[Ipe-discuss] Non-orthogonal grid and axes

Jan Hlavacek jhlavace at svsu.edu
Mon Sep 11 16:31:13 CEST 2006

Gijs van Oort wrote:
> Otfried Cheong wrote:
>>> Would it be possible to implement non-orthogonal grid and maybe 
>>> non-orthogonal
>>> axes for drawing (non-perspective) 3D images (trimetric projection; see
>>> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Axonometric_projection)?
>> In principle, yes.  But I think there are already tools available with
>> much better support for this kind of drawing.
> I tried some free CAD-applications, but I couldn't find any that could 
> output
> vector images. Moreover none of them supports the very cool LaTeX-stuff
> that IPE does.
> Have you got any suggestions for a suitable tool?

It's a different kind of tool, but for this kind of images you could try 
  Asymptote: http://asymptote.sf.net/

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