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SurfaceGraphics

FilledSmallSquare SurfaceGraphics[array] is a representation of a three-dimensional plot of a surface, with heights of each point on a grid specified by values in array.

FilledSmallSquare SurfaceGraphics[array, shades] represents a surface, whose parts are shaded according to the array shades.

FilledSmallSquare SurfaceGraphics can be displayed using Show.

FilledSmallSquare SurfaceGraphics has the same options as Graphics3D, with the following additions:

FilledSmallSquare SurfaceGraphics does not support the options PolygonIntersections and RenderAll available for Graphics3D.

FilledSmallSquare For SurfaceGraphics, the default setting for BoxRatios is BoxRatios -> {1, 1, 0.4}.

FilledSmallSquare array should be a rectangular array of real numbers, representing values. There will be holes in the surface corresponding to any array elements that are not real numbers.

FilledSmallSquare If array has dimensions , then shades must have dimensions .

FilledSmallSquare The elements of shades must be GrayLevel, Hue or RGBColor directives, or SurfaceColor objects.

FilledSmallSquare Graphics3D[SurfaceGraphics[ ... ]] can be used to convert a SurfaceGraphics object into the more general Graphics3D representation.

FilledSmallSquare SurfaceGraphics is generated by Plot3D and ListPlot3D.

FilledSmallSquare See Section 1.9.6, Section 2.10.1 and Section 2.10.11.

FilledSmallSquare See also: ListPlot3D, Plot3D, ContourGraphics, DensityGraphics.

FilledSmallSquare New in Version 1.

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