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Topic: Arranging disks (or any object for that matter) be
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Clif McInnis

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Re: Arranging disks (or any object for that matter) be
Posted: Apr 13, 2013 2:02 AM
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Thank you, that works very well. I am wondering if it is possible to put an object in the place of the disk. I have a little turtle shape (the code below)that I had tried to substitute for the line " Disk[{Cos[a], Sin[a]}, 3/Max[8, n]]" which did not work out too well. My guess is that it would work if I would assign the {x,y} values of the semi disk that makes the shell to Cos[a],Sin[a] and then related the other parts of the shape to those coordinates, however before I undertook that endeavor I thought that I would just ask you to give me a yes/no answer as to whether it would even be a possibility. Again Thank You for your help.

Sincerely -- Clifton McInnis

Darker[Green], Thickness[1/32],
Circle[{-1, .7}, .5, {8 Pi/6, 3 Pi/2}],
EdgeForm[Directive[Thick, White]], Disk[{1, 0}, .5, {0, Pi}],
Disk[{0, 0}, 1, {0, Pi}], Disk[{-.5, 0}, .25, {Pi, 2 Pi}],
Disk[{.5, 0}, .25, {Pi, 2 Pi}], White, Disk[{1.2, .3}, .04]}]

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