29.17.10 3D Vector XYZ XYZ

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Data Requirements

You need to select 6 columns in a worksheet and set their designation as XYZ XYZ.

You are allowed to enable 3D Vector after you plot a 3D scatter plot, please refer to this help page.

Creating the Graph

Activate a worksheet and select the desired data.

From the menu, choose Plot > 3D : 3D Vector XYZ XYZ.


Click the 3D Vector XYZ XYZ button on the 3D and Contour Graphs toolbar.

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  • gl3DVector.OTP (OpenGL)

(Installed to the Origin program folder).


The 3D Vector plot is also called as 3D Quiver plot.

The first XYZ data point represents the start point of the vector, and the second XYZ data point represents the end point of the vector. You can customize the color, length etc. in the 3D Vector tab in the Plot Details dialog.