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Topic: coordinates of a 3D line
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Re: coordinates of a 3D line
Posted: Dec 2, 2012 10:44 AM
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"Javier " <> wrote in message <k9frj8$dsu$>...
> Hi,
> I'm starting with 3D and I want to plot a line in 3D which start in one point P1 and finishes in another P2, and obtain all the coordinates points of the line with a resolution R. Could I do something similar to the following:
> I don?t know the value for t:
> P1=[-1 5 2];
> P2=[0 0 0]
> resol = 0.1;
> x0 = P1(1);
> y0 = P1(2);
> z0 = P1(3);
> t=-1:resol:1
> dx = P2(:,1)-P1(:,1)
> dy = P2(:,2)-P1(:,2)
> dz = P2(:,3)-P1(:,3)
> x = x0 + t*dx
> y = y0 + t*dy
> z = z0 + t*dz
> plot3(x,y,z,'b')
> Better said, I need a function to define a segment of line knowing a point, the slop and the distance.
> Thanks very much

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