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How to transform and combine multiple Graphics3D into one?

ProteinData["A2M", "MoleculePlot"] gives you a Graphics3D object below. I'd like to display multiple of these proteins in a ...
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Changing coordinates or rotating finished 3d Graphics [duplicate]

I have created a 3d graphics consisting of three parts and I would now like to take the entire result and rotate it. Here is the code so far: ...
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Vector in 3D Spherical Coordinates [duplicate]

How do I plot a list of spherical co-ordinates in (of course) 3D Spherical Co-ordinates. As arrow headed vectors, preferably. The list is: ...
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How can I stop the blinking when rotating a Graphics3D? [closed]

I wrote a function interactiveDesign that returns different Graphics3D items in a list. Then I call the function ...
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Co-ordinate Points on a 3D Plot

I have a 3D graph: I want to figure out the values of the variable in the horizontal axes for which the graph has the highest value -- seeing the vertical axis, the value of variables where plot ...
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3D Plot with the Manipulate Command

I'm trying to make a 3D Plot using the Manipulate command. The code is: ...
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Embedding text on an opaque plane in 3D [duplicate]

A simplified specification of what I am trying to accomplish would be to construct a cube each face with a different color and each face having a text label that can be seen only when viewing from the ...
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Colouring of 3DPlot

I have a ParametricPlot3D in which I would like to change colouring to meet the rest of my work. There seems to be some orange colour as the basic one which is ...
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Drawing Arrows to connect points from two separate data sets representing coordinates

I have 2 separate Excel files that I'm importing into Mathematica. Each Excel data file has numerous rows of data containing a coordinate of three columns (x,y,z). I have been able to plot these ...
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How to render a 3D ellipsoid with Graphics3D?

With Graphics3D[Sphere[{0, 0, 0}, 1]], I can render a uniform 3D sphere, but how can I render an ellipsoid? I would need to specify the rotation of the ellipsoid ...
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Text on a plane without Rasterize

When I plot Text in Graphics3D it always faces the ViewPoint. I would like to put the text ...
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Change lighting in ChromaticityPlot3D

It looks to me like ChromaticityPlot3D has some default lighting, but unlike most Graphics3D functions the Lighting option doesn't seem to have any effect. However, the documentation states "...
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ColorBars or PlotLegends for ElementMeshSurfacePlot3D

I want to produce a colorbar legend to the output from ElementMeshSurfacePlot3D (Mathematica 10). The pde was solved using NDSolveValue (FEM pdesolution is the resulting interpolating function) over a ...
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Revolution of Koch Snowflake

How do I plot a shape made from revolving the Koch Snowflake? I try to use RevolutionPlot3D[f, {t, t1}], but I think there is no $f$ for the Koch Snowflake.
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How to change the colour of parts of a 3D plot, rather than the whole figure?

By exporting Matlab data to a txt file and importing it with List3DPlot, I plotted the density of states in a nanowire ...
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Controlling scaling of multiple vector fields in VectorPlot3D

I'm trying to plot the electric and magnetic fields of a relativistically moving electric charge using VectorPlot3D, and apply "Manipulate" to change the velocity. The code I'm using is as follows: <...
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Export a 3Dplot keeping the zoom, rotation properties

I want to export a 3Dplot but when I export the image remains quiet. I want to the image can rotate and make zoom and paste in to a Powerpoint, for the presentation I can explain to the public the ...
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Why are there these jagged “shards” in my RegionPlot3D?

I'm creating a region out of two component regions. Before anyone suggests it (because a lot of similar questions are about it), I don't think the problem is increasing PlotPoints. I've increased it ...
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Projecting a Graphics3D object onto a plane

I would like to project a 3-dimensional cone onto a plane and mark the intersection (which is an ellipse) with a line. I find cone2 by performing a transformation ...
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How to plot the difference between two regions? [duplicate]

I'm trying to take the difference between two regions. In this case, one region is a cuboid, and the other is a cylinder. Here's what they look like drawn with Graphics3D: ...
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Scaling issue with Graphics3D and Parametricplot

There is likely a very simple solution, but I have been unable to find it. I am using Mathematica 10.4 and wish to combine a parametric plot with a 3d vector. Suppose I have a 3D vector drawn by <...
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Unattractive streaky rendering of Graphics3D images

I often find that Graphics3D drawings appear "streaky" in places. This can be seen in the picture below (taken from my question here). There is an unattractive patch where the colour changes ...
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How could I located Ticks on certain ridge/edge in cube box in Graphics3D/Plot3D

