# compass

Arrows emanating from origin

## Description

`compass(`

plots
arrows originating from the point (0, 0). Specify the direction of arrows using the
Cartesian coordinates `U`

,`V`

)`U`

and `V`

, with
`U`

indicating the *x*-coordinates and
`V`

indicating the *y*-coordinates. The number of
arrows matches the number of elements in `U`

.

The `compass`

function plots arrows on a circular grid with
*theta*-axis and *r*-axis tick labels within an
`Axes`

object. Therefore, the coordinates you specify do not match the
labels displayed on the plot.

`compass(`

plots arrows using the real and
imaginary parts of the complex values specified by `Z`

)`Z`

, with the real
part indicating the *x*-coordinates and the imaginary part indicating
the *y*-coordinates. This syntax is equivalent to
`compass(real(Z),imag(Z))`

.

`c = compass(___)`

returns a vector of
`Line`

objects. This syntax is useful for controlling the appearance of
arrows.

## Examples

## Input Arguments

## Extended Capabilities

## Version History

**Introduced before R2006a**