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When I right click on a plot and add a label name for the vertical axis, it is shown in horizontal way next to it, what should I do if I want to have it in a vertical display along the axis written upward?

hi friends

i have a question and i could find the answer in existing questions but it was not clear at all!!!

i want to label my contours and i know that i should use lebelledcontourplot command.

But how?!
i could find an answer:

"1- First download the files located on his webpage.    It should be zipped with 3 files in it. 

2 - Unzip them and copy them into a directory which you name, probably somewhere in the maple directory named advisor.  c:\maple12\advisor

3 - Then create a maple.ini in the maple12 directory with the following line to match your directory location  
libname:= `c:/maple12/advisor`, libname:  just like on the instruction installation page."

these are my questions:

1-how can i create a maple.ini?!
2-what should i do with the file i will create?

please explain more about the third phrase and explain exactly what should i do step by step.

thanks a lot

Hello. Using a symbol ":", you can hide the derivation of the expression. However, it lost the label of expression. Can I hide the expression of retaining the label for further use? It would be handy when working with large expressions.

How would you insert a label-coordinate in this command:




How I can get a list of all label refernces of a worksheet. In fact I want to write a small code which would produce the LaTex output (written to a text file) for my indicated labels. thanx

I am trying to alter the Virtual Solar system Maple worksheet of Yi Xie in the way that I added several objects to the eight planets and Pluto (e.g. Hale-Bopp, Sedna, 2012 VP113 etc.) and would like to adjust the array such that when zooming out and the obrit and labels overlap so that it's unreadable anymore (orbits and labels) that I can switch on and off (respectively display/not display) specific parts, e.g. the inner solar system. In the original file a single array was created from 1..18 (including 9 orbital entries and 9 label entries). What I did is to create arrays for each part of the Solar system, e.g. Inner for the planets+Pluto 1..18, an array for Hale-Bopp with an orbital entry and a label entry, so [1,2], and an array with 6 entries for 3 additional objects like Sedna, Planet X and 2012 VP113. As well as the sun, which only has a single entry as there are no orbital elements necessary and one just makes a 3dplot (I did not label it, so just one entry). All arrays are converted into lists in the end and displayed. Here is the code:


> with(linalg);

> with(plots);

> with(plottools);

> P1 := matrix([[cos(omega[j]), -sin(omega[j]), 0], [sin(omega[j]), cos(omega[j]), 0], [0, 0, 1]]); P2 := matrix([[1, 0, 0], [0, cos(i[j]), -sin(i[j])], [0, sin(i[j]), cos(i[j])]]); P3 := matrix([[cos(Omega[j]), -sin(Omega[j]), 0], [sin(Omega[j]), cos(Omega[j]), 0], [0, 0, 1]]);

> A:=matrix([[a[j]*(cos(E[j])-e[j])],[a[j]*sqrt(1-e[j]^2)*sin(E[j])],[0]]);

> R:=multiply(P3,P2,P1);

> B:=multiply(R,A);

> a := [.38709893, .72333199, 1.00000011, 1.52366231, 5.20336301, 9.53707032, 19.19126393, 30.06896348, 39.48168677, 1/0.5454e-2, 268.2509283, 532.7838156, 300];

> e := [.20563069, 0.677323e-2, 0.1671022e-1, 0.9341233e-1, 0.4839266e-1, 0.5415060e-1, 0.4716771e-1, 0.858587e-2, .24880766, .994920, .7005635, .8570973, .1];

> i := [7.00487, 3.39471, 0.5e-4, 1.85061, 1.30530, 2.48446, .76986, 1.76917, 17.14175, 89.5328, 24.01830, 11.92859, 10];

> Omega := [48.33167, 76.68069, -11.26064, 49.57854, 100.55615, 113.71504, 74.22988, 131.72169, 110.30347, 282.1476, 90.88303, 144.53190, 45];

> omega := [77.45645, 131.53298, 102.94719, 336.04084, 14.75385, 92.43194, 170.96424, 44.97135, 224.06676, 130.8038, 293.03200, 311.18311, 150];

> i := map(x→ convert(x, units, deg, rad) end proc, i);

> Omega := map(x→ convert(x, units, deg, rad) end proc, Omega);

> omega := map(x→ convert(x, units, deg, rad) end proc, omega);

> for j to 13 do omega[j] := arcsin(sin(omega[j]-Omega[j])/sin(arccos(sin(i[j])*cos(omega[j]-Omega[j])))) end do;

> x := array(1 .. 13);

> y := array(1 .. 13);

> z := array(1 .. 13);

> for j to 13 do x[j] := B[1, 1]; y[j] := B[2, 1]; z[j] := B[3, 1] end do;

> Sun := array([1]);

> Inner := array(1 .. 18); for j to 9 do Colors := [black, green, blue, red, black, yellow, green, violet, brown, aquamarine, black, black, red]; Linestyle := [solid, solid, solid, solid, solid, solid, solid, solid, solid, longdash, solid, solid, longdash]; Inner[j] := spacecurve([subs(E[j] = E, x[j]), subs(E[j] = E, y[j]), subs(E[j] = E, z[j])], E = 0 .. 2*Pi, color = Colors[j], linestyle = Linestyle[j]) end do;

> Comet := array([1, 2]); if j = 10 then Colors := [aquamarine]; Linestyle := [longdash]; Comet[1] := spacecurve([subs(E[j] = E, x[j]), subs(E[j] = E, y[j]), subs(E[j] = E, z[j])], E = 0 .. 2*Pi, color = Colors[j], linestyle = Linestyle[j]) end if;

