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This is documentation for Classic VPython (VPython 6), which continues to be available but is no longer supported. See vpython.org for information on installing VPython 7 or using GlowScript VPython. Documentation is available at glowscript.org by clicking Help.

The convex object takes a list of points for pos, like the curve object. An object is generated that is everywhere convex (that is, bulges outward). Any points that would make a portion of the object concave (bulge inward) are discarded. If all the points lie in a plane, the object is a flat surface.

Currently it is not possible to specify the opacity of a convex object.

See description of Additional Attributes available for all 3D display objects.