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Re: how draw box with open front

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  • Subject: [mg83822] Re: how draw box with open front
  • From: "Steve Luttrell" <steve at _removemefirst_luttrell.org.uk>
  • Date: Sat, 1 Dec 2007 05:48:41 -0500 (EST)
  • References: <fior1b$d0u$1@smc.vnet.net>

There is an example in the documentation for Cuboid that is close to what 
you want. Look it up under Cuboid/Scope/Cuboid Styling.

Graphics3D[{FaceForm[Yellow, Blue],
  Cuboid[Scaled[{.1, -.5, .1}], Scaled[{.9, .8, .9}]]},
 PlotRange -> {{-1/4, 5/4}, {1/4, 5/4}, {-1/4, 5/4}}]

Steve Luttrell
West Malvern, UK

"Murray Eisenberg" <murray at math.umass.edu> wrote in message 
news:fior1b$d0u$1 at smc.vnet.net...
> 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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