Magnetic field of an inside out electromagnet?

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What if an electromagnet's core is on the outside? How would it's magnetic field look? (The wire being wrapped in coils on the inside of a tube or pipe looking metal)
 

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What generates the magnetic field? The coils or what the coils are wrapped around?
 
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What generates the magnetic field? The coils or what the coils are wrapped around?
It would be the coils in this case
 
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OK, so what does that suggest about the answer to your question?
 

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