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Re: plotting a curve in 3D from data

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  • Subject: [mg116351] Re: plotting a curve in 3D from data
  • From: Robert Rosenbaum <rjrosenbaum at gmail.com>
  • Date: Fri, 11 Feb 2011 04:18:59 -0500 (EST)

> Graphics3D[Point@list]
> or Polygon in place of Point?

Replacing Point with Line is more like what I had in mind.  Thanks, I hadn't thought of that.

To anyone else who stumbles across this, you'll probably also want to use the BoxRatios option and set Axes->True and maybe Boxed->False to make it look more like a plot.





On Feb 10, 2011, at 1:47 PM, DrMajorBob wrote:

> Graphics3D[Point@list]
>
> or Polygon in place of Point?
>
> Bobby
>
> On Thu, 10 Feb 2011 04:23:00 -0600, Robert Rosenbaum <robertr at math.uh.edu> wrote:
>
>> I have a sequence of points that trace out a curve in 3D space.  I'd
>> like to plot this curve.
>> ListPlot3D only seems good for plotting 2D surfaces.
>>
>> Is there an easy way to plot curves in 3D from data?
>> Something like what one would expect ListPointPlot3D[..., Joined->True]
>> to produce.
>>
>>
>> Best,
>> Robert
>>
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> --
> DrMajorBob at yahoo.com


Best,
Robert






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