Re: Are there Arrow-like objects in 3D
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- Subject: [mg98440] Re: Are there Arrow-like objects in 3D
- From: "Sjoerd C. de Vries" <sjoerd.c.devries at gmail.com>
- Date: Thu, 9 Apr 2009 06:00:04 -0400 (EDT)
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PS: real 3D arrows are a v7 feature Cheers -- Sjoerd On Apr 8, 11:03 am, Alexei Boulbitch <Alexei.Boulbi... at iee.lu> wrote: > Dear community, > > In the 3D graphics one can draw lines. I did not find however, such > objects as arrows. Are there operators which would enable one to > incorporate an arrow into a 3D graphics object (analogously to Arrow and > Arrowheads in 2D)? To be more concrete, I would like to draw > programmatically a sphere together with its radius-vector to show its > radius on a sketch, or a cylinder together with an arrow with two heads > aside of it to indicate its height and this kind of things. > > More generally, some graphics objects have their "3D versions" (as say, > Polygon and Line), but others (such as say, Disk) seem not to have. Is > there however, some trick to programmatically combine a 2D graphical > object (that has no 3D analog) with a 3D one (say, to draw a disk > together with a sphere)? > > I use Math 6/WinXP > > Best, Alexei > > -- > Alexei Boulbitch, Dr., habil. > Senior Scientist > > IEE S.A. > ZAE Weiergewan > 11, rue Edmond Reuter > L-5326 Contern > Luxembourg > > Phone: +352 2454 2566 > Fax: +352 2454 3566 > > Website:www.iee.lu > > This e-mail may contain trade secrets or privileged, undisclosed or other= wise confidential information. If you are not the intended recipient and ha= ve received this e-mail in error, you are hereby notified that any review, = copying or distribution of it is strictly prohibited. Please inform us imme= diately and destroy the original transmittal from your system. Thank you fo= r your co-operation.