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

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  • Subject: [mg50090] Re: [mg50016] Re: How to set linewidth in 3-D graphics?
  • From: Murray Eisenberg <murray at math.umass.edu>
  • Date: Sat, 14 Aug 2004 01:51:03 -0400 (EDT)
  • Organization: Mathematics & Statistics, Univ. of Mass./Amherst
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Yes, your code works -- and an interesting graphical treatment, too!

But it is not unreasonable to expect, say

   ParametricPlot3D[{Cos[phi], Sin[phi], phi}, {phi, 0,
     2Pi}, PlotStyle -> Thickness[0.01]]

to work, since the 2D analog

   ParametricPlot[{Sin[t], Cos[t]}, {t, 0, Pi}, PlotStyle -> 
Thickness[0.01]]

does work as expected.

Jens-Peer Kuska wrote:

> Hi,
> 
> it is not possible ? realy ? and what does
> 
> ParametricPlot3D[
>   {Cos[phi], Sin[phi], phi, Thickness[0.1phi/(2Pi)]}, {phi, 0, 2Pi}]
> 
> Regards
>   Jens
> 
> ffdfsdfsdfsdfsd wrote:
> 
>>On 2 May 1997 03:07:54 -0400, Yaroslaw Bazaliy wrote:
>>
>>>Dear All:
>>>I plot a curve in 3-D with "ParametricPlot3-D". I would like to
>>>be able to change the thickness of the curve. Is it possible?
>>>I 2-D the option PlotStyle did it...
>>>Thanks for all suggestions.
>>>Yaroslaw.
>>
>>No
> 
> 
> 

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