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Mark an 2d-area on a 3dPlot (ListPlot3d)

I have a list {(IC,s,FK)}, which I use to generate a 3d-plot with the help of the command ListPlot3D. ...
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Label points the right way in a ContourPlot

I need desperately your help. I have the following code. My problem is that there is an error (you see it in the picture) and I can't find. Then Mathematica gives me for the global Min two wrong ...
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Morphing Graphics, color and location

I would like to make a small animation : 1-We start with a random distribution of gray points : ...
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How can I stop PlotRangePadding from cutting off points in a ListPlot?

When I perform a 2D plot and want to highlight specific spots in the plane, ListPlot seems like a good idea. However once I want to get rid of the padding, my points are getting cut off. This is ...
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How do I fit the parameters describing a 3D object so that it best resembles its projection seen by an observer at a particular position?

I have data which are the longitudes (l) and latitudes (b) for the vertices of the edges of a shape as it appears to an observer at a given location (i.e., as it appears on the observer's sky plane). ...
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Color Blend in BezierCurve

How can I color a BezierCurve from Red into Green just as ...
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Error in FullGraphics V10.1 [duplicate]

Error in FullGraphics. FullGraphics[Plot[Sin[x], {x, 0, 2 Pi}]] Any idea why? Thanks
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Filling using colors rendered corresponding to the difference between two curves

Suppose there are two curves f1[x] and f2[x], and we want to fill the area between them using colors corresponding to the vaule ...
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What is wrong with my expression for compiling?

Following code was translated from a snippet matlab code. Without compiling it worked slowly. I want to compile it, but am getting a numerical error. How do I compile this in a correct way? ...
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Performance Issue When Using Manipulate

Any help would be appreciated! I've been attempting to manipulate the graphics for time t. We need to have Di set to 11.2, however when it is set to any value greater than .1, we see a great deal of ...
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Mathematica color schemes for the colorblind

Does Mathematica have a graphics option that makes plots intelligible for people with colorblindness?
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Are there more pre-existing ColorFunction options?

Such as "DarkRainbow", "Rainbow", "BlueGreenYellow", and ...
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Center Graphics elements relative to one another, rather than to the full figure

Suppose I wish to generate the following figure in Mathematica: My thought was to build it in parts. First, I make the plot: p = Plot[Sin[2 Pi x], {x, 0, 3}] ...
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How can I decouple the updating of a `LocatorPane`'s background from changes in its point variables?

I am building a Dynamic application and I'm having some trouble understanding exactly how Refresh should be implemented. The ...
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How to hide and show graphics within Show[] function (in Manipulate wrapper)

There is a well documented way to "Dynamically Hide and Show Plots" (link). In the example 'Opacity' option is effectively used. Is there an efficient way to make the same functionality with "Show"? I ...
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How can I make FilledCurve smoother?

In How can I generate and randomly assign color to annular sectors? J.M. showed an interesting way to create a sector graphic using FilledCurve. Unfortunately it ...
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Gradient in a plotstyle

I'm trying to replicate the figure below. Now a nice first approach to do this is by using Mathematica, by making some kind of contourplot with circles and just add a gradient to the contourstyle. Now ...
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Controlling the 2D $x–y$ aspect ratio of a 3D plot

I have some data representing a nested list, each element being composed of 3 real numbers like ...
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How to create an adjustable Bézier curve?

I tried to create an adjustable Bézier curve with the following simple code. However the curve didn't show up. What is the problem? Please help. ...
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Delete Edges in Kpartite Graph

I need to make a K7,2 partite graph , with deleting 2 vertices and plus 2 more random edges , and after that my vertices should be green color. I made the graph K7,2 and deleted 2 vertices with this ...
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Delete duplicates by a criterion

The description This question came from my recent work. I achieved four groups points by data processing and then visualized them with Mathematica (shown as below) And I know that ...
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Export collection of plots to A4 pdf

Sometimes I want to Export a collection of plots or other Graphics to a pdf in A4 format. Right now I'm using a GraphicsGrid inside a panel which is an inset in a Graphics object. Here is an example: ...
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Setting an image as the background of a GeoGraphics image

It's easy to set the background of a GeoGraphics image to black, e.g., ...
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How to restrict the mouse cursor to stay within a box?

