# Tagged Questions

Questions on the construction of 2D and 3D graphics through the direct use of primitives, directives, and functions. Include the graphics3d tag for questions specifically on 3D graphics. This tag is not to be used for basic questions on visualizing functions and lists using the various flavors of ...

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### Is there a way to have Plot draw points on a function where the function is undefined as circles as in textbooks?

A very common feature of graphs of functions used throughout textbooks are simple indications, such as open circles, of the points at which a function is undefined. Is there a way to do this in ...
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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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### 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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### Spiral pattern and Fibonacci numbers

I'm want to generate a 2D spiral pattern like the the one shown in the following figure. I can generate the spirals one by one, but I think there ought to be a more efficient method for generating ...
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### Is FullGraphics an abandoned function? Is there an alternative?

FullGraphics hasn't worked entirely for a long time and the situation appears to be getting worse instead of better. In Mathematica 10.0 and 10.1 a simple usage ...
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### Scaling edge thicknesses

UPDATE There may be some confusion as to the specification of the problem. kguler's answer doesn't really answer the question. I'll try to elaborate a bit at the bottom of the post. One problem ...
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### Combine absolute and relative (scaled) coordinates

I am using Inset to add an Epilog to a plot. The position of the images (in my case: framed numbers) can be specified as an ...
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### Finding the centroid of a disk in an image

I got about 100 images of the sun and have to find the centre of the star in the images. I have binarized the images and used ComponentMeasurementsto find the ...
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### Ad hoc graphics primitives-like objects

Sphere is one of the three-dimensional graphics primitives available in Mathematica and can be easily used to created very useful images. For instance, in the ...
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### How to combine one or more rotated graphics objects?

I wish to produce an image with more than one composite graphics objects which have been modified using Rotate. I feel this should not be difficult, but haven't yet found a solution. A simple example ...
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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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### Interpolation on a regular square grid spanning a triangular domain

Bug introduced in 10.0 and fixed in 10.1 Context I am trying to identify contours of a function which is sampled on a cartesian grid within an irregular (triangular) region. Here is the data <...
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### Joining ordered set of points with splines in spiral

I have a collection of points ...
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### How to insert graphics primitives into a plot?

I have a standard normal curve rendered with the following command: Plot[{1/Sqrt[2*Pi] Exp[-1/2*x^2]}, {x, -3, 3}, Filling -> Axis] It looks exactly as you ...
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### How to use legends from PlotLegends in LevelScheme?

I've been attempting to find efficient ways to generate graphics with legends for export, and have been working with both LevelScheme and the new (to v9) ...
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### Detecting edge/region in contour plot

I am interested in improving this plot: which I produced with the following command: ...
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### How to draw line connecting points on circle

Consider the list {1,2,3,4,3,4,2,1}. I want to label these points on circle the way they appear on list(clockwise, counter clock wise doesn't matter). After that I want to connect same points by ...
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### Showing a rectangular plot on an almost-closed sphere

I am currently teaching some students about the "point at infinity", and how it allows us to treat circles and lines as "the same", etc. I would like to kind of show this happening with a series of ...
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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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### Remove the extra white-space padding introduced by implicit use of Inset in GraphicsColumn

Simple Context This is a question about understanding how Inset really works and how GraphicsColumn and the like automatically ...
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### Want Interactive PlotRange of Graphics[{}]

I am trying to do: ...
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### How can I generate and randomly assign color to annular sectors?

How can I generate such an image and fill every annular sector with a random colour?
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### Overlapping accurately Images and Graphics (without loss of resolution)

Context In a previous post, I learned how to produce these kind of plots, which are of interest in astrophysics and geophysics. I am now interested in combining them. Attempt For this purpose, ...
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### How to visualize the interior of a complicated 3D plot

I have an external data file (can be downloaded here: link 1 or link 2) which contains a dense grid of initial condition in the (x,y,z) space. I read it with Mathematica and plot these initial ...
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### Why do some CountryData flags render at low resolution?

This question is related to data analysis introduced here Why do some flag images from the CountryData dataset render at very low resolution both in Front End and ...
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### How to discretize a BezierCurve?

Bug introduced in version 10.0 and persisting through 10.4 DiscretizeGraphics is new in 10.0. I need to create a discretized region from a ...
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### How to draw timing diagram from a list of values?

What is the most elegant way to draw a timing diagram specified by a list of zeros and ones? In the following code I attempt to draw the clock pulse diagram, and I'd like to continue drawing the ...
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### LocatorPane, selecting multiple Locators

Consider the following snippet ...
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### Obtain Data points from a graph on an image without axes

I have the following image: (which is a oscillation of the "magnetic susceptibility of gold" in y-direction, in arbitrary units, over the "magnetic field strength" from bmin = 36540 Gauss to bmax = ...
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### Plotting a 2D shape along a 3D parametric function curve

Say I have a 3D curve that is parametrically defined. How would I be able to plot shapes like figure 8's whose centers are aligned along the 3D curve? Say the curve was: ...
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### Quality control when exporting graphics into JPG

If I export a graphics from Mathematica to JPG format the image quality in JPG is visibly lower than that in Mathematica. Is it possible to control and eventually increase the quality of the exported ...
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### Combining graphics

Original question I would like to put a coloured grid behind the following plot: which was generated by: ...
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### Obtaining better quality in ListPlot

I have a data file which can be downloaded from here. In order to plot this, I use the following Mathematica code ...
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### ListContourPlot interpolation screws up on concave set of data

I want to create ListContourPlots for sets of Data (from a physics simulation) given as Triplets {x, y, f(x, y)}. Certain parameter regions in the x-y-plane are ...
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### How to combine Plot and GeoGraphics?

I want to combine this map as "background" of this combined plot. How can I do it? The documentation doesn't show any similar demonstration. ...