polar gnuplot demo

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# $Id: polar.dem%v 3.38.2.88 1993/03/04 01:47:16 woo Exp woo $
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# Show some of the new polar capabilities.
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set noborder
set clip
set polar
set dummy x
set samples 160
set xrange [0:2*pi]
set title "Three circles (with aspect ratio distortion)"
plot .5,1,1.5
will result in (gif mode)
set title ""

plot cos(2*x)
will result in (gif mode)
plot 2*sqrt(cos(x)),-2*sqrt(cos(x))
will result in (gif mode)
set offset pi/4,pi/4,0,0
plot sin(4*x),cos(4*x)
set offset 0,0,0,0
will result in (gif mode)
set yrange [-5:5]
plot x/cos(3*x)
will result in (gif mode)
set autoscale

plot 1-sin(x)
will result in (gif mode)
set xrange [0:12*pi]
plot 2*x
will result in (gif mode)
butterfly(x)=exp(cos(x))-2*cos(4*x)+sin(x/12)**5
set samples 800
pause 0 "This is a big one (many samples), be patient..."
set title "Butterfly"
set nokey
plot butterfly(x)
will result in (gif mode)
# undo what we've done above
set nopolar
set samples 160
set autoscale xy
set title ""
set offset 0,0,0,0
set key
set border

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