# [Maxima] Draw victor list?

Thomas Widlar twidlar at yahoo.com
Sat May 19 11:11:56 CDT 2007

```I would have to create a gr3d object with the rest of the window dressing
for the plot and apply that object at the same time, right?

Mario Rodriguez wrote:

>El vie, 18-05-2007 a las 17:54 -0500, Thomas Widlar escribió:
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>>I've installed maxima 5.12 with gnuplot 4.2 and share/draw/draw.lisp.
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>>I see from draw.lisp that I can draw 3d vectors (x,y,z,dx,dy,dz).
>>How can I pass draw a list of 3d such vectors? (I'm still learning maxima.)
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>>Thanks.
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>The syntax is:
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>draw3d(vector([x1,y1,z1],[dx1,dy1,dz1]),
>       vector([x2,y2,z2],[dx2,dy2,dz2]),
>       .........
>       vector([xn,yn,zn],[dxn,dyn,dzn]));
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>If you have a small set of vectors:
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>v1:[5, 5, 5, 2*sin(5), 2*cos(5), 2*log(5)]\$
>v2:[5, 5, 10, 2*sin(5), 2*cos(5), 2*log(10)]\$
>v3:[5, 5, 15, 2*sin(5), 2*cos(5), 2*log(15)]\$
>v4:[5, 5, 20, 2*sin(5), 2*cos(5), 2*log(20)]\$
>v5:[5, 10, 5, 2*sin(5), 2*cos(10), 2*log(5)]\$
>v6:[5, 10, 10, 2*sin(5), 2*cos(10), 2*log(10)]\$
>v7:[5, 10, 15, 2*sin(5), 2*cos(10), 2*log(15)]\$
>v8:[5, 10, 20, 2*sin(5), 2*cos(10), 2*log(20)]\$
>v9:[5, 15, 5, 2*sin(5), 2*cos(15), 2*log(5)]\$
>v10:[5, 15, 10, 2*sin(5), 2*cos(15), 2*log(10)]\$
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>make a list with them and construct the list of vector objects:
>mylist:[v1,v2,v3,v4,v5,v6,v7,v8,v9,v10];
>vectobj: makelist(vector([k[1],k[2],k[3]],[k[4],k[5],k[6]]),k,mylist);
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>And finally apply draw3d to the list:
>apply(draw3d,vectobj);
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>Try the code in my previous post if you have to work with automatically
>(many) generated vectors.
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