> Hi Maohai,
> From some of your questions, I gather that you are using
> Java2D (DisplayImplJ2D) rather than Java3D (DisplayImplJ3D).
Bill, that is correct.
> I recommend Java3D, even for purely 2-D graphics.
First a very basic question, is it possible to use Java3D
but not have the effect of 3D? that is to say, to make
the display flat just like the 2D, with a simple square
box with every thing projected on the X-Y plane
without foreshortening or the scales and their labels
all drawn with an angle w.r.t the XY plane.
I can't find a simple "switch" (something
like "GraphicsModeControlJ3D.setMode2D(true)" )
nor could I find any answer in the archive perhaps due to
not having the right key words.
People looking for a 2D graph just want something flat.
> It has
> better performance for user interactions, including 2-D
> panning and zooming. Much better in some cases. Furthermore,
> Java3D's texture mapping provides a reasonable way to render
> images remapped to non-rectangles, where Java2D does not
> (DisplayImplJ2D emulates texture mapping as lots of little
> triangles, with miserable performance).
> Good 3-D graphics are becoming so cheap and ubiquitous
> that there is really no reason not to use them, even for
> 2-D graphics. This is especially true for projects like
> yours aimed at 2007 and beyond.
I will keep this in mind. So far my priorities are this in
1) 2D x-y line plots
2) 2D contour plot of maps
3) 3D rendation of a 2D map
4) data of a function in 3D domain.
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