# 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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### Interacting with the vertices of a polygon and points on a circle

I want to create an interactive module, where I can plot the vertices of polygon and some points on a circle(for example, suppose a triangle and 3 points on the circle) and move the vertices of the ...
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### Scatter plot with bar markers

I'm trying to essentially make a scatter plot where instead of points, the markers are bars that connect the point to the bottom of the graph (like a histogram). My problem is that my graph has ...
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### Highlighting individual 'cells' in Matrix/ArrayPlot [duplicate]

I am plotting some matrices / arrays via MatrixPlot and ArrayPlot, and I would like to highlight several of the cells via ...
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I cannot seem to draw a windmill that fits in the photo background. Any help is appreciated! Thank you :)
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### How to do individual axis labeling with use SciDraw multipanel figures?

I am trying to make a 6 panel figure for publication where each X and Y axis has its own label. Here is simplified code and its output: ...
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### How to get DateListPlot Epilog to display shapes

The following should produced a plot with an orange outlined disc labelled "A" on the dotted line. Epilog produces the dotted line and the text label but is unable ...
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### Move a point along a curve

I am trying to implement the de Casteljau algorithm to trace a point along a Bézier curve. I already have the Bézier curve in place given by the control points ...
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### Filling between two B-spline curves

I am trying to fill the space between two curves (curve1 and curve2) I generated since long but unable to do so. Can some one help on this please. The following is the code snippet. ...
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### How to mix symbols and text for labels in manipulate? [closed]

I'm creating a big manipulate box with several sliders, and each slider must have a small explication text (units, for example) after a mathematical symbol. As a simple example, here's the code I'm ...
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### Graphics row/case number showing [closed]

I want to draw scatter plot of two variables and showing the case number of on points of graph. and also multiple scatter graphs. Further these graphs are not disturbed on formatting their size. Dear ...
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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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### Rounded rectangle with color gradient [duplicate]

Basically I'd like to produce a graphic like this: That is a rectangle with rounded corners, filled with a color gradient. While Rectangle offers the ...
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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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### 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 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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### Combine three 2D graphics with animation

I am trying to simulate three kind of points (different color) entering a 2D rectangular region from different sides with animation. Below is my code: ...
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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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### 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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### 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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### 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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### 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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### 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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### 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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### 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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### 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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### Export ListPlot to .eps - line overlays

I have got something like this: ...
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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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### Arrows from GraphicsComplex not converted to Normal form correctly

Bug introduced in 7.0 or earlier and persisting through 10.4.0 Show @ Graph[{1 -> 2, 2 -> 3}, Frame -> True] Normal @ % Is this a pure bug, or have ...
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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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### 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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### FilledCurve inside GraphicsComplex doesn't interpret the integers as points

Bug introduced in V9.0 or earlier and persisting through V10.4.0. Here's an example: ...
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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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### 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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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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### How to check a clockwise direction for a list of point [closed]

Suppose that we have a list of points and we need to order them in clockwise direction by starting from a special point. I implemented this code to order them but I need to detect if it is ordered in ...
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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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### 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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### 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 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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### Graphics3D opacity of lines

I would like to make the lines opaque for a plot of form similar to: ...
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### Animation, gif, ppt [duplicate]

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