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How to automate generation of image files?

I need to generate a large number of figures as PNG files, and I'm trying to decide whether Mathematica would be the quickest way to do this. All the figures have the same basic structure, and I'm ...
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Fit text to a path [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Movable text on a curve This is a common feature among vector-based graphics suites (e.g. Illustrator), so I was wondering how it could be done in Mathematica. Here's an ...
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How to create a new “person curve”?

Wolfram|Alpha has a whole collection¹ of parametric curves that create images of famous people. To see them, enter WolframAlpha["person curve"] into a Mathematica ...
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Is it possible to induce Mathematica to chop off parts of Graphics objects that exist outside of a Frame?

I am running Mathematica 7. In a Graphics environment I am setting Frame -> True (and using ...
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1answer
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How can I display a multigraph with different colored edges?

I'm new to Mathematica(version 9) and I'm trying to display a multigraph with different colored edges. Here's my code so far: ...
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Is it possible to render Graphics with more than “Byte” bitdepth?

I wonder is it possible to render Graphics in Mathematica with bitdepth higher than "Byte" which is the maximum bitdepth ...
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Making a movie with specific frame-rate out of ListPlot outputs? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is it possible to prerender animation in Wolfram Mathematica? Does Mathematica support variable frame rate for any video format, in analogue of GIF-style “DisplayDurations”? ...
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Spreading colors in ListDensityPlot

I want to create a two-dimensional plot using data from an external file. This file contains several triplets of numbers. The first two columns indicate the x and y position, while the third one works ...
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How can I highlight a moving bar in an animation of a bar chart?

I wrote the following code, but I don't know how to highlight the moving bar. ...
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Problem with transparency when I export an eps file

I have the following simple Mathematica code: ...
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Order items by closest to the previous

I have a list of 2D points (a table, imagine the data of a parametric plot shuffled) I would like to join the points with a line that starts from one of them and always goes to the closest one. I ...
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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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1answer
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Is there an easy way to specify an arbitrary two-dimensional Polyomino tiling in Mathematica 8.0?

Is there an easy way to generate an arbitrary two-dimensional Polyomino tiling: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Polyomino? Specifically, I would like to generate an array of integer coordinates, for ...
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How can I have an axis label automatically positioned below the X-axis?

I'm attempting to generate some histograms, and I'd like to automatically label the X-axis. However, Histogram[. . ., AxesLabel -> {"X", "Y"}] places the "X" ...
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How can I view the code implementing a built-in Mathematica function? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is the most convenient way to read definitions of in-memory symbols when we don’t have the source files? I would like to look at the code that implements ...
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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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Image Processing: Finding Orientation and Position of Symmetry Axes

Background I'm currently toying with Principles of Design by Charlotte Jirousek in order to learn some basics of image processing. As main principals she suggests Balance, Proportion, Rhythm, ...
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How can I make a barchart?

I want to mimic the below image type using Mathematica's BarChart3D function. For this purpose I wrote the following code but it isn't working. ...
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Non-geometric transformation of Graphics3D primitives

I want to apply non-geometric transformations to polygons etc, the goal is to have a Manipulate objects that behaves like that famous möbius transform video. Since ...
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1answer
243 views

Scale label problem of multiple ListLogPlot graphs

Consider the following code: ...
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Mathematica does not export Turkish characters in a Graphics expression

When I export the following Graphics expression as a PDF (or EPS) file, the Turkish characters ü and ç do not appear. ...
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How to get full-screen graphics canvas?

Is it possible to create a full-screen graphics without any front end elements like cell brackets and scrollbars? The zero approximation can be ...
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1answer
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Rescuing a vertically clipped histogram

I recently ran a rather time intensive calculation and plotted the results in a histogram by simply called Histogram[data]. However, because of a rather serious error on my part, I recently lost my ...
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Pasting external PDF vector graphics without losing ability to export them

As in previous versions, Mathematica 9 on Mac OS X (10.7.5 here) still has a problem with pasted PDF graphics that were copied from external applications such as ...
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Creating an animation illustrating the time-evolution of a pre-computed orbit

As the title says, I would like to use Mathematica in order to create an animation depicting the time-evolution of a three-dimensional (3D) orbit. To begin with, I have an ASCII file which contains ...
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Why does DominantColors keep shuffling the order of the results?