When I Plot a Graphics3D with samething like Axes -> True, AxesLabel -> {"X ", "Y ", "Z "}, Ticks -> {Range[-10, 10], Range[-10, 10], Range[-10, 10]} ...
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Issue formulating RegionPlot3D to visualize RegionIntersection

Description I am looking to visualize gas cloud growth within custom modules. For demonstration purpose, it is assumed gas cloud takes a spherical shape whilst module is defined using a ...
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How to plot columns of a matrix as vectors

Related: How to plot vectors in Mathematica I am not interested in vector fields and field plots. I'd like to pass a $(2 \times n)$ or $(3 \times n)$ matrix into a function (or 2 different functions) ...
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How to keep different animation durations for two variables in the same animation

I have a list of figures and strings to plot in a movie where each frame is slightly different from the previous one. I achieved that with the following code, where the ...
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Exporting 3D eps figures with transparent background

I am attempting to export a 3D plot from mathematica with no background, but I seem to be unable to find a way. ...
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How to Discretize a Tube

In Is there a way to outline text?, I was amazed that BoundaryDiscretizeGraphics can discretize a Text primitive. So in a ...
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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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how to get $n$ equidistributed points on the unit sphere

We can get $n$ equidistributed points in the unit circle using CirclePoints. But how do you get $n$ equidistributed points on the unit sphere(surface of a ball)? ...
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What is the default Lighting in 3D graphics? [duplicate]

The default value of Lighting in 3D graphics typically uses "Standard", with several coloured lights, or ...
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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 8's whose centers are aligned along the 3D curve? Say the curve was: ...
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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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Import[] .obj data with per-vertex colors?

There's a somewhat standard way of including per-vetex color with obj files: Geometric Vertex[edit] A vertex can be specified in a line starting with the letter "v". That is followed by (x,y,z[,...
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How do I draw a pair of buttocks?

I'm trying to develop a function which 3D plot would have a buttocks like shape. Several days of searching the web and a dozen my of own attempts to solve the issue have brought nothing but two ...
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Visualization problems [closed]

I am visualizing 1-dimensional curves that are periodic. Due to periodicity, extending the domain should result in the curve being retraced and therefore remaining unchanged. This doesn't seem to be ...
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How to define a custom 2/3D graphic primitive like built-in?

There are lots of basic graphic-pimitive in Mathematica, such as 2D- pimitive: Line[], Circle[], Disk[] and 3D-pimitive: ...
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Graphics3D and Postscript

When trying to export a figure with Graphics3D to postscript, I get abysmal results seen in the attached image. The image on the left is what I see in Mathematica. The image on the right is the ...
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ListAnimate — restore frames to original position after interaction during a pause

I have a ListAnimate where the frames consist of graphics made of lines and points. I want to make sure that, when the animation is paused and then resumed, all ...
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Make a .C3D file in Mathematica

I have two different groups of points in an excel file, which are captured by two different cameras from two different angles (Motion Capture Process). These points are extracted by using markers on a ...
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Export and manipulate 3D plots

How can I export 3D Mathematica plots such that I can put them into a presentation and still being able to rotate them? Is there a specific format or does it depend on the program used to create the ...
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How to convert Graphics3D object into an Image3D object?

How does one convert a Graphics3D object into an Image3D object? E.g., start with ...
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Image3D with values outside of the range [0,1]

I am writing some functions in Mathematica for representing MRI anatomical image volumes. The natural way to represent such a volume seems to be as an Image3D form. However, I've noticed an ...
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How to convert Image3D object into Graphics3D object and vice versa?

There are some rendering options (for example, Lighting) which are associated with the Graphics3D objects. I cannot apply these ...
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How to rasterize a Graphics3D expression into an Image3D? [duplicate]

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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Problem with Volume and Parallelepiped [closed]

This worked (copied from the documentation), and gave correct image with Graphics3D. R = Parallelepiped[{0, 0, 0}, {{1, 0, 0}, {1, 1, 0}, {0, 1, 1}}]; Volume[R] ...
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How to do this 3D grid drawing? [closed]

The idea is to make axes 3d, with a more subdued in black mesh, and shafts with their respective numbers with a maximum of 10 in each (black to print after the size of half a sheet craft, vine also ...
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How to create this spikey in Mathematica?

I came across this post while messying around the StackExchange mobile. I think this thing can be easily done by Mathematica as well but I'm not an expert in geometric field. Can anyone give some ...