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FilledSmallSquare ViewPoint is an option for Graphics3D and SurfaceGraphics which gives the point in space from which the objects plotted are to be viewed.

FilledSmallSquare ViewPoint -> x, y, z gives the position of the view point relative to the center of the three-dimensional box that contains the object being plotted.

FilledSmallSquare The view point is given in a special scaled coordinate system in which the longest side of the bounding box has length 1. The center of the bounding box is taken to have coordinates {0, 0, 0}.

FilledSmallSquare Common settings for ViewPoint are:

FilledSmallSquare Choosing ViewPoint further away from the object reduces the distortion associated with perspective.

FilledSmallSquare The view point must lie outside the bounding box.

FilledSmallSquare The coordinates of the corners of the bounding box in the special coordinate system used for ViewPoint are determined by the setting for the BoxRatios option.

FilledSmallSquare See Section 1.9.6 and Section 2.10.10.

FilledSmallSquare See also: ViewCenter, ViewVertical, SphericalRegion.

FilledSmallSquare Related package: Geometry`Rotations`.

FilledSmallSquare New in Version 1.

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