As of Version 6.0, has been superseded by various options for Export.

is an option for Graphics3D which specifies whether intersecting polygons should be left unchanged.


  • With the default setting PolygonIntersections->True, Graphics3D objects are returned unchanged whether or not they contain intersecting polygons.
  • With the setting PolygonIntersections->False, Graphics3D objects are modified by breaking polygons into smaller pieces which do not intersect each other.
  • PolygonIntersections->False is useful in creating graphics objects which can be sent to certain external three-dimensional rendering programs.
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