# Tagged Questions

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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### How to draw a Circle in a graph with Log Y Scale

I've programmed drawing tools for graph images and am experiencing a problem with the coordinates of an Ellipse on a graph with a Log Y axis. It's quite easy to work out the Y Axis coordinates for ...
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### Precision of rendered Rectangles in stiff-scale graphics

The attchd graphics called chromograms represent a set of discrete-state, continuous-time - ie, discrete-event signals, generated with Mathematica 9 on OSX with a Cinema display. • Top 2 rows are ...
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### Drawing partition diagrams on spheres

I will be doing a few presentations at an undergraduate research conference later, the topics of which are somewhat tentative at the moment, but one of the things I wanted to go over were some of the ...
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### Manipulating a Graphics3D output with a large number of geometric primitives

I'm attempting to view and rotate a Graphics3D object with a very large set of geometric primitives ($\approx 10^6$ objects such as spheres or lines), and everything is functioning very slowly. Are ...
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### How can I have an axis label automatically positioned below the X-axis?

I'm attempting to generate some histograms, and I'd like to automatically label the X-axis. However, Histogram[. . ., AxesLabel -> {"X", "Y"}] places the "X" ...
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### Use single ListPlot for multiple sets of data (on separate graphs)

This is the code I have working for a single set of data. Is there a way I can structure this to have multiple sets of data? ...
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### Isomorphisms for graphs with loops and multiple edges

I am working with graphs with multiple edges and loops, and I want to eliminate all isomorphic graphs from a long list I've generated. The FindGraphIsomorphism ...
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### Preventing ColorFunction bleed in ListLinePlot

Given this dataset (~2100 year precipitation estimates in New Mexico, based on tree-ring data, courtesy of NOAA and Henri Grissino-Mayer) ...
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### How to draw a gene regulatory state space diagram in Mathematica

Is it possible to draw in Mathematica a state space diagrams like these two?! I tried a lot but since I am fairly new to Mathematica, I could not reproduce the desired result.
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### Labeling backplanes in a 3D plot using “enclosed numbers” (i.e. ①, ② …)

When we use ListPlot3D or Plot3D in Mathematica, a box is generated to contain the plot, as shown below. In the drawings below, ...
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### “Interface” for exam

Is it possible to create a (graphical) interface with Mathematica so that instead of having a Mathematica document where I change definitions and so on, I can just input values and it will use my code ...
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### Ploting a parallel graph for an animation

I am sorry that my attempt to obtain a fully functional plot as I want failed badly because I am not able to integrate the features to the graph. Here is my simple code: ...
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### Rotate imported images which are inset into a Graphics container and then overlapped?

The methods given as answers to this question do not seem to work here. I suspect it is because of my use of Inset function. Consider two .png images hand1 and ...
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### Why does TreePlot ignore the vertex labels in a TreeGraph argument?

Example (watch the vertex labels): aTree = TreeGraph[{"a" -> "b", "a" -> "c"}, VertexLabels -> "Name"] ...
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### AspectRatio option works unpredictably?

Let us examine the agreement between specified value for the AspectRatio option and the actual aspect ratio of generated plot. For this purpose I define a function ...
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### Lyapunov exponent plot

I am trying to create a Lyapunov exponent plot as a function of $\alpha$ for two functions: $$f(x) = (\alpha + 1)x - \alpha x^{3}$$ and a piecewise function given by following Mathematica code: <...
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### How to generate mesh and calculate volume of 3d object?

I saw a couple of posts dicretizing the graphic and generate DelaunayMesh to get volume of 3D object. The issue I'm having is that DelaunayMesh creates a bigger solid covering the original one, ...
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### VertexRenderingFunction (or EdgeRenderingFunction) with movable nodes?

In GraphPlot, I'd like to use VertexRenderingFunction (VRF) and have the resulting object behave the same way under dragging verticies as it does when I do not use VRF. The same issue occurs for ...
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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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### 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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### Exporting a Video of a Simulation of Pendulum Motion

In a series of previous questions, I asked how to solve a series of differential equations describing a series of coupled pendulums, and then how to plot this data by coloring the different pendulums. ...
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### How to prevent output truncation when importing large Graphics?

The Evaluation Preferences in Mathematica specify a maximum output size of 1048576 Bytes before truncation occurs. That makes a ...
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I have created a grid, and also made a list of control objects(ex:inputfields, buttons, etc..). Then, I lay the list in my grid. There is no problem. However, the final layout takes a lot of time. I ...
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### How can I set the axis for ScalingFunction in a BarChart?

Why is the scaling function being applied to the wrong axis? Here, the log ticks are on the Y axis, but they should be on the X axis: ...
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### How can I visualize a map $f:T^2\to T^2$?

Let $T^2\cong S^1\times S^1$ be the one-holed torus surface (say, embedded in $\mathbb{R}^3$) and say I have a simple-ish map $f:T^2\to T^2$ which I'd like to visualize. How might I do that? To make ...
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### How to demonstrate a limit without having to pre-calculate certain points

You have a circle of radius r centered at the origin. You have a circle of radius 1 centered at (1,0). You draw a ray through the point (0,r) and the point where the circles intersect. Let R be the ...
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### Looking for an extensive gallery of Mathematica's 2D graphics

I am having a hard time conveying to my co-workers why I think that what they consider "advanced", "high-quality" scientific graphics1 does not hold a candle to what one could do already do with ...
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### Two overlapped spheres with boundary lines

How can I have two overlapped spheres given by ...
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### Drawing a RegionPlot but for data instead of a function

I am trying to draw something similar to RegionPlot, but instead of functions I only have data matrices. For example, I have the following 3 pieces of data (...
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### How can you get the area of a region from an image?

Suppose we have a square of side "L" m, How can I calculate the hatched area, if the corners of the square are centers of circles. It can be generalized to any region? edit: This is the result I ...
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### How to conditionally combine a RegionPlot3D with a ContourPlot3D inside a Manipulate?

I know how to combine a RegionPlot3D and a ContourPlot3D, which I did (see below for details on the code I'm referring to) with ...
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### What are Epilog x-Axis Positions In BoxWhiskerChart (with BarSpacing option)?

I have a dataset that has a number of groups with overlapping sets. There is a point in the group within the intersection of the sets that I want to highlight by placing a marker of that point between ...
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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 ...
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### Prevent Grid from resizing images

Aligning my images in Grid causes one of them to become smaller, despite specifying each of their sizes with ImageSize: ...
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### Adding and summing overlapping Airy (or Gaussian) disks on a plane

In a previous question of mine, I asked how one might draw an Airy disk on a plane: Generating an Airy disk on a plane, and recieved some impressive answers from the users Timothy Wofford and ...
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### Creating plot markers with centered text

I want to create a series of plot markers which are circles, squares etc. with 2-3 letter codes centered within the marker. My current attempt looks like this: ...
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### Rescuing a vertically clipped histogram

I recently ran a rather time intensive calculation and plotted the results in a histogram by simply called Histogram[data]. However, because of a rather serious error on my part, I recently lost my ...
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### What BarChart Option controls Joined line thickness?

Is there a named option that controls the thickness of the line segments that appear in BarChart with options ...
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### Transform x-scale of data for e.g. MatrixPlot

I have to transform in a nonlinear way the x-scale of some data for a MatrixPlot (or ReliefImage or ...
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### Removing clipping masks from exported PDFs

I usually export graphics from Mathematica as PDFs which I tweak with Adobe Illustrator. When most plots are exported from Mathematica as PDFs they contain a large number of mostly useless clipping ...
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### Color based on (discrete) derivative of function

I am making a very basic stock simulation. I want ListLinePlot to color my stock viewer based on whether the price went up or down from the previous price. Here is ...
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### Small output glitch with Histogram

I'm experiencing a small formating glitch with an histogram. I want to define an histogram with a square frame, with precise vertical ticks from 0 to 10. But I'm still getting a larger range, and I ...
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### How to scale multiple graphics to preserve relative sizes?

I'm looking for a simple way to make the displays of different Graphics expressions accurately reflect their relative sizes. (By "simple" I mean that it does not ...
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### Superimposing ListLineIntegralConvolutionPlot with transparent noise over ListContourPlot

I have an array of 128x256 data points in a rectilinear array. For each point there is a 2D vector quantity and a scalar quantity (normalised to -1 <= x <= 1). I very much like the ...
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### How to control the length of vectors in VectorPlot

I want a slope field for a scalar differential equation. For simplicity I have chosen $dx/dt=rx$, where $r$ is a parameter. I used VectorPlot for the slope field as you can see from the code below. \$|...
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### Mathematica exported movie quality

I am generating an animation using: anim = ListPlot[X]; Export["anim.mov", anim, ImageResolution -> 800, Antialiasing -> True]; The ...
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### Problem with clipping of tick labels

Please look at Show[DiscretizeGraphics[Graphics3D[{Cone[]}]], Axes -> True, Boxed -> True] Well, there are some Ticks,...