28 questions linked to/from Drawing simple 3D cylinders in TikZ
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### How to draw a 3d cylinder using TikZ-3dplot? [duplicate]

I'm trying to draw a 3d cylinder using TikZ-3dplot, but the cylinder walls are not aligned properly (as you can see in the image). Does anybody knows what am I doing wrong? \documentclass{article} \...
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### Simple 3d shapes in LaTeX [duplicate]

I want to create simple 3d shapes, cubes, cones, cylinders, etc. Which package is optimal for this operation? I have used tikz before, but I do not know how to use it for 3d images. Any recommended ...
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### 3D bodies in TikZ

Is there like a library that has default geometric figures like the ones shown below. Am not acquainted yet with 3D diagrams in TikZ.
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### How to typeset moon phase symbols?

I would like to add moon phase symbols to a document of mine but could not find a visually pleasing way to do this. Does anyone know how to typeset aesthetic moon phase symbols?
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### Tikz:: shift and rotate in 3d?

I would like to translate (Tx,Ty,Tz) and rotate (roll,pitch,yaw) in 3D space an object defined in scope similar to the same way we can do in 2D space as below: \begin{scope}[shift={(7,9)},rotate=30] %...
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### Drawing a circle on a non xy-plane with TikZ

Say I'm drawing a 3D picture. Now I would like to draw a circle, perspectively correct, on the yz-plane, but TikZ does not seem to be capable of this. All one can do is drawing circles on the xy-plane....
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### Drawing Axis Grid in 3D with Custom Unit Vectors

I am trying to adjust the unit vectors for each of the axis, and draw a coordinate grid. I can get it to work without specifying the unit vectors, of specifying it as: x={(1.0cm,0.0cm)}, y={(0.0cm,1....
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### Drawing complicated 3D designs within TikZ

I've checked the community and analyzed, already, the related questions(here, here, here, here an so on) about this case. All of the aforementioned cases are from the group of the 3D designs, have ...
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### Drawing 3D cylinder

I need to draw a lot of 3D cylinders with different dimensions. Has anyone maybe already defined a command like \3Dcylinder{x}{y}{z}? I found 3D bodies in TikZ and tried the third answer. But I don't ...
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### Is it possible to draw a 3d cylinder using TikZ-3dplot?

I want to draw a clyinder between two planes. I want to specify the distance between the planes and position and radius of the cylinder. I would like to use tikz-3dplot, because it allows a free ...
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### Drawing a motor shaft in TikZ

I'd like to create a picture like the one with TikZ: I've already created the electrical part using circuitikz. I'd like to add the part on the right (the motor's shaft with arrows), but don't know ...
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### Different dimensions with shift and xshift

I discovered that there is a different default dimension in shift and xshift. Consider the following mwe \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} \node (a) at ...
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### Efficient way to partially fill a cylinder?

I am new to tikz and am using it to draw cylinders. I understand how to invoke cylinder body fill to completely fill one, but I also need some cylinders that are only shaded to a certain height. Is ...
I would like to reproduce the following image, but in addition labelled with "Wheelbase $w$" and "Track $t$". (Wikipedia image source) I've tried my best with pst-solides3d, but the result is much ...