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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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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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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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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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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, ...
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Visualize Space Pascal's triangle

Visualize Space Pascal's triangle I found this image on the web, I want to know how to draw with software. I try to search, found this. I have learned a mapping in the plane
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Problem with the BarChart3D function

I have a list of values {x,y,z} and I would like to create a 3D bar chart with axis x,y,z . ...
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The relative motion of the points about the common center of mass

There are 2 points with masses m1 and m2, their common center of mass   rC,r1 and r2 their radius vectors, r=Abs[r1-r2]. I built a trajectory of both material points, as well as their common center of ...
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Draw two curves and a surface

I'm trying to draw two curves and a surface, where one of the curves is to appear on the surface. Unfortunately the curves are drawn with very few points and appear extremely unclear. Is there a way ...
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Polar color coding for complex function plots?

Having browsed this Q on plotting complex functions and the Zeta page, I don't see anything as nice as this plot from Matilde Marcolli's slides "Geometry and physics of numbers". Looks like ...
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How do I plot results of complicated calculations in Mathematica?

I am new to Mathematica and am struggling with making plots of how features of solutions vary with parameters. For example, I can find the eigenvalues and zeroes of a Sturm Liouville problem (showing ...
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How to make the vertices move with the VertexRenderingFunction graphics when clicking and dragging vertices of a layered graph [duplicate]

I have read the suggested similar question here: VertexRenderingFunction (or EdgeRenderingFunction) with movable nodes? and Mr. Wizard's solution. Please could someone help me to apply his method to ...
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How to draw a family of planes and its envelope?

Motivated by a question in MSE, I have the following question: How can I visualize the envelope of the family of planes $$ 2ax+2by-z+a^2+b^2=0, a,b\in\Bbb{R} $$ which is given by the ...
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Aligning Overlay and GraphicsGrid plots

I need to make several plots displaying a Listplot overlaid with a Histogram and close to it (ideally even sharing X axis) a Plot. After reading answers to similar questions, I've got his far: ...
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how can I change the length/size ticks in a framed plot?

Err...Let me make clear the meaning of "the length of coordinate notation/marker". suppose I have frame1 by ...
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How can I make a summary of all the commands of Mathematica?

I would like to have a simple way to get summary information about all the many commands built into Mathematica. How could I do this? Is there a site I may refer to?
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How can I make a 3D Plot with NDSolve?

I have a system of coupled ODEs which I am solving using Mathematica. I am solving these using NDSolve: ...
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Constantly rotating 3d contour plot (ideally as a .gif) [duplicate]

I came across a neat image for a graph, and I wanted to reproduce this as a .gif using Mathematica (I have the 9th home ...
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How to put triangle graphics on a plot of two seperate related lists?

For 7 different discharge energies, I have two gases (1. pure helium, 2. a helium oxygen mixture) being heated up. Those 14 settings then enter a tube, in which the system cools off. In the list ...
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GeoGraphics examples not running correctly

I'm trying to work with the new GeoGraphics functionality in Mathematica 10, starting with the example given here. None of the code seems to run well for me, though. I try to run the first command: ...
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Drawing a pair of lines to the x-axis and y-axis from a point along a curve

I have some plot like the following: Plot[Cos[x], {x, -10, 10}, AxesLabel -> {Style["x-axis", 12], Style["y-axis", 12]}, ImageSize -> {650, 650}] I'd like ...
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How can I modify text in a Graphics produced by Plot?

I have a Plot in a cell of a Mathematica notebook. The Plot was made with data that I no longer have. I want to modify the label of one of the axes, without running the plot command again (since I ...
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$\LaTeX$ and Mathematica

I quite often would like to draw graphics in my $\LaTeX$ documents using Mathematica. I have encountered three problems. I would like to know if there are any workarounds to these problems I would ...
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The case of the disappearing locators

I have a complicated Manipulate that uses multiple locators, and need to document the output by saving the graphics to a file. The problem is that when I try to save the graphics, the locators ...
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Options from Graphics command [duplicate]

What do it mean $[[1]]$ in the following command? Graphics[...][[1]] How about the following command? ...
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Animating a Large Graphic Aborts, but Dynamic Works Fine

I'm trying to animate a large Graphics output, and it is returning $Aborted. I'm confused because when I use Dynamic and Slider, the graphics output is exactly what I want, i.e., I can 'animate' the ...