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Change in Lighting and Show in V10?

According the documentation for Show: Options explicitly specified in Show override those included in the graphics ...
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Why does this Graphics3D example change lighting on reorient?

What I do: Graphics3D[{Sphere[]},Lighting -> "Neutral"] What I get: but when I reorient: What I want: a stable result! PS The Platform is Wolfram ...
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Huge EPS file when exporting Graphics3D [duplicate]

I am using Graphics3D and Sphere to generate a figure. But unfortunately, when I save it as an EPS file, its size comes to ...
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Applying transformations to data coming from an STL file

I am very new with the use of 3D graphics in Mathematica, so my question might be very naive. I need to Import an STL file, apply transformations to it (rotation and translation), and export it back ...
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How do you stack 2D graphics into a 3D graphic? [duplicate]

Suppose you have a series of 2D graphics that depend on a parameter. For example, ...
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DiscretizeGraphics and BoundaryDiscretizeGraphics Fail on CapsuleShape and SphericalShell

It seems the new Graphics3D primitives have some incomplete features. Earlier, I uncovered a problem with computing their exact surface area see here. Now, I ...
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Possible Bug with Options in DelaunayMesh

Update: It turns out after some testing, none of the Options work in DelaunayMesh when 3D point sets are involved. Original ...
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NDSolveValue and DirchletConditions for cylindrical disk

my aim in this is to model the current flow of a cylindrical disk with one end set to potential 0 and the other end set to potential 1. In this section of code I am trying to find the scalar ...
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How to draw curvy arrow at the edge of a cylinder

I would like to draw a figure similar to the attached here. What I ended up with is the following figure. I use the code: ...
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Co-ordinates/ data marker in 3D plot

How to place the data marker or see the co-ordinates in below 3D plot and how to list all data points in this plot? ...
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Graph color to cylindir surface [duplicate]

l = 95 P = 300000 R = 15.8 h = 1.1 K = 2.9*10^10 a = 30.1 b = 1 c = Pi/6 d = 1/15.8 M[X_, [Phi]_] := (-((12*PR^4)/(Kh^3)))Sum[((4/(Pim))Sin[((mPi)/l)*a]Sin[((mPi)/l)b](4/(Pin)) ...
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Why is RegionMeasure so slow when calculating intersection area of a 2D and a 3D object?

If you think this description is too long, you can read the problem directly I know normally when one wants to calculate an region, this guide is useful. However, when it comes to calculating an ...
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How do I make a Graphics3D Object act as a Button?

The original idea is from: http://demonstrations.wolfram.com/ClickACountry/ What I'm trying to do is to create a series of Graphics3D objects and let them control the display of corresponding ...
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Graphics3D artifact in Mathematica 10.1 64bit Home Edition - Windows 7? [closed]

Please confirm if you face the same issue in your system (In gnu-linux it is working fine). Notice the right and bottom lines - they appear for some reason in every ...
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Draw a vector with mathematica [closed]

at the risk of being trivial I would like to draw the vector $\vec{AB}$ where $A$ an d $B$ have the coordinates $(1,1,1)$ and (1,-1,2) respectively.
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Extracting points from the MeshFunctions of Plot3D

I am trying to extract the points from the mesh lines of a 3D plot. (Not my actual function.) ...
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exporting 3D graphics in STL format (for 3D printing) [duplicate]

How do I set the size of the exported item? (Graphics3D has no implied unit, so it is not a-priori clear what size the object will be, and experiment indicates that ...
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PDB Graphics Options: Opacity and Scale to superimpose on 3D point plot

I am trying to superimpose a pdb file into a 3D plot of points extracted from the pdb model, while making the pdb somewhat transparent for easy viewing of plotted points. My problems are as follows. ...
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Problem with “Lighting” in Mathematica V9

I am showing two figures with Show: ...
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Move figures inside function Show

I have a ListLinePlot and a ListPlot3D that I want to combine using Show. I do not know how to change the positions of the figures. Here a toy example: ...
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Animate an object in 3D given by six lines [closed]

I have a structure defined by six line segments connecting six points. The coordinates of the six points change with time. Each coordinate has a formula giving it as a function of time. Three of ...
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How can I draw a box with moving particles inside and a hole in one side? [closed]

The idea is to create a simulation for ideal gas motion in a container that have a hole and then find the speed distribution for the gas particles that leave the box through the hole. I have a ...
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Isometric perspective for Graphics3D

Is it possible to render Graphics3D in an isometric projection? I know that the ViewPoint option can be used for orthogonal ...
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Combine ListLinePlot and ListPlot3D using Graphics3D

