Re: 3D surface plotting

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg66316] Re: 3D surface plotting*From*: "Stratocaster" <stotz1 at verizon.net>*Date*: Tue, 9 May 2006 02:35:17 -0400 (EDT)*References*: <e3mjjm$7lf$1@smc.vnet.net>*Sender*: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

"pratham shenai" <pratham_shenai at rediffmail.com> wrote in message news:e3mjjm$7lf$1 at smc.vnet.net... >I have a dataset of {x. y. z} coordinates comprising more than a thousand > sample points. I want to generate the surface on which they all lie. The > obvious choice for the function is ListSurfacePlot3D[data]. I load the > appropriate package i.e. ExtendGraphics and try to execute the operation. > Instead of getting the required surface I get the same dataset as output. > Where am I making mistake? Even the ScatterPlot3D yields the same thing > i.e the same dataset as output.=0AThe function Options[ExtendGraphics or > ListSurfacePlot3D] yields a null set. Does this mean that Extend graphics > has not been loaded while installing Mathematica? According to system > admin everything has been loaded. > Of the top of my head, I noticed you have written {x.y.z}, you would not use periods there, commas are necessary: {x,y,z}. Also if you have a large set, set them equal to something and enclose the entire set in curly brackets. Then try plotting that something. Like this: dataset = { {x1,y1,z1},{x2,y2,z2},{x3,y3,z3}}; ListSurfacePlot3D[dataset,{xrange},{yrange},{zrange}] Hopefully that helps.