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iv63 (Structural) (OP)
20 Jan 10 17:52
Each box (cube) is defined by coordinates (xi,yi,zi) of one corner and length of 3 sides (ai,bi,ci). I would like to show them on 3D graph like on attached sketch. Any hint would be appreciated. Thank you,
IV
 
GregLocock (Automotive)
20 Jan 10 19:40
create a series of line segments defining each cube in 3d, then transform them in to a 2d xy plot using geometry. Then plot the resulting xy plot.

That will give you a wireframe, not a hidden line drawing.

 

Cheers

Greg Locock

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SWComposites (Aerospace)
20 Jan 10 23:01
use a Wireframe 3D Surface plot in Excel ??
IDS (Civil/Environmental)
21 Jan 10 0:08
IV63 - the blog post below has an open source Excel spreadsheet that will do 3D wireframe drawings from a list of coordinates:

http://newtonexcelbach.wordpress.com/2009/01/13/drawing-in-excel-9-perspective-projection/

 

Doug Jenkins
Interactive Design Services
http://newtonexcelbach.wordpress.com/
 

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