# Tagged Questions

Questions on the construction of 2D and 3D graphics through the direct use of primitives, directives, and functions. Include the graphics3d tag for questions specifically on 3D graphics. This tag is not to be used for basic questions on visualizing functions and lists using the various flavors of ...

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### Saving high-quality graphics through commands

Say I make and display a graph in a Mathematica notebook: graph = CompleteGraph[100] If I drag the corner of the graph to increase its size, and then save it to ...
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### Remove color artifacts in overlay of several Graphics objects?

I am trying to create an animation with a graphic of an arm that can bend at the elbow. For this purpose I created the following two images: hand1 and hand2. I load the images with ...
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### How to create a vertical (smooth) Histogram on the y-axis of a function graph for an uncertain x?

This is my first time posting a question in StackExchange. I have encountered a certain problem and I can't seem too find a solution. Just a word of caution, I am kind of an amateur when it comes to ...
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### Is it possible to have more than two vertical axis in Mathematica 2D plots? [duplicate]

Is it possible to have more than two vertical axis in Mathematica 2D plots? This is possible for example in matplotlib (plotting library for Python): ...
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### Dual complex integral over implicit path using contour plot

Context I am interested in doing double contour integral over paths which are defined implicitly. For the sake of debugging, let's assume its $$\oint_{\cal C}\oint_{\cal C} \frac{1}{u\, x} d u d x$$ ...
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### how to make graphic timelines in mathematica

Hi does anyone know how to make timelines with mathematica? http://images.nationmaster.com/images/motw/atlas_middle_east/turkey_timeline.jpg something like that would be great! thanks
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### Creating a certain image (3D shadows, highlighted intersections)

I would like to learn how to code within Mathematica the following picture: I tried using ...
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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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### How do I change a 3d bspline curve to a polygon based graphic?

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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### Intersecting RegionPlots

Does the Mathematica graphics system have any concept of intersecting regionplots? I've found about intersecting graphics but not regionplots so far. For example, if I want to show the intersection of ...
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### Export rotate bug in Mathematica v10

I think I've stumbled upon a bug in Mathematica v10.0.0 on linux. Rotate does not seem to play well with export. If I run: ...
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### How does epilog position work in logplots?

I'm trying to use Epilog in my plots but the way that Epilog uses coordinate positions isn't making sense to me. As a minimal ...
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### Mapping Contour Plot onto ListPlot3D (or by using color variations)

I am trying to overlay a contour plot I have created on a ListPlot3D graph. I have seen a few questions answered on this website that answer my basic question. ...
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### More Ticks::ticks errors in AbsoluteOptions in v10

Bug introduced in 7.0 or earlier and persisting through 10.2 or later While the specific bug affecting Plot described in AbsoluteOptions prints error messages in ...
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### Formatting the output of SubstitutionSystem to create a Cantor set [closed]

I want to create a Cantor set using SubstitutionSystem, and plot it appropriately. This is the best I've been able to do so far: ...
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### Dynamic update of displayed quantities on a Plot within manipulate

I'll admit that I only skimmed some other threads about this. They seem rather complicated in contrast to my simple problem. I have two lines in space defined by a two-by-two coefficient matrix. I ...
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### How to make a ArrayPlot/MatrixPlot in polar coordinates?

in fact, I want to plot a image like: Fig1 the picture above is from a paper Zhou K.-J. et al. 2014 about ion up-flow of ionosphere in MATLAB there is a specialized function pcolor which could ...
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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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### 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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### Three dimensional plot with CountryData

I wish to visualize a 3D layout of country data using the following code. How can the output be improved as currently it looks smeared to one side. ...
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### How can we make publication-quality PlotMarkers without version 10?

Suppose that for certain reasons we are not yet using Mathematica version 10, or we have a version with buggy PlotMarkers. It is well known that the default markers ...
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### How to specify different colors for edges going between the same two vertices in Graph?

