# Tagged Questions

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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### How can I specify the exact colors two Polygons in plots combined with Show?

I made two Polygons with different colors. Their names are p1 and p2. ...
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### DensityPlot on spherical surface? [duplicate]

I just checked this example Construct a Globe Showing All Weather Stations. It looks good, but I would like to add a density plot of the stations on the spherical surface. This can be done with the ...
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### Distorted graphics when using custom ticks and AspectRatio -> Full

Bug introduced in 7.0.1 or earlier and partially persists through 10.4 or later I am having a problem using custom tick specifications along with ...
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### What is a good way to plot some difficult implicit equations?

Here are several equations, it seems that Mathematica couldn't plot them well, although I set PlotPoints>100 ...
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### Is there a way to programmatically set global preferences?

Can I set global preferences that are accessible via "Edit"->"Preferences" programmatically from within a notebook? As learned from this question, turning off anti-aliasing can make a huge difference ...
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### Math text is reversed using Graphics3D [duplicate]

I'm trying to display the text $y+\tau\theta$ using the following graphics directive inside a Show[] with several other graphics objects: ...
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### Resetting an animation with a custom button

I have the following code, which accepts a function via an InputField, and then gradually draws that function in a Plot using ...
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### Is there a “GrabHand” and “OpenHand” MouseAppearance in Mathematica?

MouseAppearance[Plot[Sin[x], {x, 0, 5}], "LinkHand"] Unfortunately I cannot get a screen grab to show the link hand but it is a cartoon hand with a finger ...
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### How can I sequentially apply different graph embeddings?

Imagine I have some graph G, and I perform a graph embedding using a command like: ...
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### EventHandler not working within DateListPlot (?)

I have some {date, value} data: data = Transpose[{AbsoluteTime /@ Thread[{2012, Range[12], 15}], RandomInteger[10, 12]}] ...
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### Reproducing a graphic on Jensen's inequality for the probabilistic case

I am trying to reproduce the following graph on Jensen's inequality for the probabilistic case (source: wikipedia) but with the exponential function as Y, the normal distribution on the X-axis and ...
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### Can you fill in a closed curve? [duplicate]

Imagine I have a have a set of points that form a closed curve (or simply a circle), I normally just list plot these points and join the dots. However, I now have the need to fill in this closed ...
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### How can automatic ticks be made “outie”?

By default, FrameTicks stick into the data area in a way that is sometimes uncomfortable. ...
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### How does one adjust ColorFunction quality independently of surface quality?

I have a function $f:\mathbb{C}\rightarrow\mathbb{C}$ which I would like to visualize by by plotting $|f|$ with Plot3D using $\operatorname{Arg}f$ as the ...
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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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### How do I place vertical GridLines in front of horizontal ones?

By default horizontal GridLines are placed in front of vertical GridLines: ...
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### PlotMarkers doesn't inherit PlotStyle when first argument to Graphics isn't a list

Could somebody explain, why Circle does not inherit the PlotStyle of the plot when used as ...
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### Obtaining better quality in ListPlot

I have a data file which can be downloaded from here. In order to plot this, I use the following Mathematica code ...
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### Crash when displaying / rasterizing graphics with textures at high resolutions

CAUTION/Disclaimer: execution of some of the code below can result in a complete crash of Mathematica or even your system. Save all your work and do not try in a productive situation. For a graphical ...
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### intersection between two curves in Mathematica

I have two curves (drawn from points) in a plane, one is drawn with ListLinePlot and the other drawn with ParametricPlot. How ...
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### How do I avoid the gaps introduced by a frame on a plot?

