# Questions tagged [tikz-3d]

For questions about projections using {tikz-pgf} including PGF's 3d library.

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### Illustrating Seebeck effect in TikZ

I'm trying to reproduce this image (source) in TikZ. I have these humble beginnings but I'm a little bit daunted by the 3d objects that would be coming next. Could a TikZ wizard advise me on how to ...
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### Symbolic 3d coordinates in TikZ

Warning: answering this question may require some efforts. The purpose of question is to "teach TikZ 3d coordinates". What does that mean? If we define a coordinate in TikZ, \path (<x>,<y&...
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### tikz: curley brace in a non-parallel plane

I am trying to denote some lengthes in a three dimensional tikz figure. But the result looks weird because the curley braces are not properly transformed. The transform shape option (which does the ...
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### Triangulation of 2-Sphere with Tikz 3D

I am trying to draw the triangulation of a 2-sphere in $\R^3$ that is induced by a tetrahedron using tikz-3dplot. What I got so far are the sphere and the corners of the tetrahedron as well as edges ...
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### Animating a 3d plane

I'm learning how to produce animations in LaTeX. After some trials with different pictures, I would like to animate the following picture and start from the answer that Marmot provided me in this ...
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### Outline of 3D plot and shading

I'm trying to draw the outline of a 3D graph (a simple function à la -x^2+y^2) but I don't know how to get the envelope'' of that graph. \documentclass[tikz, border=2mm]{standalone} \begin{document}...
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### pgfplots: How to smoothen a 3D surface plot?

Long time has passed - based on this and this question I would like to know if pgfplots does already support surface smoothening of coordinate based 3D plots in 2019? Minimum Working Example (MWE): \...
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### pgfplots: How to draw mesh of 3D plot only in y direction (but not in x direction)?

Assumed we draw a simple 3D plot with pgfplots. Minimum Working Example (MWE): \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{pgfplots,pgfplotstable} \usepackage{filecontents} \begin{filecontents}{testdata....
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### Drawing a simple plane in 3D space

I'm trying to produce this simple 3d picture, but, since it's the first time I draw a 3d pic, I'm not sure about how to get the plane passing through the line X. The following code shows a first ...
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### Can't get the hold of the function \tdplotsetrotatedcoords{}{}{}

I'm still trying to get a hold of the function \tdplotsetrotatedcoords{}{}{}. I give an example: \documentclass[a4paper,11pt]{article} \usepackage{tikz, tkz-euclide} \usepackage{tikz-3dplot} \...
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### Drawing spherical mirrors

What is the best way to draw 3D spherical mirrors like these on tikz?
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### Draw a sphere with one handle with Tikz

I would like to draw a sphere with one handle as follows: I have tried with the following code from Draw a sphere with a handle with TikZ, but this is different from my required image. \...
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### Drawing 3D convolutional neural network block with TiKZ/TeX

I'd like to draw a 3D volume of blocks for representing convolutional network (CNN) using TikZ. Below is a picture I'm trying to re-create: I've been struggling to create this block for days and ...
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### 3D pressure field representation

I would like to make a 3d version of the figure below I can draw the different vectors but I can not represent the cylinder. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{calc,...
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### pgfplots - remove xz and yz background planes

I'm trying to get a 3dplot with only xy plane, without z axis and zx and zy planes. To be clear, this is the best result i've got: and this is what i'd like to obtain: Here's the code: \begin{...
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### Drawn 3D prism on tikz

What is the best strategy to recreate this figure in tikz? I would like to add some color gradient to the red "triangular" region (darker at the bottom and lighter on top). Also, the larger side of ...
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### How to draw cylinder and cone to finish this drawing?

After a lot of attempts without success, I am asking here: How to draw a cylinder connecting the two circles? How to draw a cone from point A to the nearest circle? \documentclass[tikz,border=5pt]{...
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### TikZ PGF: How to develop cell values for 3D graph?

Currently there are some awesome pgfplots around here. I think about something like this one: Minimum Working Example (MWE): \documentclass[border=5mm]{standalone} \usepackage{pgfplots, filecontents}...
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### How to remove one of the sides and show the inside of a cuboid

I would like to remove the top side of the following cuboid, \documentclass[border=3mm,tikz]{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} \newif\ifcuboidshade \newif\ifcuboidemphedge \tikzset{ cuboid/.is family, ...
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### parallelepiped inscribed in cylinder

I 'm trying to draw a simple 3D shape (like parallelepiped or cylinder) with tikz, but I fund too complicated codes. I want to draw something like this Is it possible with a simple code? Thank's ...
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### Drawing a perspective ellipse with TikZ

I made the following ellipse in Inkscape But I would like to draw it within TikZ environment.My final goal is to put this ellipse inside a coordinate system. Using the image from Inkscape, here is ...
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### Is it possible to draw this configuration in latex?