I'm trying to use Mathematica to write small games, and I find that it would help to restrict the player's mouse into the game window (just like other games do). Is there any way to achieve this? ...
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Tooltips do not seem to work with InfiniteLine (ConicHullRegion) in 2D Graphics

Fixed in 10.1 The InfiniteLine functionality added to version 10 is very handy for obvious reasons, however a Tooltip added ...
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InfiniteLine Woes [closed]

I am puzzled that the InfiniteLine below intersects with only one of the two points. ...
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How to conditionally combine a RegionPlot3D with a ContourPlot3D inside a Manipulate?

I know how to combine a RegionPlot3D and a ContourPlot3D, which I did (see below for details on the code I'm referring to) with ...
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What does the AspectRatio option actually do?

The Documentation for AspectRatio on its first line under the "Details" section states: "AspectRatio determines the scaling for ...
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AspectRatio option works unpredictably?

Let us examine the agreement between specified value for the AspectRatio option and the actual aspect ratio of generated plot. For this purpose I define a function ...
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Coloring points via “TemperatureMap” [duplicate]

I have a collection of 3D points, and each is associated with a real number in [0,1]. A typical element looks like {{x,y,z},c} where ...
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Projection of triangles onto a sphere

I am trying to find the solid angle taken up by a large set of triangles around a central point. I have normalized the vertices of the triangles to a unit sphere around the central point, But the ...
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How can I mark a point on a slider control?

I have a Slider control inside a Manipulate which spans some range of values, say from 0 to 10, like in: Manipulate[ Sin@x, {x, -2 Pi, 2 Pi} ] I would like ...
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How to align coordinate systems of Inset and enclosing Graphics?

Suppose we have some plot with AspectRatio not being Automatic: ...
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Generating convex polyhedron from face planes?

Suppose I have lists of normals and points for planes. There's a convex polyhedron whose faces lie on these planes and are bounded by plane intersections. What would be the easiest way to produce an ...
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How do I draw a DensityPlot in polar coordinates?

I am trying to plot $J_m(\chi_{mn} r) \cos(m\phi),$ where $J_m(\chi_{mn}) =0,$ as a DensityPlot in polar coordinates (solution to 2D wave equation in polar ...
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data visualization on a lattice grid

Is it possible to visualize an array whose elements are angles as actual angles on a lattice grid? E.g., say, if the input is: ...
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The envelope of a set of translated and rotated ellipses

I achieve a dynamic graphics by using Manipulate as follows: ...
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Anti-aliasing not working in Mathematica 10 and Linux

This issue appears to be fixed in version 10.1 While this works fine in version 9, in version 10.0 the Antialiasing setting has no visible effect any more I'm here on Ubuntu 12.04 64-bit ...
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Failure to export graphics by right-click when Notebook magnification is changed

Bug introduced in 9.0.1 or earlier and persisting through 10.1.0 or later When I try to export graphics as PNG, JPG and other rasterized formats using the right-click and choosing ...
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Triangle mapped on a sphere in $\mathbb R^3$?

How can I map a triangle on a sphere? I want to visualize (plot or animate) it for my student in Non-Euclidean geometry. I have no restrictions on the triangle's kind or on the sphere in $\mathbb ...
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Do not like quality of graphics when exported by Mathematica 9

I have been using Mathematica 9 to generate images of fractals for some time, and I noticed an uncomfortable phenomenon when I export the fractal image into a PDF. The lines get thick so that the ...
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Graphics in Notebook Different from Graphics Expression?

Consider the expression TreeForm[a+b^2+c^3+d] which displays as This is a nice Graphics object, as I can prove by typing ...
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Bug: Export sometimes adds unwanted background to PDF files

Update: WRI confirmed that this is a known issue with Export on 2015-05-14. I am trying to export the outputs of some Plot expressions as PDF files for inclusion ...
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Dimension of plotting window vs PlotRange [duplicate]

For example, let's say I'm plotting this function, Plot[x, {x,-3,2}]. From the answer to this question the plot range is ...
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Adding dynamic graphics to an animation

I'm making this demonstration that draws a parametric plot of the unit circle, while at the same time has two plots off to the side that draw the sine and cosine curves. I have this made up as an ...
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How to transform ListPlot ticks

I am sure that this is a standard question, but I have not been able to find it, either by a google search or by searching here on the Mathematica StackExchange. If I have a list plot defined by: ...
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Is it possible to get the locations and dimensions of all boxes in a StandardForm expression renderation?

I can select all the boxes in a StandardForm rendered expression, like I've selected the left parenthesis in the picture above. Is it possible to get the positions and dimensions of all of these ...