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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How to draw a Circle in 3D on a sphere [duplicate]

The Circle function is strictly a 2D Graphics object, so that we cannot directly combine a ...
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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 ...
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Building a 1 page “Scorecard” in mathematica [closed]

I'd like to be able to generate an 11 x 8.5 "scorecard" for various data projects I am working on. Traditionally, I'd import all my data into Excel, put the data into worksheets, and then have a ...
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How to make a world map with a coloured ocean and transparent land surface?

I'd like to make a world map with a blue coloured ocean and transparent land surface (to be used later as an overlay). With: ...
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How do I apply a conditional append rule to plot randomly chosen points?

I'm working on an attempt at forming a sort of "Mandelbrot" set using Newton's method and randomly chosen points. Effectively I need to define a loop for Newton's method to determine whether my points ...
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Minimalistic code challenge on Apollonian gaskets

I've been recently fascinated by the beauty, symmetry and mathematical richness of the Apollonian gaskets. So I felt myself challenged to see if it was possible to generate one in Mathematica with ...
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EventHandler click event in Graphics[ ] object does not work properly after using Deploy [duplicate]

There is a problem clicking layered Graphics objects after using Deploy. For example, the code below works as intended with the Disk 'on top of' the Line. Click either object anywhere and EventHandler ...
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Draw and Quantity

I'd like to use Quantity in my graphics, but I can't figure out how to do it even for a very simple Circle. ...
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White Lines in Contour Plot and 3D Plot

This is a follow up question to the original question here (has a solution). I am plotting another different total potentials and for this particular case the repulsive potential is a rectangle (open ...
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Coloring circles based on radius

I have a list of ellipses with x and centroid, orientation, and major diameter and minor diameter. I currently have them overlaid on an image in red but what I would like is to be able to colour them ...
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Label point on plot with image instead of text [closed]

I can use this code to label my points with text. ...
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How to use Epilog with Tradingchart

I am making a Tradingchart with data returned from Financialdata. I find I cannot add a line to the chart by giving the option <...
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How can I get from a list of characters representing a permutation to graphics showing the cycles?

I am trying to graphically represent cycles in various permutations of the alphabet, and have a question in two parts. I have ...
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Grid versus GraphicsGrid use cases?

It seems that both Grid and GraphicsGrid can display graphics. Following the documentation here ...
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How to make legends in Graphics?

To make an equilateral hexagon, here is my code in mathematica: ...
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Integrated Solution Graphics [closed]

I want to draw this nonlinear differantial equation' graphic with other solving equation (in same graphic). ...
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Better layout for large a directed graph?

This shows a directed graph for an iterated n-bit pseudo-random function parameterized by s. ...
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Combining Mandelbrot and Monte Carlo

I'm trying to combine plotting a Mandelbrot set with Monte Carlo randomization to plot an equation using random points for complex number z, for the function $z^3-2z+2=0$. Below is the code I have ...
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Delete the white areas in GraphicsGrid

Let's see a simple example ...
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Are there examples that arrange graphs or plots with Mathematica? [duplicate]

If we have 4 graphs or output plots, could we arrange them and merge in one graph elegently?
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Export collection of plots to A4 pdf

Sometimes I want to Export a collection of plots or other Graphics to a pdf in A4 format. Right now I'm using a GraphicsGrid inside a panel which is an inset in a Graphics object. Here is an example: ...
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How can I draw a square root spiral? [duplicate]

I found this picture on the net. How can I reproduce it in Mathematica?
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Visualize Space Pascal's triangle

I found this image on the web, and I want to know how to draw it with software. I tried to search, and found this. I have learned a mapping in the plane.
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Problem with the BarChart3D function

I have a list of values {x,y,z} and I would like to create a 3D bar chart with axis x,y,z . ...
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The relative motion of the points about the common center of mass

There are 2 points with masses m1 and m2, their common center of mass   rC,r1 and r2 their radius vectors, r=Abs[r1-r2]. I built a trajectory of both material points, as well as their common center of ...
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Draw two curves and a surface

I'm trying to draw two curves and a surface, where one of the curves is to appear on the surface. Unfortunately the curves are drawn with very few points and appear extremely unclear. Is there a way ...
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Polar color coding for complex function plots?

