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Getting EPS imports to respect the original fill rule

One major problem in my attempt to answer to the CountryData flags question is that the way Mathematica handles filled curves differs from the way SVG and EPS style editors do. The latter two have the ...
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An efficient circular arc primitive for Graphics3D

As many people have noted, the 2D graphics primitive Circle doesn't work in a Graphics3D environment. Several solutions to this ...
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How to make an inkblot?

How to effectively create a polygon that looks like a realistic inkblot? So far, I could come up with this (borrowing from Ed Pegg Jr.'s Rorschach demonstration): ...
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How to ensure that Polygon[list] plots a simple polygon?

Consider the following code which plots a triangle. p = {{0, 0}, {.2, 0}, {0, .2}}; {Cyan, Polygon[Dynamic[p]]} // Graphics Then adding (for example) ...
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How to plot Error Bars in a 3D scatter plot

This is a simple problem which is proving difficult to solve. I want to plot error bars on points in a 3D scatter graph. I plot error bars on points within a 2D scatter by: ...
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Character edge finding

The following line of code finds the edge of a character: ...
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Export PDF margins different in V9 & V10 compared with version 7

PDFs in version 9 and 10 have bigger margins than in version 7. I can't find any differences in the settings. I'm using A4 paper and it looks like version 9 might be trying to use letter size. ...
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How can I get even steps on x and y axes in a plot?

I'm plotting the shortest distance from a point to a line using the following code ...
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ListPlot with plotmarkers determined by point

I am trying to build on a simple example here: td = Prime[Range[25]] dsk = Graphics[{Blue, Disk[]}] ListPlot[td, PlotMarkers -> {dsk, 0.7}] How can I make ...
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Transfer graphics from Mathematica to Word without loss of quality

I want some high-quality 2D graphics produced by Mathematica in my paper. My step-by-step operation as follows: First I make the plot, for example, ...
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How do I map a Mollweide projection onto a sphere?

I have this Mollweide projection of the Earth circa 600 million years ago (http://jan.ucc.nau.edu/~rcb7/370moll.jpg).(1) I want to map this onto a sphere. My results have big black splotches in ...
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How to change a direction of a point after stroke the edge

Could you explain me how to made my point moves like enemies in xonix game, when the point strokes the edge? ...
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How do I get my spline based arrows to have rounded ends?

I would like to change the how the ends of the spline arrows in my figure are rendered to be "rounded", but ...
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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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LineScaledCoordinate problem for exact coordinates

Edit: Confirmed bug. CASE:2326540. Still the case in V 10.1. Solution: Wait and use N meanwhile. I've faced this problem ...
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Problem with CurrentValue[“MouseOver”] when graphics are wrapped with Deploy

Bug reproduced in: V 9.0.1 - 10.1 Please take a look at following toy example: ...
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How to create these famous surfaces in topology with the desired color effects?

It was said such real objects of famous topological surfaces were plotted by the cooperation between mathematician Richard Palais and artist Luc Benard, and published as the cover page of Science ...
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Combine two functions in mathematica to get one image with two elements

I am trying combine this two functions into one piece in grid. ...
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Preventing cell height adjustment when rotating 3D graphics

I have a large dataset of scattered x,y,z coordinates. I am trying to use ListPointPlot3D to identify outliers in 3D. This involves generating a plot and then ...
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How to make a ArrayPlot/MatrixPlot in polar coordinates?

in fact, I want to plot a image like: Fig1 the picture above is from a paper Zhou K.-J. et al. 2014 about ion up-flow of ionosphere in MATLAB there is a specialized function pcolor which could ...
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How to make a world map with a coloured ocean and transparent land surface?

I'd like to make a world map with a blue coloured ocean and transparent land surface (to be used later as an overlay). With: ...
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Finding a Concave Hull

I have a 3d clustered data: Is there any other way to get concavehull of 3D data points?
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Building a 1 page “Scorecard” in mathematica [closed]

I'd like to be able to generate an 11 x 8.5 "scorecard" for various data projects I am working on. Traditionally, I'd import all my data into Excel, put the data into worksheets, and then have a ...
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Don't understand why Mathematica is complaining about my Graph expression; how can I fix it?

