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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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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Using codes to replicate drawing tools in Mathematica

This might seem very obvious but I'm on the verge of losing all the annotations I've made on a graph because I can't figure a way to save it after using the drawing tool to add a few extras to the ...
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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^{...
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Remove white space from GraphicsRow

I am trying to remove as much of the white space above and below the following image produced by: ...
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How to combine objects from different .obj files?

I got a screw .obj model with the head diameter of 2cm, and a board .obj model of 10cmx10cmx4cm in dimension. I would like the ...
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How to draw a normalized tangent arrow [closed]

I want to draw a normalized tangent arrow, so I use the Normalize command as follows: ...
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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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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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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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Assigning weights to edges of a hypercube based on the Gray code labels for vertices being connected

Say I want to construct an $n$-dimensional hypercube graph $G$ using the command: G = HypercubeGraph[n]. I'd like to assign edge weights to the $2^{(n-1)}n$ edges ...
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A one-liner to place some number of Graphics3D polytopes on a plane and to randomly assign colorations

I'm looking for a nice one- or two-liner to randomly place some number, $N$, of Graphics3D polytopes on a plane with dimensions $X \times Y$, and to specify that $k ...
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Button ImageSize x-dimension ignored

How can a small square button be created with ImageSize -> {20,20}? The x-dimension won't go below about 70. (Using version 9.0.1 on OS X.) ...
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Adjacency List representation of a graph

I am looking to draw a graph knowing a simple adjacency representation of the graph like: A = {{1, 3}, {2, 3}, {3, 4, 5}, {4, 5}, {5}} Where ...
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Adding a coordinate label to individual squares in ArrayPlot[…]

Can I write text, or add a specific text label to individual squares of an ArrayPlot[...] graphic? Specifically, I would like to assign an two-dimensional integer coordinate label to each square.
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Debugging graphics

All the examples I am seeing on internet are related to normal functions that carry out loops and assignments but I have not seen one example where I can see a graphics based program being debugged. ...
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Rules governing Plot line generation

I was looking at the Documentation Center for Round, Ceiling and Floor when I noticed that ...
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Problem in RegionPlot3D

I tried to plot the region bounded by the three planes. This is supposed to give me a pyramid type of shape (actually two, but I am just taking one of them). The code is given by ...
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How to highlight various parts of a plot

I'd like to show students a graph of a function, say $(x,y)\mapsto\sqrt[3]{x^3+y^3}$, and then highlight its various properties connected with (non)differentiability at certain points etc. Having ...
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Using one table for multiple arguments

So I want to plot two graphs (on the same plot). One which is the $\frac{\sum_{i=0}^n x_i}{n}$ and the other $\frac{\sum_{i=0}^n x_i}{n-1}$ where x is a set created by ...
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Exporting sharp corners in Bézier curves to pdf

I'm a bit baffled by this. I have a number of arrows in a series of diagrams, and I'm defining the arrowheads using Bézier curves such as ...
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Frame labels without a frame?

Is there a way to add labels to a 2D plot, without the Frame ? Here's a MWE which shows a simple graph with four labels around its frame. I need to remove the frame, but keep the labels. Is that ...
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NumberLinePlot — scaling coincident points

it doesn't seem the native function NumberLinePlot is able to scale points to reflect coincident points. When an expression such as ...
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How to let Graphics3D show texts only within the plot range?

OS: Windows Server 2012 R2 MMA Version: 10.3.0.0 ...
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Positioning of tick labels in a 3D plot

I am looking for an easy way to force this plot to label the $y$ axis with numbers below the axis automatically in the given view point. Now the label switches to the bottom when the view point ...
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How to get DateListPlot Epilog to display shapes

The following should produced a plot with an orange outlined disc labelled "A" on the dotted line. Epilog produces the dotted line and the text label but is unable ...