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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Appropriate application of plotstyle directives

I am attempting to style a Plot in which all of the lines are Thick and I have selected the colors manually: ...
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FrameStyle in Inset with Framed expression

I am creating some plots that use FrameStyle->AbsoluteThickness@5 and PlotStyle->AbsoluteThickness@0.5. In my plots' ...
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How can I get better control over StreamPlot?

I'm having some difficulties with the command StreamPlot in Mathematica 7.0. Here's the basic plots I'm doing : ...
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Displaying a locator that moves smoothly and updates some dynamic variables

I want to select a point on a graph and display a function of the coordinates value. Asking here a related question I learned to use Setting. Consider the example, where I display the coordinate ...
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Graphics updating from inside double-Fold-iteration within Manipulate

Normally, when using Manipulate[expr, controls, options], the graphics updating should be carried out at the very end of expr. But now I encounter a situation ...
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How to create custom Graphics primitive?

How to create custom Graphics primitive? It should have the following properties, resembling properties of built-in geometric figures, like ...
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Interpolating and plotting a surface for a sparse set of 3d data points

I have a set of $(x,y,z)$ coordinates which sparsely cover a surface, e.g.: data = {{51, 15, 0.1}, {300, 11, 0.99}, {140, 22, 0.123}, {54, 12, 0.66}, ...}; What ...
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Plot3D constrained to a non-rectangular region

I would like to make a nice 3D graphic of a parabolic bowl, with a cylindrical rim. If I do the following: Plot3D[x^2 + y^2, {x, -3, 3}, {y, -3, 3}] I get a ...
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Module Returns Two Values for Plot; I need to Color them

This is probably a very stupid question, but I've been fighting with it for quite awhile now. So suppose you have a module: ...
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White spots in ListDensityPlot

I have a problem with ListDensityPlot. I have some data on an irregular grid. I try to plot them with ...
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label all vertices in polygon plot

Let's say I have the following plot Graphics[{Opacity[0.2], Rectangle[{0, 0}, {4, 4}]}] And I want to label all vertices on the graph to give their coordinates, in ...
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Coloring a shape according to a function

I would like to create a $2D$ shape, say an ellipse, where each point in the ellipse is colored according a RGB function, so at point ...
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Plotting the deformed shape of a rectangle

I want to plot a rectangle using graphics : rc = Graphics[{Blue, Rectangle[{0, 0}, {1, 1}]}]; and add a deformation function to it: $$\chi(\mathbf ...
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Finessing labels in BarChart

BarChart is aggravating. Why don't the following correctly display both percentages and labels? (1) ...
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Is there a way to add arrows along a parametric curve inside a manipulate function? [duplicate]

I cannot find a good way to add arrows along a parametric curve that I used NDSolve to get. I have written everything inside ...
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How to make Graphics3D object with different colors

Here is a sample Graphics3D object: ...
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How to place Plot Information within a Text box on top of a Bar Chart?

How could I place a text box on the top of a bar chart where the top line would have a larger font size than the second line? My Data: ...
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Hue-like Legend spectrum with bright colors for a plot

I use Hue to color ArrayPlot: ...
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How to improve the quality of the ListPlot output

I need to plot massive data stored in external ASCII files. Below is the Mathematica code I use for this job: ...
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Building a molecule viewer: aesthetic rotations

I am working on building a molecule viewer in Mathematica and am running in to problems with controlling rotation of the molecule (which is rendered as a ...
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Bar Chart Labels Mystery

I have some data which I want to plot in a simple bar chart: ...
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Twirl Image Transformation

I am looking to reproduce the functionality of Photoshop's "Twirl" filter, which twists an image that originally looks like this (pulled from this page): Into this: Ideally, I'd like it to ...
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How to Export the current graphic state of a dynamic module?

After manipulating the graphics in a dynamic module like this: Synchronizing manual rotations for multiple Graphics3D outputs? How do I get at the current graphic so that I can Export the image? ...
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Using a List in PlotLabel which goes beyond width of ImageSize

My PlotLabel goes beyond the width of the ImageSize. The label is generated into a List form ...
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Combining Histogram and SmoothHistogram

How can we draw Histogram and SmoothHistogram together for two data sets?. I'd like to show the first data set using ...
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Combining Graphics & ContourPlot using Show

I was recently experimenting in Mathematica and was combining graphics and a contour plot and discovered the order of elements in show matters. Why would the order matter here? ...
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How to maintain a smooth surface in CDFs while playing? [duplicate]

