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Re: Revealing HiddenSurfaces

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  • Subject: [mg4428] Re: Revealing HiddenSurfaces
  • From: Xah Lee <xah at best.com>
  • Date: Mon, 22 Jul 1996 01:09:41 -0400
  • Organization: Best Internet Communications
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

> 
> The problem is that I1m unable to make the model surface transparent so
> that I can see the error lines of the data points behind the surface.
> Unfortunately Graphics3D doesn1t have a HiddenSurface option (Plot3D and
> Show do). Is there some way of doing this (maybe converting data to some
> other kind of graphics object)? 

Adding to what Dave Wagner said, there is a package Shapes.m included with your 
Mathematica. Shapes.m has a function something like WireFrame that convert any 3d 
graphic object into wireframes.

Needs["Graphics`Shapes"]

 Xah
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