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bug #35565: Allow polar() to accept property name/value pairs

Submitted by:  Ben Abbott <bpabbott>
Submitted on:  Sat Feb 18 16:35:27 2012  
Category: PlottingSeverity: 1 - Wish
Priority: 3 - LowItem Group: Feature Request
Status: Wont FixAssigned to: None
Originator Name: Ben AbbottOpen/Closed: Closed
Release: devOperating System: Any

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Fri Dec 9 21:31:19 2016, comment #8:

Closing report since new development will take place around polarplot.

Rik <rik5>
Project Administrator
Thu Dec 8 18:32:42 2016, comment #7:

done: bug #49804

Nicholas Jankowski <nrjank>
Thu Dec 8 14:52:12 2016, comment #6:

Why don't you file a new report about polarplot being missing.

Rik <rik5>
Project Administrator
Thu Dec 8 04:43:59 2016, comment #5:

polar still doesn't take property-value pairs in 4.2.0, neither does polar in Matlab 2016b.

since it's been a few years, should this bug either be closed, or dropped to a low priority wishlist item, and a new 'missing function' bug be created for polarplot? Or this could just be retitled 'missing matlab function polarplot'?

Nicholas Jankowski <nrjank>
Fri Sep 23 16:39:32 2016, comment #4:

Yes to comment #3. For Matlab compatibility Octave can introduce a new polarplot function after 4.2.0 release.

Rik <rik5>
Project Administrator
Fri Sep 23 13:43:10 2016, comment #3:

Matlab includes "polarplot" since recent versions (R2016a). This includes support for property-value-pairs. [1]
It looks like "polar" is deprecated now by them. [2]

[1] http://de.mathworks.com/help/matlab/ref/polarplot.html
[2] http://de.mathworks.com/help/matlab/ref/polar.html

Markus M├╝tzel <mmuetzel>
Project Member
Thu Aug 1 01:58:06 2013, comment #2:

plot3 now accepts property/value pairs. I changed the bug report title to reflect that polar still doesn't.

Rik <rik5>
Project Administrator
Sat Feb 18 19:40:07 2012, comment #1:

Polar could probably me modified to support prop/value pairs, but note that Matlab does not support this extended option either (http://www.mathworks.com/help/techdoc/ref/polar.html). Octave is no worse than the competition in this regard so I'm lowering the priority of this item.

Rik <rik5>
Project Administrator
Sat Feb 18 16:35:27 2012, original submission:

polar() and plot3() depend upon _plt_ in the same manner that plot(), loglog(), semilogx(), and semilogy() do, but do not accept the same syntax as these other functions.

Can polar()/plot3() be modified to support the syntax below ?

polar(..., propname, propvalue)

Ben Abbott <bpabbott>
Project Member


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    Date Changed By Updated Field Previous Value => Replaced By
    Fri Dec 9 21:31:19 2016rik5StatusPostponed=>Wont Fix
    Thu Dec 8 14:52:12 2016rik5Severity3 - Normal=>1 - Wish
    Thu Aug 1 01:58:06 2013rik5SummaryAllow polar()/plot3() to accept property name/value pairs =>Allow polar() to accept property name/value pairs
    Sat Feb 18 19:40:07 2012rik5Priority5 - Normal=>3 - Low

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