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Re: Re: Shadows in Mathematica 6

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  • Subject: [mg75960] Re: [mg75929] Re: Shadows in Mathematica 6
  • From: Murray Eisenberg <murray at math.umass.edu>
  • Date: Mon, 14 May 2007 03:35:17 -0400 (EDT)
  • Organization: Mathematics & Statistics, Univ. of Mass./Amherst
  • References: <f23qkf$o6t$1@smc.vnet.net> <200705130955.FAA04166@smc.vnet.net>
  • Reply-to: murray at math.umass.edu

But ShadowPlot3D still works in 6.0 (after you load the "legacy" package 
Graphics`Graphics3D`), although you'll get some warning messages. 
What's more, you can do real-time rotation, etc., of the image produced!


dimitris wrote:
> But does the function ShadowPlot3D do this thing?
> 
> In[109]:=
> << "Graphics`Graphics3D`"
> 
> In[113]:=
> Information["ShadowPlot3D", LongForm -> False]
> 
> "ShadowPlot3D[f, {x, xmin, xmax}, {y, ymin, ymax}] plots the function
> f over the the x and y ranges with polygons shaded according \
> to the height of the surface, with a projection of the surface onto
> the x-y plane."*
>   Button[More..., ButtonData :> "Graphics`Graphics3D`", Active -> True,
> ButtonStyle -> "AddOnsLink"]
> 
> But wait a second!
> 
> (=2E..)
> 
> http://reference.wolfram.com/search.html?query=ShadowPlot3D&collection==
> reference
> 
> No results!
> 
> ShadowPlot3D has been removed?
> 
> Now I am in a mess!
> 
> Dimitris
> 
> 
> 
> =CF/=C7 Jon Harrop =DD=E3=F1=E1=F8=E5:
>> Does the new version of Mathematica support shadows?
>>
>> --
>> Dr Jon D Harrop, Flying Frog Consultancy
>> The F#.NET Journal
>> http://www.ffconsultancy.com/products/fsharp_journal/?usenet
> 
> 

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