How can I graphically represent width, height and depth dimensions?
I want this but so it adjusts to sizes entered in a form on a webpage in fairly normal HTML/CSS:
Way back in the 1990's you could show the proportions of a box in 3D using VRML and have the controls adjustable with nice sliders/text entry fields. It also would not take all day to work out. The box could be lit and you could see it in perfect 3D at any angle.
A decade on and I am stumped as to how best to represent a simple box with relative proportions. I want something that will work in all browsers.
How hard can a box be?
When comparing VRML with modern technology, remember that browsers did not have native VRML support, users needed plugins like Cosmo Player to see anything.
That said, there are two ways I can think of that you can accomplish your goal: