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Module and Manipulate Oddity

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  • Subject: [mg85810] Module and Manipulate Oddity
  • From: travelmail26 at gmail.com
  • Date: Sat, 23 Feb 2008 04:23:28 -0500 (EST)

When I use the "Module" function, I can combine the graphics with
manipulate. Without module, I get an error saying the coordinates need
to be in triplet or scaled form. Why does "Module" have any effect on
this?


Line 1:

sh[a_, u_] := Module[{cube, sp1} ,
  cube = Graphics3D[Cuboid[{u, a, u}], PlotRange -> 5];
  sp1 = Graphics3D[Sphere[{u, a, u}], PlotRange -> 5];
  Show[cube, sp1]]

Line 2: Manipulate[sh[a, u], {a, 0, 2}, {u, 0, 2}]

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And, without module:

sh[a_, u_] := cube = Graphics3D[Cuboid[{u, a, u}], PlotRange -> 5];
sp1 = Graphics3D[Sphere[{u, a, u}], PlotRange -> 5];
Show[cube, sp1]

Manipulate[sh[a, u], {a, 0, 2}, {u, 0, 2}]


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