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Sage has a wide support for 3D graphics, from basic shapes to implicit and parametric plots.

The following graphics functions are supported:

The following classes for basic shapes are supported:

  • Box - a box given its three magnitudes
  • Cone - a cone, with base in the xy-plane pointing up the z-axis
  • Cylinder - a cylinder, with base in the xy-plane pointing up the z-axis
  • Line - a 3d line joining a sequence of points
  • Sphere - a sphere centered at the origin
  • Text - a text label attached to a point in 3d space
  • Torus - a 3d torus
  • Point - a position in 3d, represented by a sphere of fixed size

The following plotting functions for basic shapes are supported

Sage also supports platonic solids with the following functions:

Different viewers are supported: jmol, a web-based interactive viewer using the Three.js JavaScript library and a raytraced representation. The viewer is invoked by adding the keyword argument viewer='jmol' (respectively 'tachyon' or 'threejs') to the command show() on any three-dimensional graphic