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Re: Re: animated faces of polygon

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  • Subject: [mg91662] Re: [mg91654] Re: animated faces of polygon
  • From: Caroling Geary <caroling at mchsi.com>
  • Date: Wed, 3 Sep 2008 06:44:45 -0400 (EDT)

I received a private reply to my question, included below. My  
response could not be delivered, so I'm posting it here.

Hmm, that would work. Thanks for the info and idea. They could just be black and
white, 2-color. Since I'm so new to this, examples are really helpful. Are there
any examples on the internet that you know of that do such a thing  
(referring to "subdivide the faces ... and color the triangles")?

----------------------  Original Reply and Message:   
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> mathematica doesn't do "texture mapping" well, at least up to 5.2.
> Maybe in 6 they added it.  But you can subdivide the faces into tiny
> triangles and color them.  Then it would be like a raster.  Quoting
> Caroling Geary <caroling at mchsi.com>:
>
>> I found an example of exactly the kind of animation I'd like to apply
>> to a triangle as part of a tetrahedron. It is "Time Evolution of a
>> Four-Spring Tree-Mass System" from The Wolfram Demonstrations
>> Project  http://demonstrations.wolfram.com/
>> TimeEvolutionOfAFourSpringThreeMassSystem/ by Michael Trott. Would
>> this be obscurely hard or doable?
>>
Caroling Geary, www.wholeo.net


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