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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Showing the coordinates on a plot in TraditionalForm

I just want to show the coordinates (Log[y/x],Log[x/y]) of a point on a Graphics object, but TraditionalForm fails to convert ...
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How to get grid items with a gradient background to behave well?

I have a table that looks something like this ...
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Raster to Image conversion problem

Bug introduced in v9 or earlier and persisting through v10.3.0 There are 3 ways to convert a Raster into an Image : only 1 ...
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Use separate options for different elements in Show

I have a few plots of different type. plot1 has gridlines and the rest do not. I use the option Method -> {"GridLinesInFront" -> True}] when plotting plot1. When I use Show to combine the plots the ...
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Intersection of many planes

I'm working with a family of planes, given by $2a_1 x_1 +2 a_2 x_2 - x_3 +a_1^2+a_2^2=0$. I would like to use mathematica to plot these planes for many values of a and b, say a range of $-10\leq ...
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Generating hatched filling using Region functionality

Before v.10 came out there were several Q&A on generating hatched filling for Plot, ListPlot etc. In v.10 we have new ...
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Graph smoothing keeping vertices fixed?

Context Given a Graph like this one: ...
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plotting two Error List Plots in one

I made two ErrorListPlots ...
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How can we get this infinite prism lattice to look more like `PolyhedronData[{“Prism”, 3}]`?

This is D$_3$h prism with order 12 (8 currently, needs 4 more edges) and rotational symmetry D$_3$ with order 6. A d=11 version is shown here. Using this code: ...
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Draw a partial line in Animate

I have a list of points that my line must go through, all at varying distances from one another. I'd like to draw just a piece of this line in an Animate, where the various segments are traversed at ...
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Artefacts in 3d plots

I am trying to plot a simple function ...
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Change in direction when a line hits an ellipse? [duplicate]

I'm trying to simulate reflecting light off an elliptical mirror. I currently store the ellipse in the form {center,{radii},rotationAngle} and the ray of light is ...
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Vertex merging in graph?

Given a Graph such as the one produced with the following code ...
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ListPlot inserts extra PlotMarkers and Mesh at crossing points

In the example below, ListPlot with PlotMarkers -> Automatic and a variant using ...
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1answer
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Mean curvature of Sphere

I am trying to calculate mean curvature of a parametric surface(like sphere), and I wrote this code based on this discussion. Here is my code: ...
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Plot is not accurate [duplicate]

I defined a matrix and use it to transform a square defined by four points. (In[85]) It seems the transformation keeps the length of the square. (In[91]) Now I plot the original square, the axis of ...
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ParametricPlot3D/2D won't work and leaves a blank space

I've been trying to evaluate this line ...
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Visualise sets giving some relations on those sets

I'm not very experienced with wolfram, but I'm searching for a function that can basicly do the following. Giving some sets $A,B,C$ and some relations for example $B \subset A$,$C\subset B$. I would ...
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Using expressions in Text

I want to use Text to add some labels to a graph and was wondering if it is possible to use expressions inside Text? Here is a MWE of what I am trying. ...
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Getting FerrersDiagram to work

I am trying to generate FerrersDiagram (see http://reference.wolfram.com/language/Combinatorica/ref/FerrersDiagram.html), any clues to getting it to work? I get error message for the following: ...
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a table of rectangles

I have code to generate this image: But my code is awkward and clunky: ...
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2D Fourier transform of a few (4) disjoint discs on a plane

I'd really appreciate some advice. Short Version I'm trying to calculate the following $$ ...
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How can I create a plot like this in mathematica?

I think this is called a caterpillar plot. The dot is the mean and the lines represent a 95% confidence interval. On the x axis there are several different test cycles, the red line is the true ...
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Why does my exported .GIF cut off the bottom of my animation?

I have the following (admittedly artificial) code: ...
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Measuring the area of different regions from a picture

Consider the following picture of a phase plane which help us distinguish between regular and chaotic motion. The entire phase plane is divided into two types of regions: (i) the regular domain ...
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Connect neighbouring points as list of segments in 2 D

Context I am interested in connecting neighboring points in 2/3D as list of segments. I am guessing this is something within the reach of graph theory, which is well implemented in mathematica. ...
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Drawing disk with coordinates from NDSolve

I have simple Manipulation expression, but continuously getting error Coordinate {x[0.], y[0.]} should be a pair of numbers, or a Scaled or Offset form. I assume that something is wrong with ...
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Epilog with text not shown

I use the Epilog option in order to print in the vertical axes a label between 0 and 20 as follows ...
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Fill curve betwen specified abscissa points [duplicate]

I am plotting the Maxwell-Boltzman distribution of molecular speeds. I want to be able to select a region to integrate using a manipulate function. Then I want to have that same region filled in on ...
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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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Getting the coordinates of GeoDisk[] and similar Mathematica 10 GeoObjects

I'm a big fan of the new Mathematica 10 geographic capabilities and functions such as GeoDisk[], GeoCircle[] and others. One limitation of these functions, however, is the transformation of the actual ...
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Finding the Tangent to the Curve [duplicate]

I could use some help with this. This is my first time using mathematica and im trying to get use to the coding. Find an equation of the tangent to the curve and graph the curve and tangents. ...
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Self-loops in Graph may not display correctly or export correctly to PDF (due to BezierCurve problem)

Bug introduced in 10.0 and persisting through 10.3 Problem is due to a BezierCurve bug. I don't understand why the following does not work: ...
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Morphological Filtering in 3D to produce skeletons

Context As a follow up of this question and that answer, I would like to identify the special lines separating 3D watersheds. These are useful in the context of astronomy to identify the ...
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Using an Image as the Fill/Texture (not background) of a Plot (not polygon)

Is it possible to use an image, rather than a color, or ColorFunction, as the filling for a plot? For instance, I want to make a plot using ...
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1answer
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How to correctly map values onto an arrayplot

I want to understand why the order of the text is reversed from what it should be? If I compare the first and second results, I see that the {1,1}, {2,2},... diagonal is going down the wrong diagonal. ...
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Constructing primitive cell using information from ChemicalData

I would like to construct a primitive cell (figure shown) and possibly the two-dimensional layout (figure from here) using the following input. Any clues as to how this can be done? ...
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Mathematica exported movie quality

I am generating an animation using: anim = ListPlot[X]; Export["anim.mov", anim, ImageResolution -> 800, Antialiasing -> True]; The ...
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Multiple animation in Mathematica

I have the following in Mathematica: ...
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Mathematica Plot and Movie Problem

I have imported two .mat files from Matlab. One containing the x coordinates and another y of a curve at different instants. So the .mat files are matrix and each row belongs to coordinates at a given ...
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LegendMarkerSize value equivalent to special character size in LegendMarkers

I am trying to find the equivalent LegendMarkerSize value to the size specified for special characters when using LegendMarkers. So far I found LegendMarkerSize 14 generates symbols close to 22 set ...
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Generate Matlab figure

I am currently working on a project. Because of lack of communication between my team mates and I, I did most of the work (and the graphical figures) in mathematica. Now, I have to pass all the ...
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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) [closed]

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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Graphics3D not rendering Ball as a filled object

Bug introduced in 10.0.0, persists though 10.1 Mathematica V10 introduced the built-in function Ball. The documentation page, ...
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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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Adding arrows in curves

Let's consider the following case ...
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Finding the point of minimum distance between two parametric functions

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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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 ...