Here is an example: edge1 = Property[1 -> 2, EdgeStyle -> Red]; edge2 = Property[1 -> 2, EdgeStyle -> Blue]; Graph[{edge1, edge2}] This does not ...
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### Trying to rotate a graphic over a field of parallel lines

I have a 10x10 grid of unit squares (picture a partial coordinate grid bounded by (0,0) and (10,10)) given by ...
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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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### Tracing the line of motion of a point in graphics

I'm a beginner in mathematica. I'm making a nb that calculates the output angle of a fourbar mechanism based on the input angle. So the input is the length of the four linkages and the input angle of ...
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### Restricting VectorPlot3D to a specific region

I'm trying to visualize the vector field on $\mathbb{R}^3$ given by the matrix $$\begin{pmatrix} 1 & 0 & 0\\ 0 & \cosh(t) & \sinh(t)\\ 0 & \sinh(t) & \cosh(t) \end{pmatrix},$$ ...
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### Modifying the built in graphic format of colors

Can users modify the default format of colors in the front end? Red For example, dimensions, aspect ratio, EdgeForm? The motivation is the functional ...
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### Can't get rid of vertical background color

I am trying to use GraphicsGrid, the background option is set to white, as well as for the separate graphs. But there are still grey stripes. What is the reason for these? And how can I get rid of ...
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### How to make MousePosition more reliable

This takes a little patience to reproduce, but I got a screenshot of it in version 9 on Mac OS X 10.7.5: With a small Graphics object, it occasionally happens that ...
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### Plotting a sequence of isosceles triangles of diminishing size

I try to plot the following graph using Graphics and Table. The graph consists of infinitely many isosceles triangles (without ...
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### Finding a function that fits the shape of an image

How can I find a function that fits the given shape of an image? Or instead extract a point set from the shape and then find an interpolating function fits the shape. An example image is attached.
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### How to plot an emission spectrum?

If I have a list of data with various wavelengths in nanometers, how would I plot them on a graph so it looks like this: So far I have managed to plot a spectrum in ...
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### Weird behaviour when using Scale, Rotate in Graphics

Bug persisting through 10.2.0 (Edited to simplify drawing) I have a drawing of two tangent circles: ...
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### How could I visualize a rotating cone within a sphere? [closed]

I am just learning Mathematica. How can I visualize a rotating cone within a sphere? The length of my cone is governed by following equation. ...
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### how to Draw the letter geometrically by points [duplicate]

I have the given letter below. I want to draw it geometrically by using trigonometry and other formulas.Help me draw the letter OR give me the idea to draw the letter of any language using formulas. ...
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### Generating graphics in a web page with CloudDeploy and FormFunction

When I execute this code locally on my laptop... ...
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### Joining ordered set of points with splines in spiral

I have a collection of points ...
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### How to construct a treemap using non-rectangles?

I've written the standard version of a tree map (a graphic that shows nested data) and I'm looking to improve on this layout by switching to different types of polygons or perhaps circles. Can anyone ...
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### Using Greek $\LaTeX$ fonts

I want to use the $\LaTeX$ font in graphics. For text/numbers, this is easily done by FontFamily -> "CMU Serif" (on Ubuntu) like this: ...
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### Color Polygons Using GeoListPlot works individually, but not together

I have following problem: and So far so good. But GeoListPlot[{test[[;; 2]]}, ImageSize -> 300] does nothing (produces a blank map). Similarly, the code ...
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### Transforming the x-axis of a figure created with customticks package [duplicate]

I have some data which i inter alia define and invert ...
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### Adding colors to graphic objects made with the new function AnglePath

The MMA 10.2 help gives many examples of AnglePath lines of code but all of them are of the same color and I am quite at a loss to devise a method to add colors ...
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### How to give more importance to a variable in a chart

I have two variables, x and y. x goes from 0 to 10, 10 being best. ...
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### Show scientific form number in Epilog on a plot

I'd like to overlay a scientific form number on a ListPlot at a particular position. Simply using ...
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### Formatting a complex ArrayPlot

I want to produce the following ArrayPlot programmatically: To produce the leftmost grid, I tried this: ...
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Maybe not a very descriptive title, but I wasn't sure how to pin it down. What I have is an array of vectors, a numerical example of which would be ...
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### Where is the other half of my fourth degree Bézier curve?

Bug introduced in 10.0.0 and fixed in 10.2 When I enter the following command, half of the fourth-degree spline is missing from the graph (i.e. it doesn't touch the last point). Is this a bug in ...
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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 $v=2xy$, ...
I imagine a random process that proceeds as follows: Suppose there are $n$ dice. ($n$ is pretty big). They exist in an arena. They are all bouncing around. They start in a random configuration. If ...
I am $\TeX$ writing notes on complex analysis, I need to use figures of contour paths to integrate on them, how can I plot them on Mathematica, something like this adding also the $\gamma_R$ ...