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Extracting a single layer from a SHP file

I have an ESRI ShapeFile (SHP) that I've loaded. It has a number of layers which I can see the names of by using: Import["file.shp", "LayerNames"] I get ...
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How to convert an output to a graphic that can be selected like a plot?

EDIT: István Zachar informed me of the Rasterize[] command, which does exactly what I need. Danke! I have a self-built function that uses Grid[] to create a table that is more presentation-friendly ...
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Change the height of a function being plotted

How do I alter the height of any function plot using the Plot function? Mathematica seems to limit the height of the plot up to the range of a function and distort ...
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Feed a Manipulate[] Output into a Graphics[]

Please consider : ...
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Draw border around constant regions of image

I would like to ask that is it possible to draw borderline - contour - around those cells (pixels) which are neighboring and contains the same value. An example by hand: Thanks!
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Automatic cascading placement of graphics

Is it possible to automatically cascade graphics or images in MMA? It seems to me that most of the built-in graphic functions have a gridded style, e.g., ...
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Hovering over specific coordinates on a picture

I'm working on a small function which can be used so that when the user hovers over certain coordinates in a LocatorPane, these coordinates can be checked against a separate list of coordinates, and ...
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Drawing dynamical trajectories diagram in Mathematica

I've a Boolean gene regulation system composed of vectors(corresponding to cellular phenotypes). Their components are binary numbers such as $\{1,0,0,1\}$. A vector can change its statement in ...
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How to set the Arrowheads style in a figure with broken vertical axes

I am trying to combine three separated curves into a same figure. The codes are inspired by another post and answers here. Codes: ...
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How to change random values in manipulate?

I made a Manipulate box that is working very well, using lots of random numbers. I would like to add a button to "reset" (i.e. to change, randomize, or reselect) all the random parameters. Here's ...
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Connecting the points surrounding the adjacent polygons

I'm trying to connect the points surrounding the adjacent polygons. I know how to find the adjacent polygons on a Voronoi mesh. However, I'm unable to adjacent of the adjacent polygons. What I'm ...
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Plotting with arrowheads and labels

I want to add arrowheads and labels to the following plot. ...
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ParametricPlot3D colorfunction for a specific region of an object

I have created a 3D parametric plot of an oblate spheroid, and I want to apply "TemperatureMap" as a colorfunction to its surface as a gradient in the Z direction. However, I only want to apply this ...
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Plot a function for different parameters

Suppose I have a function that I want to plot for several values of a parameter all in the same window. For instance the function $f$ defined as ...
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How to specify different colors for edges going between the same two vertices in Graph?

Here is an example: edge1 = Property[1 -> 2, EdgeStyle -> Red]; edge2 = Property[1 -> 2, EdgeStyle -> Blue]; Graph[{edge1, edge2}] This does not ...
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Color Polygons Using GeoListPlot works individually, but not together

I have following problem: and So far so good. But GeoListPlot[{test[[;; 2]]}, ImageSize -> 300] does nothing (produces a blank map). Similarly, the code ...
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GeoGraphics examples not running correctly

I'm trying to work with the new GeoGraphics functionality in Mathematica 10, starting with the example given here. None of the code seems to run well for me, though. I try to run the first command: <...
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How to change plotting options while using Map

I have multiple series, which I want to plot using ListLinePlot and Map. For example ...
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Plot: How set markers in plot in front of axes

I draw a plot using ListPlot. But I noticed that PlotMarkers are 'covered' by the axes; see example below: I was trying to ...
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Simple plot control

Absolute newbie question: Plot[2x-1,{x,-4,4},GridLines->{Range[-4,4],Range[-8,8]}] works about as expected, except that (a) I would like the tick ...
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How to obtain the GIF by Mathematica?

