# Category Archives: Animation

## A Loopy Link (and three more)

For some reason Doug Glancy’s Excel Blog has escaped my attention up till now, but having a browse today, I discovered this loopy animation: which would not have been out of place in Douglas Hofstadter’s “I am a Strange Loop” I really … Continue reading

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## Two viewers

I have previously looked at using Excel for generation of images from data listing  3D coordinates of points and lists of connections (see  https://newtonexcelbach.wordpress.com/2012/09/27/daily-download-11-perspective-projection/ for instance), but this approach is limited in what can be done: It will only generate a “wire-frame” … Continue reading

## Circle Limit III animation

Enjoy: And papers by the artist on how to do it available at: http://bulatov.org/math/1107/ Update 16th Nov 12: Comments and more links from PM2Ring: That image is an example of a tessellation of the hyperbolic plane, in the Poincaré disc … Continue reading

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## Daily Download 9: Animation in Excel

The missing post from yesterday’s list was: Drawing in Excel – 2 , with download file: http://www.interactiveds.com.au/software/animate.zip Other animation related posts include: By Jingo Dancing Pendulums Yet more pendulums Rotating Hypercubes Animated Pythagoras

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## Animated Pythagoras

Two animatations of a “wordless” proof of Pythaoras’ Theorem provided by SSSF regular PM 2Ring. This animation is a “wordless proof” of Pythagoras’ theorem. The basic design is an interlocking pattern of coloured squares overlaid with “shadow” squares. In most … Continue reading

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## Dynamic Excel on the Cloud With Javascript!

I have previously linked to a spreadsheet stored on Skydrive, but I have been disappointed that the possibilities for using live spreadsheets are greatly limited by the lack of support for VBA.  It seems that Microsoft have now decided to provide … Continue reading

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## Rotating Hypercubes

The discussion of dancing pendulums in javascript at SSSF led onto Rotating Hypercubes, which resulted in this javascript animation by forum regular mollwollfumble: 4D Rotations (click to view in a new window, right click to download javascript file) See the SSSF thread for discussion on … Continue reading

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