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SetCoordinates

SetCoordinates[coordsys]
sets the default coordinate system to be coordsys with default variables.
SetCoordinates[coordsys[c1, c2, c3]]
sets the default coordinate system to be coordsys with variables c1, c2, and c3.
  • Certain coordinate systems have parameters associated with them, and these parameters can be set by specifying the full description of the coordinate system.