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Re: Creating animated 3d graphic in Mathematica for export

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  • Subject: [mg93417] Re: [mg93396] Creating animated 3d graphic in Mathematica for export
  • From: "Louis A. Talman" <talmanl at mscd.edu>
  • Date: Fri, 7 Nov 2008 06:00:03 -0500 (EST)
  • References: <200811060905.EAA15798@smc.vnet.net>

On Nov 6, 2008, at 2:05 AM, Coleman, Mark wrote:

> I'm attempting to create a simple animation of a 3D ListPlot. In the
> animation I'd like to simply rotate the graphic continuously and
> automatically (no user input), and then export this animation into a
> common video format (MPEG or Quicktime). Does anyone have an  
> example of
> this?

See <http://clem.mscd.edu/~talmanl/MathAnim.html>.

In past versions of Mathematica, I've found that the QT export  
facility was unsatisfactory.  I construct animations by writing  
serially named .gifs or .pngs to a convenient directory and then  
using either QuickTime itself, or, better, Thorsten Lemke's Graphic  
Converter (Macintosh software) to paste those graphics files together  
into a QuickTime movie.


--Lou Talman
   Department of Mathematical and Computer Sciences
   Metropolitan State College of Denver

  <http://clem.mscd.edu/%7Etalmanl>




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