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Re: Howto convert a 2D graphic to a 3D graphic

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  • Subject: [mg104208] Re: Howto convert a 2D graphic to a 3D graphic
  • From: dh <dh at metrohm.com>
  • Date: Sat, 24 Oct 2009 02:36:40 -0400 (EDT)
  • References: <ginpge$12h$1@smc.vnet.net>


Hi David,

you could e.g. display the circle as a thin cylinder:

Graphics3D[Cylinder[{{0, 0, 0}, {0, 0, .01}}, 1]]

hope this helps, Daniel



David wrote:

> Newbie question:

> 

> Is there a simple way to convert a 2D graphic object like Circle or Disk

>  (lets assume they are in the xy plane) into a 3D object?  I want to be

> able to do a 3D rotation on, for example, a circle.

> 

> Thanks for hints or solutions, David.

> 




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