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Tube and CapForm

Bug introduced in 10.0.0 I am using version 10 to draw tubes. With the CapForm set as Butt the first pipe is as expected but the bent pipe has one rounded end. Is this a bug? How can I fix this? ...
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Help in Bifurcation Diagram

My dears, I need to plot a bifurcation diagram for the following non-linear systems represented by the next Mathematica code ...
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Joining ordered set of points with splines in spiral

I have a collection of points ...
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Weird output of DistributionChart

I have a larger data set and want to display it using DistributionChart. ...
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Visualization/colorization of many outliers in a BoxWhiskerChart

Imagine a larger data set which I want to display using BoxWhiskerChart. ...
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How to select default graphics device for charting?

Is there a way to tell Mathematica to use a specific graphics device for charting? My laptop has two graphics devices; an on-board Intel chip and a Nvidia graphics card. I noticed in Mathematica's ...
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How to generate a cartoon of a face

I want to use Mathematica to generate a cartoon of a face. For example, some thing like this: I think it can be done using Mathematica, but I really don't know how to do it. How can it be done, and ...
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Creating a foggy image

I want to create foggy images like this one (produced with Adobe Photoshop): Not at least familiar with Mathematica's Image processing capabilities, the only ...
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Rotated Rectangles

I would like to produce an image similar to the upper half of this graphics by Victor Vasarely. All I could produce so far is this dilettante image: ...
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Fractal dimension of a large networked molecular system

I am trying to determine the fractal dimension of this complex biomolecule (figure attached). Any clues as to how this can be done. In trying to determine this quantity, I wonder how its ...
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Are there more pre-existed ColorFunction options?

I mean such as "DarkRainbow","Rainbow","BlueGreenYellow" and"NeonColors",If yes,Please tell me how to find them. Sorry for my poor English.
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Creating a three dimensional fullerene molecule

How do I modify the following program to create a nice coloured molecular plot of C60 or fullerene as shown in the attached figure This figure was retrieved from ...
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Short form of Graphics

Sometimes I want to investigate the structure of Graphics/Graphics3D which is produced by ...
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An inverted pyramid

I want to draw a pyramid approximately like this ...
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A question regarding “DiscretizeGraphics”

I want to find the volume of a torus torus = RevolutionPlot3D[{2 + Cos[t], Sin[t]}, {t, 0, 2 Pi}] ...
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drawing core-shell structure [duplicate]

I am pretty new in Mathematica drawing. I am trying to draw a core-shell structure, it means a core sphere with a shell sphere, like this It can be in 2D or preferentially in 3D. Does someone can ...
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How to specify units for ImageSize Option? [duplicate]

I'm trying out making a CDF and I want it to print within the margins of Letter paper. There is an ImageSize option that I would like to set; some plots will be in ...
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1answer
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ListContourPlot is blank

This is probably very simple. I want to do a simple ListContourPlot. ...
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Generalize WASD Function First Person Viewing

How might I generalize the following WASD question such that it works with any Graphics3D object and includes q and ...
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Accurately distort graphics

I would like to accurately distort this plot of $\sin(x^{1/2})$ (and others like it) so that the wavelengths are evened out (ie - "inverse-square root" it). I should like to do the same to "de-log" ...
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Attaching a legend to BallAndStick picture

I am looking for a way to add a legend showing the identity of various atoms (with different colours) to this picture. Any Clues? ...
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What is the equation to plot a vertical line?

Please help. Trying to find area between three curves, e^-x, x = 2, y = 1. Can't find out how to plot x = 2. Don't want to use ...
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How do I plot the images of oriented curves under complex transformation?

I'm working on a complex transformation sketch that I'd like to create via mathematica. I'm working with the function $$w=z^2\tag{0},$$ where its real and imaginary parts are $u=x^2-y^2$ and $v=2xy$, ...
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How to obtain the GIF by Mathematica?

