# Tagged Questions

For questions specific to the Graphics3D command and related 3D graphics functionality.

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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 ...
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### Visualize scalar field $f(x,y,z)$ in three dimension

I am trying to visualize scalar field in three dimension generated from some simulations with tuples $(x, y, z, w)$ where $w=f (x, y, z)$. Here is my first attempt ...
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### Adding a fading color only to 3D curves going outside a cylinder

I'm having a problem with color shades on multi curves drawn with the Mathematica 7.0 code below. All the curves with both their endpoints inside the unit cylinder (green circle on the picture below) ...
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I would like to add a fading color to all the 3D lines I'm drawing with the code below, but I'm having difficulties with implementing the idea. The curves are starting on a unit sphere, and extend in ...
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### How to draw multiple cuboids on the same plot

I have defined a table ...
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### Program to demonstrate rotation according to quaternion values

On the Wolfram|Alpha website, I type quaternion(1,1,1,1) into the search field. Wolfram|Alpha shows a 3D transformation of the quaternion values representing the orientation of an object. I have 9 ...
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### How to get an element mesh from a region?

I've been exploring a new 3D solid commonly called the "Chestahedron" (7 faces of equal area). I wanted to find the centroid, so turned to Mathematica and found it!:) Other things of interest turned ...
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### Plot given points, lines and arcs in 3D

I need to plot 6 points in 3D. I used the command 'Plot' but I couldn't draw it. The coordinates of points $A,A',B,B',C,C',D$ are given. $AD,BD,CD$ are straight line segments $AA',BB',CC'$ are arcs ...
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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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### 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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### Weird behaviour of multiple transparent Raster3D objects in one Graphics3D

Consider this code ...
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### Possible Bug with Options in DelaunayMesh

Bug introduced in 10.2 and persisting through 10.4 Update: It turns out after some testing, none of the Options work in ...
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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)) Sin[((n*Pi)/((1/...
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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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### Export Plot3D in Mathematica 10.1 is Rasterized by default

When I use Export to export Plot3D to PDF format, I get different behaviour in Mathematica 10.1 compared to 10.0. In particular, ...
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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: http:/...
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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 show ...
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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 the Collatz conjecture

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 a visual 3D adjacency graph of my ...
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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: ...