Re: Sub-division of surface plotting by PlotPoints->{m,n}

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg85653] Re: Sub-division of surface plotting by PlotPoints->{m,n}*From*: "David Park" <djmpark at comcast.net>*Date*: Sun, 17 Feb 2008 07:23:30 -0500 (EST)*References*: <fp675t$5ao$1@smc.vnet.net>

Use a combination of PlotPoints and MaxRecursion to control the subdivision of the surface. Use Mesh -> All to see what Mathematica is actually doing. ParametricPlot3D[{u Cos[t], u Sin[t], t}, {u, 1, 2}, {t, 0, Pi}, PlotPoints -> {2, 3}, MaxRecursion -> 4, Mesh -> All] -- David Park djmpark at comcast.net http://home.comcast.net/~djmpark/ "Narasimham" <mathma18 at hotmail.com> wrote in message news:fp675t$5ao$1 at smc.vnet.net... >I need to further sub-divide some skew quadrilaterals dividing each > side again, say into 10 sub-divisions for each straight edge.Thanks in > advance for such an indication. > > ParametricPlot3D[ {u Cos[t], u Sin[t], t}, {u,1,2}, {v,0,Pi}, > PlotPoints-> {2,3} ] > > Narasimham >