Having browsed this Q on plotting complex functions and the Zeta page, I don't see anything as nice as this plot from Matilde Marcolli's slides "Geometry and physics of numbers". Looks like ...
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Interpolation on a regular square grid spanning a triangular domain

Bug introduced in 10.0 and fixed in 10.1 Context I am trying to identify contours of a function which is sampled on a cartesian grid within an irregular (triangular) region. Here is the data <...
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What are Epilog x-Axis Positions In BoxWhiskerChart (with BarSpacing option)?

I have a dataset that has a number of groups with overlapping sets. There is a point in the group within the intersection of the sets that I want to highlight by placing a marker of that point between ...
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How to make the vertices move with the VertexRenderingFunction graphics when clicking and dragging vertices of a layered graph [duplicate]

I have read the suggested similar question here: VertexRenderingFunction (or EdgeRenderingFunction) with movable nodes? and Mr. Wizard's solution. Please could someone help me to apply his method to ...
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How do you hide/show a dynamic element in a list?

Here is the simplified version of the problem: THIS: {1,2,##&[],4,5} RETURNS: {1,2,4,5} ...
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Aligning Overlay and GraphicsGrid plots

I need to make several plots displaying a ListPlot overlaid with a Histogram and close to it (ideally even sharing X axis) a ...
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Problem using Rotation in Show

I would like to have an animation of rotating box and displayed it with other elements (not rotated) using Show. The first step to do that is to have all the elements working properly. So I did the ...
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How to draw a family of planes and its envelope?

Motivated by a question in MSE, I have the following question: How can I visualize the envelope of the family of planes $$ 2ax+2by-z+a^2+b^2=0, a,b\in\Bbb{R} $$ which is given by the ...
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Adding a point label to a moving arrow vector [closed]

Consider: ...
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how can I change the length/size ticks in a framed plot?

Err...Let me make clear the meaning of "the length of coordinate notation/marker". suppose I have frame1 by ...
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How can I make a 3D Plot with NDSolve?

I have a system of coupled ODEs which I am solving using Mathematica. I am solving these using NDSolve: ...
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Constantly rotating 3d contour plot (ideally as a .gif) [duplicate]

I came across a neat image for a graph, and I wanted to reproduce this as a .gif using Mathematica (I have the 9th home edition)....
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How to put triangle graphics on a plot of two seperate related lists?

For 7 different discharge energies, I have two gases (1. pure helium, 2. a helium oxygen mixture) being heated up. Those 14 settings then enter a tube, in which the system cools off. In the list below,...
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GeoGraphics examples not running correctly

I'm trying to work with the new GeoGraphics functionality in Mathematica 10, starting with the example given here. None of the code seems to run well for me, though. I try to run the first command: <...
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Drawing a pair of lines to the x-axis and y-axis from a point along a curve

I have some plot like the following: Plot[Cos[x], {x, -10, 10}, AxesLabel -> {Style["x-axis", 12], Style["y-axis", 12]}, ImageSize -> {650, 650}] I'd like ...
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How can I modify text in a Graphics produced by Plot?

I have a Plot in a cell of a Mathematica notebook. The Plot was made with data that I no longer have. I want to modify the label of one of the axes, without running the plot command again (since I don'...
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Combining 2D slices into a 3D plot

I am currently trying to combine several 2D plots into one big 3D plot. The 2D-plots are simply input-results from calculations (so these things have 2D coördinates (x,y)). The results depend on an ...
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The case of the disappearing locators

I have a complicated Manipulate that uses multiple locators, and need to document the output by saving the graphics to a file. The problem is that when I try to save the graphics, the locators ...
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Options from Graphics command [duplicate]

What do it mean $[[1]]$ in the following command? Graphics[...][[1]] How about the following command? ...
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Animating a Large Graphic Aborts, but Dynamic Works Fine

I'm trying to animate a large Graphics output, and it is returning $Aborted. I'm confused because when I use Dynamic and Slider, the graphics output is exactly what I want, i.e., I can 'animate' the ...