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Re: Vector Diagrams

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  • Subject: [mg33518] Re: Vector Diagrams
  • From: TerryH <tharter at>
  • Date: Sun, 24 Mar 2002 01:45:00 -0500 (EST)
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Hi Kevin:
   Could you please send me a copy of your routine for a 3D Arrow?
Is it a package?  Also, do you know of anything equivalent in MathSource?
Many thanks in advance!

"Kevin J. McCann" wrote:

> There is no 3D equivalent of Arrow; however, I have written a small routine
> called Vector3D[{x1,y1,z1},{x2,y2,z2},HeadLength] that draws a line and an
> inverted cone for the head of the vector. It works, but I usually have to
> fiddle with the size of the cone through HeadLength to make it look right.
> If you would like, I will send it to you.
> Kevin
> "Yas" <y.tesiram at> wrote in message
> news:a7cspe$i17$1 at
> > Hi all,
> > Can someone point me the right direction on how to go about drawing
> > vector diagrams in Mathematica or if it can be done at all. I would like
> > to draw several vectors in a sphere. Specifically I want the xy plane as
> > a shaded ellipse and the three axes, originating from the centre of the
> > ellipse with the z-axis vertical along the page and y-axis, horizontally
> > along the page. In this frame I then want to draw vectors from the
> > origin to various points within this sphere.
> > Thanks
> > Yas
> >
> >

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