Re: Re: 3D Graphics in a Palette or Dialog

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg93214] Re: [mg93167] Re: 3D Graphics in a Palette or Dialog*From*: Murray Eisenberg <murray at math.umass.edu>*Date*: Fri, 31 Oct 2008 03:06:56 -0500 (EST)*Organization*: Mathematics & Statistics, Univ. of Mass./Amherst*References*: <ge9f52$99u$1@smc.vnet.net> <200810300659.BAA00467@smc.vnet.net>*Reply-to*: murray at math.umass.edu

What, if any, option to CreateDocument will specify the new window's position (measured, I presume, from some corner, perhaps the top left, of the screen)? Albert Retey wrote: > 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? > > CreateDocument[{ > Plot3D[Cos[x] Sin[y], {x, -2 \[Pi], 2 \[Pi]}, {y, -2 \[Pi], > 2 Pi}]}, > WindowElements -> {}, WindowFrame -> "Palette", > WindowSize -> FitAll, > WindowMargins -> {{0, Automatic}, {Automatic, 0}} > ] > > you might want to look up the option names in the documentation to get > the finetuning right... > > hth, > > albert > -- Murray Eisenberg murray at math.umass.edu Mathematics & Statistics Dept. Lederle Graduate Research Tower phone 413 549-1020 (H) University of Massachusetts 413 545-2859 (W) 710 North Pleasant Street fax 413 545-1801 Amherst, MA 01003-9305

**References**:**Re: 3D Graphics in a Palette or Dialog***From:*Albert Retey <awnl@gmx-topmail.de>