polar coordinates?

Rob Gaddi rgaddi at highlandtechnology.invalid
Mon Dec 17 20:32:09 EST 2018

On 12/17/18 5:20 PM, Brian Christiansen wrote:
> I don't know if this follow up to my original message will even be seen 
> because of all the spam advertising e-books that at least from the 
> titles appear to have nothing to do with python.
> I apologize for being overly wordy in my description, but I suppose I 
> was worried that if I did not go into great detail about exactly what I 
> was trying to do, someone might suggest a package that solves part of my 
> problem, but not all of it.
> I downloaded and installed matplotlib.  At first I was a bit worried 
> because I have seem to have 3 libraries that contain python "include" 
> files: /usr/lib/python/python27, .../python3, and .../python35, and it 
> at least appeared to install it into the python3 directory, but my IDE 
> uses 3.5.  Well I did some of the tutorials that are on YouTube, and it 
> seems to work fine.
> Matplotlib makes the very simple plots that I wish to make in just a few 
> statements, (scatter plot, etc.), but to make them into representations 
> of PI, each dot on the scatter plot or whatever has to be a different 
> color: point 1 is color(3), point 2 is color(1), point 3 is color(4), 
> etc.  I am not sure if matplotlib is able to make each dot in the 
> scatterplot or whatever a differnt color in the single staement that 
> makes to plot, or if a loop has to be set up to draw each of the dots 
> individually in a different color, but I think it will work and with 
> relatively simple code.
> Other statements in the thread I will take under advisement, I suppose.

If I recall correctly you can make the color argument a list with the 
same number of elements as you have points.

Rob Gaddi, Highland Technology -- www.highlandtechnology.com
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