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Re: Re: how draw box with open front


The box is to have a square box but it should have a different, shorter, 
depth than the length of sides of the back.  I don't know how to do that 
with PolyhedronData["Cube"].  Where, how do I scale the dimensions -- 
without directly editing the individual vertices in the constituent 
polygons resulting from Most[Normal[PolyhedronData["Cube"]][[1, 1]]].


Yves Klett wrote:
> 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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