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Interpolating a plot with missing values

With data = {{1, 1}, {2, 2}, {3, 3}, {4, 4}, {5, 5}, {6, 6}, {7, 5}, {8, 4}, {10, 3}, {10, 2}, {11, 1}} and ...
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1answer
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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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1answer
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Why are graphics rendered as MathML when I set $PrePrint = MathMLForm?

For external usage, I set output in MathMLForm by using $PrePrint=MathMLForm Everything goes well but makes graphics rendered ...
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1answer
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Convert Tube[BSplineCurve[…]] Graphics3D object to polygons [duplicate]

I wish to voxelize a complex shape composed of Tube[BSplineCurve[...]] objects, while maintaining the additional information of the (unvoxelated) surface normal ...
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2answers
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How can I remove edges from my DiscretePlot?

By default, DiscretePlot displays "edges" along the sides and, prominently, align the top when ExtentSize -> Full is set. For ...
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1answer
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Adding a legend to a MatrixPlot

I have produced this MatrixPlot: Rows refer to countries and columns to ranks. Row 1 refers to Norway with many 1 ranks, row 15 to Greece with many 15 ranks. Other countries are inbetween. I would ...
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Graphical solution of a a two-variable system containing an equation and an inequality

I'm currently studying atmospheric-gravity waves and their dispersion relations. I want to have look at values of $(x,y)$ that solve the following system : \begin{equation}\label{}(1) \left\{ \...
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Under OS X, is there a way to view graphics output when running in the command line?

Being a long time unix shell person, I prefer Mathematica's command line interface, over the notebook. (command history, etc...) It just learned that on OS X, the cli is available as MathKernel. ...
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1answer
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Make Plot look like Bloomberg terminal

I've always wanted to make my financial Plots look like a Bloomberg terminal. How would I go about making my chart look like one? I am talking specifically about ...
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2D Visualization of links and knots

I am trying to draw a picture using Mathematica of three loops linking together in 3D as follows. ...
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Projection of curve 3D (x,y,z) on the x-y plane

I have a following systeme : \begin{equation} \left\{ \begin{array}{rcr} (\beta+\frac{1}{2}\delta^{2})\nu_{1}(u)-\delta\nu_{2}(u)+\nu_{3}(u)& = &0\\ (\beta+\frac{1}{2}\delta^{2})\...
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Rebuild a polygon so it doesn't self intersect [duplicate]

If you consider the following Polygon: ...
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Finding intersection and graphing [duplicate]

1) How do I find the intersection of f[c_] := y^2 - 2 x^2 (x + 3) == c ((y + 1)^2 (y + 9) - x^2) between the plots of f[0] and f[2] I tried plugging-in numbers. ...
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Arranging “ranked” nodes of a graph symmetrically

I have Markov chains with a pair of absorbing states taken from the $n$-length strings formed from {"H","T"} for n at least 3 (...
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How to fix a PDF line rendering problem in V9

If I run this in V8 ...
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1answer
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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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4answers
762 views

How can I get the color of overlapping disks to be equal in any order?

When Graphics is used, necessarily the objects come in order. This affects which ones obscure others. When Opacity is not 1, it also affects the color. I would like the color of overlaps to depend ...
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1answer
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Accidentally corrupted graphics (?) data of notebook — now it won't open

In the process of editing my scripts' variable names with a haphazard "replace in all open files" in my text editor, I accidentally replaced portions of graphics data in a notebook (and I believe this ...
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Visualizing data on a world map - flexible record format

I have a list of members of a team, and I want to create a visualization on a world map. I want to plot them on a map, to see some clustering. The fields are: ...
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Add coordinate axes to a 3D plot of concentric spheres

I want to add coordinate axis to a figure of nested spheres. I have the command. ...
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Drawing pairs (planar graph, circle packing)

Circle packing theorem states: For every connected simple planar graph G there is a circle packing in the plane whose intersection graph is (isomorphic to) G. How to use Mathematica to draw examples ...
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Contour coloring and (List)ContourPlot projection

I have two questions concerning (List)ContourPlots. Since they are related to a single visualization desire, I have combined the questions into a single post. I'm hoping that they will be easy to ...
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How should I reproduce this colorful swirling gif?

