Make faces of cube transparent

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monkey_matlab
monkey_matlab on 22 Sep 2017
Commented: Ayush singhal on 26 Apr 2021
Hello,
I have made a 3D cube but would like to have the faces appear transparent. How do I go about doing that? Thanks.
Here is my code:
vert = [0 0 0;1 0 0;1 1 0;0 1 0;0 0 1;1 0 1;1 1 1;0 1 1];
fac = [1 2 6 5;2 3 7 6;3 4 8 7;4 1 5 8;1 2 3 4;5 6 7 8];
patch('Vertices',vert,'Faces',fac,...
'FaceVertexCData',hsv(6),'FaceColor','flat')
view(3)
axis vis3d
rotate3d
xlabel('x')
ylabel('y')
zlabel('z')

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Jan
Jan on 22 Sep 2017
patch('Vertices',vert,'Faces',fac,...
'FaceVertexCData',hsv(6),'FaceColor','flat', ...
'FaceAlpha', 0.5); % <== Add this
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Ayush singhal
Ayush singhal on 26 Apr 2021
Thanks I got it.
I have one more question.
[x y] = meshgrid(-6:1:6); % Generate x and y data
z = zeros(size(x,2)); % Generate z data
surf(x, y,z) % Plot the surface
view(2)
axis padded
hold on
vert = [0 0 0;3 0 0;3 3 0;0 3 0;0 0 3;3 0 3;3 3 3;0 3 3];
fac = [1 2 6 5;2 3 7 6;3 4 8 7;4 1 5 8;1 2 3 4;5 6 7 8];
patch('Vertices',vert,'Faces',fac,...
'FaceVertexCData',hsv(6),'FaceColor','flat', ...
'FaceAlpha', 0);
view(3)
axis vis3d
rotate3d
xlabel('x')
ylabel('y')
zlabel('z')
%theta in radian
In the above code, I have put the cube on image plane but how to centred the cube on the plane. Is it due to the lower face of cube of else?
could you modify it or give me some insight?

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