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What is wrong with triangle PlotMarkers in v.10.0.0?

In Mathematica 10.0.0 we have built-in graphical triangle PlotMarkers. Let us look closer on them: ...
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Tracing a path on a polar coordinate grid

I attempt to trace the path of a point when shift-dragged on a polar coordinate as shown on the picture below. But I only managed to snap the point to the grid. Insight on how to accomplish this? Any ...
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How to examine the structure of Graphics objects

One difficulty I'm encountering in studying the structure of Graphics objects is that I have not yet found a way to print or display such structures that are ...
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How to combine a plot with an image

I have an external data file data which contains the position of stars of a galaxy simulations and it looks like this ...
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fragment loss with ContourPlot3D

I expect to have a chimney-look plot out of the function z = 1/(x^2 + y^2), but what I got is a broken one. Is there a way to get an intact plot from ...
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Failure to export graphics by right-click when Notebook magnification is changed

When I try to export graphics as PNG, JPG and other rasterized formats using the right-click and choosing Save Graphic As..., if the notebook magnification is ...
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How to draw a normalized tangent arrow [closed]

I want to draw a normalized tangent arrow, so I use the Normalize command as follows: ...
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graphics and manipulate stiffness method [closed]

I'm trying to create a structures analysis program based on the stiffness method. The program should analyse frames. All the program should be included in the manipulate function. What I want at first ...
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How to smoothly change the radius of a circle by dragging its circumference?

I am attempting to set an EventHandler to change the radius of a circle by dragging on its circumference. But the response to the dragging is terribly slow. What is ...
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How to draw a box with holes using Mathematica

How to draw these two(especially the second one) graphs using Mathematica? The curve is not important.The point is how to dig some holes in a cube. BTW, These two shapes are Homotopy.
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How to draw a line (1D) with labeled subdivisions

I want to draw a simple line with some symbols, but so far have had no luck finding an easy way to do it in Mathematica. Does anyone know if Mathematica can easily implement e.g. the example below?
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Find intersection points with V10

My question departs from this one: Find intersection of pairs of straight lines but now I want to find the points with the new V10 Region-functions. ...
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How to make PlotMarkers constructed from Graphics track plot style?

In this plot the Disk[] markers are not colored according to the style of the line to which they belong: ...
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ListPlot with conditions

I have a data file containing the position of about $10^5$ stars of a spiral galaxy. Here is the plot and this is the corresponding code ...
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How to generate nonperiodic tilings?

I need to generate nonperiodic tilings which are similar to the attached figure (kite-domino tiling). I was thinking the code is similar to the code for the Penrose tiling. However, that code is too ...
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Make a text with a transparent background in Graphics [closed]

Code first Graphics[{Thick, Yellow, Disk[{0, 1}], Text[Style["abcdeffsgg", 16, Black, Background -> Transparent], {0.85, 0.65}] }] Using ...
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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: ...
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GUI of a Karnaugh Map (2)

Adopting kguler's answer to my previous question, I managed to get the simplified map by using Mathematica's build-in function BooleanMinimize. The tough job left ...
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One ChartLegend for multiple charts in Dataset?

Dataset's documentation shows how to leverage GroupBy operator at multiple levels ...
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Extrude 2D cross-section to 3D shape with shrinkfactor

I would like to create a 3D shape from extrusion and scaling of a 2D contour. The 2D contour that I have looks like this: and it consists of a bunch of points (here plotted with ...
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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) ...
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GUI of a Karnaugh Map

I intend to implement a three-variables Karnaugh map with the following code. There are two points I failed to figure out. How to remove the outer double-line border? How to change the toggling into ...
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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. ...
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“The function DiscretizeGraphics is not implemented for GraphicsComplex” confusion

Why does DiscretizeGraphics seems to work on one GraphicsComplex and not the other? Here is an example that works: ...
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Why do Arrowheads interfere with ImagePadding?

Bug still present in version 10 under Windows. In a recent posting, Belisarius solved a problem related to the display of arrows on the x and y axes by setting ...
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How to set range of values on BarLegend and Manipulate Polygons color filling using BarLegend

I have a simple graphics which display a polygon and a bar legend. I am having difficulties defining a range of values for my bar legend. What I am looking to get is 4 values: 10^-10, 10^-6, 10^-3, ...
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Is it possible to simulate a RS latch?

