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generates a relief plot of an array of height values.
  • ReliefPlot[array] arranges successive rows of array up the page, and successive columns across.
AspectRatioAutomaticratio of height to width
AxesFalsewhether to draw axes
BoxRatiosAutomaticeffective 3D bounding box ratios
ClippingStyleNonehow to draw clipped parts of the surface
ColorFunctionAutomatichow to determine the color of surfaces
ColorFunctionScalingTruewhether to scale arguments to ColorFunction
DataRangeAutomaticthe range of x and y values to assume for data
DataReversedFalsewhether to reverse the order of rows
FrameTruewhether to draw a frame around the plot
FrameTicksNonewhat ticks to include on the frame
LightingAngleAutomaticeffective angle of the simulated light source
MaxPlotPointsAutomaticthe maximum number of points to include
MeshFalsewhether to draw a mesh
MeshStyleAutomaticthe style for mesh lines
MethodAutomaticthe method to use
PerformanceGoal$PerformanceGoalaspects of performance to try to optimize
PlotRange{Full,Full,All}the range of z or other values to include
PlotRangeClippingTruewhether to clip at the plot range
PlotRangePaddingAutomatichow much to pad the range of values
  • In ReliefPlot[array], array must be a rectangular array, with each element a single real number representing a z value.
  • There will be holes in the surface corresponding to array elements that do not represent explicit height values.
  • ReliefPlot[array] by default takes the x and y coordinate values for each data point to be successive integers starting at 1. Other coordinates can be specified using DataRange.
  • Possible settings for Method include "DiffuseReflection" and "AspectBasedShading".
  • With some settings for PerformanceGoal, other specific option settings may be overridden.
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