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Manipulate gets stuck when ConvexHullMesh is made transparent

Version 10.3 The followinng Manipulate is a bit slow, but quite OK ...
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Advanced graphics with Mathematica

Ten years ago I bought a book by Tom Wickham-Jones, Mathematica Graphics: Techniques and Applications. I read parts of it but then I forgot its existance. In recent years I read the nice book of ...
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Histogram3D with various colors and textures on cuboids' faces

I'm trying to produce an Histogram3D-like graph, but with a little more customization. In particular I want to manually specify the color of each cuboid and to print some information on the top ...
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Transform a 3D objects to binary 3D matrix [closed]

Suppose that we have an unknown 3d object and we need to estimate it. We suppose that the object is inside a grid as below and we can do some test to eliminate the cubes or"voxel" which are not a ...
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Problem plotting 3D data with wildly different scales - only when data is in the form of tuples [duplicate]

I have some data and values for the variables, ...
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ListContourPlot and ListContourPlot3D use better interpolation for arrays of values than for lists of tuples (i.e. {{x,y,z,f[x,y,z]}..}

From reading the documentation, it seems that ListContourPlot3D should work equally well on an array versus a list of tuples, ?ListContourPlot3D ...
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Arbitrary Oriented and Translated Ellipsoid (Euler Angles)

EDIT! This is a recent post updated and with better wording. The title has also changed. Any attempts to find something relevant have failed so far. The closest is this Ellipsoid. First some ...
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ListDensityPlot3D does not antialias axes

I sent a bug-report to Wolfram and the case number is [CASE:3454878] I'm on Linux with Mathematica 10.3 and I have my 3D graphics output set to the highest "Antialiasing Quality". It works fine for ...
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How-to cast a set of random points on the surface of a cuboid?

I have been able to implement point picking for cylinders and spheres. However, I strugle to implement a solution for a cuboid. Please see code for point generation on cylinders and spheres below: ...
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How to add Thickness in ListContourPlot3D

How do you add a thickness to ListContourPlot3D. Extrusion works with ContourPlot3D, but ...
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Rotate manually 3D graphics when (auto)playing

Is there a possibility in Mathematica to allow for manual rotation of 3D graphics when (auto)playing either using Manipulate or ...
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best way of plotting 3D surface from a binary voxel representation in Mathematica [duplicate]

I do have binary Voxel based data for representing a 3D mesh, i.e. a VoxelVolume with values of 1 or 0, 1 specifying that the voxel belongs to the object, 0 not belonging to the object. Standard ...
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3D Plot of Matrix with bars, overlayed with empty bars

I am trying to plot a matrix with bars, and show what the perfect case would give in the form of non-filled bars. The bars I was able to create: ...
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How can I add a mesh over this?

How can I add a mesh over the following 3D plot? ...
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Plot a function with respect to two parameters that are not explicitly function parameters

$$function = |\delta|\frac{I_1(\kappa)}{I_0(\kappa)}$$ where $I_0(\kappa)$ and $I_1(\kappa)$ are the modified bessel functions of the first kind of order $0$ and $1$ I want to plot the function in ...
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How to scale one axis of a 3D plot?

I would like to scale one of the axes in a Parametric3DPlot. I tried adapting the recipe given in this answer to this case, but, as shown below, this attempt ...
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How can I illustrate the solution space of these equations in 3D?

I would like to plot the solution space $\{\theta,\varphi,\Omega\}$ of this vector equation, $$\begin{pmatrix} \sin (\theta ) \sin (\varphi ) \sin (2 \pi \Omega )-\sin (2 \theta ) \cos (\varphi ) ...
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Graphics 3D - manipulate

Basing on this code: ...
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Issue plotting/re-creating 3d function

I am trying to re-create images created in Mathematica using the equations in the photos attached. I was able to somewhat plot the Equation 6 (Cartesian coordinates) Figure 4 using this code ...
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3D object on 2D pattern - how to adjust?

I want to re-create this pattern (apart from arrows which play only role of direction indicators; black line is a Sin/Cos function): I came up (for now) with this solution (code below). How to ...
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Intersecting cone surfaces

Given two cone surfaces with common vertex O in 3D: Given are: Coordinates of point O Vectors OP, OL (OL is height for the green cone), OR (height of the blue cone), OC I would like to know the ...
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Tubes on spiral - Graphics 3D

Now I am working on something like this: ...
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Fancy 3D Graphics

I define following functions: ...
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How to increase the resolution of this figure?

