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Re: Please explain this error message. I typed the code right out of the text.

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  • Subject: [mg57338] Re: Please explain this error message. I typed the code right out of the text.
  • From: Bookreader <bookreader127 at yahoo.com>
  • Date: Wed, 25 May 2005 06:02:42 -0400 (EDT)
  • References: <d6rtlq$46m$1@smc.vnet.net> <d6usdv$j2e$1@smc.vnet.net>
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Thanks.


On Tue, 24 May 2005 09:33:51 +0000 (UTC), Gareth Russell
<gjr2008 at columbia.edu> wrote:

>Hi,
>
>To answer your first question, if you click on "More", it should take 
>you to the relevant entry in the Help Browser. If it doesn't, there is 
>something wrong with your installation.
>
>In your example, the reason that the Show[] command didn't work is that 
>your previous commands didn't evaluate properly (you can tell this 
>because the output of the Show[] command contains the unevaluated 
>earlier commands, rather than the Graphics objects you would get if 
>they had evaluated correctly.
>
>I can't test your example because it doesn't include the definition of f.
>
>Gareth
>
>On 2005-05-23 02:36:42 -0400, Bookreader <bookreader127 at yahoo.com> said:
>
>> Following is my input directly from the text and the output returned.
>> I am using Mathematica Version 5.0.
>> 
>> How can I find a list of error messages and their meanings?
>> What does this particular error message mean?
>> 
>> After the error message is "more ..."
>> 
>> I infer that there is more information available.  If so, how do I
>> access it?
>> 
>> I looked in the online help and there is no entry for error messages.
>> 
>> 
>> Thanks for your help.
>> 
>> 
>> In[23]:=
>> << Graphics`SurfaceOfRevolution`;
>> 
>> In[24]:=
>> main = SurfaceOfRevolution[f[x], {x, 0, 3.1},
>>       RevolutionAxis \[Rule] {1, 0, 0}, PlotPoints\[Rule] {20, 30}];
>> 
>> In[25]:=
>> cap = SurfaceOfRevolution[f[x], {x, 3.1, 3.25},
>>       RevolutionAxis \[Rule] {1, 0, 0}, PlotPoints\[Rule] {5, 30}];
>> 
>> 
>> In[29]:=
>> Show[main, cap]
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> From In[29]:=
>> Show::gcomb:    An error was encountered in
>>      combining the graphics
>>      objects in Show[<<2>>]
>>     . More?
>> 
>> Out[29]=
>> Show[SurfaceOfRevolution[f[x],     {x, 0, 3.1},     RevolutionAxis ->   
>>    {1, 0, 0},     PlotPoints -> {20, 30}],    SurfaceOfRevolution[f[x], 
>>     {x, 3.1, 3.25},     RevolutionAxis ->      {1, 0, 0},     
>> PlotPoints -> {5, 30}]]
>


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