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Re: (yet another) dxf translation question

  • To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
  • Subject: [mg4927] Re: (yet another) dxf translation question
  • From: Lars Hohmuth <larsh>
  • Date: Fri, 4 Oct 1996 00:17:56 -0400
  • Organization: Wolfram Research Inc.
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

Larry Burks wrote:
> 
> I fave searched through everything I could find about writing dxf files
> from Mathmatica. (I'm running 2.2.4 in Windows 95) The closest I could
> find was the snipet below:
> 
>  Needs["Utilities`DXF`"]
> 
>  shape = Plot3D[Sin[x+Sin[y]], {x,-3,3},{y,-3,3}]
> 
>  WriteDXF["knot.dxf", shape]
> 
> 
> Instead, what I get is this message:
> 
>  WriteDXF[knot.dxf, -SurfaceGraphics-]
> 
> What am I missing? Thanks for your help!
> 
> --
> Larry Burks
> 
> Harvard University Graduate School of Design - MARCH 1 7th Semester
> lburks at gsd.harvard.edu    -   http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/~gsd94lb5/

Try converting shape to a Graphics3D object shape = Graphics3D[shape],
WriteDXF accepts only Graphics3D objects.
(BTW: It's in the manual)


Lars

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