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Re: Rotate and Normal

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  • Subject: [mg77316] Re: Rotate and Normal
  • From: dh <dh at>
  • Date: Wed, 6 Jun 2007 07:30:32 -0400 (EDT)
  • References: <f43h3a$2tb$>

Hy Gary,

it seems that Normal only works with 3D graphics. Try:



It will be hard to claim that this is a feature, I think you found a bug.


WetBlanket wrote:

> I have been trying to use the new Rotate command.  It seems that when

> you use it it leaves the result in an unevaluated form, but I need to

> make futher calculations after performing the rotation. My

> understanding is that this is what Normal is for. But when I try to

> use it I do not get any change in the output.


> An example:


> In(1)= Rotate[Line[{{0, 0}, {1, 2}}], 30 =B0, {1, 1}]

> Out(1)=Rotate[Disk[{2,2}],2],45 =B0,{3,1}]


> In(2)= Rotate[Line[{{0, 0}, {1, 2}}], 30 =B0, {1, 1}]//Normal

> Out(2)=Rotate[Disk[{2,2}],2],45 =B0,{3,1}]


> What am I doing wrong. What must I do to get an output in a form I can

> use for futher compuitations rather than just for display?


> Thanks

> Gary



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