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Re: Bug in SphericalPlot3D?

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  • Subject: [mg83807] Re: [mg83791] Bug in SphericalPlot3D?
  • From: "Kevin J. McCann" <Kevin.McCann at umbc.edu>
  • Date: Sat, 1 Dec 2007 05:40:43 -0500 (EST)
  • References: <200711301029.FAA07678@smc.vnet.net> <7A03A041-E548-4827-A79E-0503D5D6EC28@wolfram.com>

That is just plain weird. As far as I know this is the first time in 
human history that 4 has been a magic number!

Kevin

Brett Champion wrote:
> On Nov 30, 2007, at 4:29 AM , Kevin J. McCann wrote:
>
>> This works:
>>
>> SphericalPlot3D[{2, 4, 8}, {\[Theta], 0, Pi}, {\[Phi], 0, 3 Pi/2},
>>   ImageSize -> 400]
>>
>> this does not
>>
>> SphericalPlot3D[{2, 4, 8, 16}, {\[Theta], 0, Pi}, {\[Phi], 0, 3 Pi/2},
>>   ImageSize -> 400]
>>
>> It returns:
>>
>> SphericalPlot3D::legacycolfunc: -- Message text not found -- >>
>>
>> The documentation indicates that one can supply any number of functions
>> to SphericalPlot3D, but this implies that 3 is the maximum number. Any
>> ideas?
>
> It just doesn't like a list of four functions.  Five or more should be 
> fine again.
>
> Brett Champion
> Wolfram Research
>
>

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Kevin J. McCann
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Baltimore, MD 21250



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