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How to plot a vector field with coloured arrows?

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I'm trying to create a vector field where the colour of the vector represents its magnitude like the one shown in the picture. Any ideas on how to do this?
I am currently using an inefficient method plotting each vector separately using two for loops.
Thanks,
Mohit
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Adam Danz
Adam Danz on 12 Sep 2020
You forgot to attach the image.
quiver() plots a vector view with arrows but the length of the arrows represnts the magnitude. Is your goal to represent the magnitude by arrow length and color or is your goal to use the a uniform arrow length and varied color?
Mohit Kumar
Mohit Kumar on 15 Sep 2020
Ideally I wanted to plot vectors with same length and different colours based on magnitude. This was to prevent small arrows from becoming too small.
But the package I've mentioned in the comment to the answer accepted below represents the vectors' magnitude using length and colour while maintaining a good visual representation. So that's solved for now!

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KSSV
KSSV on 12 Sep 2020
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Mohit Kumar
Mohit Kumar on 15 Sep 2020
Thanks for the answer. The package below had what I was looking for.
For some reason, I was not able to get the above ones working as I wanted them to. Thanks for pointing me in the right direction!

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