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How to trace back to the reasons of this GUIScreenShot's behaviour?

The question I'm going to pose is surely, in some extent, version dependent, however I conjecture that it's rooted in general aspects of video manager architecture in Windows. This, I believe, makes ...
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Ex-post monochome plots [duplicate]

I need to "monochromize" a large amount of plots (mostly coming from ListPlot) and export them to PDF. The problem is that I no longer have the data used to ...
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How to properly set ColorFunction and Specularity in ReliefPlot [closed]

I have two questions about ReliefPlot: How can I set the Specularity without changing ...
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How to make a flowchart? [closed]

I'd like to make a flow chart in similar to this: I think it's more of a layout and stylistic question for a graph - how to style a graph with labeled edges and vertices so that it looks like a ...
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Unexpected result when using PlotRange in Mathematica 10

Show[ Plot[x, {x, 0, 1}, PlotRange -> All], Frame -> True, PlotRange -> {{0, 1}, {0, 1}}, AspectRatio -> 1] gives the expected result in ...
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Graphics3D/Plot3D rendering issue

I have an issue in Mathematica with the rendering of 3D graphics. Two sides (right and bottom) of some sort of bounding box are present, and, in the instance of ...
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How to draw a moving point with time?

I am new to Mathematica. Try to draw a point moving with time. Like at t=0, a point is at p1(coordinates are random numbers); at t=1, this point is at p2. And there is always ONE point on the graph. ...
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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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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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how to generate a 3d graph of HCP crystal structure [duplicate]

I am confused with lattice parameter and the basis. The structure I generated is not HCP. To verify this, one could use this plotting function from the answer to Can a LatticeData image be displayed ...
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Manipulate slider freeze, and empty value in box

Here's a MWE code to show two problems I'm experiencing with the sliders and their value box, under Manipulate : ...
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1answer
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Out of range red glow on inter-dependant sliders in manipulate

In manipulate, I need to define two sliders : one basic slider, and a second one for which the end value depends on the current value selected on the first slider. How can I achieve this in ...
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4answers
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Show only the outlines of graphic primitives

I want to go from Graphics[{Red, Rectangle[{0, 0}, {1, 3}], Blue, Polygon[{{1, 1}, {3, 1}, {2, 2}}]}, Frame -> True] to I have rather clumsily written: ...
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Insufficient size of Graphics

The following code returns a framed text box that is longer than the standard width of `Graphics'. ...
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1answer
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Plotting certain time points in a parametric equation? [closed]

I'm using Mathematica 5.0 and I have the following problem. I have the following parametric equation that I plotted successfully. ...
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1answer
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How can we draw a stencil for discretization of PDEs?

How can we draw some multi-node (e.g. 5-node, 9-node, etc.) stencils that occur in the process of discretization of PDEs, such as the following ones? or As a matter of fact, I would like to ...
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1answer
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How to make a contour shading like this

How can I adjust the contour shading to appear like below?
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No Way to paste a Picture from Clipboard under Linux?

As far as I remember, on a Windows PC in the old days of Mathematica 4 I could paste an image from the clipboard by just pressing Ctl-V. This seems to be no longer available on my Linux PC. If I try ...
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Rasterize and Graphics, size difference

I am writing my own TreeForm function and for this I want to make sure that framed text boxes in Graphics do not overlap. First, ...
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ListContourPlot and ListContourPlot3D use better interpolation for arrays of values than for lists of tuples (i.e. {{x,y,z,f[x,y,z]}..}

From reading the documentation, it seems that ListContourPlot3D should work equally well on an array versus a list of tuples, ?ListContourPlot3D ...
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How to plot points in 2D without restricting their apparent positions to pixel grid?

Compare the two renderings of the same point in the following code (this is just a reduced example, I know I could just zoom in the scene, it's not an option in original code): ...
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1answer
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How to extract the vertices value of a polygon? [closed]

I developed a code where I can extract the vertices of the polygon with highest adjacent. These are the index values of each polygon: ...
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Labels and tickmarks inside Frame

Is there a way to force Plot and related functions to place the tick labels inside, rather than outside a frame? For example, consider, ...
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Getting consistent tick lengths and positions of labels

Bug introduced in 7 or earlier and persists through 10.3.1 or later I'm trying to have identical tick mark lengths for both horizontal and vertical ticks and I wish them to look outside of the plot ...
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Convex and concave regions of a closed curve [duplicate]

A few days ago, in Mathematica's help, I saw a function for recognizing if a closed curve has a positive or negative radius (convex or concave) like in the picture I found on the web, but without the ...
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What are the default Frame / Axes styles and how can I find them?

