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Animate skips frames and hard to control speed.

I browsed similar questions related to Animate jerkiness like here, but haven't found the right options to control animation rate while also displaying all frames: ...
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Extracting ragged array from an image

I have a list of points, which represent positions of peaks in an image. The nature of the image itself shouldn't matter, as I already have the peak positions. As a simple example, consider the ...
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My code does not give the same results on mathematica 9 and 10 [closed]

I have developed last year an algorithm using mathematica 9. In this algorithm, I remember that coordinate system of Image and Graphics are not the same. However, in mathematica 10 the coordinate ...
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How can I create a minimal surface with trefoil knot as inner edge and circle as outer edge?

This minimal surface is the subject of Michael Foster's beautiful wood-turned sculpture "Inversion" (see http://breezyhillturning.com/styled-2/photos-2/index.html). In addition, how can one create 2D ...
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Rasterize: Resolution option not working properly

Something about Rasterize which doesn't seem to work as intended. Recipe: Make some simple vector graphics: ...
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Placing a ContourPlot under a Plot3D

I would like to combine a 3-dimensional graph of a function with its 2-dimensional contour-plot underneath it in a professional way. But I have no idea how to start. I have a three of these I would ...
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Plotting several functions

I'd like to plot a function of one real and one integer variable, but I don't want them all shown in the same 2-D plot - I'd like to see them as separate curves so I can see both 'axes', more like ...
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Plot with Mathematica

How Can I plot the following figures for the following equations? $x\in\mathbb{R}, f(x) = \frac{\left|\sin(x)\right|}{x^2+x+1}$ $t\in\mathbb{R}, A(t)=\displaystyle\int_t^{t+2\pi}\!\dfrac{|\sin ...
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Constructing primitive cell using information from ChemicalData

I would like to construct a primitive cell (figure shown) and possibly the two-dimensional layout (figure from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Transition_metal_dichalcogenide_monolayers) using the ...
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More Ticks::ticks errors in AbsoluteOptions in v10

Bug introduced in 10.0.0 While the specific bug affecting Plot described in AbsoluteOptions prints error messages in V10 has been fixed in 10.0.2 there remain ...
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Coloring vertices according to a function using GraphPlot3D

This question is similar but not identical to a related question called: coloring-vertices-using-graphplot . I need to color the vertices of a graph according to a function, f that is defined on the ...
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Break axes on listcontourplot

I would like to insert a break on both of the axes of a ListContourPlot near the origin, to include a datapoint which has axis values quite far away from the others. The question is similar in nature ...
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How would I rotate a table of Cuboids around the y axis?

Currently I can print out this using Graphics3d: Here's the code: ...
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Raster to Image conversion problem

NOT fixed in v 10.0.2 (Dec2014) (I notice small differences in the output but still not correct, see the edited post below) There are 3 ways to convert a Raster into an Image : only 1 works for me ...
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3D Sphere Plot + Points [closed]

I'm currently trying to create a 3D plot of a sphere along with four points of different colour, using the following code: ...
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1answer
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How to add texture to a parametric plot?

I need to put some simple textures to some parametric plots. My textures are not complicated, They are like the first example in here. Is there any simple way of doing this? For example, How can I ...
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Understanding Pie Chart Annulus generation and alternate style using Disk[]

Background I have been working with a set of data for some time now and I recently decided to change the format. The data is a tree-styled listing of hierarchical names and positions. (* Names ...
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How to set suitable View* for Graphics3D [duplicate]

My codes and result as following. There is an people object in 2D view. You can move the people object in 2D view, the direction of the arrow is the direction that the people see. You can use the ...
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Drawing two graphics with an arrow in between

I'm trying to draw two graphics object well defined and an arrow in between pointing left to right (symbolizing the mapping between the two). I've tried drawing the arrow first in a graphics object ...
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1answer
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How to control the length of vectors in VectorPlot

I want a slope field for a scalar differential equation. For simplicity I have chosen $dx/dt=rx$, where $r$ is a parameter. I used VectorPlot for the slope field as you can see from the code below. ...
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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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Plotting center of mass point in a solid hemisphere? [duplicate]

I have been trying everything I can find online but I seem to be stuck trying to plot a center of mass point within a solid unit sphere with z >= 0. I have the center of mass point already but I ...
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Drawing a square root spiral

Here is a start, i'm looking for a nice way. ...
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1answer
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How can I move a dot along a line? [duplicate]

I have a list of ordered pairs, named bob. They represent locations on a graph. bob = {{8, 5}, {8, 3}, {10, 10}, {9, 8}, {1, 3}, {9, 3}, {5, 3}, {3, 7}} I then ...
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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 graphs together Using ListPlot

How can I plot two graphs together generated from ListPlot or ListLinePlot command, both t and s have the same number of elements. I thought Show would solve the problem however it does not, it just ...
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1answer
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In Graphics, a button without action will not work?

