# Tagged Questions

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### Moving two Spheres in the Opposite Direction [closed]

We know that we can achieve to a box contained two spheres by the code: Graphics3D[Table[Sphere[{i, Mod[i^2, 10], Mod[i^3, 12]}], {i, 2}]] How can the left ...
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### Finding corresponding vertex from 3d to 2d

I have this simple 3d data points: ...
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### How can I get Inset to use ImageScaled, but preserve aspect ratio?

This code produces two identical images, despite the difference in the rectangles: ...
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### Processing Collada file

I have this [collada file][1]. Answer: Thanks to : Yves Klett http://stackoverflow.com/questions/6246392/importing-google-sketchup-models-in-mathematica
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### Error message: Coordinate index 0 is out of range for the enclosing GraphicsComplex

I am unable understand following error message: Coordinate index 0 is out of range for the enclosing GraphicsComplex. How to fix it? Attached data here: pts and polygons. See also end of question. ...
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### How to create these famous surfaces in topology with the desired color effects?

It was said such real objects of famous topological surfaces were plotted by the cooperation between mathematician Richard Palais and artist Luc Benard, and published as the cover page of Science ...
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### How to control the layering of graphics displayed with Show

I am trying to combine two graphics objects using Show. The first one is an isosurface: ...
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### Showing the empty space in a Graphics3D plot

I would like to be able to visualize the empty space in a Graphics3D plot. For example, if I plot hexagonally close packed spheres using something like: ...
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### Cropping a non-cubic lattice unit cell

I would like to crop the hexagonal close-packed system as a hexagon and not as a cube. I would like to use the following volumetricPlot already given on this ...
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### Convert Tube[BSplineCurve[…]] Graphics3D object to polygons [duplicate]

I wish to voxelize a complex shape composed of Tube[BSplineCurve[...]] objects, while maintaining the additional information of the (unvoxelated) surface normal ...
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### Projection of curve 3D (x,y,z) on the x-y plane

I have a following systeme : \left\{ \begin{array}{rcr} (\beta+\frac{1}{2}\delta^{2})\nu_{1}(u)-\delta\nu_{2}(u)+\nu_{3}(u)& = &0\\ ...
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### Add coordinate axes to a 3D plot of concentric spheres

I want to add coordinate axis to a figure of nested spheres. I have the command. ...
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### Perspective transformation of a 2d streamplot

I have a two-dimensional streamline plot from a fluid dynamics simulation. I am wondering: is it possible to somehow allow Mathematica to treat the streamline plot as a plane in three-dimensional ...
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### Why does Arrow not work well with Scaled coordinates in 3D?

I am a little puzzled by the fact that if I try to use Arrow with Scaled coordinates in 3 dimensions the arrowheads are all over ...
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### Don't understand why Mathematica is complaining about my Graph expression; how can I fix it?

In Mathematica 9.0.1, when I evaluate ...
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### How can I combine several 2D-plots to one big 3D plot?

So I've been able to make a list given by list = Table[{xValues, f[xValues, t (*fixed*)]}, {xValues, xmin, xmax}] For example: ...
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### Chart illustrating options that affect Graphics/Graphics3D objects

In Mathematica there is a seemingly never-ending list of parameters that affect the appearance of Graphics and Graphics3D ...
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### How to keep front and back colors of Polygon in Graphics3D same all the time [duplicate]

I want the same face color for a 3D Polygon when viewed from front or back or from any angle. i.e. I want the color not changed under any conditions. Front and ...
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### How to properly project a Graphics object consisting of line primitives

My problem starts from attempts at depicting overlapping lines of different thickness, i.e. ...
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### A problem on generating convex hull

For example, I typed the following: ...
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### Plotting a 2D shape along a 3D parametric function curve

Say I have a 3D curve that is parametrically defined. How would I be able to plot shapes like figure 8s whose centers are aligned along the 3D curve? Say the curve was: ...
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### How do I flatten transparency on a graphics, for conversion to eps or similar?

