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Re: Possible mistake in ListPointPlot3D?

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  • Subject: [mg79788] Re: Possible mistake in ListPointPlot3D?
  • From: Jean-Marc Gulliet <jeanmarc.gulliet at>
  • Date: Sat, 4 Aug 2007 05:58:28 -0400 (EDT)
  • Organization: The Open University, Milton Keynes, UK
  • References: <f8v147$d73$>

Curtis Osterhoudt wrote:
> Hi, all, 
>    I haven't investigated this nearly so extensively as I probably should, but 
> try the following: 
>  ListPointPlot3D[
>  {{1, 2, 3}, {1, 1, 1}, {0, 0, 0}},
>  Filling -> Automatic]
>     The 3D scatter plot is produced correctly, with no stems from the points 
> to anywhere (as expected). However, the error message 
> generated, "Filling::invfilling: Automatic must be Axis, Top, Bottom, 
> Automatic, \
> a numerical or a list of valid Filling entries.",  doesn't make sense to me, 
> especially since "Automatic" *is* what is specified. The other possibilities 
> for this option do seem to work for me. 
>     I might just be totally missing the point of even having "Automatic" as an 
> option in this function. I might also not have interpreted the error message 
> correctly. 
>    This is on 
>  $Version
> "6.0 for Linux x86 (32-bit) (June 19, 2007)"

I witness the same behavior on my Wintel system (plot correctly 
displayed in all cases, error message whenever Automatic is used, no 
message when other options are used).

In[6]:= $Version

Out[6]= "6.0 for Microsoft Windows (32-bit) (June 19, 2007)"


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