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Animating a circle to move along an curve

Basically, I want to move a graphic (such as a circle) along a given path (such as sin(x)). I was thinking that the trick might be making the x and y coordinates of the circle vary based on the ...
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Labeled and Graph don't mix?

In an attempt to create a legend for a graph drawing, I find that Labeled only works without the position options (except for Center). ...
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Bring Vertices to the foreground

I'm having some issues with being able to trigger the Tooltip in an AdjacencyGraph, as the edges are "covering" the vertex labels. In the example provided, there are no issues to display the tooltip ...
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LocatorPane, Dynamic and deleting locators

Compare the following two code snippets : Version 1 ...
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How can Magnify be forced to ignore the notebook's window width?

In a new notebook, I can illustrate how the action of Magnify is cut off by the window width: ...
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clip a plot to sub-parts then merge

I have a start photo (StartShot) with 0-400, 0-400 coordinates: And this path: ...
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Is the real spherical harmonic (l = 1, m = 0) really 'bigger' than (l = 1, m = 1)?

Using SphericalPlot3D to plot the real spherical harmonic with l = 1 and m = 0: ...
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Rasterize alters the quality of the figure

A quick 3D plot ...
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How to label a single Tick mark at a specified tick location

I am attempting to annotate a graph in a very simple manner. This is 2D plot of a function over a range of x-values, for example, let's say 0 to 15. By default, my plot labels the Tick marks as 0, ...
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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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Undesired resizing with ImageMultiply and Masking

I want to systematically measure image intensity around each of the points in this 256x256 image. i0: I already have centroid locating code to figure out the centers of each of these points. To ...
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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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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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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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How to fill a whole rectangle with text?

I have a rectangle with specified dimensions and I'd like to fill it with text, so that the text uses all (well, as much as possible) of the available area. I tried to do it with ...
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Mesh and ParametricPlot [duplicate]

Is this a bug, or something going over my head? When using the following code, nothing "special" happens: ...
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How Can I superpose an image and a graphics?

I want to superpose an image with a graphics in order to evaluate their alignment. I am writting this exemple of code. ...
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Exporting graphics without X server

I have a Mathematica installation on a Linux server that is intended to be used for batch processing. Some of the things that will be processed will include rendering of graphics. However, if I use ...
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Disable and Enable Hyperlinks Graphics

I have a Graphics element which I edit with Drawing Tools. I have determined a technique using NotebookWrite to add ...
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Issue with ListDensityPlot when using logarithmic scale

I have got some frequency response data from a speaker measured with different incident angles between speaker and microphone taken in an anechoic chamber. The data can be found here. The whole ...
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MatrixPlot for DFT in black and white with ContourLabel

I have several data files such as this: ...
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How can I independently move vector components (in 2D)?

Here's what may well be a simple problem that I have been having difficulty with: There are two connected vectors, v1 and v2, such that: v1 begins at the origin and and ends at point a1 v2 begins ...
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Frame or EdgeForm disappearing out of PlotRange

I am trying to obtain a thin frame around the bars in this chart but it's proving rather tricky. Can anyone suggest a solution? ...
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Is there a way to control the placement of individual tick mark labels?

Let me start by saying there are a lot of other questions here on SE and elsewhere about tick marks in MMA but I think I am correct in saying that none of them cover exactly what I want (apologies if ...
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join two ListVectorPlots

I have two ListVectorPlots, the are given below ...
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Interactive graphics without creating a new cell

A simple graphics command creates a red circle and a blue square: Graphics[{Red, Disk[{0, 0}, 0.5], Blue, Rectangle[]}] I can "close this up" by double ...
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Export collection of plots to A4 pdf

Sometimes I want to Export a collection of plots or other Graphics to a pdf in A4 format. Right now I'm using a GraphicsGrid inside a panel which is an inset in a Graphics object. Here is an example: ...
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LineScaledCoordinate problem for exact coordinates

Edit: Confirmed bug. CASE:2326540. Still the case in V 10.3. Solution: Wait and use N meanwhile. I've faced this problem ...
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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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ArrayPlot of square matrix: how does ColorFunction -> Automatic work?

