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Re: 3DGraphics color problem

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  • Subject: [mg13268] Re: 3DGraphics color problem
  • From: "Allan Hayes" <hay at>
  • Date: Fri, 17 Jul 1998 03:17:59 -0400
  • References: <6oct4m$>
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at

robpetersonSPAMME at wrote in message <6oct4m$ha9 at>...
>I have been doing some 3D plots, like Plot3D and I find that the
>surfaces are plotted in various colors.  These colors make a great mess
>when copied or faxed.  I have been trying for some time to find the
>option which will drop all of this color and simply do a black/white
>gridded surface which will fax nicely.  I've tried Lighting,
>ColorFunction, DefaultColor, and a bunch of others and all I can
>achieve is to make the surface completely black -- which is worse. Can
>some kind soul give me a hint of what to do to get rid of all that
>damned color and/or black and white shading which kills plots?
>Thanks, Rob


Plot3D[Sin[x+Sin[y]],{x,0,2Pi},{y,0,2Pi}, Shading->False] (*white with
grid lines*)

 HiddenSurface ->False] (*gives wire frame*)

Shading->False] (*white with grid lines*)



Show[WireFrame[%]] (*wire frame*)

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