Re: How to find current ViewAngle, ViewPoint during Rotating graphics?
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- Subject: [mg98583] Re: How to find current ViewAngle, ViewPoint during Rotating graphics?
- From: Szabolcs Horvát <szhorvat at gmail.com>
- Date: Mon, 13 Apr 2009 03:35:11 -0400 (EDT)
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Nasser Abbasi wrote: > Mathematica 7. > > Is there a way to display the current ViewAngle and/or View point of a 3D > graphics as one is rotating it with the mouse? > > Sometimes I am not sure what is the best view angle to use initially, but > after I rotate the 3D graphics and find a good angle I like, there does not > seem to be a way to determine its value from the front end. I was expecting > may be that a mouse right-click on the graphics or something similar would > bring up some information about the current state of the graphics. > > Any one knows a trick way to find this information? > This has come up when version 6 came out and the ViewPoint Selector was removed. http://groups.google.com/group/comp.soft-sys.math.mathematica/browse_thread/thread/524cfa9d6aa9b6e0/7b047a2b7e252f5a The concept is: Graphics3D[Cylinder, ViewPoint -> Dynamic[vp]] Dynamic[vp]