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Re: advanced fill effects for graphics primitives

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  • Subject: [mg81440] Re: advanced fill effects for graphics primitives
  • From: "Steve Luttrell" <steve at _removemefirst_luttrell.org.uk>
  • Date: Sun, 23 Sep 2007 04:36:55 -0400 (EDT)
  • References: <fcnl6k$s7e$1@smc.vnet.net>

I think Inset (new in version 6) has the functionality that you want.

The first example in the documentation for Inset is

Graphics[{LightGray, Disk[], Inset[Plot[Tan[x], {x, -3, 3}]]}]

which insets a plot of Tan[x] in the graphics primitive {LightGray, Disk[]}.

The documentation says that "The object [i.e. the inset object] can be a 
graphic, cell expression, string, or any other expression. "
-- 
Steve Luttrell
West Malvern, UK


"sdw" <warwick at jps.net> wrote in message news:fcnl6k$s7e$1 at smc.vnet.net...
>I see no way to create advanced fill effects for the basic graphics
> primitives like polygon, circle, rectangle, etc.
>
> examples would include things like gradient colors, hatching,  cropped
> or fit images,  texture fills.
>
> these are typical needs for advanced graphs and plots.
>
> Am I missing something?
>
> thanks
>
> 



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