Wolfram Language & System 10.3 (2015)|Legacy Documentation

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is an option and property for MeshRegion, BoundaryMeshRegion, and related functions that specifies functions to use to generate primitives for rendering mesh cells.


  • The following settings can be used:
  • Automaticthe default shape function
    Nonedo not render mesh cells
    funca general shape function
    {cellspec1->func1,}use for mesh cell
  • Mesh cells with no explicit mesh cell shape function are taken to use the automatic shape.
  • The wrapper Property[cellspec,MeshCellShapeFunction->func] can be used when creating mesh regions in functions such as MeshRegion, BoundaryMeshRegion, etc.
  • The cell specification cellspec follows the standard form described for MeshRegion and BoundaryMeshRegion.
  • A general shape function func specifies that the cell of the form should be rendered with the primitive provided by , where coords are coordinates of points with index , and index is the mesh cell index.

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Specify a mesh cell function for all zero-dimensional cells:

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Specify a mesh cell function for all 1D cells:

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Introduced in 2015