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Creating sculptural forms using graphics primitives

This is a question based on this answer by halirutan. Some amazing images can be created with this code, and I was wondering whether it was possible to extend the principle to different shapes. I ...
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Mouse motion makes frame disappear in Overlay of long ListPlots

Using M9, OSX 10.8.4, most parts of the Frame in the following overlay disappear (also partially occluding some FrameTicks) ...
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Issue in displaying a rotated PolarPlot with Show

I can use PolarPlot to generate a plot; however, I would like to rotate the plot by 90 degrees and then output the result using Show. Here is the code ...
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Controlling output of graphics, the role of “;” and code structure/formatting

";" is described under Compound Expression as a delimiter, such that only the output of the last item in the compund expression is given. Situation: 1/ Print[] produces output whether followed by ...
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Map of Swedish regions?

There have been some questions dealing with how to draw individual US states since such data doesn't come with Mathematica through its CountryData which offers ...
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Why does the order of arguments in Show influence the result?

I am wondering why there is a difference in the results from evaluating the two expressions, which differ only in the order of the arguments given to Show. When I ...
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Color of first and last point in a graphic

I'm trying to make a graphic of a random walk in 1D, but i want that the first and the last point have a color (in this case the first one red and the last blue), but i dont know what i'm doing ...
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Map of Specific US States? (Isolated)

My question here is fairly basic, and I'm sure I'm overlooking something basic. I know about CountryData for creating shapes of entire countries, and it works, to ...
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Set PointSize to pixel size

I have a set of 1million 2D points and I would like to produce an image 200x200 pixels where each point will have the size of a pixel (no more). Additionally each point may repeats several times so I ...
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Accessing Draw Tools objects with notebook commands

In a notebook I would like to be able to access and modify the properties of draw tools objects after I've drawn them on a graph by hand. For example, if make a plot and, with draw tools, make a ...
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Mathematica style (drawing cubes)

I wanted to draw (lattice-aligned) unit cubes inside a sphere with a given radius centered on the origin, so I wrote this program: ...
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project moving point onto a line

The following code displays three solutions to the logistic ODE with an animated points that follow the solutions.. My goal is to project the solutions on to a vertical phase line. I need to be able ...
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Problem ListLinePlot with 2 data sets [closed]

I am trying to plot 2 data sets with ListLinePlot and my problem is that no graph shows up. When I plot a single data set i.e. ListLinePlot[Aluminium] it looks ...
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Expand Graphics based on all elements

How might I force the following Graphics element to expand to contain the Inset text? ...
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Combine Plots into a single non-rasterized Graphic with no spacing [duplicate]

Suppose that I have two plots, pl1 and pl2: ...
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How to draw rectangle in mathematica with arrow

I have a basic question but i cant seem to find an answer for it. How do i draw a rectangle in mathematica with either clockwise or counterclockwise arrow heads. In this picture i know two points ...
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Visualising Special Relativity

Mathematica newbie learning by doing (or not so far, in this case). Problem: Special Relativity - consider two inertial frames $A$ & $A'$ in relative motion. At a time $t0$ as measured in $S$, ...
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Problem with CurrentValue[“MouseOver”] when graphics are wrapped with Deploy

Please take a look at following toy example: ...
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Render dynamic Graphics objects static

As was discussed in the comments of another question (MathLink Graphical Output (Plots) to File), Graphcis objects produced by commands such as ...
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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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TrackedSymbols affected by CurrentValue. Another problem with SetDelayed(:=)+OwnVales in Initialization

It is MWE, only a Disk[] that should print "Click" when clicked. Also "date... updating" ...
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extract line from position data

I got a picture like this, and what I want to do is to extract lines from the picture. what I have done now is ...
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How to plot a decahedron with Mathematica?

I wrote Graphics3D[{Opacity[.9], FaceForm[Yellow], PolyhedronData["Dipyramid", "Faces"]}] and I get this picture: I would like to plot a decahedron without ...
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Generating high quality charts in Mathematica for use in LaTeX and Word

I frequently have a probelem using my charts in reports because the text (axes labels and tick marks) look low resolution (fuzzy). When I export my charts, i export them as PNG files. Unless I'm ...
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Plotting solutions of differential equations with different parameters

I want to plot x[t], when i manipulate w from 0.1 to 1.5. Here is what I've attempted, which does not work as expected. ...
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Order of symbols in Graphics labels

Do you have any idea how to force an order of Greek letter in the graphics? When I type in AxesLabel -> {Cost, Δ OverBar[π]} the order is π Δ. How can I ...
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GatherBy and two conditions

I have a list of 4 dim points, given by ...
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Dynamically Update Inset within Graphics with RunScheduledTask

I followed the instructions given below to play with RunScheduledTask within DynamicModule. ScheduledTask with scoped ...
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How to fill a whole rectangle with text?

