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Re: upgrading SurfaceColor directive in version 6

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  • Subject: [mg82526] Re: [mg82464] upgrading SurfaceColor directive in version 6
  • From: Chris Hill <chill at wolfram.com>
  • Date: Tue, 23 Oct 2007 05:36:11 -0400 (EDT)
  • References: <200710210216.WAA11647@smc.vnet.net>

At 09:16 PM 10/20/2007, congruentialuminaire at yahoo.com wrote:
>Hello Mathematica  UG:
>
>I created a plot with the following V5 Graphics directive under V6:
>
>SurfaceColor[ Hue[1/6, .3, 1], Hue[1/6, 1, 1], 8]
>
>The command (ParametricPlot3D) complains that this is a legacy
>operation and that I should use ColorFunction.
>
>Help in V6 says that SurfaceColor has been deprecated in favor of
>Specularity and Glow.
>
>I looked at the help for all of these and I am not sure which
>arguments correspond, except the 3rd is the glow.
>
>If it is easy to translate this, I would greatly appreciate any help
>and/or pointers convert this.
>
>TIA.
>
>Regards..Roger

This version 5 SurfaceColor specification:
SurfaceColor[ Hue[1/6, .3, 1], Hue[1/6, 1, 1], 8]

Can be written in this form for version 6:
Directive[Hue[1/6, .3, 1], Specularity[Hue[1/6, 1, 1], 8], Glow[Black]]

Chris Hill
Wolfram Research 



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