[Tugindia] Drawing a surface with a tangent plane

Dr J T Andrews jtandrews at sgsits.ac.in
Fri Aug 28 14:47:54 CEST 2009

Dear DO,

>a 3D-surface
>together with a tangent plane at a point on that surface with the outward
>tangent at that point? Is there any Graphics package which will help me do
>this? Is this the correct place to ask this question?

Try tikz, it has many such similar options. Or you can use pgfdraw 
(which uses tikz). You can generate svg / tex / eps output.
Manual is available at
Some examples are available at

SGSITS, Indore

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