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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Finding intersection of 3D lines

I want to find the intersection of 3D line. I want to detect the 3D light source position by intersecting 3D lines. ...
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Revolving the area between two functions about an axis

I'm trying to graph the revolution of the area between two functions about an axis, but I'm new to Mathematica, and not sure how to proceed. My area is defined by ...
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Generating visually pleasing circle packs

EDIT: (my conclusion and thank you note) I want to thank you all guys for this unexpected intellectual and artistic journey. Hope you had fun and enjoyed it the same as I did. I would like to ...
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Ugly plots when printing notebook to pdf

One image is worth one thousand words, so: Question: At what options should I be looking, so that what I see in my notebook is what I get in my printed pdf ? Here is the code I'm using: ...
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Possibility of evaluating the expression within a NestList at each iteration?

I want to rotate iteratively a triangle about the same point, increasing for each iteration the length of its side in the same proportion and change the color of its sides. I came up with the solution ...
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Using Locators in a non-standard Manipulate code

I'm trying to adapt Nasser's method for using a control variable inside Manipulate to selectively choose what part of the code should be recalculated depending on the controls changed (see this ...
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Using Manipulate with a control variable for selective recalculation

I'm trying to adapt Nasser's method for using a control variable inside Manipulate to selectively choose what part of the code should be recalculated depending on the controls changed. I've also read ...
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DensityPlot Increase Information

I am trying to make a density plot in Mathematica, however the distribution of the plot is not as visible as I would like. I plotted the same function in python and it contains a greater visible range ...
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How to make a big image/dashboard containing various data-graph

I want to make and image/dashborad (to export to PDF) with many VERTICAL bullet graphs gauges. And I can´t make it, in a automatic way. In general, the questions are: QUESTION 1: How to make a ...
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How to break graph to fill in the gap in pdf

I've printed my notebook into a pdf. There is a huge gap in the left page, due to the fact that the graph in the right page isn't divided to fill in the gap. Is there a way to fix it, preferably ...
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2answers
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ListPlot : range from $0$

I want to plot values of a table for example: table = {0.456, 0.7899, 1.3456, 9.8908} But I want to Plot points (x,y) like: ...
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Detect a graphic primitive inside a Graphic

Please excuse me if that question is too basic but I couldn't find anything in the documentation or on here. If you consider the following Graphic I would like to ...
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To put a plot inside of a plot [duplicate]

I'd like to put a figure of a 2D-plot into a larger 2D-plot (into some white-space), like in the example below: I don't precesely know how It's done, could anyone help me with this one? Is it with ...
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How do I change a ColorFunction filling to be top-down as opposed to left-right? [duplicate]

I've been stuck on a seemingly simple Graphics issue for quite a while now... I am trying to make a temperature distribution Plot that will have a colorFunction filling to show red when at a higher ...
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2answers
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How to align the output of MatrixPlot with the output of Plot

I am trying to figure out how to align different types of plots into one image. For example in the following code, it plots two lines on top of a MatrixPlot. I want ...
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How to plot ternary density plots?

How can I get a ternary density plot just like the plots from OriginLab? ContourPlot and DensityPlot seemingly can solve the ...
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3answers
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Plot a table of ranges

I have table with values like: t = {1.234 <= a <= 2.345, 3.42 <= a <= 5.67, ...} and I want to plot this table, the ...
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Nicely illustrating the evolution and end-state of a discrete-time Markov chain

I'm simulating a discrete time Markov process on a finite state space corresponding to a linear interval $(x_1, x_2, ..., x_N) \in X$, where each time step $t_i$ involves updating the state of some ...
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ListPlot - plotting values with different range

I have three tables: L, S and U. In first table I have values from range (0,1), in second ...
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1answer
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Unexpected scaling of graphics when using Show

Here is my code: ...
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How to display each step of an A star algorithm?

I wrote a pathfinding program: A*, which is an extension of Dijkstra. I want to see the result of each step at a time. Which function should I use? The main program is the notebook Astar, which is ...
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Is it Possible to change dashes into circles with Plot command?

Is it possible to change the Dashed Style of a curve into circles with Plot command ? ...
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How to generate a random snowflake

'Tis the season... And it's about time I posed my first question on Mathematica Stack Exchange. So, here's an holiday quest for you Graphics (and P-Chem?) gurus. What is your best code for generating ...
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2answers
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EventHandler and Refresh rate

Based on the example of the Documentation of MousePosition, Properties and Relations, here is my test code using "MouseDragged" instead of "MouseClicked": ...
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ListDensityPlot: How to only retain regions with data without using interpolation?

