however, is non-trivial when I at the same time want to have the yaxis with labels and ...
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LATEX Removing part of shaded area in polar plot

I've been working on creating the following picture using TikZ. The following code is as far as I've gotten. \documentclass[width=5cm, height=5cm, border=2mm]{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{...
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LATEX Tikz shading region between polar plots

I'm attempting to use just Tikz to shade in the region within the polar plot but outside of the internal circle as seen in the screenshot below... I understand that pgf plots might be the better ...
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Logarithmic polarplot with TikZ/pgfplot

I'd like to do a logarithmic polar plot like the one in Wikipedia Polar Plot. I've come up with the following PGF Plot so far: \documentclass[border=5mm]{standalone} \usepackage{pgfplots} \...
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PGFPlots: Background color for polar plot

I would like to draw a so called "skyplot" in PGFPlots. Skyplots display satellites with their positions over the visible sky. In addition, I would like to draw a background for some specific ...
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Shading a region between two polar curves

I'm using Tikz and have two polar curves r=1.5+cos(t) and r=1.5. I would like to fill (shade) the area between curves (shown by an arrow on the picture). How can I do this? Maybe using \clip or ...
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Filled circular sections in polar axis, tikz

I would like to draw and fill circular sections in a polar axis, with 0 deg in correspondence of the current vertical axis, as in the first example picture. Unfortunately I couldn't find any similar ...
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Fill Between with Multiple Tikzpicture

I am using PGFPlots version 1.14 and PGF version 3.0.1a and am having a weird effect with fill between. The coloring for fill between is appearing in the subsequent graph, not in the graph it was ...
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How to draw this z-grid graph of constant damping factors and natural frequencies pt2

This question is building from the elegant solution given by marsupilam found here: How to draw this z-grid graph of constant damping factors and natural frequencies How to plot the other have of ...
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Plot a Polar Cordinate Node point [duplicate]

This question is building from the elegant solution posted by marsupilam found here. I am trying to plot the a point on this plot with coordinates 0.7201 + j0.5093. When I put this point in like ...
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How can I draw a curved surface in a polar coordinate system?

I'm fairly new to using TikZ and so far I've got a spherical coordinate system, and labelled the point P at which I want to draw a curved surface. A full sphere of unit radius, for example, would be a ...
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change the origin of polar coordinates in tikz

I am using TikZ automata to draw a roted tree digraph. I'd like to use a \froeach loop at every node to build the next generation (in polar coordinates relative to tha actual node). Thus, it would be ...
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pgfplots - Nodes on polar curve r=1+cos(x)

I want to draw circles as node on polar curve r=1+cos(x) with equal intervals. I can draw one node on curve, say for 30 degree, using parametric equation of curve using code below. \documentclass[...
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How to draw polar grid system around another grid for object in TikZ 3D?

I am trying to put two polar planes/axes around an object (here a heart in Fig. 2) by TikZ/... translations and rotations for 3D phenomena. I think the problem is to Translate and rotate the second ...
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Polar coordinate axes

I am trying to create a set of polar coordinate axes using this code: \documentclass[pstricks,preview,margin=0pt]{standalone} \usepackage{pst-plot,graphicx} \begin{document} \psset{linecolor=black,...
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Polaraxis nonaligned negative yticklabel

I would like to plot a polar plot in dB scaling, in this case I have positive and negative values. Usually a negative radius is plotted in the opposite direction, but with the help of transforming the ...
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Can one generate a 'boxed polar plot' with pgfplots and polaraxis?

Sometimes data to be plotted on a polar plot take large values in a specific direction. Is it possible to shape a polar plot created with pgfplots and the polaraxis environment (for example via ...
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Producing an a transducer directivity pattern with dB scale

Edit: Question updated to address comments from Willie Wong. The directiviy pattern now plots as I've added 90 to each value. I need the y-axis to read from -N to 0 dB where N will vary, however when ...
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pgfplot with polar axis with log scale

Could it be possible to have a pgfplot plot the linear coordinate in log scale? \begin{tikzpicture} \begin{polaraxis}[xmin=0,xmax=45, xtick={0,45,90}, xticklabels={$0$, $\frac{\pi}{4}$, $\frac{\pi}{...
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Rotating polar pgfplot [closed]

I rotated my polar plot by 90 degree. To make sure, the y-Line stays at the 90 degree position I used xmin=90, xmax=450, but now I need my xtick labels back from 0 to 330. \documentclass[a4paper, ...
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Rotate ytick after rotating polaraxis

