Questions on the construction of 2D and 3D graphics through the direct use of primitives, directives, and functions. Include the graphics3d tag for questions specifically on 3D graphics. This tag is not to be used for basic questions on visualizing functions and lists using the various flavors of ...

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How to draw a moving point with time?

I am new to Mathematica. Try to draw a point moving with time. Like at t=0, a point is at p1(coordinates are random numbers); at t=1, this point is at p2. And there is always ONE point on the graph. ...
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how to generate a 3d graph of HCP crystal structure [duplicate]

I am confused with lattice parameter and the basis. The structure I generated is not HCP. To verify this, one could use this plotting function from the answer to Can a LatticeData image be displayed ...
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Manipulate slider freeze, and empty value in box

Here's a MWE code to show two problems I'm experiencing with the sliders and their value box, under Manipulate : ...
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Insufficient size of Graphics

The following code returns a framed text box that is longer than the standard width of `Graphics'. ...
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Plotting certain time points in a parametric equation? [on hold]

I'm using Mathematica 5.0 and I have the following problem. I have the following parametric equation that I plotted successfully. ...
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Out of range red glow on inter-dependant sliders in manipulate

In manipulate, I need to define two sliders : one basic slider, and a second one for which the end value depends on the current value selected on the first slider. How can I achieve this in ...
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How can we draw a stencil for discretization of PDEs?

How can we draw some multi-node (e.g. 5-node, 9-node, etc.) stencils that occur in the process of discretization of PDEs, such as the following ones? or As a matter of fact, I would like to ...
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How to make a contour shading like this

How can I adjust the contour shading to appear like below?
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Rasterize and Graphics, size difference

I am writing my own TreeForm function and for this I want to make sure that framed text boxes in Graphics do not overlap. First, ...
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How to plot points in 2D without restricting their apparent positions to pixel grid?

Compare the two renderings of the same point in the following code (this is just a reduced example, I know I could just zoom in the scene, it's not an option in original code): ...
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How to extract the vertices value of a polygon? [closed]

I developed a code where I can extract the vertices of the polygon with highest adjacent. These are the index values of each polygon: ...
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Export ListPlot to .eps - line overlays

I have got something like this: ...
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No Way to paste a Picture from Clipboard under Linux?

As far as I remember, on a Windows PC in the old days of Mathematica 4 I could paste an image from the clipboard by just pressing Ctl-V. This seems to be no longer available on my Linux PC. If I try ...
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Arrows from GraphicsComplex not converted to Normal form correctly

Bug introduced in 7.0 or earlier and persisting through 10.3.1 or later Show @ Graph[{1 -> 2, 2 -> 3}, Frame -> True] Normal @ % Is this a pure bug, ...
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Convex and concave regions of a closed curve [duplicate]

A few days ago, in Mathematica's help, I saw a function for recognizing if a closed curve has a positive or negative radius (convex or concave) like in the picture I found on the web, but without the ...
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What are the default Frame / Axes styles and how can I find them?

I'm sure this must have been asked before but I am unable to find anything here on SE or on Google in general. I simply want to know what the default color and thickness are for a ...
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TimelinePlot - Handling dates prior to Year Zero

Interested in Using TimelinePlot to help me understand/remember important time periods in Earth prehistory and history. Following an a simple example in the Documentation I create a TimelinePlot for ...
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Printing graphics files on a 3D printer [closed]

What is the easiest way to have a 3D graphics of a surface created by Mathematica printed on a 3D printer?
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Creating a cloud of blocks that form I ♥ U in different viewpoints

This picture shown bellow has three shapes with different view angle (I ♥ U). How to do this type of model? A few tries: ...
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FilledCurve inside GraphicsComplex doesn't interpret the integers as points

Bug introduced in V9.0 or earlier and persisting through V10.3.1. Here's an example: ...
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How to demonstrate a limit without having to pre-calculate certain points

You have a circle of radius r centered at the origin. You have a circle of radius 1 centered at (1,0). You draw a ray through the point (0,r) and the point where the circles intersect. Let R be the ...
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How to get a full closed contour image [closed]

In this program, I need to select the point on the contour image that has the same abscissa as the center of the contour and has the highest ordinate. However, since the contour is not full closed, ...
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How to add a fading trail effect in Animate?

