Command Line 6.2.9

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3.39. ellipsoid command

Description: This command draws an ellipsoid in the geometry.

Inline mode usage:

  • ellipsoid -h: Displays the help file that summarizes the parameters for this command..
  • ellipsoid –n <name> -p <center_x> <center_y> <center_z> <radius_x> <radius_yz>: Draws an ellipse centered at the given point, and with the specified radii. <radius_x> refers to the radius along the X axis, while <radius_yz> refers to the radius along the Y and Z axes.

Interactive mode usage:

  • Invocation: ellipsoid
  • Parameters:
    • Center of the ellipse
    • Radius along the Y and Z axes
    • Radius along the X axis.

Example:

>ellipsoid

Select center [x y z]: 0 0 0

Set major radius: 3

Set minor radius: 1

Result:

 

Resulting ellipsoid

 

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