I rotated a polaraxis 90 degree CCW. \documentclass[a4paper, 11pt]{report} \usepackage{pgfplots} %Plots direkt in LaTeX aus externen Dateien berechnen \pgfplotsset{compat = newest} % Use the latest ...
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pgfplot draw background color as a polar function

I want to illustrate the path of a light beam refracted in the athmosphere. Using Matlab, i have calculated some numerical solutions to my differential equation. These solutions are in polar ...
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PGFplots, polar plot, extrema of values and fill segmented area

i have some testdata and want to create a polar plot, divided into some segments (21-24, 31-35, 41-42, ...). From the testdata i greate about 50 graphs (Var 1 ... Var x). Up to this everything works ...
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xtick in polaraxis useless

As a followup question to my answer here, I have a problem with the polaraxis of pgfplots. When I try to define xtick, nothing changes compared to dropping the option. MWE \documentclass{standalone} ...
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Partial polar plot with pgfplots

I want to create a polar plot only of the first quadrant of the circle (angles 0 to 90 degrees), but I can't get the ticks and labels right. Take this sample: \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{...
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Drawing multiple circles on Tikz

I want to draw a unit circle with multiple circles with centred on (cos(x),sin(x)). \begin{tikzpicture} \draw (0,0) circle (2cm); \coordinate (a) at (2;10); \draw (a) circle (0.3cm); \end{...
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All but one ticklabel are showing up in polar plot

I have a problem using custom xticklabels in my polar plot. I need the exact xtick sequence specified by xticklabels but no matter what I do, the first label for 120° is not displayed. \documentclass[...
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Polaraxis with error bars in pgfplots

Im trying to plot some values with error bars in polar coordinates. Here is my MWE \begin{tikzpicture} \begin{polaraxis} \addplot+[only marks,mark size=1.5pt,error bars/.cd,y dir=both,y ...
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How to graph an implicit polar equation?

I need to graph the following implicit polar equation using Latex I would be very thankful for any help. Thanks
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Double y-axis in pgfplot for polar plots

Does anyone has a clue about how to "double" y-axis in polar plots using pgfplots? This question is related to this previous one: Polar plot using pgfplots/tikz Until now I only got the top part (as ...
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Polar plot using pgfplots/tikz

I would like to reproduce the figure below using pgfplots/tikz packages on Latex. I am sharing with you a .csv file to plot a similar figure. It is important to notice that y-axis are outside the plot ...
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Reversing y axis in polaraxis plot

I'm trying to reverse the y axis of my polaraxis plot while keeping the zero towards east. This is supposed to produce a clockwise polar plot. However, the tick anchors are not mirrored in the ...
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PGFPlots polaraxis axis labels are swapped (or in the wrong place)

I have some problems with axis labels when using the polar axis, if I set the X and Y label they appear in the wrong place. When using the polar axis; x coordinate is the angle (azimuth, phi) y ...
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issue plotting polar data using tikz

I m having a trouble to plot properly a polar data file into a polar plot using TikZ, below the code. Thanks in advance for the help (I would rather avoid to use \begin{axis} in order to be consistent ...
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tikzpicture polar plot with negative function values [duplicate]

how to make similar polar plot to Creating a Polar Grid with Tikz -just using tikzp. (no pgfplots, pstricks etc)- with negative axis value, there all example just start with axis 0. So basically I ...
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Polar Coordinates Graph using TiKz [duplicate]

I have to create a Tikz picture of a limacon which is given in polar coordinates by the equation r = 0.5 + cos(θ) for θ between 0 and 2π. Note:makethe x-axis between 􀀀0.2 and 1.7 with a scale of 3 ...
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Drawing the limaçon, r=0.5+2cos(theta) in TeX [duplicate]

Could anyone tell me what I am doing wrong please. I am trying to only use the tikz package. My thought process is that; r^2=x^2+y^2 and r=sqrt(x^2+y^2) so using x=(a/2)+bcos(theta)+(a/2)cos(2theta) ...
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Fill in between polar curves

I am trying to fill in space between a pair of spiral curves in tikz. I have tried using the fillbetween library but it just shades in the whole spiral. Does anyone have a hint they could offer? ...
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Tikz Polar Fill to Origin

I'm trying to shade under a polar graph. I'm using this code: \documentclass{exam} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} \begin{center} \begin{tikzpicture} \fill[fill=gray] plot[...
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tikz, pgfplots and polaraxis

I found a nice template for a polar graph 1 and I adjusted it as follows: \documentclass[12pt]{standalone} \usepackage[x11names]{xcolor} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{pgfplots} \begin{document} \...