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Vectors2D

version 1.0.0.0 (4.69 KB) by Joshua Kaizer
Reads in an two (n,2) column matrices and plots the resulting vectors.

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Updated 17 Sep 2010

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I wanted a way to easily plot up vectors for math problems, to get a better idea of the the gradient, divergence, curl and such looked like. So I made this function.

It has a number of user options (which are outline in help) and a number of default settings which can easily be changed.

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Joshua Kaizer (2019). Vectors2D (https://www.mathworks.com/matlabcentral/fileexchange/28743-vectors2d), MATLAB Central File Exchange. Retrieved .

Comments and Ratings (2)

Good question...

Honestly, I think they maybe the same, except for some extra options that Vectors2D does 'behind the scenes' that you could easily do in one or two lines with 'quiver'.

Personally, I prefer the input of two vectors which describe the vector (initial point and vector or initial point and final point) as to putting each of these as 4 column vectors...

Was it necessary to write - probably not, but it was fun and I learned a ton...

When I first started coding it, there was a reason I couldn't use quiver, but I don't remember what it was...

Is this different than the "quiver" built in? If so, you may want to discuss in which ways it is different.

MATLAB Release Compatibility
Created with R2009b
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