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Re: 3D Plots

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  • Subject: [mg6441] Re: [mg6422] 3D Plots
  • From: Allan Hayes <hay at>
  • Date: Fri, 21 Mar 1997 22:59:33 -0500 (EST)
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>From: seanross at
>To: mathgroup at
> [mg6422] 3D Plots
> I am looking for a way to plot lists of ordered triplets
> representing {x,y,z} coordinates as surfaces or just points.
>	I found a function in the package Graphics`Graphics3D` called 
> ListSurfacePlot3D which advertises to do just what I want, but I
> can only get it to work for the simple examples in the  
Mathematica > book.

> One of my test cases was:
> lpt=Table[{x,y,30Exp[-(x^2-y^2)/.001]},{x,-.0005,.0005,.00005},{
>      y,-.0005,.0005,.00005}];
> ListSurfacePlot3D[lpt];
>The plot looks wonderful if I replace the 30 with a small number
> like one or two.  The plot is totally unrecognizeable for a large 
> number like 2000.  Any ideas?

For starters you might try  BoxRatios -> {1,1,1}.

Allan Hayes
hay at

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