Re: Displaying equations in Graphics3D Text primitives

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg19975] Re: Displaying equations in Graphics3D Text primitives*From*: "David Bailey" <db at salford-software.com>*Date*: Thu, 23 Sep 1999 23:26:23 -0400*Organization*: University of Salford, Salford, Manchester, UK*References*: <7sa4ru$mc7@smc.vnet.net>*Sender*: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

G. Raymond Brown <gbrown at cau.edu> wrote in message news:7sa4ru$mc7 at smc.vnet.net... > Hello Group, > > I'm a new Mathematica user, and have enjoyed (and begun to use) many of > your submissions. Thank you all for your interest and expertise. > > I would like to have the Text primitive in Graphic3D display equations, > for example " rho = k r ^ -2", where "rho" is the lowercase Greek > letter, etc. M insists on stripping away the greek letters, equal signs, > and minus signs - maybe more such symbols that I haven't yet > encountered. So far, my experimenting with options and StyleForm have > produced no improvement. Are there any suggestions? > I am not quite sure what you have done wrong, but this will display a trivial Graphics3D object that contains the equation that you specify. Paste it back into a notebook to view it in a more readable form! \!\(Graphics3D[{Text[\*"\"\<\[Rho]=k \!\(r\^\(-2\)\)\>\"", {1, 1, 0}]}] // Show\) David Bailey Salford Software