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Re: fyi, making animation into PDF file from images genenerated by Mathematica
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Aug 17, 2013 1:59 AM


I am afraid that I do not know any way to get this to work with Preview.
Every time I need some animation on a pdf slide I use Acrobat for opening the resulting file.
Please let me know if you come across a solution.
Cheers
Ed
On Aug 16, 2013, at 11:32 AM, Murray Eisenberg <murray@math.umass.edu> wrote:
> Oh, yes, I used the default MacTeX viewer for the pdf, namely, the OS X Preview. Which is what, I imagine, most Mac users would use when viewing any pdf, whether one generated from TeX or not. > > It does work as expected when I view the pdf in Acrobat Reader. > > Any way to get this to work with Preview, too? > > On Aug 16, 2013, at 9:02 AM, Eduardo M. A. M. Mendes <emammendes@gmail.com> wrote: > >> Hi there >> >> It worked on my mac pro. >> >> I guess you have used preview instead of Acrobat Reader. Am I right? >> >> Cheers >> >> Ed >> >> >> On Aug 16, 2013, at 8:07 AM, Murray Eisenberg <murray@math.umass.edu> wrote: >> >>> I just tried this under Mac OS X (adjusting the Export statement accordingly, of course). And after importing the xd3 into MeshLab then exporting it as a u3d, when i run the LaTeX file in pdflatex, I get a totally blank page. >>> >>> On Jun 6, 2013, at 11:18 PM, RBaillie <bobbaillie@frii.com> wrote: >>> >>>> Nice! >>>> >>>> You can also create a pdf file with a 3D object that you can >>>> interactively rotate with your mouse. >>>> >>>> Here's how. First, create the Mathematica object: >>>> >>>> superSphere = ContourPlot3D[x^4 + y^4 + z^4 == 1, >>>> {x, 1, 1}, {y, 1, 1}, {z, 1, 1}, Mesh>False]; >>>> Export["C:\\junk\\supersphere.x3d", superSphere] >>>> >>>> Second, import the x3d file into the free software MeshLab, then >>>> export it as a u3d file. >>>> >>>> Third, use the media 9 LaTeX package to import the u3d file into pdf: >>>> >>>> \usepackage[english]{babel} >>>> \usepackage{media9} >>>> >>>> \includemedia[ >>>> width=0.9\linewidth, height=0.9\linewidth, >>>> activate=pageopen, >>>> 3Dmenu, >>>> 3Daac=60.0, 3Droll=0.0, 3Dc2c=10.0 3.0 10.0, >>>> 3Droo=3.0, 3Dcoo=0.0 0.0 0.0, >>>> 3Dlights=CAD, % display object without artificial colors >>>> %3Dlights=Primary, % colorize monochrome objects with R, G, B lights >>>> 3Drender=SolidWireframe >>>> ]{} >>>> {supersphere.u3d} >>>> >>>> Note: if the object looks inside out, you will have to go back into >>>> MeshLab and reverse the object's normals, then reexport it. >>> >>>  >>> Murray Eisenberg >>> murray@math.umass.edu >>> Mathematics & Statistics Dept. >>> Lederle Graduate Research Tower >>> University of Massachusetts >>> 710 North Pleasant Street >>> Amherst, MA 010039305 >>> >>> >>> >>> >>> >>> > >  > Murray Eisenberg murray@math.umass.edu > Mathematics & Statistics Dept. > Lederle Graduate Research Tower > University of Massachusetts > 710 North Pleasant Street > Amherst, MA 010039305 > > > > >



