[Date Index] [Thread Index] [Author Index]
Re: Locator3D or Slider3D code?
G. Raymond Brown wrote: > Has anyone written code to implement a 3D Slider or 3D Locator for use > in Manipulate? (And willing to share it?) I'm thinking of control with > a mouse, using the scroll wheel for the 3rd degree of freedom. I would > love to have this functionality, but intimidated at the prospect of > trying to code it myself. I found no help in searching the archives of > this group. > > Alternatively, does anyone know if this functionality might be on the > horizon coming from Wolfram? > > I could, of course, use 3 1D sliders for each point location, or 1 2D > slider and another 1D slider, but this is awkward, and, I think, a > violation of the spirit of a Demonstration. > Depending on the application, MousePosition["Graphics3DBoxIntercepts"] may be useful. See this thread for an example on how it works: http://groups.google.com/group/comp.soft-sys.math.mathematica/browse_thread/thread/3f40635cfe3356d6/ddce2618863af9d3 Szabolcs