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Radius Values not Displaying in (List)PolarPlot

I'm having troubles with the PolarAxes option in ListPolarPlot under Mathematica 8.0. To be more specific, when I run the ...
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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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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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“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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GraphicsGrid Format Problem with SpanFromAbove

I believe this is a bug in GraphicsGrid. ...
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562 views

How does epilog position work in logplots?

I'm trying to use Epilog in my plots but the way that Epilog uses coordinate positions isn't making sense to me. As a minimal ...
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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 draw timing diagram from a list of values?

What is the most elegant way to draw a timing diagram specified by a list of zeros and ones? In the following code I attempt to draw the clock pulse diagram, and I'd like to continue drawing the ...
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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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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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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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1answer
373 views

Why does GridLines option fail with Function?

Bug introduced in 10.0.0 and fixed in 10.0.1 The Plot option GridLines can be specified either as a list of explicit values ...
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ParametricPlot - Problem with ColorFunction

I am unhappy with the following mapping: ...
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1answer
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What is wrong with triangle PlotMarkers in v.10.0.0?

Bug introduced in 10.0.0 and fixed in 10.0.1 In Mathematica 10.0.0 we have built-in graphical triangle PlotMarkers. Let us look closer on them: ...
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Using Show to place a ParametricPlot on a LogLog scale

I wish to have a few plots on the same graph: ListLogLogPlot, LogLogPlot and a ParametricPlot drawing lines perpendicular to the x-axis. The problem is however that ParametricPlot doesn't seem to have ...
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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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1answer
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Wavelength, wavenumber, energy and frequency in a ruler

I would like to generate set of four axis relating wavelength, wavenumber, energy and frequency in an arbitrary range. Like in this image but without the labels such as "RADAR". The selection of ...
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1answer
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Arranging and combining multiple plots and graphics

I have 4 plots/schematics. They are either created with ArrayPlot[], ParametricPlot3D[] or Graphics[]. As I play with calculation resolutions their absolute sizes will change. I would like a neat way ...
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Why Plot3D does not accept Epilog option

I am trying to visualize 3D points with Plot3D using the option Epilog. If you check the options of Plot3D ( Options[Plot3D] ), it can be seen that Epilog is one of ...
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BarChart that lines up with dates in DateListPlot

I am trying to create a chart similar to the view offered by TradingChart, but with custom data not relating to finance. ...
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1answer
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Why there is an extra node left behind?

I intend to add a node and an edge to a RandomGraph when clicking on one of its existing nodes and drag the newly generated node to a new position. However, there always an extra node left behind at ...
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The mysterious gap inside Grid

There's this gap inside Grid which I cannot seem to remove. Perhaps someone knows how. ...
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Labeling points with numbers in a Graphics expression

Can I label points with numbers in my Graphics expression, as in this picture Here is my code. ...
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Connect each point in the plot with all adjacent points

I have the following simple code. I need to connect each point in the plot with all adjacent points in vertical or horizontal line. ...
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Finding corresponding vertex from 3d to 2d

I have this simple 3d data points: ...
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2answers
463 views

Saving graphics in Adobe Illustrator .ai format

How do I save a ListLinePlot graphic as an Adobe Illustrator file (with extension .ai)?
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1answer
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Combining ArrayPlot and Plot

I have two plots. plot1 is a colour graph generated using ArrayPlot. plot2 is a function plotted using Plot. I want to do two things. Scale the axes of plot1 to be the same as plot2 (instead ...
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Problem When Trying to Export Graphics with Transparency to SVG

I'm trying to export a graph as a graphic to an SVG file with transparent background. When the background is specified as a color (or unspecified), it works just fine. When the background is specified ...
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How can I get Inset to use ImageScaled, but preserve aspect ratio?

This code produces two identical images, despite the difference in the rectangles: ...
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Graphics // Triangle // Manipulation

I have been Mathematica user for a considerably short while. I have learned some of its functionality using wolfram how-to resources and the documentation. I am having difficulties constructing ...
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Why does show combined plots and graphics fail in CDF Player but not in Mathematica?

The question is, how might I get the following script working as a CDF demo of complex inversion in a circle? It works fine in my home edition of MMA 8 run on OS X Mavericks. When saved as a CDF file ...
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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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Adjusting the vertices positions of a RandomGraph

By adopting the codes I got from the previous questions, here I intend to adjust the vertices positions of a RandomGraph. However, I only got an inactive graph, it even disappears suddenly when ...
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Find intersection of pairs of straight lines

I have a list of 24 points, in which two consecutive points (1st and 2nd, 3rd and 4th, …) are supposed to form a line: ...
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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). ...
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Change Default Font Color of Commands [duplicate]

I encountered to two problems with Mathematica: one: How can I change the default font color of commands and functions in Mathematica (which is black) to another color, so that whenever I wanted to ...
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3answers
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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 ...
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Smarter way of manipulating plot style?

Say, I have a colorlist listColor={Black,Brown,Red,Cyan} Now, I have some Plot function that I can use this list: ...
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1answer
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How to add more than one label to Histogram automatically

I have a huge data and I want to add two labels to the Histogram. the problem here is that the labels are calculated and added automatically to the histogram. for example if I have the following ...
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How to make custom discrete color data function

Attempting to make custom discrete color data function: my custom color: is it possible to use my custom color ...
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How to place more than one ChartLabel in a BarChart

I have the following data: ...
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How to create these famous surfaces in topology with the desired color effects?

It was said such real objects of famous topological surfaces were plotted by the cooperation between mathematician Richard Palais and artist Luc Benard, and published as the cover page of Science ...
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Trying to combine an image with a Plot

I've got this picture: The image has a resolution of 2001x2001. The left most pixel has an x-value of -2, and the right most pixel has an x-value of 2. Same goes for the y-values. Now I am trying ...
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Labeling vertices by number in Graph: Getting text to display at the right size

Minor aesthetic question here. I was playing around with Graph's and decided to render a cute-looking family of directed graphs, with the vertices being the number ...
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How to change the number of markers in Plots?

Two questions, but I am not sure whether they are already answered or not. How can I create PlotMarkers (in ListLinePlot) with ...
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How to find a fit for a function?

I have the following function: ...
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How to control the layering of graphics displayed with Show

I am trying to combine two graphics objects using Show. The first one is an isosurface: ...
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Label each panel of Grid

I have a set of figures that I would like to show as grid for a publication. I currently just export the figure as an eps and use another software package to add Labels (A,B,C,D) to each panel of the ...
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Combine a contour plot of a conic and an inset with an polygon such as all its vertices are on the conic

I have a difficulty to programmatically adjust the size of a polygon within an inset of a conic (here I limit myself to a circle) in order to have all its vertices on the circle: ...
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ListLinePlot with colors from data

I am trying to color a simple 2D plot (using ListLinePlot) based on data in the form of 3-vectors. ...