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Re: Something like Gouraud/Phong Shade for Polygons in Mathematica?

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  • Subject: [mg55075] Re: Something like Gouraud/Phong Shade for Polygons in Mathematica?
  • From: Jon Harrop <usenet at jdh30.plus.com>
  • Date: Fri, 11 Mar 2005 04:21:00 -0500 (EST)
  • References: <d0p8qq$jba$1@smc.vnet.net>
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Monty Hall wrote:
> In OpenGL, polygons can be Gouraud shaded.  Is there something similar in
> Mathematica?

No, AFAIK Mathematica's graphics share the PostScript rendering model. This
only allows flat fills, not gradient (e.g. for Gouraud).

The evolution to a PDF-like rendering model, with more sophisticated fills,
would be most welcome, IMHO.

-- 
Dr Jon D Harrop, Flying Frog Consultancy
http://www.ffconsultancy.com


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