I would like to add a smooth fading effect to the end of a curve, while it is animated. Here's a minimal working example which shows a particle moving on a circle (the circle is drawn while the ...
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How do I plot this (x^3 - 2*x)^Ln[x]? [closed]

y=(x^3 - 2*x)^Ln[x] I'm totally clueless. I tried with y=e^(Ln[x] Ln[-2 x + x^3]) by Ln-ing on both sides but there is ...
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Manipulate a random walk [closed]

For a college project I am manipulating a random walk. I managed to make a walk but in the manipulation every time a step is added the manipulation shows an entirely different walk. I understand why ...
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Approaching infinity

I'm using Mathematica to visualize the autocorrelations of all kinds of wave-types. Obviously, my waves aren't infinite and don't have infinite periods though, so the autocorrelation I get is a ...
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How to check a clockwise direction for a list of point [closed]

Suppose that we have a list of points and we need to order them in clockwise direction by starting from a special point. I implemented this code to order them but I need to detect if it is ordered in ...
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Make smooth plot from data

After some awesome tips from @qwerty I still have some doubts As I said, I´d Like to make a smooth function with some other colors, I plot the graph, there is a lot of data. The situation is this: I ...
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How to combine Tabview with Dynamic Graphic to change the colour of a polygon

How does one get TabView to specify the colour of the Polygon? How does one put a label on ...
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Hasse Diagrams from Adjacency Matrix

Let's say I have a rather large adjacency matrix for a partial order relation. Say an 80x80 matrix. What is the best way to display Hasse diagram? I have tried AdjacencyGraph and it does a not so bad ...
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How to Plot a 4D PDE

I have a PDE within 4 parameters u[x,y,z,t], now I want to plot this in a cube. the equation is: ...
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How to make smooth function from data [closed]

After some awesome tips from @qwerty I still have some doubts As I said, I´d Like to make a smooth function with some other colors, I plot the graph, there is a lot of data. The situation is this: I ...
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Graphics3D opacity of lines

I would like to make the lines opaque for a plot of form similar to: ...
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Animation, gif, ppt [duplicate]

How can I save these animations as gif? I need reeeally quick answer if possible: :D
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change color of the face in a 2D ConvexHullMesh [duplicate]

If I say tri = ConvexHullMesh[{{0, 1}, {1, 1}, {1, 0}}] a triangle is rendered in blue. How can I change that color? An answer to an earlier question suggested ...
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PlotRange truncates data in the y direction but not in the x. Why?

Here's a very bizarre inconsistency I've just struggled with and I'm wondering why it exists or if I'm missing something. I have some noisy data and I wish to make a framed plot of the data but allow ...
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Temporary/popup Output Progress Boxes

In recent versions of Mathematica, a number of functions have the feature that, while they are thinking (or, for example, loading data from Mathematica servers), they pop-up a little light-blue box ...
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Plot of 4-dimensional vector field

I want to study a certain type of 4-dimensional ordinary differential equation. How could I visualize it? One thing that could be helpful is to plot the vector field in one pair of variables, for a ...
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clip a plot to sub-parts then merge

I have a start photo (StartShot) with 0-400, 0-400 coordinates: And this path: ...
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How do I shade in the region between two plots? [duplicate]

I would like to plot two functions and shade in the area between them to illustrate an integration example. I have this into mathematica: ...
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“Interface” for exam

Is it possible to create a (graphical) interface with Mathematica so that instead of having a Mathematica document where I change definitions and so on, I can just input values and it will use my code ...
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geodesics' on torus

Is it possible to draw geodesics between the points in a path on a torus - toroidal surface? geodesics: generalization of the notion of a "straight line" to "curved spaces" ...
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Faces and NetFaces relation in polyhedron

I'm trying to generate some plots of polyhedra with coloured faces. To determine the colours, I require the adjacency information of the faces. For the 3D plot this works really well. Say I want to ...
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In the Wolfram Cloud RotateLabel in ParmetricPlot does not rotate Y-Axis label

Note this applies to version 10.3 running in the Cloud. ...
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Color coded bar to represent numberic values

I would like to present data color coded in a bar. My data look like the following: {-2.5,-1.0,0.1,0.5,-0.24,-0.58,-0.58,-0.25,-1.4,2.1,1.8,-2.5,1.97} I would ...
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Converting a 3D Plot to a Region Plot [duplicate]

I have a 3D Plot with 3 separate functions for z in terms of x and y. I would like to ...
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Clustered heatmaps with dendrograms

In biology it's common to cluster both dimensions of a matrix, display it as a heatmap (MatrixPlot, ArrayPlot) and show ...
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How to map a 2D figure into the 3D plane?

I have several 2D figures, and now I want to map them into the 3D space plane, the picture below shows my idea. The figure above was made by maping texture of the 2D plot on the 3D plane and the ...