Is it possible to create such GIF illustration amination by Mathematica? and the rendering effects of each trigonometric function curve. UPDATE I have mainly two puzzles: 1) how to obtain the ...
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How can I export graph as PDF with metadata such as Title and Author fields

I want to export a figure from Mathematica in PDF format. Moreover, I want to fill Author and Title fields of the PDF. For example, to fill Author field, I use the following code: ...
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Plots in version 10.0 look washed out compared to previous versions

Recently installed the new version but I can't get the graphics to look the way I want them to. If I run this code Plot[x^2, {x, -5, 5}, PlotStyle -> Thick] ...
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Force change in aspect ratio of Inset image

I have an image that I want to place in the background of a plot and stretch it to cover the entire plot area. However, the aspect ratio of the image does not match the aspect ratio of the plot, and ...
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Show graphics content in front of frame

Consider some graphics which spill over the plot range, like these: ...
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Graph embedding and edge weights [duplicate]

Does functions like GraphPlot take in to account edge weights in case of springelectrical embedding? In case of spring electrical embedding I expect the vertices connected by heavy edges to be pulled ...
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WindowSize error message when saving Graphics object as PNG

When I try to save a Graphics object using the menu File ▶ Save Selection As... or via right click and Save Graphic As... the Messages window pops up with the ...
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Show only the outlines of graphic primitives

I want to go from Graphics[{Red, Rectangle[{0, 0}, {1, 3}], Blue, Polygon[{{1, 1}, {3, 1}, {2, 2}}]}, Frame -> True] to I have rather clumsily written: ...
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How can I visualize an array of very small vectors spaced on very large grid? [duplicate]

I have data in the form points = {{1, 1, 1}, {1, 1, 2}, ...} vectors = {{2, 2, 5}, {2, 1, 7}, ...} Can somebody help to edit this data so I can ListVectorPlot a ...
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How do you turn off the Dashed graphics directive? [duplicate]

I'm looking at Graphics Directives but can't figure out a way to turn off the Dashed graphics directive. For example, given ...
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ContourPlot is slow and unwieldy and generates a large-data graphic [closed]

I'm constructing a single contour showing the points in a plane that satisfy a function. The general form is ContourPlot[f[x, y] == 0, {x, 0, .5}, {y, 0.2, .5}] ...
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Undocumented overload for Graph?

I stumbled (here, in the expression for the block diagram) upon a version of Graph that I don't see in the documentation over here. That documentation admits three overloads (the following are in my ...
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How to draw block diagrams as Graph objects?

In the documentation ClosedLoopResponsesWithAPIDController, There is a very nice block diagram. I want to create my own block diagrams similar to this. I clicked on the diagram and pressed ...
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221 views

How to round tick line ends in the plots

I would like to have rounded ticks in my Mathematica plots. They look much better for thick frames ...
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Manipulate Parametric Plot [closed]

Is it possible to plot the values of x and y in Mathematica? ...
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How to build a game board [duplicate]

I have - rather lazily - constructed a chessboard like this: ...
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How to create a neon light effect in Mathematica?

I tried to use Glow to create a neon light effect on a torus object. The result shown on the left of the picture below looks quite different from the real one on ...
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How to create an adjustable Bézier curve?

I tried to create an adjustable Bézier curve with the following simple code. However the curve didn't show up. What is the problem? Please help. ...
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VectorPlot differences between v9 and v10

The following code displays differently with v9 & v10: ...
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How to create a stacked-alphabet image efficiently?

By adopting the answers from Mr. Wizard to my previous question, I tried to create a stacked-alphabet image from a person's portrait, the alphabets were taken from the name of the portrait subject. ...
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What is my problem with MeshFunction?

I want plot the max value in a sine plot. We can use the following code ...
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Selectively updating individual graphics in a dynamic, multiple-plot Show

Suppose Show contains multiple graphics objects that differ markedly in the amount of computation needed for their display. Hence, when dynamically updating only ...
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Proper EdgeForm setting so boundary appears entirely within shape

I have two neighboring (complicated) polygons that I want to be displayed with thick boundaries, however the two shapes border one another, and as EdgeForm places the line centered upon the polygon's ...
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How to combine Plot and GeoGraphics?

I want to combine this map as "background" of this combined plot. How can I do it? The documentation doesn't show any similar demonstration. ...
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Change appearance of ConvexHullMesh

I'm struggling to understand the behaviour of ConvexHullMesh (or rather the non-behaviour). I have a polynom p ...
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How to get rid of the blank areas around alphabetical images?

I attempt to test the mean graylevels of the alphabets "W" and "Z". I used the following code to create the images of them. ...
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How to get the mean color of an artwork?

I got a piece of artwork in dimension of 20x20 pixels. I attempted to divide it into a 5x5 array of elements each of a smaller size of 4x4 pixels, and would like to find the mean color of the ...