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Calendar view outline

How to compute the outline of a calendar month like this D3 example. (D3 is a functional language built on JavaScript developed at Stanford and used by New York Times to deploy interactive ...
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Parts of Plot3D / ListPlot3D obscured by non-transparent tick labels (v10.0.1)

I am running v10.0.1 on Win7 64. There appears to be a problem with rendering 3-d graphics. For example: Plot3D[Sin[x] Cos[y], {x, -π, π}, {y, -π, π}] Parts of ...
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Plotting polyhedra faces with polygons removed from the interiors of the faces

I have dozens of vertices and dozens of faces which is why I use the v={};i={} and Graphics3D and ...
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Get x and z coordinate from an image and make a parametric surface

In this blog entry, this step is mentioned: I grabbed an image of a Peugeot wine glass from the web and used the Get Coordinates function to digitize its outline, which I fed to Interpolation to ...
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Graphics3D not rendering Ball as a filled object

Mathematica V10 introduced the built-in function Ball. The documentation page, Ball, says ...
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What is the best way to create a correlation matrix heatmap with values?

This may have been asked somewhere else, but I couldn't find an answer by searching. I'm trying to create a correlation table that colors the background behind the numbers as a heatmap. I've been ...
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Transfer graphics from Mathematica to Word without loss of quality

I want some high-quality 2D graphics produced by Mathematica in my paper. My step-by-step operation as follows: First I make the plot, for example, ...
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Mathematica 10 Linux - no symbols when exporting in PDF

When I make a simple plot of Sin[x], right click and Save as PDF there are no text at all, only empty boxes (▯) instead. Plus, ...
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How to highlight image edge with spline/bezier when mouse moved over?

It is known that EdgeDetect can find image edges in an image. Suppose the image edges consists of sets of lines. Can the detected edge line near the mouse pointer be highlighted as spline/bezier when ...
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Can any function give a draggable closed curve on feature edge of an image like “EdgeDetect” found?

I've posted the question, but hardly describe it clearly, now let me show it this way: I don't know the algorithm for "EdgeDetect". Suppose the detected image edge consists of single line pixels at ...
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How to highlight the feature edge of an image with draggable select lasso?

As shown in the picture, i want to know if it is possible to: 1) recognize the feature edge like face,nose,eyes,mouse,etc. 2) highlight the feature edge with draggable select lasso, 3) return the ...
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Adding arrows in curves

Let's consider the following case ...
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Plot a Point on Graph at Minimum

I have two functions re and rm, for which I computed the minimum distance between them. Now I would like to add a point at the ...
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Around the Clock

I want to produce with Mathematica something like this Or this 12 hours should be arranged in a pleasing ("rotated") style around / within a rectangle. I don't ask for the hands - depending on ...
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Graphicsrow title [duplicate]

I made the following graphic with Mathematica 9.0: Does anybody know how to put a title on the top of the whole graph? (not in each single plot). Basically I used ...
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Visualization/colorization of many outliers in a BoxWhiskerChart

Imagine a larger data set which I want to display using BoxWhiskerChart. ...
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Is there a way to logically test an optional color input inside a module? [duplicate]

Suppose I create a Module that is expected to return a graphic that I will later use in a plotting procedure (e.g., with ...
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Weird output of DistributionChart

I have a larger data set and want to display it using DistributionChart. ...
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Adding labels and numbers in axes

Let's see the following test case ...
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How can I draw a grid behind graphics without using Plot?

I want to a show simple vector summation but I don't know how to draw a grid behind the vectors. I am pretty sure I can do it with Mathematica but how? It should look like this:
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graphicsgrid white space

I'm working with mathematica 9.0 making a graphic grid. Here's my image: I'd like to know if it's possible to make the two cells from right only one and if there's some manner to rid of the white ...
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Help in Bifurcation Diagram

My dears, I need to plot a bifurcation diagram for the following non-linear systems represented by the next Mathematica code ...
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graphics grid legend

I'm working with mathematica 9.0 and I want to make a graphic grid containing 3 different plots. My problem is that when I use plotlegend to label the plots the legend does not show up or the left ...
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How to generate a cartoon of a face

I want to use Mathematica to generate a cartoon of a face. For example, some thing like this: I think it can be done using Mathematica, but I really don't know how to do it. How can it be done, and ...
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Tube and CapForm

I am using version 10 to draw tubes. With the CapForm set as Butt the first pipe is as expected but the bent pipe has one rounded end. Is this a bug? How can I fix this? Thanks ...
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How to edit some properties of a figure with show function once we get the handle [closed]

I have a basic question here, I often have a figure like fig=ListPlot3D[] etc, then want to change some options of the figure, I know I can use the Show[fig,Options] to do this, but it often won't ...
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How to select default graphics device for charting?

