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Topic: Animating a 3D Plot
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Nasser Abbasi

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Re: Animating a 3D Plot
Posted: Nov 19, 2012 7:19 PM
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On 11/19/2012 4:06 PM, Hugh Goyder wrote:
> Below I show three attempts to animate a 3 D Plot. 1. The Dynamic simplifies the plot
>while the animation is running spoiling the quality. 2. To avoid this I do a
>ListAnimate which works. 3. However, when I try to alter one of the parameters
>dynamically I am back to the problem of oversimplification
> of the plot. Any ideas to make this work?
> Thanks Hugh Goyder
>
> Animate[
> With[{sf = 0.3, n = 4},
> ParametricPlot3D[
> a = Cos[t] Cos[th] Sin[n 2 Pi x]; {x, Cos[th] + sf a Cos[th],
> Sin[th] + sf a Sin[th]}, {x, 0, 1}, {th, -Pi, Pi},
> PlotRange -> {All, {-2, 2}, {-2, 2}}, BoxRatios -> {10, 2, 2},
> PlotPoints -> 3, ImageSize -> 10 72]
> ],
> {t, 0, 2 Pi},
> DisplayAllSteps -> True]
>




Try adding the option PerformanceGoal -> "Quality" to the plot command

--Nasser






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