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Re: 3D Graphics in a Palette or Dialog

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  • Subject: [mg93170] Re: [mg93162] 3D Graphics in a Palette or Dialog
  • From: "David Park" <djmpark at comcast.net>
  • Date: Thu, 30 Oct 2008 02:00:14 -0500 (EST)
  • References: <20076805.1225278418778.JavaMail.root@m02>

You could use various Window options.

CreateDocument[{Plot3D[
    Cos[x] Sin[y], {x, -2 \[Pi], 2 \[Pi]}, {y, -2 \[Pi], 2 \[Pi]}]},
  Saveable -> False,
  WindowSize -> {300, 250}];


David Park
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From: Januk [mailto:ggroup at sarj.ca] 

Hi,

I am trying to display a 3D graphic in a separate window from my main
notebook.  The idea is that as I'm editing the data driving the
graphic (regardless of where I am in the notebook), I can still see
and manipulate the visualization.

I can make this work with a command like:

CreateDocument[{
  Plot3D[Cos[x] Sin[y], {x, -2 \[Pi], 2 \[Pi]}, {y, -2 \[Pi], 2 \
[Pi]}]
  }]

However, the resulting window usually comes up much too large and in
seemingly random locations on my screen.  A much better solution would
be something like:

CreatePalette[{
  Plot3D[Cos[x] Sin[y], {x, -2 \[Pi], 2 \[Pi]}, {y, -2 \[Pi],
    2 \[Pi]}]
  }]

But on my system, the resulting graphic can not be rotated.  I get
similar results if I use CreateDialog instead.

Does anyone have suggestions or workarounds which get me the best of
both worlds?

Thanks,
Januk




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