Re: Pure white 3-D display

Hi Bill,

> 
> You might dispense with the topography surface, and instead
> also map range to Shape, to have a surface approximated by an
> array of colored glyphs. You can play tricks with mappings to
> Shape and ZAxis, to make a sort of 3-D bar chart (a couple
> years ago Ugo did something like this for 2-D bar charts, as
> I recall).

Yep. There's a message about this:

http://www.unidata.ucar.edu/staff/russ/visad/msg01097.html

Of course, to extend to 3 or N dimensions should be no problem, though
VisAD doesn't really stand for "Visualization in Any Dimension" (though
I once thought so ;-)

Cheers,

Ugo