Surfing on the web, I came upon this cool gif: Does any one know how to reproduce this in Mathematica? I have some ideas myself, so I will try to answer this question as well.
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X-axis obscuring a vector that lies along it [duplicate]

I am having the following problem. I am playing with Manipulate and I would like to draw a vector overlapping an axis (x-component of a vector), and I would like ...
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Conveying density of 5-smooth (Hamming) numbers

A number is 5-smooth if its only prime factors are 2, 3 or 5. Example: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 9, 10, 12, 15, … Interesting thing is that as they become larger ...
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1answer
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Label x-axis of Plot with power of two values

I want to make a plot similar to LogLinearPlot, but with power of 2 ticks instead of 10 on x axis. ...
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1answer
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Perspective transformation of a 2d streamplot

I have a two-dimensional streamline plot from a fluid dynamics simulation. I am wondering: is it possible to somehow allow Mathematica to treat the streamline plot as a plane in three-dimensional ...
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1answer
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How do I make the color of arrowheads in a graph different from the colors of the arrows?

I'm graphing a Markov process mp = DiscreteMarkovProcess[{1, 0, 0}, ({ {0.6, 0.1, 0.3}, {0.2, 0.7, 0.1}, {0.3, 0.3, 0.4} })]; and would like ...
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How to make a resizable chess board?

For some reason I need to create a chess board. I can create a chess board by following command: ...
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Discontinue, then continue x-axis of 2D Histogram

I have the pictured Histogram. It was generated by the following lines: ...
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1answer
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Strange opacity behavior

I edited my question and included the code: here I make the general definitions for the parametric plots I have to do later (these are simply the definitions of the x and y coordinates of the points ...
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Having problems with ListPlot and a PaddedForm wrapper

I defined a function f[x_] = x^3 2 x. Then I had to construct a table showing vertically, the values of f corresponding to x on ...
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Graphics always rendered twice with SimpleFrontEnd example?

I am looking at the Java SimpleFrontEnd example provided by Mathematica. Everything goes well except it always renders graphics twice. Can anyone help me with ...
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1answer
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Adjust the opacity of the lines in a ListPlot

Here is what I am trying to plot: ...
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1answer
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Show List of HighlightGraph Objects in Matrix

I'm new to Mathematica and can't get my problem solved. I want to display a list of HighlightGraph objects in MatrixForm like <...
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1answer
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Rotating & Trimming grids

I want to draw a graphic $20\times20$ grid, rotate it by $\theta$ around $(0,0)$, and trim off the part on the right of the y-axis, so I came up with ...
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1answer
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Graphing the sequence {$p_k$} = $\frac{c - a + dp_{k-1}}{b}$ [duplicate]

Graphing the sequence {$p_k$} = $\frac{c - a + dp_{k-1}}{b}$ I need to know how to graph this function where it automatically plugs in the previous term for $p_{k-1}$, the coefficients are of my ...
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Is there a better way to add elements to a Graphics expression repeatedly?

Consider simple example where a set of points is generated and some are displayed. ...
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1answer
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ListPlot, PlotMarker -> y value [duplicate]

at first sorry if this question is already answered. I would like to display y value as plot marker in listplot ...
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2answers
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Extracting financial indicator data from trading chart

How can the data of the directional movement index below be extracted from this chart? It seems to be embedded in some kind of dynamic module. ...
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Does the VerticalCallout algorithm in PieChart work correctly?

This manufactured example is typical of many real world cases where we have thin slices of the pie: ...
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Controlling spacing of histograms in Histogram3D

I have five histograms, hist1 = Histogram[data1, 20], to which I append {1, 2, 3, 4, 5} via ...
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1answer
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Overlay Rectangle on a ListPlot

I have a ListPlot of 100 data points in the range of 0 and 1. Now I'm trying to find a way to overlay (four) rectangles onto the listplot in 0.25 steps horizontally. Essentially I just have BinLists ...
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Why does Arrow not work well with Scaled coordinates in 3D?

Bug introduced in 8.0 and fixed in 10.4 or earlier. I am a little puzzled by the fact that if I try to use Arrow with Scaled ...
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1answer
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Another one problem with legends on GraphicsGrid

I have used ListLinePlot to generate this grid of plots: and I want to add a legend in Row Layout below this grid. My code, has as follows: ...
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1answer
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Making single letters non-italic in Graphics/Text/Style objects

Suppose that I use Graphics, Text, and Style to type one letter in the subscript of a letter ...
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3answers
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Recover data points from RGBColor of known ColorScheme

In general I want to recover the z-values from an image of a DensityPlot. A simple example might just be ...
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Read in bezier curve from svg file

I am trying to do some calculation of some svg file,After read in with Import["filename","XML"]and some easy operation, I can get the string of the bezier curve, ...