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 ...

learn more… | top users | synonyms

2
votes
0answers
230 views

Visualising Special Relativity

Mathematica newbie learning by doing (or not so far, in this case). Problem: Special Relativity - consider two inertial frames $A$ & $A'$ in relative motion. At a time $t0$ as measured in $S$, ...
2
votes
0answers
91 views

How do I incorporate metadata using Export?

I have Export["file.png",codeThatMakesAGraphicsObject[],"PNG"]; and want to embed some specific metadata information. Is there a simple way to do that? Note ...
2
votes
0answers
118 views

I am not able to plot legends in list density plot using c program. Getting blank legend

I have tried to load the "PlotLegends'" package. Here is my code, ...
2
votes
0answers
172 views

How can I fix my keyboard-free panning?

I'm trying to make a graphics display on a touchscreen device in Mathematica. This means that there will not be a keyboard available for functions such as Panning and Zooming. Because of this, I have ...
2
votes
0answers
106 views

How can I set id attribute of elements when I export an SVG file?

Suppose I have a Mathematica graphic such as g = Graphics[{Disk[{-1, 0}, 1/2], Rectangle[]}] I would like to be able to export this graphic from Mathematica ...
1
vote
3answers
468 views

Phase portraits and StreamPlot

I typed StreamPlot[{y, x-x^3-0.3y+0.5Cos[1.25t]}, {x, -2.5, 2.5}, {y, -2.5, 2.5}] but all I got was a blank plot. What did I do wrong and can I fix it?
1
vote
2answers
137 views

Math text is reversed using Graphics3D [duplicate]

I'm trying to display the text $y+\tau\theta$ using the following graphics directive inside a Show[] with several other graphics objects: ...
1
vote
2answers
110 views

Line Breaks in AxesLabel or PlotLabel?

Searching got me peripherally related threads, but not exactly what I was looking for. I'm making some graphs which I want to use on exams. Sometimes, labels (specifically in AxesLabel and PlotLabel) ...
1
vote
3answers
189 views

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 ...
1
vote
3answers
476 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
442 views

How can I simulate a pot lid rotating around an axis that is quickly rotating?

How can I simulate the rotation of a pot lid about an axis that is quickly rotating as in the following image? I'm particular interested in the motion of the red dot. Here is my attempt: ...
1
vote
1answer
287 views

Plot has red 'film', no error message

I am encountering really strange behavior: I wrote a function that plots values some data. After executing the code the resulting plot has the red 'error' colour, but only momentarily (maybe 0.1 sec). ...
1
vote
3answers
107 views

Collapsible Group of Control Objects

I did what I believe was a thorough search on this topic, but still ended up fruitless. Apologies if there is a trivial solution to this. Is there a way to group control objects together to form ...
1
vote
2answers
535 views

How can I get even steps on x and y axes in a plot?

I'm plotting the shortest distance from a point to a line using the following code ...
1
vote
1answer
224 views

Potential hill simulation

I attempted to simulate the motion of a particle approaching to a potential hill. The particle should experience a force of -1/r^2, if the equation for the ...
1
vote
1answer
232 views

Detecting a nonlinear edge in a 2D point pattern

Following an earlier post here, I have generated a point pattern on the unit square $[0,1]\otimes[0,1]$, which is described by a piecewise constant intensity function constructed so that (in ...
1
vote
2answers
89 views

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: ...
1
vote
2answers
91 views

I've some data points in Mathematica. I want to plot these in MATLAB. How to do that? [closed]

I want to export these data points into matlab and get a plot. Like I've to plot ft vs t. Through the following command- Table[{[Tau], ft[2, 5, [Tau]]}, {[Tau], 0, 15, .01}], i generated some data ...
1
vote
2answers
83 views

Exporting an overlay of two plots

I have a ListLinePlot and I'm trying to place a close-up of a specific range in the ListLinePlot. Using overlay I solved this problem with: ...
1
vote
2answers
263 views

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: ...
1
vote
1answer
224 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
137 views

Error message: Coordinate index 0 is out of range for the enclosing GraphicsComplex

I am unable understand following error message: Coordinate index 0 is out of range for the enclosing GraphicsComplex. How to fix it? Attached data here: pts and polygons. See also end of question. ...
1
vote
1answer
143 views

Intersecting/Overlapping Image Elements Counts?

I have what I believe should be a relatively easy problem to solve that I have not been able to find an elegant solution for. I need to compare two binary 2D images and count if any of the elements ...
1
vote
2answers
111 views

How can I remove edges from my DiscretePlot?