Suppose you have the following: tt = Table[{i, j}, {i, 0, 10}, {j, 0, 10}] The table tt is a matrix of pairs, ...
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Comparing data sets with fade transitions (Code speed-up)

I am using the utility below for data comparison. However, with my real (more complex) charts the processing is quite slow, so setting the Pause time under ...
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Something wrong with RectangleChart and Tooltip?

Currently I'm working on a diagram showing the merit order of power plants in the Netherlands. On the horizontal axes you see the cumulative power and on the vertical axes you see the costs per MWh. ...
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Replicate an image from Documentation Center (EulerMatrix)

EDIT I try to produce an image similar to that (see here) but this time with an ellipsoid. I hope I am not wrong but the code that creates this beautiful image is not available in Mathematica's ...
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Integration of angular distribution along cartesian axis

I am plotting an anisotropy distribution function as color coding on the surface of a unit sphere with this code: ...
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Simple ways to implement vector dilation

Suppose we have a singly connected but not necessarily convex polygon. Something like shape = CountryData["Chad", "Coordinates"]. Is there a simple way to ...
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Problem drawing a GeoPath polygon with GeoGraphics

I want to draw some polygons bounded with various geographic coordinates. For example, here is the code to draw a triangle between New York, Cape Town and Beijing. ...
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Minimalistic code challenge on Apollonian gaskets

I've been recently fascinated by the beauty, symmetry and mathematical richness of the Apollonian gaskets. So I felt myself challenged to see if it was possible to generate one in Mathematica with ...
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EventHandler click event in Graphics[ ] object does not work properly after using Deploy [duplicate]

There is a problem clicking layered Graphics objects after using Deploy. For example, the code below works as intended with the Disk 'on top of' the Line. Click either object anywhere and EventHandler ...
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Strange extrapolation in ListContourPlot?

I have some Table of {x,y,z} values (energy as a function of radial and azimuthal frequencies in a galaxy if you care to know): ...
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cut and project tilings — Amman Beenker tilings

A certain research paper gives a recipe for building Amman-Beenker tilings as a special type of cut-and-project algorithm. The result is usually a pleasant kind of aperiodic tiling shape. The ...
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Unnecessary and slow conversion between simple polygons and geometric regions

To my knowledge some (but not all) of the new geometric region functions in Mathematica version 10 require an additional step to convert from geometric shapes into regions. However this step Does ...
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Dynamic overlay of graphics and plot while maintaining uniform coordinates [closed]

I have a plot and a graphic that I want to overlay onto one another while retaining a uniform sense of coordinates throughout the whole thing. I have tried to do this two ways and both suffer from ...
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My code does not give the same results on mathematica 9 and 10 [closed]

I have developed last year an algorithm using mathematica 9. In this algorithm, I remember that coordinate system of Image and Graphics are not the same. However, in mathematica 10 the coordinate ...
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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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Tick labels above axis [duplicate]

Is there any way to place tick marks on the x-axis above the axis? Note that I am talking about marks on the axis, not on a frame (because my graph has no frame). To be more specific, here's the ...
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Method Shrinkwrap Messes up editting Graphics

If you try resizing or moving the Inset in the following interface, the Graphics becomes incredibly jerky and borderline ...
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Exporting PDF file - incorrect graphic [closed]

I export graphics to PDF using: Export["/path/figure.pdf", plotname] It gives me more than enough quality for PDFLatex. But somehow, some exported plots have ...
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ErrorListPlot marker missaligned with error bar [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Point Renderings Slightly Off in Mathematica I'm using the ErrorListPlot function in the ...
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Problem with ContourPlot [Not smooth curve] [closed]

Here is my code ...