I want to plot something very similar to what is plotted by @Sjoerd C. de Vries in Can 2D and 3D plots be combined so that the 2D plot is the bottom surface of the 3D plot boundary? I need to combine ...
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Mathematica does not recognize RegionPlot3D? [closed]

I've been desperately trying to graph a 3D region fitting the following three inequalities: -x <= z <= x -y <= z <= y (x-y)/2 <= z <= (x-y) ...
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Export 3D plot or Graphics3D object as stereoscopic 3D .jps file

I recently came across some Matlab code to output a 3D graph as a stereoscopic left/right .JPS file, viewable e.g. with 3D Media Viewer, Stereoscopic Player or using any 3D television or beamer: ...
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Create a moving plot along a parametric plot using Manipulate?

I have been looking through Manipulate examples and haven't been able to create a working plot yet. I have a parametric plot defined: ...
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Finding the global extrema of a surface? [closed]

I am trying to figure out how to find the global extrema of the function surface shown below and can't seem to get answers that make any sense. I am using the FindMinimum and FindMaximum functions ...
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MeshFunction at azimuthal angles for RegionPlot3D

Edit: I said "polar angle"... It should be "Azimuthal angle". Sorry. I want to plot a Mesh line at a certain azimuthal angle in RegionPlot3D. My goal is to ...
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Can I Adjust Thickness of Spheres and Cylinders to Make Objects Printable in 3D?

I have a design of a crystal structure using Sphere and Cylinder in Mathematica. I then exported the result as an STL file and tried to print it. I was told that the objects were "too thin," that ...
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FindShortestTour 3D data

I would like to plot a line in 3D with the following set of (x,y,z) data points: ...
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Trying to Visualize a Collatz - The Collatz conjecture

So I'm new in this and learning--- and I happen to have this collatz collatz[x_, y_] := If[x == 3*y || x == 2*y + 1 || y == 3*x || y == 2*x + 2, 2, 0] So i want ...
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Mathematica: 3D plot based on combined 2D graphs

I have several sigmoidal fits to 3 different datasets, with mean fit predictions plus the 95% confidence limits (not symmetrical around the mean) and the actual data. I would now like to show these ...
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How to replicate drawing applications' Quad-View playing with MatrixView?

I'm having trouble in figure out how to set the ViewMatrix in order to replicate the Quad-View that is available in drawing applications such as Blender. In these packages, if I drag the point of ...
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How to create the new CDF logo by Mathematica?

I am very curious about the CDF logo, can anyone tell me how is it made? is it made by Mathematica? Does anyone give me any tips?
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Putting N cubes on a circle

I'm trying to put $N$ cubes on a circle equidistantly. So in the case of 4 cubes, I'd for example like to put the lower left corner of the first cube at $\pi/4$, the lower right of the second cube at ...
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Export Tube with VertexColors to 3DS

I would like to export a Tube object with VertexColors defined to 3DS format. Here's a minimum example: ...
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How to feed parameters obtained from direct 3D manipulation back into Manipulate's controls?

Here's a simple example of using Manipulate to interactively change the viewer's point-of-view for a 3D graphics object: ...
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How can I connect a curve to a point by a straight line?

I have a curve in space, already plotted: ...
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How to make sure polygon is drawn flat in 3D?

I'm working on this SE question about pentagrams on top of dodecahedron for exercising. Both solutions are basically connecting different sets of vertices of existing dodecahedron. They don't really ...
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How to draw a dodecahedron with each face modified to a pentagram?

I'd like to draw a dodecahedron with each face carved on the sides so it becomes a pentagram. I wonder how to start to do this kind of task in Wolfram language? Edit: The result should still be a ...
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Orthographic view (top,bottom,left,right,rear,front) and Isometric view using ViewMatrix [duplicate]

I want to know how to obtain the orthographic view (top,bottom,left,right,rear,front) and Isometric view using ViewMatrix. I read the ViewMatrix documentantion but couldn't figure out how to do it.
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RegionPlot3D Empty

I am attempting to cut out holes in a sphere, circumscribed around a regular tetrahedron. To do so I define some points (p1 through p4 are the vertices of a tetrahedron) ...
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Tube vs. Cylinder

What is the practical difference between plotting Tubes and Cylinders? The documentation for each describe a 3D tube/cylinder around the line between 2 points....they seem identical. However, there ...
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Translating and Rotating a Region

I'm having an issue that is related to an old question (How do I plot a filled cylinder in 3D?), but it's an extension of it. The previous question details how to make 2D slices of a 3D region with ...
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Variable ViewPoint coordinates [duplicate]

Can I use the option ViewPoint on Graphics3D[], with its setting a variable function? For example: ...
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