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Re: 3D vector plots and shading

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  • Subject: [mg21521] Re: 3D vector plots and shading
  • From: Jens-Peer Kuska <kuska at>
  • Date: Fri, 14 Jan 2000 02:43:37 -0500 (EST)
  • Organization: Universitaet Leipzig
  • References: <85cnln$>
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Hi Keith,

you can't look inside the box. The best way is to draw only 3 faces
(build from polygons) of your box and/or draw the outlines of the
remainign faces.

Hope that helps

Keith wrote:
> Hi,
> I have been trying to plot a 3D vector field inside a box
> with one half shaded gray. I have tried combining the
> ListPlotVectorField3D output and a cuboid (GrayLevel[0.8])
> using the Show command but the cuboid obscures the
> vector field. Does anyone have any idea as to how I could
> display the vector field on TOP of the shaded cuboid?
> Is there another way to shade 1/2 of the region of the vector
> field?
> Thanks much,
> Keith

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