Opened 8 years ago

Last modified 5 years ago

#17660 new defect

Document (and/or implement better) colormaps with 3d plots

Reported by: Karl-Dieter Crisman Owned by:
Priority: major Milestone: sage-6.5
Component: graphics Keywords:
Cc: Niles Johnson, Frédéric Chapoton Merged in:
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Report Upstream: N/A Work issues:
Branch: u/chapoton/17660 (Commits, GitHub, GitLab) Commit: fbd53f8fba565233e91eaae6192bbceb5107ff77
Dependencies: Stopgaps:

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Perhaps ironically, in #12212 we now have a pretty nice syntax for using colormaps with an arbitrary function (scaled to 1) with parametric and implicit plots, but not "regular" 3d plots! We just have Harald's (edited by Jason) example

sage: var('r v')
sage: cmsel = [colormaps['autumn'](i) for i in sxrange(0,1,0.05)]
sage: p = plot3d(0.2*(r**2 + v**2) + cos(2*r)*sin(2*v),(r,-2,2), (v,-2,2), adaptive=True, color=cmsel, plot_points=10, opacity=0.9)
sage: p2 = sphere((0,0,0),1,color='black',opacity=0.5)
sage: (p+p2).show(aspect_ratio=(1,1,1), figsize=[7,3])

which isn't ideal.

We need to document this, or (much better) use the same syntax, and maybe even enable it even when adaptive=False.

See also this ask.sagemath question and this one and this one.

Change History (3)

comment:1 Changed 8 years ago by Frédéric Chapoton

Branch: u/chapoton/17660
Commit: 8fc72c35f2469a40c32eba6f99a6e6fe3a293757

I just had a first look at the question.

New commits:

8fc72c3trac #17660 first exploration of the problem

comment:2 Changed 5 years ago by git

Commit: 8fc72c35f2469a40c32eba6f99a6e6fe3a293757fbd53f8fba565233e91eaae6192bbceb5107ff77

Branch pushed to git repo; I updated commit sha1. New commits:

fbd53f8Merge branch 'u/chapoton/17660' in 8.0.b9

comment:3 Changed 5 years ago by Frédéric Chapoton

one example added in #23859

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