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Re: how draw box with open front

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  • Subject: [mg83796] Re: how draw box with open front
  • From: "Kevin J. McCann" <Kevin.McCann at umbc.edu>
  • Date: Sat, 1 Dec 2007 05:34:53 -0500 (EST)
  • Organization: University System of Maryland
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How about doing each face with Rectangle[] and then assigning an Opacity 
to each, e.g. the back could be sold, the sides somewhat transparent and 
the front completely transparent (or, of course, just not plotted at all.

Kevin

Murray Eisenberg wrote:
> In Mathematica 6, what's the best way to draw a convincing box 
> (rectangular parallelepiped) with an open front?
> 
> Of course I tried Cuboid, but no matter how I try to treat the faces, it 
> still looks like the front is solid, too.
> 

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Kevin J. McCann
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University of Maryland, Baltimore County
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