I've got a graphic that I'd like to save as an eps file. Trouble is, the graphic has some transparency to it. Since the eps format doesn't handle transparency, I want to flatten the transparency out, ...
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### How can I visualize 6 square matrices as a cube?

I have six square matrices of the same dimensions in a list, for example: ...
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### Interpolating and plotting a surface for a sparse set of 3d data points

I have a set of $(x,y,z)$ coordinates which sparsely cover a surface, e.g.: data = {{51, 15, 0.1}, {300, 11, 0.99}, {140, 22, 0.123}, {54, 12, 0.66}, ...}; What ...
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### Plot3D constrained to a non-rectangular region

I would like to make a nice 3D graphic of a parabolic bowl, with a cylindrical rim. If I do the following: Plot3D[x^2 + y^2, {x, -3, 3}, {y, -3, 3}] I get a ...
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### White spots in ListDensityPlot

I have a problem with ListDensityPlot. I have some data on an irregular grid. I try to plot them with ...
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### Building a molecule viewer: aesthetic rotations

I am working on building a molecule viewer in Mathematica and am running in to problems with controlling rotation of the molecule (which is rendered as a ...
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### How to maintain a smooth surface in CDFs while playing? [duplicate]

I created a CDF for viewing the Möbius Band, and its generation. https://www.dropbox.com/s/e3af0xelbbqjfhd/Cinta_Moebious_Rafa.cdf But: 1.- When it´s PAUSED the surface is soft and you can see with ...
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### Quality control when exporting graphics into JPG

If I export a graphics from Mathematica to JPG format the image quality in JPG is visibly lower than that in Mathematica. Is it possible to control and eventually increase the quality of the exported ...
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### Distance between 3D curves

I would like to determine the distance bewteen two representations of the Lorenz Attractor. I have two 3D representations for different initial conditions and I want to calculate the distance between ...
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### Does it make sense to ask for the color of a Graphics3D “voxel”?

Say I generate some Graphics3D object, e.g.: Graphics3D[{Red, Sphere[{0, 0, 0}, 1], Blue, Sphere[{1, 0, 0}, 1]}] Does it make sense to ask for the color of a ...
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### Anti-aliasing won't work when there is PlotStyle command

I've found that if there is PlotStyle command in the input, anti-aliasing will not work. However if the Style code is ...
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### How to show wireframes on imported Object / Mesh (.obj file)

I've managed to import a Wavefront (.obj) file and store it in a variable like so: ...
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### Drawing Cylindrical Segment with Graphics3D

For a visualization I need a combination of 3 Cylindrical segments to visualize the incident, reflected and refracted beam of light at a surface. I got as far as the following code. ...
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### Generating a “flare” effect in Graphics3D?

I'm attempting to indicate that there is a point-source of light at some position in a Graphics3D-generated image. Is there any built-in tool to do this? My patch-work solution thus far has been to ...
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### Using ChemicalData to make molecule graphics

I would like to take the acetone $((CH_3)_2CO)$ and chloroform $(HCl_3)$ molecules that Mathematica's chemical data provides, and plot them together. I want to show how chloroform can hydrogen bond ...
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### three-dimensional graphic objects that are not simple cuboids

I am trying to draw some graphics with Mathematica. The objects I want to draw are just a little bit more complex than a cuboid -- the difference being that the top and bottom faces are of different ...
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### Axes Origin & Labels in 3D Plot

I'm looking for a way to have the axes at the origin in a 3D plot and to label the (x,y,z) axes in the usual way---with x near the end of the drawn portion of the x axis, y near the end of the drawn ...
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### Synchronizing manual rotations for multiple Graphics3D outputs?

Say I make a set of three Graphics3D images, here of three different cones, by evaluating: ...
I'm attempting to view and rotate a Graphics3D object with a very large set of geometric primitives ($\approx 10^6$ objects such as spheres or lines), and everything is functioning very slowly. Are ...