Re: Plot3D and ContourPlot problem

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg73085] Re: Plot3D and ContourPlot problem*From*: "dimitris" <dimmechan at yahoo.com>*Date*: Thu, 1 Feb 2007 04:11:38 -0500 (EST)*References*: <epnae6$d8e$1@smc.vnet.net>

On Jan 30, 1:33 pm, "Josef Otta" <josef.o... at gmail.com> wrote: > Hi, > i want to combine Plot3D and ContourPlot. Do You have any idea how to do > that? > I need to have for example picture with plotted function f[x,y] and on the > x-y plane shown its contours > > f[x_, y_] := Exp[-(x^2 + y^2)] > > a = Plot3D[f[x, y], {x, -2, 2}, {y, -2, 2}, HiddenSurface -> > False, Shading -> False, Boxed -> True, PlotPoints -> 15] > b = ContourPlot[f[x, y], {x, -2, 2}, {y, -2, 2}, PlotPoints -> 30] > > Any ideas how to do something like "Show[a,b]"? > > Thanks, > Josef Hi Josef, Have a careful look on the following link http://groups.google.com/group/comp.soft-sys.math.mathematica/browse_thread/thread/bc1881781bea5428/7f6e139f3c025ef2?lnk=gst&q=combine+Plot3D+and+ContourPlot&rnum=10&hl=en#7f6e139f3c025ef2