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Re: Transparency in 3D Graphics?

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  • Subject: [mg23312] Re: Transparency in 3D Graphics?
  • From: Jens-Peer Kuska <kuska at>
  • Date: Mon, 1 May 2000 18:00:13 -0400 (EDT)
  • Organization: Universitaet Leipzig
  • References: <8eg4th$>
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at


no, Mathematica's graphics base on PostScript and does not allow this.
YOu can try my MathGL3d and the (new) MVAlpha option to get transparent
surfaces. An other common idea is to make holes in the 3d polygons.


Jim Fanning wrote:
> Question:
> Is it possible to make 3D graphics objects semi-transparent?
> Thanks
> Jim
> j-squaredllc at

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