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Re: Getting the size of the bounding box of a Graphics3D[]

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  • Subject: [mg88400] Re: Getting the size of the bounding box of a Graphics3D[]
  • From: "David Park" <djmpark at comcast.net>
  • Date: Mon, 5 May 2008 06:07:57 -0400 (EDT)
  • References: <fvhevb$4gp$1@smc.vnet.net>

I think it's a bug for Sphere.

It works for other things.

plot1 = ParametricPlot3D[{Sin[u], Sin[u], Cos[u]} {Cos[v], Sin[v],
    1}, {u, 0, Pi}, {v, 0, 2 Pi}]
PlotRange /. AbsoluteOptions[plot1]
{{-1., 1.}, {-1., 1.}, {-1., 1.}}

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"Szabolcs Horv=E1t" <szhorvat at gmail.com> wrote in message
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>
> Is there a reliable way to get the coordinates and size of the bounding
> box of a Graphics3D object?
>
> I tried
>
> PlotRange /. AbsoluteOptions[Graphics3D[Sphere[]]]
>
> but it gives {{0., 1.}, {0., 1.}, {0., 1.}}, whereas the correct answer
> should be {{-1., 1.}, {-1., 1.}, {-1., 1.}}.
>



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