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bug #49804: missing function: polarplot (introduced Matlab 2016a)

Submitter:  Nicholas Jankowski <nrjank>
Submitted:  Thu 08 Dec 2016 06:31:44 PM UTC
Category:  Octave Function Severity:  1 - Wish
Priority:  3 - Low Item Group:  Feature Request
Status:  Confirmed Assigned to:  None
Originator Name:  Nicholas Jankowski Open/Closed:  * Open
Release:  * dev Operating System:  * Any
Fixed Release:  None Planned Release:  None
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Sun 08 Aug 2021 07:14:10 PM UTC, comment #4: 

It could be. However even though it’s a .gov server, it’s not clear what the usage rights of that code, and indeed all of the gps toolbox codes, are. If it was all US federal government produced it would be public domain. But if it any was contractor produced, or produced by private individuals, then it’s not so clear. The journal they’re collecting the code for is published by Springer.  I didn’t see any license or clear usage terms on the site.

In any case, as Rik said in comment #1, there’s some underlying work that needs to be done before we can emulate Matlab a polaraxes objects to being making a compatible polarplot.  I assume it may be the same case with skyplot?

Nicholas Jankowski <nrjank>
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Sun 08 Aug 2021 09:46:47 AM UTC, comment #3: 

In 2021 ML released a new toolbox function skyplot

It looks like a slight modification of polarplot.

Could this be of help?

Mon 17 Feb 2020 03:44:31 AM UTC, comment #2: 

polarplot is still a missing function in 5.2.0

Nicholas Jankowski <nrjank>
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Thu 08 Dec 2016 11:21:55 PM UTC, comment #1: 

There are two parts two resolving this.  Part one is quite difficult and involves making a new C++ graphics object which conforms to Matlab's polaraxes.  Part two will be writing an m-file, polarplot.m, which uses the C++ polaraxes object.

Rik <rik5>
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Thu 08 Dec 2016 06:31:44 PM UTC, original submission:  

a new polar plot function has been introduced in matlab 2016a with intent to supersede the 'polar' function, which is now listed as 'not recommended'. polarplot allows for more flexible plot options.


relates to an older bug #35565

Nicholas Jankowski <nrjank>
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    Date Changed by Updated Field Previous Value => Replaced by
    2019-02-27 mtmiller Severity3 - Normal 1 - Wish
        Priority5 - Normal 3 - Low
        Item GroupMatlab Compatibility Feature Request
        Release4.2.0 dev
    2017-12-12 rik5 Dependencies- bugs #52643 is dependent
    2016-12-08 rik5 StatusNone Confirmed

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