I'm attempting to visualize temperature averages across a 2 dimentional space (e.g., a square plate) with fixed heat sources. The 3rd dimension (z axis) represents temperature. I have created several visualizations but have questions about how these plots work. The model is attached and the questions will make sense once you open the worksheet.
- Using the "colorscheme" option on a couple of matrixplots, I get the error "[Length of output exceeds limit of 1000000]" and the plot doesn't show. However using the "display()" command on those same plots does render the plot. Is there a way around this error (i.e., rendering the plot directly) or should I just suppress the error using a colon at the end of the plot statement and rely on display() to show the plot?
- I've created a heat map as one of the visualizations. Is there a way to access the color values at each of the "cells" of the heat map? I would like to use these colors elsewhere in the model but I'm not sure if there is a way to access the color values.
- Using a 3D point plot as one of the visualization options, I use the colorschemes with options "xgradient", "ygradient", and "zgradient". For some reason, "xgradient" and "ygradient" work as expected but "zgradient" looks the same as "ygradient". How do I get the color transition to change along the z axis rather than only x and y axes?
Thank you for your help on these questions.