Is it possible to create such GIF illustration amination by Mathematica? and the rendering effects of each trigonometric function curve. UPDATE I have mainly two puzzles: 1) how to obtain the ...
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Force change in aspect ratio of Inset image

I have an image that I want to place in the background of a plot and stretch it to cover the entire plot area. However, the aspect ratio of the image does not match the aspect ratio of the plot, and <...
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fragment loss with ContourPlot3D

I expect to have a chimney-look plot out of the function z = 1/(x^2 + y^2), but what I got is a broken one. Is there a way to get an intact plot from ...
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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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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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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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Resizing graphics with an inset when exporting

I am generating a number of graphics using Mathematica that contain text. Adding the text to the graphic has been a considerable challenge, but I have finally come up with the following: ...
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Ugly plots when printing notebook to pdf

One image is worth one thousand words, so: Question: At what options should I be looking, so that what I see in my notebook is what I get in my printed pdf ? Here is the code I'm using: ...
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How to align the output of MatrixPlot with the output of Plot

I am trying to figure out how to align different types of plots into one image. For example in the following code, it plots two lines on top of a MatrixPlot. I want ...
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Plot Ticks disappear when combining Plot with Graphics

I'm attempting a simple Plot that I want to add asymptote markers to: ...
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Filling using colors rendered corresponding to the difference between two curves

Suppose there are two curves f1[x] and f2[x], and we want to fill the area between them using colors corresponding to the vaule ...
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How to set the ratio between the vertical and horizontal scales of plots?

The documentation says that when AspectRatio->Automatic is specified, Mathematica determines the ratio of height to width from the actual coordinate values ...
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Manipulation of Automatic settings in a given case

Often I use the Automatic option to specify plot styles, plot ranges, image sizes, etc. I'd like to be able to apply some modifications to these automatically ...
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Using graphics primitives to draw a cross as inset in graphics

I would like to draw a cross as an inset in a Graphics environment. I tried the following: ...
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Why am I getting so many error messages from my pendulum simulation?

I'm doing my end of semester project for a physics class. We were supposed to graphically model a physical occurrence; I chose doing a Pendulum Wave. I have my code written, however Mathematica keeps ...
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Incorporating an additional graphics element when using Animate and ParametricPlot3D

I'm trying to animate some curves that wrap around a cylinder. OK so far: ...
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Too much vertical space in a CDF file

When I prepare a CDF file to be included into a web page, far too much blank vertical space is left over the pane. Is there a command to reduce that? This is illustrated by the files SimpleDemos.nb ...
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Change of parameters on ouput graph

I have generated the graph, but i lost the settings, i would like to make the Plotmarkers slightly bigger. Is there anything to do this without redoing the computation? Like Show[%1,PlotMarker->{dot,...
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How to guarantee the point's position is fixed in the Graphics and Image

SeedRandom[8] plot = ParametricPlot[ Evaluate@BezierFunction[temPoint = RandomReal[{-50, 50}, {5, 2}]][ t], {t, 0, 1}, AxesOrigin -> {0, 0}] We can ...
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How to set global style of controls in Manipulate?

I created a Manipulate code which is using several sliders, with the same font output (style, size, font familly, ...). How can I save some space by defining a global style for all the slider ...
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Move Graphics Object

I'm an artist trying out digital media. I'm very new to Mathematica, however, so excuse me if this a basic question (which I'm sure it is). I did look, though, for anything on this site related to my ...
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Circular crop: extract non rectangular parts of an image

I want to extract a part of an image. For example, let's start with something like the following image: I would like to apply some image processing to get this result: I have tried to ...
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Adding FrameLabels but without showing a Frame using GraphicsRow

I'm trying to create a set of plots that share similar axes (axes in the general sense, I'm actually using Frame). I'd like to have the text describing the axes plotted to the left of the first plot ...
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How to show and hide text by a button

I'm trying to implement a button that can show and hide output text in a panel/tab, but I can't find a specific command to do that. I tried StringReplace, but it doesn't work for me.
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Center Graphics elements relative to one another, rather than to the full figure

Suppose I wish to generate the following figure in Mathematica: My thought was to build it in parts. First, I make the plot: p = Plot[Sin[2 Pi x], {x, 0, 3}] ...
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White Lines in Contour Plot and 3D Plot

This is a follow up question to the original question here (has a solution). I am plotting another different total potentials and for this particular case the repulsive potential is a rectangle (open ...
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How to put triangle graphics on a plot of two seperate related lists?

For 7 different discharge energies, I have two gases (1. pure helium, 2. a helium oxygen mixture) being heated up. Those 14 settings then enter a tube, in which the system cools off. In the list below,...
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Plotting boundary of piecewise function in ContourPlot

I am trying to do a ContourPlot of the following function: $$\psi=\begin{cases}\left(\sqrt{x^{2}+y^{2}}-\frac{0.25^{2}}{\sqrt{x^{2}+y^{2}}}\right)\frac{y}{\sqrt{x^{...