> Oort := array(1 .. 6); for j from 11 to 13 do Colors := [black, black, red]; Linestyle := [solid, solid, longdash]; Inner[j] := spacecurve([subs(E[j] = E, x[j]), subs(E[j] = E, y[j]), subs(E[j] = E, z[j])], E = 0 .. 2*Pi, color = Colors[j], linestyle = Linestyle[j]) end do;

> Sun[1] := plot3d(0.1e-1, 0 .. 2*Pi, 0 .. Pi, style = PATCHNOGRID, coords = spherical, color = red);

> Inner[10] := textplot3d([subs(E[1] = 0, x[1]), subs(E[1] = 0, y[1]), subs(E[1] = 0, z[1]), "Mercury"]); Inner[11] := textplot3d([subs(E[2] = 0, x[2]), subs(E[2] = 0, y[2]), subs(E[2] = 0, z[2]), "Venus"]); Inner[12] := textplot3d([subs(E[3] = 0, x[3]), subs(E[3] = 0, y[3]), subs(E[3] = 0, z[3]), "Earth"]); Inner[13] := textplot3d([subs(E[4] = 0, x[4]), subs(E[4] = 0, y[4]), subs(E[4] = 0, z[4]), "Mars"]); Inner[14] := textplot3d([subs(E[5] = 0, x[5]), subs(E[5] = 0, y[5]), subs(E[5] = 0, z[5]), "Jupiter"]); Inner[15] := textplot3d([subs(E[6] = 0, x[6]), subs(E[6] = 0, y[6]), subs(E[6] = 0, z[6]), "Saturn"]); Inner[16] := textplot3d([subs(E[7] = 0, x[7]), subs(E[7] = 0, y[7]), subs(E[7] = 0, z[7]), "Uranus"]); Inner[17] := textplot3d([subs(E[8] = 0, x[8]), subs(E[8] = 0, y[8]), subs(E[8] = 0, z[8]), "Neptune"]); Inner[18] := textplot3d([subs(E[9] = 0, x[9]), subs(E[9] = 0, y[9]), subs(E[9] = 0, z[9]), "Pluto"]); Comet[2] := textplot3d([subs(E[10] = 0, x[10]), subs(E[10] = 0, y[10]), subs(E[10] = 0, z[10]), Hale-Bopp]); Oort[4] := textplot3d([subs(E[11] = 0, x[11]), subs(E[11] = 0, y[11]), subs(E[11] = 0, z[11]), "2012 VP113"]); Oort[5] := textplot3d([subs(E[12] = 0, x[12]), subs(E[12] = 0, y[12]), subs(E[12] = 0, z[12]), "Sedna"]); Oort[6] := textplot3d([subs(E[13] = 0, x[13]), subs(E[13] = 0, y[13]), subs(E[13] = 0, z[13]), "Planet X ?", color = red]);

> Sun1 := convert(Sun, 'list');
> Inner1 := convert(Inner, 'list');
> Comet1 := convert(Comet, 'list');
> Oort1 := convert(Oort, 'list');
> display(Sun1, Inner1, Comet1, Oort1, scaling = CONSTRAINED);


The first error message appears after the if-condition. Can you tell me where I am making a mistake? Beware: when copy paste the code from Maple to Word and from Word in here the colons at the end of lines have changed into semi-colons. Hope this is no problem in executing the code despite the lines being in the same ">..." e.g. where the labels are defined.

When you label a function of curve, this label is put just next to it. Is there a way to move this label to another position of the same curve?

How do you move plot labels individually? Just click-hold-and-drag does not work.

"A Virtual 3D Solar System":

How do you color the orbits individually?

Hello people in mapleprimes,


I have a question of labels of equations.

For example, suppose that there is a following description in a worksheet.


  2*x+y=5   (1)


  3*x+y=6   (2)


 {x=1,y=3}          (3)




And, when I moved (2) to the next to (1) with dragging, and then, clicked !!! to execute it, then the worksheet 

changes as follows, which is wrong as accompanying ??



 3*x+y=6   (1)


{x = x, y = -3*x+6}          (2)




Do you know some good way for ?? not to appear in the above sitiation.

I will appreciate when you tell me some measures about this.


Best wishes.









How is vertical text created in a plot?  It would be similiar to using the labeldirection option set to "vertical", but my text in question will be an annotation within the field of the plot.  A more general question would be how to place rotated text within a plot.    


Is it possible to have the labels of the x-axis and of the tickmarks above the axis?

Thank you!

Hello fellow Maple users. 
I have been useing Maple for 5 month now and i think its a great program. But sometimes i find it a bit difficult to use. 
When i plot a function i would like to see the function on the line in the plot that represents the funtion. So if have several lines representing different functions, i would Maple to highlight the function when i hower over the function 
with the mouse .. Is this posible ? I know its posible in Inspires CAS. 

It must be posible for Maple to label the plots with the function ??? If not Maple programmers got a job...

Sometimes maple tends to press enter two times when I want to access a label with Ctrl+L

Here is what I mean:

This happened because it "pressed" enter 2 times. This doesn't happen all the time. Did anybody have this problem? Any way to fix it?

P.S. My space bar is alright 100%

Dear Maple users

This may be an easy task, but I cannot seem to find out how to do it: How do I get the solutions of an equation on a list form? Let's say the output of the solve command has the reference number (1), then I tried using the convert command and a label to refer to the Maple output, but it didn't work:


I hope someone can help me do it.



Hi, I would like to label curves on a plot but using horizontal text looks really bad.  I would like to use verical text labels or even text labels that follow the curves.  It this possible in Maple?  I have tried rotate with textplot but that only rotates the point and not the text.  Any ideas would be great! Thanks.

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