Re: Intersection of coordinate axes in origin (3d plot)

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg57095] Re: [mg57066] Intersection of coordinate axes in origin (3d plot)*From*: Chris Chiasson <chris.chiasson at gmail.com>*Date*: Sun, 15 May 2005 03:03:51 -0400 (EDT)*References*: <200505140858.EAA09432@smc.vnet.net>*Reply-to*: Chris Chiasson <chris.chiasson at gmail.com>*Sender*: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

How do you make a "variable name" with a blank in it? On 5/14/05, Gernot Pfanner <pfannerg at stud.uni-graz.at> wrote: > Hi! > > Is there a way to produce "cross"-style axes (hence which intersect in > the origin [0,0,0]) in 3d-plots? > Since this doesn't seem to implemented in standard-Mathematica, I thought > of combining Line[]'s with the actual plot. But this doesn't work. > Concretely: > > <<Graphics'ParametricPlot3D'; > > Plot_px=SphericalPlot3D[(Abs[SphericalHarmonicY[1,1,theta,phi]])**2, > {theta,0,Pi},{phi,0,2*Pi}]; > grd=Graphics3D[Line[{{-1,0,0},{1,0,0}}]]; > > Show[{grd,Plot_px}]; > > results in: > > "Show::gcomb: An error was encountered in combining the graphics objects > in Show[{-Graphics3D-,Plot_px}] > > In this spirit > With thanks in advance > Yours Gernot > > -- Chris Chiasson http://chrischiasson.com/ 1 (810) 265-3161

**References**:**Intersection of coordinate axes in origin (3d plot)***From:*Gernot Pfanner <pfannerg@stud.uni-graz.at>