I have a rectangle with specified dimensions and I'd like to fill it with text, so that the text uses all (well, as much as possible) of the available area. I tried to do it with ...
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Dot shading a.k.a. Stippling effect [duplicate]

I am trying to convert grayscale images to black and white, where I hope to have certain artistic effect, called stippling: I have tried two methods; dithering (with ...
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How can I add drop shadows and specular highlights to 2D graphics?

I thought I'd share some code in the form of a self-answered question, but other answers are of course welcome. Drop shadows are a familiar visual effect, giving the impression of a graphical element ...
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StreamPlot for Bifurcation Diagram

When we do a StreamPlot, I want to show the bifurcation when $a = 0$ transitions to $a >0$, but do not see a better way to do this than the following. ...
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Why does a heavy background slow LocatorPane from updating, even if only the locators are Dynamic?

I'm having some trouble getting a dynamic plot to operate efficiently, and I think I've tracked down at least part of the problem to some pretty weird behaviour on the part of ...
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How can I generate and color annular sectors?

How can I generate such an image and fill every annular sector with a random colour?
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Plot hangs Mathematica through NETLink

I have a C# function that calls Mathematica via Wolfram.NETLink. On our home computers all the test calls work perfectly, but on our AWS server (both a microinstance and a beefy c3.xlarge instance), ...
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Extract coordinates from a polygon [duplicate]

I need to extract the coordinates from a 2D polygon then calculate the maximum and minimum of the x and ...
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1answer
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Drawing a series of circles with `MapThread` & `Graphics` [closed]

I'm attempted to use MapThread to draw a series of circles at coordinates correspond to some list, like so: ...
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Graphic Timelines in Mathematica in v9 (2014)

I noticed a previous question on this site: how to make graphic timelines in mathematica The question concerned the creation of "graphic timelines" of this form: ...
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How do I overlay multiple graphics on one plot? [duplicate]

I am plotting n spectrum using: ...
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Calculate the centroid of a group of pixels with the same PixelValuePositions

My question is about how to recognise objects in a image. I would like to recognise objects of the same color. Then I want to calculate the centroid of these objects. I want to apply this calculation ...
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Implementing a Beeswarm plot in Mathematica

I am looking for a Beeswarm plot implementation in Mathematica. Consider the following data: ...
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Error bar plot - no bars but rather point size determined by errors

Looking for a way to create an ErrorListPlot (x,y,error) with the radius of the PlotMarker ...
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How to change the format of FrameTicks

Here is a plot with the default frame ticks S1 = Plot[Sin[x], {x, -7, 7}, Frame -> True, Axes -> False] Now, if I define myself the range as well as the ...
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Multiple curves plotted with different colours [duplicate]

I am trying to use ColorFunction for 2 functions on the same plot. I only want the cubic equation to change colour. ...
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How does PlotLegends actually work with ListPlot3D?

I'm sensing this might be a rookie mistake but normally I roll my own legends but decided to try the built in legends for a ListPlot3D. ...
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How to plot an implicit equation with separate dispersion lines of Lamb waves

I'd like to plot (to try reproduce) dispersion curves of Lamb waves as in http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lamb_waves But I can't to separate each lines. I was reduce the dispersion equations as X=ωd/Vs, ...
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3d graphic for publication [duplicate]

Journals are very strict and some of them require special formats. They suggest the .tiff or .jpg format for graphics with many colors. I have problem how to export, for example, this figure consists ...
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Tick labels above axis [duplicate]

Is there any way to place tick marks on the x-axis above the axis? Note that I am talking about marks on the axis, not on a frame (because my graph has no frame). To be more specific, here's the ...
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Get Coordinates 4 significant digits limitation

The tool "get coordinates" (clicking on a plot), seems to work with a fixed number of significant digits (4), in a way that we can quickly lose sensibility (the tool really becomes useless). The ...
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Using Manipulate, how do you display the points on the curve and the tangent vector? [duplicate]

I'm new to Mathematica and my assignment is very vague... I'm hoping someone can explain to me a bit more of that this quesion means: Given the curve C, display the point on the curve and the ...