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Re: how draw box with open front

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  • Subject: [mg83825] Re: how draw box with open front
  • From: Yves Klett <yves.klett at googlemail.com>
  • Date: Sat, 1 Dec 2007 05:50:17 -0500 (EST)
  • References: <fior1b$d0u$1@smc.vnet.net>

Murray Eisenberg schrieb:
> 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.
> 
Hi Murray,

perhaps I am missing something, but why not use a set of Polygons as faces?

For example:

Normal[PolyhedronData["Cube"]][[1, 1]]
Most[%] // Graphics3D


shows a cube with one face removed in V6.

Regards,
Yves


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