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Re: Custom colors on a 3-d suface

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  • Subject: [mg37332] Re: Custom colors on a 3-d suface
  • From: "ng" <removethisgeorgakopoulos at>
  • Date: Thu, 24 Oct 2002 02:55:13 -0400 (EDT)
  • References: <aookub$pla$>
  • Reply-to: "ng" <georgakopoulosNOSPAM at>
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at

Try to turn off lighting (in options: Lighting->False ).
I presume you are using graphics primitives for your surfaces and have read
the help file for
SurfaceColor[ frontcolor, backcolor ]

Then I think it should work.


"F Starr" <fstarr at> wrote in message
news:aookub$pla$1 at
> I need to color the surface of a regular polyhedron (an icosahedron,
> specifically) according to a relatively simple function of the spatial
> coordinates of the surface.  I easily got a nice icosahedron of the
> appropriate size, but thus far I have been unable to resolve the
> coloring issue.
> Any advice is appreciated.
> Francis

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