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Looking for a 3D graphics program to draw balls in space

  1. Jul 9, 2006 #1
    Is there exist a program that I just give the (x,y,z) coordinates, and the program draw me a 3D ball where I asked. I will use it to draw a crystall consisting of balls.

    I need the program to help me visualize the structure of a crystal, and to draw a picture of a crystall, and identify the planes of atoms (with miller indices) and impress everyone in an oral presentation :)
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  3. Jul 9, 2006 #2
    mm are you looking to code anything or just say DrawBall(x,y,z)
  4. Jul 10, 2006 #3


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    Try http://VPython.org
    as described in
    https://www.physicsforums.com/blog/2005/10/19/vpython-3d-programming-for-ordinary-mortals/ [Broken]
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