I created a CDF for viewing the Möbius Band, and its generation. https://www.dropbox.com/s/e3af0xelbbqjfhd/Cinta_Moebious_Rafa.cdf But: 1.- When it´s PAUSED the surface is soft and you can see with ...
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Plotting 2D image of functions of several variables

I have a function $f: \mathbb{R}^4 \to \mathbb{R}^2$, and I would like to plot the region $f([0,1]^4)$. Writing $f_1(s,t,u,v)$ and $f_2(s,t,u,v)$ for each coordinate of the output I tried using ...
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Quality control when exporting graphics into JPG

If I export a graphics from Mathematica to JPG format the image quality in JPG is visibly lower than that in Mathematica. Is it possible to control and eventually increase the quality of the exported ...
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How to add something like a shadow to my resulting figure? [duplicate]

after plotting this function: ...
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Using BarChart and pastel colors is there a method to get the labels to be the same color as the bar?

I am using version 8 and I have the following code: ...
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How to center the labels on a bar chart so they are directly under their respective bar? [duplicate]

I am using v8 and have the following code: BarChart[#, ChartStyle -> "Pastel", ChartLabels -> (Rotate[#, Pi/3] & /@ #2)] & @@ Transpose[totals4] ...
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Distance between 3D curves

I would like to determine the distance bewteen two representations of the Lorenz Attractor. I have two 3D representations for different initial conditions and I want to calculate the distance between ...
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position image combined with other graphics

Is there a way to directly transform an image? This works but seems klunky : Graphics[{Translate[ Raster@ImageData@image, {x,y}], .. other graphics objects .. }] ...
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How to calculate the area of a listplot [duplicate]

I need to calculate the area enclosed in a two-dimensional listplot and following an answer to a similar question I tried this way: ...
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Frame and white background not working (all other colours are fine)

Though my question my be related to this one, it doesn't look like it can easily be solved in the same way, so I hope not to be double-posting. I am trying to insert a framed number/text into a ...
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How do I draw a Circular Graph colored like this in Mathematica?

I must plot some data in radians and would like to use this image as a background to that graph. Although it looks good the lines are degraded in image form. thus the reason for this question. Can ...
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Why does a translation in the horizontal direction affect PointSize?

I'm running Mathematica 9.0.1 under Mac OSX. Not sure if this is a bug or whether I'm not supposed to apply a GeometricTransformation to a list containing graphic ...
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Combine absolute and relative (scaled) coordinates

I am using Inset to add an Epilog to a plot. The position of the images (in my case: framed numbers) can be specified as an ...
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Filling and Shading an Harmonic Curve

Suppose I have an equation plotted as shown: ...
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How to draw a contour diagram in Mathematica?

This answer at Math.SE contains a neat contour diagram created using Mathematica: What Mathematica functions I can use to draw diagrams like this?
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Manipulating plot of random iterated function system fractal

I'm generating the Sierpinski Gasket by implementing a chaos game in mathematica. What I'd like to do is create an interactive manipulation with a slider, whereby moving it forward, plots all the ...
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Does it make sense to ask for the color of a Graphics3D “voxel”?

Say I generate some Graphics3D object, e.g.: Graphics3D[{Red, Sphere[{0, 0, 0}, 1], Blue, Sphere[{1, 0, 0}, 1]}] Does it make sense to ask for the color of a ...
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How to set image DPI? [duplicate]

For publications usually images in TIFF format are required in high resolutions. Where can I change settings for images that are being saved (using RMB click "Save Graphic As..."), so I don't need to ...
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Anti-aliasing won't work when there is PlotStyle command

I've found that if there is PlotStyle command in the input, anti-aliasing will not work. However if the Style code is ...
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How to show wireframes on imported Object / Mesh (.obj file)

I've managed to import a Wavefront (.obj) file and store it in a variable like so: ...
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Graphics3D: the box vertices do not coincide with triangle

I have drawn a triangle using Line graphics primitive and Graphics3D function: ...
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Preventing cell height adjustment when rotating 3D graphics

I have a large dataset of scattered x,y,z coordinates. I am trying to use ListPointPlot3D to identify outliers in 3D. This involves generating a plot and then ...
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How to crop graphics outside PlotRange with Show? [duplicate]

Is there an option or method to prevent Graphics from being displayed outside the PlotRange region? The problem is illustrated ...
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TextRecognize with crosses, circles and spaces results into oddities, why?

I am investigating this answer here about detecting crosses and circles with TextRecognize. I tried to solve this problem here by directly using the builtin command TextRecognize but it does not work ...