Is there a way to tell Mathematica to use a specific graphics device for charting? My laptop has two graphics devices; an on-board Intel chip and a Nvidia graphics card. I noticed in Mathematica's ...
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Fractal dimension of a large networked molecular system

I am trying to determine the fractal dimension of this complex biomolecule (figure attached). Any clues as to how this can be done. In trying to determine this quantity, I wonder how its ...
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transparency in image used for texture?

Is there a way to set a transparancy channel in a raster image used for a texture in 3d graphics? this creates a raster image with a transparency channel: ...
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How to convert a 2D image into a 3D graphics?

I have an image I would like to make into a .dxf and to do this I need a Graphics3D object. Is there anyway I can do this? Can ...
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ParametricPlot3D Plotting empty Graph [closed]

I am trying to plot a position function r(t)= sin (2[Pi]t)i + (t^3)j +cos^2 (2[Pi]t)k by inputting ParametricPlot3D[{sin [(2 [Pi]t)], t^3, cos^2 [(2 [Pi]t)]}, {t, 0, 2}] into Mathematica 10.0. ...
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How can I export graph as PDF with metadata such as Title and Author fields

I want to export a figure from Mathematica in PDF format. Moreover, I want to fill Author and Title fields of the PDF. For example, to fill Author field, I use the following code: ...
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Rotated Rectangles

I would like to produce an image similar to the upper half of this graphics by Victor Vasarely. All I could produce so far is this dilettante image: ...
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Creating a foggy image

I want to create foggy images like this one (produced with Adobe Photoshop): Not at least familiar with Mathematica's Image processing capabilities, the only ...
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Generalize WASD Function First Person Viewing

How might I generalize the following WASD question such that it works with any Graphics3D object and includes q and ...
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Drawing pairs (planar graph, circle packing)

Circle packing theorem states: For every connected simple planar graph G there is a circle packing in the plane whose intersection graph is (isomorphic to) G. How to use Mathematica to draw examples ...
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Are there more pre-existed ColorFunction options?

I mean such as "DarkRainbow","Rainbow","BlueGreenYellow" and"NeonColors",If yes,Please tell me how to find them. Sorry for my poor English.
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Creating a three dimensional fullerene molecule

How do I modify the following program to create a nice coloured molecular plot of C60 or fullerene as shown in the attached figure This figure was retrieved from ...
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Undocumented overload for Graph?

I stumbled (here, in the expression for the block diagram) upon a version of Graph that I don't see in the documentation over here. That documentation admits three overloads (the following are in my ...
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Point Renderings Slightly Off in Mathematica

The Mathematica code ...
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Short form of Graphics

Sometimes I want to investigate the structure of Graphics/Graphics3D which is produced by ...
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A question regarding “DiscretizeGraphics”

I want to find the volume of a torus torus = RevolutionPlot3D[{2 + Cos[t], Sin[t]}, {t, 0, 2 Pi}] ...
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An inverted pyramid

I want to draw a pyramid approximately like this ...
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What is wrong with triangle PlotMarkers in v.10.0.0?

Bug introduced in 10.0.0 and fixed in 10.0.1 In Mathematica 10.0.0 we have built-in graphical triangle PlotMarkers. Let us look closer on them: ...
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Why does GridLines option fail with Function?

Bug introduced in 10.0.0 and fixed in 10.0.1 The Plot option GridLines can be specified either as a list of explicit values ...
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How do I plot the images of oriented curves under complex transformation?

I'm working on a complex transformation sketch that I'd like to create via mathematica. I'm working with the function $$w=z^2\tag{0},$$ where its real and imaginary parts are $u=x^2-y^2$ and $v=2xy$, ...
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Strange opacity behavior

I edited my question and included the code: here I make the general definitions for the parametric plots I have to do later (these are simply the definitions of the x and y coordinates of the points ...
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drawing core-shell structure [duplicate]

I am pretty new in Mathematica drawing. I am trying to draw a core-shell structure, it means a core sphere with a shell sphere, like this It can be in 2D or preferentially in 3D. Does someone can ...