By default, DiscretePlot displays "edges" along the sides and, prominently, align the top when ExtentSize -> Full is set. For ...
1
vote
2answers
262 views

Projection of curve 3D (x,y,z) on the x-y plane

I have a following systeme : \begin{equation} \left\{ \begin{array}{rcr} (\beta+\frac{1}{2}\delta^{2})\nu_{1}(u)-\delta\nu_{2}(u)+\nu_{3}(u)& = &0\\ ...
1
vote
1answer
130 views

Overlay Rectangle on a ListPlot

I have a ListPlot of 100 data points in the range of 0 and 1. Now I'm trying to find a way to overlay (four) rectangles onto the listplot in 0.25 steps horizontally. Essentially I just have BinLists ...
1
vote
1answer
162 views

GatherBy and two conditions

I have a list of 4 dim points, given by ...
1
vote
2answers
261 views

Multiple curves plotted with different colours [duplicate]

I am trying to use ColorFunction for 2 functions on the same plot. I only want the cubic equation to change colour. ...
1
vote
1answer
348 views

How to rotate the z label in 3D plots

Let's take the following simple and funny case ...
1
vote
3answers
942 views

Mathematica 8: ContourPlot finding out max and min function values [duplicate]

I have a ContourPlot where I have let Mathematica draw the contours automatically. I would like to extract the zmax and zmin contour values that have been determined internally so that I can pass them ...
1
vote
2answers
190 views

Why is Text in an Image cut off?

I want to create a long, skinny Image containing only text. This makes a square image of the default size. ...
1
vote
1answer
331 views

How to insert a zoom inside the main plot

As the title indicates, I want to add inside the main plot (preferably at the lower left part) a zoom. Here is the corresponding Mathematica code: ...
1
vote
2answers
241 views

Saving graphics object in order to manipulate it later?

I've generated a bunch of graphics using ContourPlot wich, given the nature of my problem, take a long time to create, and I was wondering if there is a way to save ...
1
vote
2answers
79 views

ParametricPlot - Problem with ColorFunction

I am unhappy with the following mapping: ...
1
vote
1answer
106 views

Why don't I get the graphics output I'm expecting? [closed]

Today,I want to use a point generate a circle,the main picture as below: Given that I know the equation of circle, and the value of $L_1$,$L_2$.The coordinate of point $A$ is $(p_x,p_y)$. I use ...
1
vote
1answer
151 views

Remove overlapping red and green color

How to remove overlapping red and green color regions, leaving only red ones?
1
vote
3answers
132 views
1
vote
1answer
113 views

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: ...
1
vote
2answers
153 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
141 views

Statistical analysis of data-list with recurring x-values

I have a list of data as follows with repeated x-values: ...
1
vote
1answer
139 views

How to export a plot into a file?

I am trying to save some graphics into a file, and it seems impossible. ...
1
vote
1answer
417 views

Drawing a quadrilateral inscribed within a circle

I would like to draw a quadrilateral inscribed within a circle. How can I construct this figure, taking into account arbitrary (specified) side lengths, while still ensuring that the vertices of the ...
1
vote
1answer
123 views

Is there an easy way to specify an arbitrary two-dimensional Polyomino tiling in Mathematica 8.0?

Is there an easy way to generate an arbitrary two-dimensional Polyomino tiling: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Polyomino? Specifically, I would like to generate an array of integer coordinates, for ...
1
vote
2answers
282 views

How to extract RGB arguments as a list

Although the following lines of code work fine they are very awkward. My questions are below a = RGBColor[1, 0, 0] b = RGBColor[0, 1, 0] Is there a more compact ...
1
vote
1answer
221 views

Using Mathematica or WebMathematica to develop interactive, crowdsourced timeline visualizations

I aim to develop a series of timeline ZUI visualizations which will display a set of events similar to Wolfram's own Timeline of Computable Knowledge, but that can also handle crowdsourced uploading ...
1
vote
1answer
63 views

Adding a legend to a MatrixPlot

I have produced this MatrixPlot: Rows refer to countries and columns to ranks. Row 1 refers to Norway with many 1 ranks, row 15 to Greece with many 15 ranks. Other countries are inbetween. I would ...
1
vote
1answer
49 views

VertexSize with GraphPlot [closed]

I'm constructing a graph using GraphPlot and I want some vertices to have a different size than others, like this: ...
1
vote
1answer
307 views

ListPlot doesn't shows all points [closed]

I have a table: p1 = Table[(Binomial[2000, k]*StirlingS2[1386, k]*k!)/(2000^1386), {k, 1, 1386, 1}]; I used ListPlot[p1] ...
1
vote
1answer
210 views

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. ...
1
vote
1answer
755 views

Animate curve parametric plot on a surface

I have a surface s = Plot3D[{x,y,F[x,y]},{x,-1,1},{y,-1,1}] with $F$ predefined, and a curve ...