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*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
>
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