Re: fyi, making animation into PDF file from images genenerated by Mathematica

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg131525] Re: fyi, making animation into PDF file from images genenerated by Mathematica*From*: "Eduardo M. A. M. Mendes" <emammendes at gmail.com>*Date*: Sat, 17 Aug 2013 02:08:03 -0400 (EDT)*Delivered-to*: l-mathgroup@mail-archive0.wolfram.com*Delivered-to*: l-mathgroup@wolfram.com*Delivered-to*: mathgroup-outx@smc.vnet.net*Delivered-to*: mathgroup-newsendx@smc.vnet.net*References*: <20130605073041.F3FB66A71@smc.vnet.net> <koprk2$chl$1@smc.vnet.net> <20130607031848.9D1366A22@smc.vnet.net> <20130816110740.338036A1E@smc.vnet.net> <5E9E1640-073C-4902-A591-9FE701464CFA@gmail.com> <34FDDFF0-88D5-490A-9129-22520721BA6D@math.umass.edu>

I am afraid that I do not know any way to get this to work with Preview. Every time I need some animation on a pdf slide I use Acrobat for opening the resulting file. Please let me know if you come across a solution. Cheers Ed On Aug 16, 2013, at 11:32 AM, Murray Eisenberg <murray at math.umass.edu> wrote: > Oh, yes, I used the default MacTeX viewer for the pdf, namely, the OS X Preview. Which is what, I imagine, most Mac users would use when viewing any pdf, whether one generated from TeX or not. > > It does work as expected when I view the pdf in Acrobat Reader. > > Any way to get this to work with Preview, too? > > On Aug 16, 2013, at 9:02 AM, Eduardo M. A. M. Mendes <emammendes at gmail.com> wrote: > >> Hi there >> >> It worked on my mac pro. >> >> I guess you have used preview instead of Acrobat Reader. Am I right? >> >> Cheers >> >> Ed >> >> >> On Aug 16, 2013, at 8:07 AM, Murray Eisenberg <murray at math.umass.edu> wrote: >> >>> I just tried this under Mac OS X (adjusting the Export statement accordingly, of course). And after importing the xd3 into MeshLab then exporting it as a u3d, when i run the LaTeX file in pdflatex, I get a totally blank page. >>> >>> On Jun 6, 2013, at 11:18 PM, RBaillie <bobbaillie at frii.com> wrote: >>> >>>> Nice! >>>> >>>> You can also create a pdf file with a 3D object that you can >>>> interactively rotate with your mouse. >>>> >>>> Here's how. First, create the Mathematica object: >>>> >>>> superSphere = ContourPlot3D[x^4 + y^4 + z^4 == 1, >>>> {x, -1, 1}, {y, -1, 1}, {z, -1, 1}, Mesh->False]; >>>> Export["C:\\junk\\supersphere.x3d", superSphere] >>>> >>>> Second, import the x3d file into the free software MeshLab, then >>>> export it as a u3d file. >>>> >>>> Third, use the media 9 LaTeX package to import the u3d file into pdf: >>>> >>>> \usepackage[english]{babel} >>>> \usepackage{media9} >>>> >>>> \includemedia[ >>>> width=0.9\linewidth, height=0.9\linewidth, >>>> activate=pageopen, >>>> 3Dmenu, >>>> 3Daac=60.0, 3Droll=0.0, 3Dc2c=10.0 -3.0 10.0, >>>> 3Droo=3.0, 3Dcoo=0.0 0.0 0.0, >>>> 3Dlights=CAD, % display object without artificial colors >>>> %3Dlights=Primary, % colorize monochrome objects with R, G, B lights >>>> 3Drender=SolidWireframe >>>> ]{} >>>> {supersphere.u3d} >>>> >>>> Note: if the object looks inside out, you will have to go back into >>>> MeshLab and reverse the object's normals, then re-export it. >>> >>> --- >>> Murray Eisenberg >>> murray at math.umass.edu >>> Mathematics & Statistics Dept. >>> Lederle Graduate Research Tower >>> University of Massachusetts >>> 710 North Pleasant Street >>> Amherst, MA 01003-9305 >>> >>> >>> >>> >>> >>> > > --- > Murray Eisenberg murray at math.umass.edu > Mathematics & Statistics Dept. > Lederle Graduate Research Tower > University of Massachusetts > 710 North Pleasant Street > Amherst, MA 01003-9305 > > > > >

**References**:**Re: fyi, making animation into PDF file from images genenerated by Mathematica***From:*Murray Eisenberg <murray@math.umass.edu>