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Re: Importing File and 3D Graphics

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  • Subject: [mg30824] Re: Importing File and 3D Graphics
  • From: Jens-Peer Kuska <kuska at>
  • Date: Thu, 20 Sep 2001 03:51:16 -0400 (EDT)
  • Organization: Universitaet Leipzig
  • References: <9o98jc$cou$>
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you need ListPlot3D[] and the


"MeshRange is an option for ListPlot3D, SurfaceGraphics,
ListContourPlot, \
ListDensityPlot and related functions which specifies the range of x and
y \
coordinates that correspond to the array of z values given."


Leonard Howell wrote:
> I would like to use Mathematica 4.0 to draw 3D plots and contour plots of
> {x,y,z} data created by another program, say FORTRAN or APL.  I've been able
> to import  {z} stored in an array and use ListPlot3D which looks fine, but
> then their are no x or y axis information.   Essentially, I need results
> that look like Graphics3D[f(x,y),{x,xmin,xmax},{y,ymin,ymax}] and
> ContourPlot[f(x,y),{x,xmin,xmax},{y,ymin,ymax}] provided in a file to be
> read.
> Help and suggestions greatly appreciated,
> Leonard

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