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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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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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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Weird behaviour when using Scale, Rotate in Graphics

bug persisting through 10.1 (windows) (Edited to simplify drawing) I have a drawing of two tangent circles: ...
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More Ticks::ticks errors in AbsoluteOptions in v10

Bug introduced in 10.0.0 . Bug remains as of 10.1 While the specific bug affecting Plot described in AbsoluteOptions prints error messages in V10 has been fixed ...
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Changing the width of BarLegend

Bug exists in 10.0.2 Is it possible to change the aspect ratio of the BarLegend in Mathematica? The option LegendMarkerSize, ...
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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 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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Calculate the partial vapor pressures of a variable at xB = 0.75 based on the interpolation functions of the data

I'm having troubles in solving an exercise for an assignment in my Chemistry course. Talking about interpolations, I've already have a graph but I need to:(c) Calculate the partial vapor pressures of ...
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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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Mapping Contour Plot onto ListPlot3D (or by using color variations)

I am trying to overlay a contour plot I have created on a ListPlot3D graph. I have seen a few questions answered on this website that answer my basic question. However, the contour plot I need to ...
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Parametric Plots [continuous and discrete]: --showing parameter increase for multiple values of another parameter

In my problem, I am effectively plotting a parametric function that depends also on an outside parameter, e.g., the real/imaginary parts of ...
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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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how to make graphic timelines in mathematica

Hi does anyone know how to make timelines with mathematica? http://images.nationmaster.com/images/motw/atlas_middle_east/turkey_timeline.jpg something like that would be great! thanks
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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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Are there examples that arrange graphs or plots with Mathematica?

If we have 4 graphs or output plots, could we arrange them and merge in one graph elegently?
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Recovering data points from an image

Unfortunately, some data can only be obtained in picture form (Japanese publications anyone?). Since this cannot be worked with, it has to be converted to a dataset that can; I was wondering whether ...
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How to create word clouds?

Word clouds are rather useless fancy and visually appealing plots, where words are plotted with different sizes according to their frequency in a corpus. Many applications exist out there (Wordle, ...
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Visualize Space Pascal's triangle

Visualize Space Pascal's triangle I found this image on the web, I want to know how to draw with software. I try to search, 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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How do I plot results of complicated calculations in Mathematica?

I am new to Mathematica and am struggling with making plots of how features of solutions vary with parameters. For example, I can find the eigenvalues and zeroes of a Sturm Liouville problem (showing ...
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Interpolation on a regular square grid spanning a triangular domain

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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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 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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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 Plot. After reading answers to similar questions, I've got his far: ...
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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 summary of all the commands of Mathematica?

I would like to have a simple way to get summary information about all the many commands built into Mathematica. How could I do this? Is there a site I may refer to?
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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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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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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 ...
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$\LaTeX$ and Mathematica

I quite often would like to draw graphics in my $\LaTeX$ documents using Mathematica. I have encountered three problems. I would like to know if there are any workarounds to these problems I would ...
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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 ...
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Contourplot gives inaccurate ellipses

I'm trying to draw a family of ellipses with pre-defined foci as follows: ...
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Surface area of a cylinder [closed]

Evaluating expr = {Sin[t], Cos[t], Sin[p]}; ParametricPlot3D[expr, {t, 0, 2 π}, {p, 0, 2 π}] Area[expr, {t, 0, 2 π}, {p, 0, 2 π}] gives an area of ...
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How to set viewpoint Graphics3D to a different default orientation?

I'd like to have a SphericalPlot3D show up with the "z-axis" oriented horizontally by default. For example, in ...
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Font presentation difference between version 9 and version 10

I am trying to make presentation quality bar charts. As part of my effort, I used the code below. Updated to eliminate font specification. The problem appears to be a rendering difference, not a font ...