
Re: Arranging disks (or any object for that matter) be
Posted:
Apr 13, 2013 8:36 PM


turtle[pos_: {0, 0}, scale_: 1] := Module[ {x = pos[[1]], y = pos[[2]]}, {Thickness[scale/16], Circle[{x  scale, y + .7 scale}, .5 scale, {8 Pi/6, 3 Pi/2}], EdgeForm[Directive[Thick, White]], Disk[{x + scale, y}, .5 scale, {0, Pi}], Disk[{x, y}, scale, {0, Pi}], Disk[{x  .5 scale, y}, .25 scale, {Pi, 2 Pi}], Disk[{x + .5 scale, y}, .25 scale, {Pi, 2 Pi}], White, Disk[{x + 1.2 scale, y + .3 scale}, .04 scale]}] Manipulate[Module[{a, pos, scale}, Graphics[ Table[ a = ((Pi*(2 + n + 2*r))/n); pos = {Cos[a], Sin[a]}; scale = 2.5/Max[8, n]; {Darker[Green], shape[pos, scale], Text[Style[r, Orange, "Label", Floor[2 (313  9*n)/19]], pos + If[shape == turtle, {0, .5 scale}, 0]]}, {r, 1, n}], ImageSize > {350, 350}]], {{shape, turtle, "Shape"}, {Disk > "Disk", turtle > "Turtle"}, ControlType > SetterBar}, {{n, 1, "Number \nof Disks"}, 1, 20, 1, Appearance > "Labeled"}]
Bob Hanlon
On Sat, Apr 13, 2013 at 2:02 AM, Clif McInnis <c_mcinnis@hotmail.com> wrote:
> Bob, > > 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 > > > Graphics[{ > 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]}] > >