I'm sure this must have been asked before but I am unable to find anything here on SE or on Google in general. I simply want to know what the default color and thickness are for a ...
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Change the height of a function being plotted

How do I alter the height of any function plot using the Plot function? Mathematica seems to limit the height of the plot up to the range of a function and distort ...
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Artefact at joints within BSplineCurve of low Opacity

I want to eliminate the dots of higher opacity that occur at the joints within a BSplineCurve of low opacity. Small rectangles of greater opacity, shown below, ...
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1answer
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Printing graphics files on a 3D printer [closed]

What is the easiest way to have a 3D graphics of a surface created by Mathematica printed on a 3D printer?
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Inset in ArrayPlot

It seems the options in the Inset object will be ignored when passing to ArrayPlot: ...
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Copy/Paste of a plot leaves whitespace

I'm trying to copy Mathematica figures into word, but when I do, I get tons of extra white-space for some reason. Either standard ctrl-c - ctrl-p or "copy graphic" does this. I understand that I ...
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Graphics`Mesh`FindIntersections[ ] fails to detect intersections

Graphics`Mesh`FindIntersections[ ] is an undocumented function for, well, detecting intersections very efficiently. Take a look: ...
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How to demonstrate a limit without having to pre-calculate certain points

You have a circle of radius r centered at the origin. You have a circle of radius 1 centered at (1,0). You draw a ray through the point (0,r) and the point where the circles intersect. Let R be the ...
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1answer
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How to get a full closed contour image [closed]

In this program, I need to select the point on the contour image that has the same abscissa as the center of the contour and has the highest ordinate. However, since the contour is not full closed, ...
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How to add a fading trail effect in Animate?

I would like to add a smooth fading effect to the end of a curve, while it is animated. Here's a minimal working example which shows a particle moving on a circle (the circle is drawn while the ...
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How do I plot this (x^3 - 2*x)^Ln[x]? [closed]

y=(x^3 - 2*x)^Ln[x] I'm totally clueless. I tried with y=e^(Ln[x] Ln[-2 x + x^3]) by Ln-ing on both sides but there is ...
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Manipulate a random walk [closed]

For a college project I am manipulating a random walk. I managed to make a walk but in the manipulation every time a step is added the manipulation shows an entirely different walk. I understand why ...
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Hasse Diagrams from Adjacency Matrix

Let's say I have a rather large adjacency matrix for a partial order relation. Say an 80x80 matrix. What is the best way to display Hasse diagram? I have tried AdjacencyGraph and it does a not so bad ...
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How do I map a Mollweide projection onto a sphere?

I have this Mollweide projection of the Earth circa 600 million years ago (http://jan.ucc.nau.edu/~rcb7/370moll.jpg).(1) I want to map this onto a sphere. My results have big black splotches in ...
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Approaching infinity [closed]

I'm using Mathematica to visualize the autocorrelations of all kinds of wave-types. Obviously, my waves aren't infinite and don't have infinite periods though, so the autocorrelation I get is a ...
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Make smooth plot from data

After some awesome tips from @qwerty I still have some doubts As I said, I´d Like to make a smooth function with some other colors, I plot the graph, there is a lot of data. The situation is this: I ...
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1answer
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How to make smooth function from data [closed]

After some awesome tips from @qwerty I still have some doubts As I said, I´d Like to make a smooth function with some other colors, I plot the graph, there is a lot of data. The situation is this: I ...
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Visualize Pascal's triangle and other triangle shaped lists

How can Pascal's triangle be visualised like this in Mathematica? Or more generally, how can a 'triangular' list like {{1},{1, 1}, {1, 2, 1}} be visualized in ...
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How to combine Tabview with Dynamic Graphic to change the colour of a polygon

How does one get TabView to specify the colour of the Polygon? How does one put a label on ...
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Graphics3D opacity of lines

I would like to make the lines opaque for a plot of form similar to: ...
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1answer
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“Interface” for exam

Is it possible to create a (graphical) interface with Mathematica so that instead of having a Mathematica document where I change definitions and so on, I can just input values and it will use my code ...
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Mathematica exported movie quality

I am generating an animation using: anim = ListPlot[X]; Export["anim.mov", anim, ImageResolution -> 800, Antialiasing -> True]; The ...
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Animation, gif, ppt [duplicate]

How can I save these animations as gif? I need reeeally quick answer if possible: :D