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Re: Mathematica 7 is now available

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  • Subject: [mg93728] Re: Mathematica 7 is now available
  • From: Helen Read <hpr at together.net>
  • Date: Mon, 24 Nov 2008 04:13:22 -0500 (EST)
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Brett Champion wrote:
> On Nov 21, 2008, at 4:34 AM, Helen Read wrote:
> 
>> I'd like to know if the ability to set a RevolutionAxis (which was
>> present in the old SurfaceOfRevolution, and is sorely missing in
>> RevolutionPlot3D) has been added to RevolutionPlot3D.
> 
> Yes.
> 
> http://reference.wolfram.com/mathematica/ref/RevolutionAxis.html

Nice. This will make my students happy. Now they won't have to stand on 
their heads and interchange x and y and set ViewVertical->{-1,0,0} to 
revolve around the x-axis.

--
Helen Read
University of Vermont


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