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# Cone

 Conerepresents a cone with a base of radius r centered at and a tip at . Conerepresents a cone with a base of radius 1.
• Cone represents the whole filled cone, not just the surface.
• The base of the cone is a disk.
• The base radius of the cone can be specified either in absolute coordinates, or as Scaled[s].
• Colors and other material properties of cones can be specified using color directives as well as Specularity and Glow.
• Cones can be specified as transparent using Opacity directives.
• Cone represents a collection of cones with base radius .
• Cone represents a collection of cones with base radius r.
• Cone represents a collection of cones with specifications and base radii .
A unit radius and two units height cone:
A cone from the origin to with radius at its base:
Differently styled cones:
A unit radius and two units height cone:
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A cone from the origin to with radius at its base:
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Differently styled cones:
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If no radius is specified, it is assumed to be 1:
Cone with different directions:
Short form for a cone centered at the origin with a base radius 1:
Use Scaled coordinates:
Multiple cones:
Color directives specify the face colors of cones:
FaceForm and EdgeForm can be used to specify the styles of the faces and edges:
Different properties can be specified for the front and back faces using FaceForm:
Cones with different specular exponents:
White cone that glows red:
Opacity specifies the face opacity:
 Applications   (3)
A simple 3D arrow chart:
Define a ChartElementFunction based on Cone:
BarChart3D uses Cone to produce 3D bar charts:
Histogram3D can similarly use Cone:
Use Cone to display bubbles in BubbleChart3D:
Use Scale to get an elliptical cone:
Cone is used as a 3D arrowhead in Arrow:
Cone is a special case of Tube:
Get a truncated cone by specifying different radii in Tube:
A parametric specification of a cone shell generated using ParametricPlot3D:
An implicit specification of a cone shell generated by ContourPlot3D:
Random unit cones:
Nested transparent cone:
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