I'm working with ListDensityPlot on a set of triples, $\{\{x_1, y_1, z_1\}, \dots\}$. The data is on a semi-regular grid and looks just as it should through most of ...
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How to use ParametricPlot Wih Conditions (or similar)

I´m analizyng the game "Battle of the Buddies" similar to "Prisioner´s Dilenma" All works fine, BUT... I want to draw in red the point whose coordinates are less than the coords of a strategy. ...
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1answer
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Flipping x-tick-labels on custom plot

I'm slightly new to the world of Mathematica, so I can't assess the difficulty of my request, but anyhow, this is my question: I have 2 datasets that I want to plot with two y axes, and a reversed x ...
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Numeric output formats

I want to print the expression $A[x] = 8020.6596 \times 1.055^x$ as is on a 2D graphic. I included the line ...
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Part::pspec error returned when using a ListLinePlot ColorFunction variable as list index

In ListLinePlot, I'm attempting to construct my own ColorFunction for coloring points differently based on a third dimension of data not plotted to a specific axis. However, ColorFunction only uses ...
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Edit Plot/Graphics after it's been drawn. [duplicate]

Sometimes I run into a situation when there are graphics objects (mostly plots) that take a while to draw. Good practice would suggest you do all your evaluation outside ...
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How can I control the size of exported image in HTML code under certain magnification value?

I've inserted a picture in one cell, however, when I exported the cell as HTML, the size of my image in the html tag was doubled(the image file in HTMLFiles was the same as the original image). I ...
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Prevent Grid from resizing images

Aligning my images in Grid causes one of them to become smaller, despite specifying each of their sizes with ImageSize: ...
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4answers
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Creating new graphics primitive (EdgeForm, FaceForm)

My question is strongly related to this question, nevertheless I would like to bring it to every ones attention. Lets say I want to create a new graphics primitive ...
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Graphics elements do not line up perfectly in exported PDFs

Graphics elements do not always line up perfectly in exported PDFs using "Save As..." method. Take, for example: ...
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2answers
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Full width of graphics in GraphicsColumn

I have a list of graphics which are all the same width, and I would like to combine them into a single Graphics object that has them all stacked on top of each other, column-style, without changing ...
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Combining Two Manipulated Plots Dependent on Same Variables

I need to combine two plots on the same graph to highlight the intersection of the two while being able to manipulate various parameters that are common to both functions. I need to have the slider ...
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GraphPlot with black edges no rendering function

Is there any way to make the edges of a GraphPlot black without tediously writing out a long "EdgeRenderingFunction"? I guess you could ask the same kind of question about vertex labeling. For ...
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Efficient ways to rotate a ListPlot?

I have a numerical solution from a differential equation that is in the form of a list, in $(x,z)$-plane. I would like to rotate the 2D ListPlot around the $z$-axis ...
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Unexpected dots from Line

I have noticed cases where Line produces dots in a graphics object when I think it shouldn't. The first of these is: ...
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How to create a plot of the volume between three surfaces

I need help creating a plot that I can manipulate the variables for the volume between three surfaces. I am trying to make it look like this example here: ...
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Using high RasterSize or ImageResolution changes contour pattern

I found that the detailed contour pattern will be altered if we Rasterize the original graphics using high RasterSize or ...
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how recover lost data of coordinates from contourplot of mention data?

I have made Contour Plot for a lot of data, like this ...
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Reducing mesh details while exporting to vector format SVG

I am trying to export a simple cuboid into .SVG format. In the output file, the cuboid is finely meshed, which increases the file size. How to remove this detailed mesh? ...
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Arrowed circular arc [duplicate]

I would like to draw a circular arc with an arrow head, let's say following the syntax for Circle[]: ArcArrow[{x,y},r,{q1,q2}] ...
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Shading area in graphics

I want to shade the area between the formula ...
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Mesh and ParametricPlot [duplicate]

Is this a bug, or something going over my head? When using the following code, nothing "special" happens: ...
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How to make a piece of a pie chart change color upon clicking it?

I am trying to use the EventHandler and have managed to make the text change color upon clicking it, but cannot seem to make each piece of the pie chart change ...
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Cut out circle out of circle

In the documentation of FilledCurve, one can create a circle "cut-out" of a bigger circle using FilledCurve and ...