I would like to draw this image in Latex. Here the arrows inside the ellipse represent dipoles. They are polarized by the magnetic field $B$. $d$ is the distance between the two ellipses.
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### Drawing 2D shapes using 3D coordinates with tikz

I tried to draw planetary system consisting of Sun-Venus-Earth. My code is \begin{tikzpicture}[scale=0.1] %-> DEFINITIONS %... sizes \def\srad{10} \def\erad{3} \def\eorb{60} \def\vrad{0.3} \def\...
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### How to draw a 3d horseshoe in TikZ

I am trying to draw an experimental setup involving a horseshoe magnet. I am having difficulty of hiding lines that should not appear, and I am unsure how to use shading to indicate the different ...
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### Draw the three cylindrical sections

I want to draw the three conic sections (circle, ellipse and rectangle) where the cylinder and cross sections are colored: \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{animate} \...
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### Draw the four conic sections

I want to draw the four conic sections (circumference, ellipse, parabola, and hyperbola) as shown in the picture: MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{pst-plot} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{...
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### Drawing a node parallel to any of the x, y or z axis in a rotated tridimensionnal picture

I want to draw a node exactly parallel to one of the three axes that are rotated. One solution could be to compute the axis angle relative to the horizontal line but I don't know what is the best way ...
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### How to draw an arc for a bullet

My apologies in advance if you feel that this question is more about drawing instead of being technical. The following diagram is what I want to replicate in Latex: I believe I have done most of the ...
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### pgfonlayer pgfplotstableforeachcolumnelement issue

This is the continuation of this issue and this, where I try to draw normal distributions along the regression line for different x values in 3D. The problem now is, for all distributions, I try to ...
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### How to retrieve regression line to plot normal distribution upon it

This is a continuation of this question. Below is my current output and problematic area is that brown curve. I am trying to plot pdf as a 2D graph standing upon the regression line (red). I am ...
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### Marks do not appear in 3D for 3D scatter plot

I am trying a 3d scatter plot as below, however marks are circles, appearing only in 2D always whichever view I choose. I want them to be flat on the X-Y plane. Please let me know how to do it. I ...
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### 3D arrow with shade and text with tikz

I want to create a figure as shown with latex/tikz. It contains a three-axis space, 3D arrow with text inside and shadows, and 3D-rotated axis titles etc. Only other examples I find are about 3D ...
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### How to make this graph?

Is there any software, which provides Latex code, where can I make this graph? Or could you help me do this using Tikz?
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### How to do a planar/multiview/first-angle projection in Tikz?

I need to make quite a few "first-angle projection" in Tikz (see Wikipedia ) for an exercise sheet, so I was wondering if there is a routine to make them? By this I mean that I could give a certain ...
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### TikZ: create break in arc behind diameter?

In the picture below, where the back portion of the great semicircle "ducks behind" the arrow-headed diameter, I manually stopped and restarted the arc drawing on the two sides of the diameter. The ...
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### Drawing an arc to this image

I used the result in this post to achieve a rotation of a cone about an 3D axis. I am unsure on how to implement the following to this image: I would like the imaginary lines that run along the '...
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### Improve or simplify this TikZ code for southern hemisphere?

The code below is based upon the answer by @Max to the question Draw lower (southern) hemisphere and great semicircle with "mathematician's" axes orientation. Question 1. Can the code ...
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### Draw lower (southern) hemisphere and great semicircle with “mathematician's” axes orientation

With tikz and tikz-3dplot I want to draw: the unit lower (i.e., southern) hemisphere; and on that two great semicircles through the south pole, i.e., point $(x, y, z) = (0, 0, -1)$, the first joining ...
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### How to draw circles in an arbitrary plane

I would like to generate the following image of TikZ: The closest resemblance on the examples is this post. However, I am not sure how to add the circles in the plane of the cubes. Any help is ...
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### How to draw the following diagram (a wedge of cheese) using pgfplots or tikz?

I would like to draw the diagram below using either pgfplots or tikz. I am able to draw a cylinder, using the pgfplots manual, but I don't know how to draw a fraction of a cylinder.
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### Drawing 3d grids (cubes)

Reading a few examples, while not being optimal, or organized, I was able to reach the following 3D grid drawn \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{positioning} \begin{...
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### Why objects in tikz3d not rotating?

I use tikz-3dplot and I expect that rectangle, grid and similar objects are rotated along with the rest part of the figure. However, they are drawn as if they are in 2D. How do I force a rectangle to ...
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### Tikz: Draw a RGB cube

I am trying to draw a RGB cube using Tikz. Until now I managed to create this cube with color gradients: \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{3d} \usetikzlibrary{shadings} \...
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### Tikz 3d trimetric view coordinate calculation bug

I'm trying to draw a line in the x-y-plane and circles in the y-z-plane at constant x position. Problem is, that the circle is far out of position (x-coordinate of center point of the circle is ...
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### Draw 3D rectangle

I've been searching this for hours, but didn't find a reason for this behaviour: Here is my example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{3d} \begin{document} \begin{...
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### TikZ: How to draw an isometric drawing in tikz

In the below image top: rectangles Bottom: isometric views. How to do it in TikZ? Similar result but not correct... \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} \...
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### 3D Arrow Tips for TikZ/pgfplots

I really like the arrow tips shown in How to get rid of the viewer's (incorrect) axes in an Asymptote 3D graphics and am wondering how to produce this in pgfplots: I admit I have not tried yet, ...
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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....