A minimal example: Graphics@Button[Disk[]] will yield error message Button is not a Graphics primitive or directive. But if you drop ...
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How can I extract data points from a black and white image?

Consider the following graph (source): Is there any way to extract the data points from this image in a semi-automatic way? I have seen, and tried the methods suggested in this question, but they ...
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Calculate pixel intensity in two regions

I am just beginning to learn about image processing. I would like to know 1) How to show an original image with a visible mask of an arbitrary shape? 2) how to calculate the pixel intensities in the ...
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Approximating an ornamental curve

How do I go about approximating this ornamental curve? Note variable thickness typical in calligraphy. Handbook and Atlas of Curves by E.V. Shikin (1995) contains many directions, including curve ...
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Is it possible to draw really thin lines in Mathematica?

I want to have in Mathematica the same result I have in Python: I have this nice effect simply by using very thin lines. But it seems in Mathematica thickness property has some limit and i just got ...
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1answer
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Displaying a list in form of an upside down pyramid graphic

I was wondering how to display a list like this: list={{0,1,1,0},{1,0,1},{1,1},{0}} in form of an upside down pyramid, that is the first element of the list is ...
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Question about treillis structures

I have difficulties finding a command to plot multiple segments connected in nodes in Mathematica. Ultimately, my goal is to modelise something like this by entering nodes coordinates. Also, the ...
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Minesweeper beta:How to Dynamic a lot of graphics with high-speed

Recently I want to write a game,Minesweeper.Here is my completed code. ...
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3answers
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Shading regions in ParametricPlot

I am using ParametricPlot to get an X vs Y plot. I want to shade the area enclosed by the ...
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1answer
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Draw an n-gon with Polytopes package?

Given $n$, I'm interested in generating the vertices of a regular $n$-gon. I noticed that this was possible for certain values of $n$ using the Polytopes package; e.g., via ...
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Copying each object in a plot separately as an image

I would like to copy a plot from Mathematica as an image, into a PowerPoint slide. This plot has two curves. When I try to do the (naïve) usual "copy graphics" and paste, I find the full plot (along ...
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Align a plot with other rotated plot [duplicate]

i'm plotting two plots one of them is rotated 90º and has no axes labels, so my problem is that when i plot them together in a row the alignment options bottom top align the top to top or bottom to ...
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1answer
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Graphic timeline from array

I found this question where someone put some code to graphic a timeline based on a certain number of events. In that code in particular, the events are hard coded one by one, I want to modify it, so ...
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How to vary color of fill between listplots based on y-distance between them

I have two lists with the same x-values but different y-values. I have used ListPlot to plot and fill the space (line) between them; however, I would like the color ...
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1answer
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How to make hollow octahedron 3-compound?

I would like to remove facets from a graphic - like on the picture below. Link I tried to combine these two graphics: ...
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Trying to rotate a graphic over a field of parallel lines

I have a 10x10 grid of unit squares (picture a partial coordinate grid bounded by (0,0) and (10,10)) given by ...
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Tooltips do not seem to work with InfiniteLine (ConicHullRegion) in 2D Graphics

The InfiniteLine functionality added to version 10 is very handy for obvious reasons, however a Tooltip added to them in ...
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1answer
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Strange wiggles on the surface of a ParametricPlot3D

I'm trying to plot two cones but when I try to display them, Mathematica (10) makes the edges wiggly. My code is: ...
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PDF exports of ArrayPlot's are fuzzy (OS X)

[The following problem occurs on OS X; I don't know if it also occurs with other OS's.] If I produce a Graphics object with ...
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Draw Multiple Polygons Given Their Vertices

Hi I have a very simple question but I haven't been able to find a set answer. How would I draw a bunch of polygons on one graph. The following does not work: ...
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`Export` to `.eps` ruins the formatting of subfigures

As a result of this question an issue of Export emerged. I.e., when I set my .eps figures with ...