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Re: How to make "wire frame" plots of SurfaceGraphics?

  • To: mathgroup at yoda.physics.unc.edu
  • Subject: Re: How to make "wire frame" plots of SurfaceGraphics?
  • From: wellin (Paul Wellin)
  • Date: Wed, 23 Feb 1994 10:46:15 -0600

>From: ""Micro Mauler"" <MICRO2.SCHWER at crvax.sri.com>
>To: mathgroup at yoda.physics.unc.edu
>Subject: How to make "wire frame" plots of SurfaceGraphics?
>
>I am using ParametricPlot3D to create surface plots. I would like
>to view these surfaces as "wire frame" (chicken wire :-) plots.
>With Plot there is the HiddenSurface->False option, but I have
>not found a similar option for SurfaceGraphics.
>
>Is there another method for making SurfaceGraphics transparent?

>Thanks,  --Len Schwer    schwer at micro2.sri.com

The easiest way to do this is by adding the option Shading -> False  
to 

your ParametricPlot3D.

For example, this generates a wire frame of a cylinder:

ParametricPlot3D[{Cos[t], Sin[t], u},
	{t, 0, 2Pi}, {u, 0, 3},
	Shading -> False]


- Paul Wellin





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