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Re: Translate

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  • Subject: [mg95267] Re: Translate
  • From: dh <dh at metrohm.com>
  • Date: Tue, 13 Jan 2009 07:04:00 -0500 (EST)
  • References: <gkgpat$40a$1@smc.vnet.net>


Hi Gidi,

Graphics is the head of 2D graphics, Graphics3D that of 3D graphics.

GraphicsComplex can be used inside 2 or 3D graphics to indicate points 

by integers for simplicity.

Translate works for Graphics and Graphics3D as well, as the following 

examples show:

Graphics[Translate[Circle[], {1, 1}], Axes -> True]

Graphics3D[Translate[Sphere[], {1, 1, 1}], Axes -> True]

hope this helps, Daniel





GidiL wrote:

> Hello all!

> 

> Could someone please explain what the difference is between a Graphics/

> Graphics3D object and a GraphicsComplex object?

> 

> Both seem to produce graphics, and yet translating objects, in the

> forms of Translate[object, {new coordinates}] only works with

> GraphicsComplex.

> 

> Many thanks,

> 

> Gideon

> 




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