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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Animate curve parametric plot on a surface

I have a surface s = Plot3D[{x,y,F[x,y]},{x,-1,1},{y,-1,1}] with $F$ predefined, and a curve ...
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How to keep front and back colors of Polygon in Graphics3D same all the time [duplicate]

I want the same face color for a 3D Polygon when viewed from front or back or from any angle. i.e. I want the color not changed under any conditions. Front and ...
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ListPlot under conditions Part II

I have a data file containing several columns and thousands lines of data. Below I present a small portion of it, in order to express my issue: ...
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Clear labelling gray-scale plots

I am plotting a number of functions (at least 4 in one plot) with a legend. Needless to say, it is important that it is clear from the legend which line belongs to which function. I tried to play ...
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Problem with transparency when I export an eps file

I have the following simple Mathematica code: ...
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Timing display of Graphics (Front End timing)

I want to know how much wall-time it takes to display a Graphics For example this one: ...
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How do I slice an image of size “width × height” in n² pieces of size “width / n × height / n”?

Background: What I want is to make a jigsaw from an image. (A simple one where the pieces are polygons.) I have the following strategy in mind. Create a set of polygons and assign images (or just the ...
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Changing the width of BarLegend

Is it possible to change the aspect ratio of the BarLegend in Mathematica? The option LegendMarkerSize, in my case below, only ...
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How to plot graphs with vertices positioned as spread as possible? [closed]

The following code, outputs the graph below: graphList = {{1, 2}, {1, 3}, {1, 4}, {2, 5}, {3, 6}, {4, 7}} Graph[UndirectedEdge @@@ graphList] Is there some way ...
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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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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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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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Error bar plot - no bars but rather point size determined by errors

Looking for a way to create an ErrorListPlot (x,y,error) with the radius of the PlotMarker ...
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Plotting in the “Manipulate” function - simple coding

Hello Mathematica community, my name is Preston! I have a real quick question that should be easy to answer. Alright, so for a research project that I'm involved it at my university, I need to ...
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Analyzing Betting (Keno) in Mathematica [closed]

Keno is a popular lottery game that is available with all of the larger casino softwares. The player is given a ticket with 70 numbers on it. He picks 1 to 11 numbers on the ticket. 20 winning numbers ...
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Using Manipulate with a control variable for selective recalculation

I'm trying to adapt Nasser's method for using a control variable inside Manipulate to selectively choose what part of the code should be recalculated depending on the controls changed. I've also read ...
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Cubic Splines Functions

I have this set of three data points and want the natural cubic spline functions for them: dat = {{-.0247500, .5}, {.3349375, -.25}, {1.101000, 0}}; I tried: ...
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Create Slider to start/stop/move Point

I want to be able to start, stop, and move the dynamically moving point simultaneously in both animations. The "PlayPauseButton" in the animations only controls the given animation. Indeed, I want ...
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Plot3D missing a zone

I am trying to plot a simple graph using Plot3D: ...
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Can Epilog be used with ParametricPlot3D

This command: ParametricPlot3D[{Cos[t], Sin[t], t}, {t, 0, 2 \[Pi]}, Epilog -> {Arrow[{{0, 0, 0}, {Cos[\[Pi]], Sin[\[Pi]], \[Pi]}}]}] Produces the ...
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Behaviour of Locator

I seek advice regarding the constrained behaviour of the Locator: appears confined to square {0,0}->{1,1}. When I change starting position it snaps to this constrained region. The code I am referring ...
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Using With in combination with Graphics [duplicate]

Assume that we are given a symbol p={x,y} which should represent a 2D point. If x and y have ...
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Draw only the top of the boundary of a function in Plot3d

So currently I have via combining 3 Plot3D's in a show. My question is how can I make it so that the ONLY portion of that border highlighted green, is the "curving portion" in the xy plane, rather ...
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How can I set an image as the background of a panel?

