Custom Orthogonal Axes for 3D Graphics

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The custom axes created in this Demonstration in conjunction with standard axes options provide improved visualizations of many 3D graphical displays. In particular, the custom axes will not be visible when they are behind a surface, subject to the opacity option settings for the surface. During interactive zoom/rotate operations, the identification of the , , and axes is much easier. Use of these techniques will make it possible to create and enhance a wide variety of 3D graphics.

Contributed by: Danny Turner (Winthrop University) (March 2011)
Open content licensed under CC BY-NC-SA


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