I am saving this image using "save graphics as" command but the image quality is poor after saving. How can i improve the resolution of this image. After zooming the image pixels start distorting. ...
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How to take intersection of 3d graphics for 3d printing

The following two-lobed blob is the union of two spheres, and it appears (?) that I can Export[] it to STL for 3d printing: ...
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Using color gradients in Graphics3D

I would like to use the thermometer color gradient in Graphics3D. Taking an example, I have the following: ...
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Advice on plotting a set of arrows in 3D

I have a data file composed of 5 columns (x, y, z, $\Delta$x, $\Delta$y). I'm using Mathematica to plot this data as arrows on a 3D surface. First of all, I generate a new table by summing columns 1 ...
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10.2 install ExampleData[“Geometry3D”] properties contain only Name and Polygon count

I just installed 10.2 and tried to load some example 3D geometry to work with the new features. The documentation continues to use the same examples, but they don't work in my 10.2.0 Win7-64bit ...
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ClipPlanes on Translated 3D objects crash front end

Bug introduced in 10.1 or earlier and persists through 10.4.1 Applying Translate to a simple 3D object (e.g. Pyramid) along ...
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How to avoid the wiggly text on Ticks and Labels when rotating 3D objects

Motivation I'm trying to do a nice animation of the rotation of a ParametricPlot3D . My problem is that the Ticks numbers and ...
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Combine Multiple ListDensityPlots into 3D Cube

I am wondering if anyone has suggestions on how best to go about creating an image of several ListDensityPlots merged into a single 3D cube (with only the axes, not the full frame). For example, I ...
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ViewVector requires click before behaving with Graph3D (Also, viewing 3D subgraph “head on.”)

I want to produce 3D subgraphs that looks "head on" at the remaining vertices, held in their original positions via VertexCoordinates. The default viewpoint is not ...
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Remember Plotting Command [closed]

I used a command in another computer to obtain a surface without using any input more than the command. It returns me a surface like this: Anyone knows the command or commands that let me graph ...
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Make spheres same size in Row

I have different 3D graphics containing spheres, for example pic1=Sphere[{0,0,0},1]; pic2={Sphere[{-1, 0, 0}, 1], Sphere[{1, 0, 0}, 1]}; I would like to show ...
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Fill the gap between two consecutive sphere with different colors [duplicate]

I wanted to shows the radial density (thickness 1) with different color such that dark color shows for lower radius and light color for higher radius. The gap between concentric sphere should be ...
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How to show the projections of 3D orbit on the three primary planes

Perhaps this question has been asked before but even though I searched the site I did not find what I want. The code is rather simple: ...
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Equilateral triangulation of a polyfile-defined surface

I would like to be able to make a (low fidelity) triangulation of a given surface with constant edge lengths (using equilateral triangles). This requirement limits the Gaussian curvature at each ...
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How do I change a 3d bspline curve to a polygon based graphic? [duplicate]

I have a graphics image generated with bsplines: Graphics3D[Tube[BSplineCurve[pts], 2]] I want to export this to a .stl file. To do so I know I need to modify ...
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Exporting 2D & 3D graphics for use in Adobe Illustrator

I have recently (perhaps since Mathematica Version 10?) encountered a change in how PDF images are saved and how they behave after being loaded into Adobe Illustrator (v16.0.4 under Mac OS X 10.10.5). ...
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Labelling Vertices of a GraphicsComplex

I cannot figure out how to label the vertices of a GraphicsComplex, for example ...
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Creating a tube with custom caps

I need a tube with only one end capped. I can do this relatively easily with: ...
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How can I draw this polyhedron?

I'm high school student, and I am doing research about buildings using Mathematica. I want to plot the polyhedron shown below: I have tried using Table, but it ...
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Jagged appearance of lines in 3D plot

I wanted to know if there's a simple way to plot some field lines of a 3D vector field, something like an extension of StreamPlot. I've searched for a while, but ...
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How can I fix a defect in the 3D graphics rendering of a coiled tube? [closed]

I use the following code to obtain a tube version of a spring: ...
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How to rasterize a Graphics3D expression into an Image3D?

I'd like to make a 3d image from a 3d graphics. Unfortunately Rasterize@Graphics3D[Sphere[]] gives a 2d image, is there any function like a Rasterize3D that does ...
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how to use filling in Graphic plots

i'm going to plot some angles in Trigonometric circle by using Graphic command how can i use filling axes by different colors in this program or color between the angles? ...
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How to export graphics for Blend4Web [duplicate]

Mathematica Online is not helpful in deploying 3D graphics on your website. But a new sdk Blend4Web looks promising. Does anyone know a way to export textured graphics into the Blender engine?
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How to set the opacity of a mesh?

I try to set the opacity of a mesh in this way: bunny = ExampleData[{"Geometry3D", "StanfordBunny"}]; Show[bunny, Opacity -> 0.5] However, the mesh is fully ...