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Topic: Axes in Plot3D and ListPlot3D
Replies: 3   Last Post: Jun 20, 2013 4:00 AM

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 Bob Hanlon Posts: 906 Registered: 10/29/11
Re: Axes in Plot3D and ListPlot3D
Posted: Jun 19, 2013 1:22 AM

Just include the coordinates in the Table

data = Flatten[
Table[{x, y, Sin[x + y^2]}, {x, -3, 3, 1/16}, {y, -3, 3, 1/16}], 1];

ListPlot3D[data, AxesLabel -> {"x", "y", "z"}]

Bob Hanlon

On Mon, Jun 17, 2013 at 6:25 AM, Ray Koopman <koopman@sfu.ca> wrote:

> Plot3D[Sin[x + y^2],{x,-3,3},{y,-3,3},AxesLabel->{"x","y","z"}]
>
> gives a plot that I thought I could duplicate by creating a table
>
> z = Table[Sin[x + y^2],{x,-3,3,1/4},{y,-3,3,1/4}];
>
> and then using ListPlot3D:
>
> ListPlot3D[z,AxesLabel->{"x","y","z"},MeshRange->{{-3,3},{-3,3}}] .
>
> That gives a different view of the same surface, with the wrong labels
> on the axes. To duplicate the Plot3D result I must transpose the array:
>
> ListPlot3D[Transpose@z
> ,AxesLabel->{"x","y","z"},MeshRange->{{-3,3},{-3,3}}]
>
> That seems unreasonable. What have I missed?
> Is it mentioned somewhere in the documentation?
>
>

Date Subject Author
6/19/13 Bob Hanlon
6/19/13 Tomas Garza Hernandez
6/20/13 Ray Koopman