[Matplotlib-users] 3D

Benjamin Root ben.v.root at gmail.com
Tue Jan 2 14:50:29 EST 2018

If you need to export to STL format, nothing in matplotlib will be able to
do that, unfortunately. The mplo3d toolkit "fakes" 3D support by squashing
everything down to 2D before saving or rendering. There are a bunch of
other projects in the python world that might be interesting, but I have no
clue if they support STL exports:


There are probably others, but I can't recall them at the moment.

I hope that helps!
Ben Root

On Mon, Dec 25, 2017 at 5:04 AM, Vincent Douce Mathoscope <
mathoscope at netcourrier.com> wrote:

> hi
> happy christmas !
> i have some projects with 3D impressions and i am wondering which would be
> the best solution in order to use my some of my equations still written in
> matplotlib
> what would you advise me to create some 3D drawings ? i need the
> functionality to export my pictures in STL format
> thanks
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