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Re: How to set linewidth in 3-D graphics?

  • To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
  • Subject: [mg50052] Re: How to set linewidth in 3-D graphics?
  • From: AES/newspost <siegman at stanford.edu>
  • Date: Fri, 13 Aug 2004 05:55:49 -0400 (EDT)
  • References: <5kc3sa$4bd@smc.vnet.net> <cfcql2$43v$1@smc.vnet.net> <cfff8q$ijn$1@smc.vnet.net>
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In article <cfff8q$ijn$1 at smc.vnet.net>, "Peltio" <peltio at twilight.zone> 
wrote:

> Yes. You have to add the thickness directive as a fourth coordinate.

> The nice thing with this approach is that the style directives can be a
> function of the parameter. For example:
> 
>     ParametricPlot3D[ {
>         t Sin[4t], t Cos[ 9t],  2t Exp[-.5 t],
>         {Thickness[Abs[.01t Sin[ 4t]]], Hue[1 - Cos[t]/2]} }, {t, 0, 1.5} ]


Wow!  Once again, learn something new and really useful from this 
newsgroup!

Just how general is this particular functionality? -- that is, how many 
other of Mathematica's graphic capabilities -- plot, listplot, 2D, 3D -- does it 
apply to?

(I'll dig into the documentation myself, but maybe others are already up 
to speed on this without looking it up.)


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