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

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg88481] Re: [mg88400] Re: Getting the size of the bounding box of a Graphics3D[]*From*: "W_Craig Carter" <ccarter at mit.edu>*Date*: Tue, 6 May 2008 06:42:22 -0400 (EDT)*References*: <fvhevb$4gp$1@smc.vnet.net> <200805051007.GAA08042@smc.vnet.net>

Hello David and Szabolcs, Yes it does appear to be a bug for the new primitives: PlotRange /. AbsoluteOptions[Graphics3D[Cylinder[]]] PlotRange /. AbsoluteOptions[Graphics3D[Cylinder[{{0, 0, 0}, {2, 1, 200}}, 1]]] Same incorrect bounding box.... Cheers, Craig On Mon, May 5, 2008 at 6:07 AM, David Park <djmpark at comcast.net> wrote: > 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.}} > > > "Szabolcs Horv=E1t" <szhorvat at gmail.com> wrote in message > news:fvhevb$4gp$1 at smc.vnet.net... > > > > Is there a reliable way to get the coordinates and size of the bounding > > box of a Graphics3D object? > > 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.}}. W. Craig Carter

**References**:**Re: Getting the size of the bounding box of a Graphics3D[]***From:*"David Park" <djmpark@comcast.net>