MathGroup Archive 1996

[Date Index] [Thread Index] [Author Index]

Search the Archive

Re: (yet another) dxf translation question


Larry Burks wrote:
 . . .
> 
>  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/


 I believe the source of the problem is WriteDXF's insistence that its
second argument have a Graphics3D head and not a SurfaceGraphics head
such as that in the expression named "shape" that you created.

I think if you tried WriteDXF["knot.dxf",Graphics3D[shape]] it would
work.

==== [MESSAGE SEPARATOR] ====


  • Prev by Date: correct input of ...
  • Next by Date: Fourier and 0 and N
  • Previous by thread: Re: (yet another) dxf translation question
  • Next by thread: (yet another) dxf translation question