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 ellipticArc
 generate 2-D plot object for an elliptic arc

 Calling Sequence ellipticArc(c, a, b, r, opts)

Parameters

 c - center of the ellipticArc a - semi-major axis of the elliptic arc b - semi-minor axis of the elliptic arc r - range of the arc in radians opts - (optional) equations of the form option=value

Options

 • Any applicable 2-D plot option in plot/options can also be given.
 • filled : truefalse
 Specifies whether to fill the inside of the arc. The default is false.
 • rotate = real
 Specifies that ellipse should be be rotated by the specified angle (in radians) from the standard position with the major axis parallel to the x-axis. The default is 0.
 • super = positive real, list of two positive reals, or the value true
 Specifies that a (generalized) superelliptic arc should be created.
 See plottools[ellipse] for more details on generalized superellipses.

Description

 • The ellipticArc command creates a two-dimensional plot data object, which when displayed is an elliptic arc of an ellipse centered at c with semi-major axis a and semi-minor axis b. The arc ranges in r.
 • The plot data object produced by the ellipticArc command can be used in a PLOT data structure, or displayed using the plots[display] command.
 • Remaining arguments are interpreted as options, which are specified as equations of the form option = value. For more information, see plottools and plot/options.

Examples

 > $\mathrm{with}\left(\mathrm{plottools}\right):$
 > $\mathrm{with}\left(\mathrm{plots}\right):$
 > $c≔\mathrm{ellipticArc}\left(\left[1,1\right],2,3,0..\frac{3\mathrm{Pi}}{4}\right):$
 > $d≔\mathrm{ellipticArc}\left(\left[0,0\right],3,4,\frac{3\mathrm{Pi}}{4}..2\mathrm{Pi},\mathrm{filled}=\mathrm{true},\mathrm{color}=\mathrm{green}\right):$
 > $\mathrm{display}\left(c,d,\mathrm{scaling}=\mathrm{constrained}\right)$
 > $\mathrm{display}\left(\mathrm{ellipticArc}\left(\left[0,0\right],2,1,0..\mathrm{Pi},\mathrm{super}=\frac{2}{3}\right),\mathrm{ellipticArc}\left(\left[0,0\right],2,1,\mathrm{Pi}..2\mathrm{Pi},\mathrm{super}=\frac{3}{2}\right),\mathrm{scaling}=\mathrm{constrained}\right)$

Compatibility

 • The super option was introduced in Maple 2019.
 • For more information on Maple 2019 changes, see Updates in Maple 2019.
 • The plottools[ellipticArc] command was updated in Maple 2023.
 • The rotate option was introduced in Maple 2023.
 • For more information on Maple 2023 changes, see Updates in Maple 2023.

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