mpl_toolkits.mplot3d.art3d.get_dir_vector

mpl_toolkits.mplot3d.art3d.get_dir_vector(zdir)[source]

Return a direction vector.

Parameters:
zdir{'x', 'y', 'z', None, 3-tuple}

The direction. Possible values are:

  • 'x': equivalent to (1, 0, 0)
  • 'y': equivalent to (0, 1, 0)
  • 'z': equivalent to (0, 0, 1)
  • None: equivalent to (0, 0, 0)
  • an iterable (x, y, z) is converted to a NumPy array, if not already
Returns:
x, y, zarray-like

The direction vector.