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# Questions tagged [polarplot]

Plots in polar coordinate

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### Overriding the (0,0) Default When Using Pstricks Polar Coordinates

Consider the code \documentclass[12pt]{book} \usepackage{pstricks,xcolor,graphicx} \begin{document} \thispagestyle{empty} \begin{pspicture}(-5,-5)(5,12)% \psframe[fillcolor=yellow!35!brown,...
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You can see from this example (found online) I have a radius of 1. Is there a way to increase the radius to four or five? I am trying to make a template for my students to graph on. \documentclass[...
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### Building a 2D Polar Histogram with PGFPlots

When I read the paper G.A. Jacobs et al./ Advances in Space Research, 68 (2021), 746--761, I found such an interesting figure: Let's call it a 2D polar histogram. (Maybe it has a more suitable name?) ...
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### Modify output of contour polar plot from input data

I have used @BambOo's answer to this question to generate a contour polar plot in tikz. I have updated the data file. The example code works for my data and generates the following output: I have the ...
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### Polar Lemniscate Bernoulli in Latex

I would like to plot a lemniscate Bernoulli (2D) in Latex and in polar coordinates, but I haven’t the appropriate code. Probably it would be easier to plot that in Octave or gnuplot, but I have a ...
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### Plotting in Polar coordinates

I expected the following polar plot to generate something that looks like a parabola. It does not. \documentclass[a4paper,11pt]{article} \usepackage{array} \usepackage{float} \usepackage{tikz} \...
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### Plot straight lines with pgfplots using polaraxis with legend

I am trying to plot straight lines in the polaraxis environment (which is a requirement). Since they must pass by the origin, the parametric polar equation is of the form $\theta=constant$. However, ...
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### Plotting resistance and reactance curves on the Smith Chart

For my class, I have been trying to plot constant resistance and reactance curves on the Smith chart. While the latter appears to be straightforward, the only way I can think of for the former is ...
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### Custom Plot (not over the addplot command). How to from Cartesian to Polar Grid

I would like to display a Polar Grid instead of the cartesian axes (see lines 9 and 10). The following code creates a custom plot (not over the addplot command of pgfplots package). With what needs ...
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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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