This graphic is produced by running DominantColors (new in Mathematica 9) with different values, using the Lena image as the source: Each row is a list of the ...
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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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Failure to export graphics by right-click when Notebook magnification is changed

Bug introduced in 9.0.1 or earlier and persisting through 10.1.0 or later When I try to export graphics as PNG, JPG and other rasterized formats using the right-click and choosing ...
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Deformed style when exporting eps files

I want to export a plot into an eps file. Below I present a sample plot code in order to demonstrate the two issues that appear. (1). LabelStyle: When I use ...
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Edges and crossing

I want to make a program where I have a collection of labeled vertices and edges between the vertices such that they join up with edges $a_{1} a_{2}, \; a_{2} a_{3}, \ldots ,\; a_{n} a_{1}$, so the ...
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Combining 3 graphics of different coordinate systems

I have 3 graphics in different coordinate systems and I want to join them in as in the following figure. This is just a sample figure, not the real one. My functions are as follows. ...
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How to draw a great circle on a sphere?

I apologize for the text description, but new users are not allowed to post images. I want to draw a circle that cuts through the center of a sphere and has an inclination of 15 degrees with the ...
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Extracting box coordinates [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Dimensions of the results of Text[] within Graphics[] In writing the following code, I had to figure out what values to give d by trial and error. Is there a way to ...
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Use different ColorFunction for each function plotted

When plotting two curves on one plot, you can specify different colors for each function: Plot[{Sin@x, Cos@x}, {x, 0, 4π}, PlotStyle -> {Red, Blue}] To ...
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some Graphics output do not fully render on the screen until an extra click is made into the notebook

Sometimes when using a command such as Grid and looking at the output, some of the actual lines (frame, gridlines) that make up the display will be missing on the ...
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Plotting Chebyshev's theta function $\vartheta(x)$

The function I would like to plot is defined as $\sum\limits_{p\leq x}\log p.$ The following gives me I think a plot of the points of interest, but the function is defined for all $x > 0$ and so ...
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Movable text on a curve

Having an arbitrary curve defined as InterpolatingFunction, what is the best way to place a text on this curve? The text generally has two rows, for example: ...
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How to show legend in a combined plot of many lists,

I am having trouble with adding a legend to a plot. The example I discuss here is simpler than my real problem, but describes it well. I have a vector, called X with dimensions (100 x 6). I use the ...
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Quirk in VertexColors interpolation when displaying Polygon

When using VertexColors, the docs state: The interior of the polygon is colored by interpolating between the colors specified by ...
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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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How do I prevent fonts sizes and line weights from scaling in exported graphics?

It's common to export graphics from Mathematica that are subsequently scaled to various sizes that cannot (at least not conveniently) be anticipated. This is problematic in cases where (as is common) ...
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Mark an 2d-area on a 3dPlot (ListPlot3d)

I have a list {(IC,s,FK)}, which I use to generate a 3d-plot with the help of the command ListPlot3D. ...
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BSplineCurve Interpolation

Can I get interpolated values from this B-spline, (shown in red)? ...
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TreePlot with centered vertexes

I want to draw a tree plot for Euler totient function for this question like the following: I generate the EulerPhi for first 20 numbers into a list: ...
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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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Adding Math to Plots

I have several formulas I would like to place at specific coordinates in a Graphics object I have already created. I need to be able to choose bold or not as well ...
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1answer
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Circular AngularGauge does not roll over boundaries

I am using the Mma9 AngularGauge function to develop a controll for a rotating stage. I am experiencing several problems: I am unable to get the values {0°, 90°, ...
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Cannot adjust inset to show at the top of the base graph

I'm trying to put an inset on top of a graph, the inset is also a graph. I'm using Inset within Epilog and the following command ...
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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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Changing default ImageSize in the frontend?

I would like graphs to appear somewhat larger in my notebooks (running v8.0.4 on OSX 10.8.2). Naturally I can specify ImageSize in each individual plot, or drag ...