From: Jakob Gager <gager@il...> - 2011-06-15 14:22:20
I searched through various previous posts and it seems that the
z-ordering issue with mplot3d has been met many times. When multiple
Poly3DCollections are added to an Axes3D object, e.g. via multiple
plot_surface commands, the z-ordering routine is not capable of
producing the right output.
However a single Poly3DCollection seems fine even for moderately complex
surfaces (see e.g. mplot3d example code: surface3d_radial_demo.py).
In this context I wonder if it is possible to combine multiple
Poly3DObjects and add only this newly created one to the Axes3D object.
This way the internal z-ordering should be capable of producing the
right output, I guess. Of course tricky problems like intersecting faces
cannot be overcome by this simple approach.
Thanks for your comments!
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