Is it possible to set an Image as the Background of a Panel? I've studied all the options in ...
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ListPlot Inset coordinates problem

Inset seem better suited for ad-hoc labels and legends than for precision, programmatic placement of annotation. Given the following 'bottom-up' graphic expression: ...
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Graphics, PlotRange and/or PlotRegion

Consider the following snippet of code: ...
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Coloring vertices according to a function using GraphPlot3D

This question is similar but not identical to a related question called: coloring-vertices-using-graphplot . I need to color the vertices of a graph according to a function, f that is defined on the ...
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Finding the Tangent to the Curve [duplicate]

I could use some help with this. This is my first time using mathematica and im trying to get use to the coding. Find an equation of the tangent to the curve and graph the curve and tangents. ...
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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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Generate a set of 3D coordinates subject to constraints

Generating a set of random 3D coordinates is ok, e.g. ...
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Two graphs in the same plot [closed]

I have the following plots for two graphs: ...
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Creating an animated graph model based on equations

So I have a graph that looks like this ...
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How do I overlay multiple graphics on one plot? [duplicate]

I am plotting n spectrum using: ...
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How to change the format of FrameTicks

Here is a plot with the default frame ticks S1 = Plot[Sin[x], {x, -7, 7}, Frame -> True, Axes -> False] Now, if I define myself the range as well as the ...
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GraphPlot with black edges no rendering function

Is there any way to make the edges of a GraphPlot black without tediously writing out a long "EdgeRenderingFunction"? I guess you could ask the same kind of question about vertex labeling. For ...
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Exporting a Table of Graphics into Individual Files [duplicate]

The command Table[Polt[Sin[k x],{x,1,10}],{k,1,30}] generates a list of graphics. I want to export each list item as an individual jpg file, named according to ...
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ListPlot with redundant labels for tick marks

Is it possible to have two sets of labels for the $x$-axis tick marks using ListPlot? For example, could we have tick marks labels: {1,2,3,4,...}, and then right ...
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Text with specified FontSize looks smaller than expected

The simplest way to see what the post's title is trying to convey is to evaluate: ...
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Find size of vertex image relative to the graph coordinate system

I am trying to define a graph using my own VertexShapeFunction with an ActionMenu button being the vertex and a custom ...
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Adding an image background to a graph that uses vertexposition

Hello Mathematica stackexchange community! I need your help on a research project. I'm looking to create a graph g with vertices in specifies places and then use an image I have as the background of ...
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How do I draw multiple 3D shapes defined by lists of points?

I'm attempting to draw $N$ cones on a 3D object, where each cone is specified by a pair of 3D coordinates. The first coordinate is for the cone's base, the second one for the cone's apex. Here, I ...
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Spacer and Text in Graphics going Awry (in Mathematica 7)

Use of a vertical Spacer in justified text inside a graphic isn't working as required. The result in the green box looks right, but when this is placed in a ...
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Obtaining Size Of Graphical Objects

I have created a panel, say Panel[""]. I want to know its size/dimensions. Is there any built-in function for doing that?
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TextCell going awry due to ImageResolution (in Mathematica 7)

Can anyone see how to fix this text display? The example is from a larger project. I need to export the graphic at high resolution, but the text is going wrong. ...
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Lines with label in Plot options syntax

I wrote a little function to add lines with labels to plots. It just creates customized {GridLines -> ..., Epilog -> ...} code: ...
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Making a screen icon by Mathematica

Is it possible to make within Mathematica an image file to be used as a screen icon? Could you kindly give an example?
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How to share `ChartLegends` among multiple `BoxWhiskerChart`s in `GraphicsGrid`?

First, create two BoxWhiskerChart: box1 and box2 ...
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How to embed a filled Region in a Graphics?

Let for example: regn = RegionDifference[Rectangle[{-2, -2}, {2, 2}], Disk[{0, 0}, 1]]; The only documented way I found to draw a gereric region ...
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Plotting polyhedra faces with polygons removed from the interiors of the faces

I have dozens of vertices and dozens of faces which is why I use the v={};i={} and Graphics3D and ...