Combining the solutions provided from the nice guys here to my previous two questions(first, second), Interesting enough, simulations for simple logic gates can be implemented easily. An example is ...
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How to draw timing diagram from a 0 and 1 string list (2)

I like ubpdqn's last edition & Mr Wizard's refactoring to my last question very much. I inserted two Reverse just to make the diagrams and the strings match in ...
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LevelScheme for ListPlot Joined->False exceeds the size of the Panel

In two side by side panels, using LevelScheme, I output the same data using ListPlot. In the first panel I use option Joined->False, while in the second Joined->True. The data in the second panel is ...
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GraphicsGrid Format Problem with SpanFromAbove

I believe this is a bug in GraphicsGrid. ...
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Plot Legends and Frame Ticks in Array Plots

Why do the frame ticks go away when PlotLegends->Automatic is inserted in an Array Plot? For instance, the following code produces an Array Plot with Frame Ticks. ...
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How to limit only two “0 and 1” strings for an xor implement?

I tried to implement some logic gates for a series of "0 & 1" strings, just like and, or, nand, nor and not listed below. How could I limit xor only accept a two strings list as its argument? ...
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Graphics3D flickers in Mathematica 10 and Linux

In the official Mathematica version 10.0, I get a very weird behavior when I try to rotate a 3d graphics The moment I click on the graphics to drag it, it seems like it zooms the whole graphics ...
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Anti-aliasing not working in Mathematica 10 and Linux

While this works fine in version 9, in version 10.0 the Antialiasing setting has no visible effect any more I'm here on Ubuntu 12.04 64-bit with Gnome 3.4.2 and an NVidia GeForce GTX 590 with ...
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Generating and plotting hypocycloids [closed]

Hypocycloids are curves generated by following a fixed point on a smaller circle rolling around the inside of a larger circle. The following code is from the recent book of P. Wellin (with modified ...
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How to draw timing diagram from a 0 and 1 string list

What is the most elegant way to draw a timing diagram from a "0 and 1" string list? Here I started to draw the clock pulse diagram, and like to continue to draw the timing diagram for a given 0 and 1 ...
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Increase 3D Graph thickness for 3D printing in Mathematica?

My code: Plot3D[{(2*x*y)/(x^2 + y^2)}, {x, -2, 2}, {y, -2, 2}] Output: And now I can export this to STL by using the export STL command, however, when I try ...
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Attempt to Run[“inkskape”] fails

I wrote a little script to convert various graphics files (.ps, .eps, .pdf) to the raster ones (.png). Export[out, Import[in], ImageSize -> size] fails for some ...
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How does PlotLegends actually work with ListPlot3D?

I'm sensing this might be a rookie mistake but normally I roll my own legends but decided to try the built in legends for a ListPlot3D. ...
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How does epilog position work in logplots?

I'm trying to use Epilog in my plots but the position of the Epilog isn't making much sense. As a minimal example consider, ...
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How to simultaneously change the color and thickness in ContourStyle?

When plotting contours with ContourPlot, one can use the option ContourStyle to change the contours of the plot. With the ...
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How to combine different EventHandlers? [duplicate]

Here are two very nice programs I got from the nice guys here helping me to solve my questions. The first one can be used to change the positions of the vertices and to delete the unwanted edges of a ...
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Compiling ColorFunction for faster complex phase-amplitude plots

I have gotten into the habit of plotting complex-valued functions on a plane using a color-function along the lines of ...
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Initial Image Size of dynamic plot

I have a dynamic plot. I want to set an initial image size and then be able to resize it by dragging with the mouse. When the image is updated, I want to maintain the "dragged" size. A naive attempt ...
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Labeling triangle edges in Mathematica 10

Mathematica 10 introduced lots of new geometry related functions, and one of these is SSSTriangle which creates a triangle graphic given the three side lengths. Is it possible however to label the ...
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Transfer graphics from Mathematica to Word without loss of quality

I want some high-quality 2D graphics produced by Mathematica in my paper. My step-by-step operation as follows: First I make the plot, for example, ...
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Upon PDF export, edgeless rectangles do not tile perfectly, and corners may be cut. Is this a bug?

Note: this problem is no longer present in version 10. Exporting the following as a PDF file ...
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ParametricPlot - Problem with ColorFunction

I am unhappy with the following mapping: ...