You can see that there are gaps on all sides of the plot between the frame and the extent of the line that I've plotted. How do I get rid of these? I'd like the frame to cover $[0,1]\times[0,1]$ and ...
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### Can a LatticeData image be displayed in a space filled fashion

I'd like a FaceCenteredCubic image as in the in LatticeData docs, but space packed, and cropped on all the boundaries, so that it illustrates the geometry of the calculation that leads to the ...
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I have created a grid, and also made a list of control objects(ex:inputfields, buttons, etc..). Then, I lay the list in my grid. There is no problem. However, the final layout takes a lot of time. I ...
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### Sinusoid modelling

There are lots of great demonstrations that show how to get periodic functions in the unit circle. I'm wondering how hard it would be to simulate a "moving grid" similar to this video on youtube ...
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### How can I transpose x and y axis on a Plot?

This question has appeared in various forms online, but I have not yet seen a complete answer, so I am posting it here. More specifically, suppose I have a function ...
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### How to use Graphics@Rotate@Show@Graphics without “Graphics is not a Graphics primitive or directive.”

If I have the following graphic: ...
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### how to work with list as function parameter

I want to output an arrow based on input from user and I tried writing this small function to achieve this: ...
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### How can I create a fountain effect?

Inspired by this (please use Chrome or Firefox), I tried to simulate it, but I couldn't do it. I'm not familiar with Dynamic. Here is my simple code: ...
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### What options control PairedHistogram axes style?

What options control axes style in PairedHistogram? Here's the online doc. I'm trying to control axes color, thickness, and probably font size on the tick marks. but the options are confusing me: ...
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### How to align dynamic graphics and an image within an Overlay?

I have dynamic graphics over an image but they won't line up, what am I doing wrong? ...
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### World plot without borders between countries

I would like to plot the world map without the countries' borders and just the coastlines (in Mathematica 8). I need to overlap a temperature contour plot on the world map. When I plot country data ...
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### How can we create Randolph diagrams in Mathematica?

I have become fascinated with Randolph Diagrams and was wondering how we would create the diagrams from logical sequences using Mathematica? It looks like it would be a combination of logic and ...
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### How to translate interactive graphics from Mathematica to standard HTML+SVG?

I have a simple interactive plot in Mathematica, with controls for various parameters. The point of the plot is simply that users can explore how the plot changes as the parameters change by ...
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### What is PointForm?

I stumbled across a function called PointForm but the only documentation I can find is the pop-up line offered by autocomplete, which contains the same information ...
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### Drawing a graph with specified edge lengths

I was wondering if it was possible to ask Mathematica to draw a graph provided some set of vertices: $(v_1, ..., v_N) \in V$ connected by $M$ edges $(e_1, ..., e_M) \in E$, where the length of each ...
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### define the range of Longitude from 0-360 in the World plot from CountryData

How can I change the Longitude range to 0-360 in the such plots? ...
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### How to make MousePosition more reliable

This takes a little patience to reproduce, but I got a screenshot of it in version 9 on Mac OS X 10.7.5: With a small Graphics object, it occasionally happens that ...
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### In a DynamicModule, is it possible to use multiple EventHandler declarations? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Wrapping EventHandler by Table I am running Mathematica 7. However, I am new to using Dynamic, ...
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### How to get the real PlotRange using AbsoluteOptions?

The problem in general involves the unreliable behaviour of AbsoluteOptions when option values are implicitly specified (e.g. ...
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### Label area on plot

I created the following plot using Mathematica: ...
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### FunctionTreeForm

I'd like to implement a function FunctionTreeForm which takes an arbitrary complex function and renders all the captionable subfunctions in a TreeForm. Explanation If we take e.g. a function: ...
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### How can I draw a picture like this? [closed]

How can I draw a picture like the following using Mathematica's graphics primitives?
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### Spacer and Text in Graphics going Awry (in Mathematica 7)

Use of a vertical Spacer in justified text inside a graphic isn't working as required. The result in the green box looks right, but when this is placed in a ...
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### Why are the elements of plots separated in exported PDFs?

When I export a plot to a PDF with something like Export["test.pdf", Plot[Sin[x], {x, 0, 2 Pi}], "PDF"] I get a file in which the axes have been separated from ...
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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 ...