The Tube in Arrow problem is fixed in version 10. Note that in version 10 Graph3D must be ...
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1answer
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How do I apply a conditional append rule to plot randomly chosen points?

I'm working on an attempt at forming a sort of "Mandelbrot" set using Newton's method and randomly chosen points. Effectively I need to define a loop for Newton's method to determine whether my points ...
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Combining Mandelbrot and Monte Carlo

I'm trying to combine plotting a Mandelbrot set with Monte Carlo randomization to plot an equation using random points for complex number z, for the function $z^3-2z+2=0$. Below is the code I have ...
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cross point of intersecting lines [closed]

What is the easiest way to find the crossing point of two intersecting lines passing lets say through points line1 = {p1,p2}, line2 = {p3,p4}?
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Separate output screen; clearing (cleaning) output screen

Is there a way to split the screen so that the code is on top visible, and execution of code look at the bottom? Is there any way to clean the screen from previous runs, so that the result of ...
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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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Draw and Quantity

I'd like to use Quantity in my graphics, but I can't figure out how to do it even for a very simple Circle. ...
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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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Incorrect use of Scaled causes crash

Bug introduced in 8.0 and fixed in 10.1.0 While playing with Scaled, I made a syntax error which caused a crash instead of an error message ... Do you get the ...
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Raster to Image conversion problem

Update: NOT fixed in v 10.1 (Mar2015) (10.1 behaviour is the same that with 10.0.2) There are 3 ways to convert a Raster into an Image : only 1 works for me with version 10.0.1,10.0.2,10.1.0 , and ...
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Coloring circles based on radius

I have a list of ellipses with x and centroid, orientation, and major diameter and minor diameter. I currently have them overlaid on an image in red but what I would like is to be able to colour them ...
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Graphics3D not rendering Ball as a filled object

Bug introduced in 10.0.0, persists though 10.1 Mathematica V10 introduced the built-in function Ball. The documentation page, ...
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Weird behaviour when using Scale, Rotate in Graphics

bug persisting through 10.1 (windows) (Edited to simplify drawing) I have a drawing of two tangent circles: ...
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Changing the width of BarLegend

Bug exists in 10.0.2 Is it possible to change the aspect ratio of the BarLegend in Mathematica? The option LegendMarkerSize, ...
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Label point on plot with image instead of text [closed]

I can use this code to label my points with text. ...
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How can I get from a list of characters representing a permutation to graphics showing the cycles?

I am trying to graphically represent cycles in various permutations of the alphabet, and have a question in two parts. I have ...
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Grid versus GraphicsGrid use cases?

It seems that both Grid and GraphicsGrid can display graphics. Following the documentation here ...
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1answer
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Calculate the partial vapor pressures of a variable at xB = 0.75 based on the interpolation functions of the data

I'm having troubles in solving an exercise for an assignment in my Chemistry course. Talking about interpolations, I've already have a graph but I need to:(c) Calculate the partial vapor pressures of ...
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Integrated Solution Graphics [closed]

I want to draw this nonlinear differantial equation' graphic with other solving equation (in same graphic). ...
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How to make legends in Graphics?

To make an equilateral hexagon, here is my code in mathematica: ...
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how to make graphic timelines in mathematica

Hi does anyone know how to make timelines with mathematica? http://images.nationmaster.com/images/motw/atlas_middle_east/turkey_timeline.jpg something like that would be great! thanks
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Better layout for large a directed graph?

This shows a directed graph for an iterated n-bit pseudo-random function parameterized by s. ...
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Are there examples that arrange graphs or plots with Mathematica?

If we have 4 graphs or output plots, could we arrange them and merge in one graph elegently?
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Recovering data points from an image

Unfortunately, some data can only be obtained in picture form (Japanese publications anyone?). Since this cannot be worked with, it has to be converted to a dataset that can; I was wondering whether ...
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How to create word clouds?

Word clouds are rather useless fancy and visually appealing plots, where words are plotted with different sizes according to their frequency in a corpus. Many applications exist out there (Wordle, ...