CTAN Package update: tikz-3dplot

CTAN Announcements ctan-ann at dante.de
Mon Feb 28 18:02:23 CET 2011

the daemon likes coloured shapes, and was grinning when he said:

> The following information was provided by the package's contributor.
> Name of contribution: tikz-3dplot
> Author's name: Jeff Hein
> Author's email: jeffrey.d.hein at gmail.com
> Location on CTAN: /graphics/pgf/contrib/tikz-3dplot
> Summary description: 3D coordinate transformations and plotting using TikZ
> License type: lppl
> Announcement text given by the package's contributor:
> ----------------------------------------------------------------------
> The tikz-3dplot package provides straightforward ways to define
> three-dimensional coordinate frames through which to plot in TikZ. The
> user can specify the orientation of the main coordinate frame, and use
> standard TikZ commands and coordinates to render their tikzfigure. A
> secondary coordinate frame is provided to allow rotations and
> translations with respect to the main coordinate frame. In addition,
> The tikz-3dplot package can also handle plotting user-specified
> functions in spherical polar coordinates, where both the radius and
> fill color can be expressed as parametric functions of polar angles.

thanks for the upload; i have installed the files and updated the
catalogue repository.

> Users may view the package catalogue entry at
>   http://www.tex.ac.uk/tex-archive/help/Catalogue/entries/tikz-3dplot.html
> or they may browse the package directory at
>   http://www.tex.ac.uk/tex-archive/graphics/pgf/contrib/tikz-3dplot/

The catalogue entry will change (somewhat) overnight tonight.

Robin Fairbairns

For the CTAN team

More information about the Ctan-ann mailing list