Overview for Make Mesh Data

Use Make Mesh Data to create a grid of X and Y variables. You can also create a Z variable using a function. You can use these data to create contour plots and 3D surface plots.

For example, a professor uses Make Mesh Data to create x- and y-values that form a mesh and the corresponding z-values for the bowl function. The professor creates a 3D surface plot of the X, Y, and Z data.

C1 C2 C3
−5 −5 50
−4 −5 41
−3 −5 34
... ... ...

Where to find this command

To create mesh data, choose Calc > Make Mesh Data.