# 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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### How do I shade in the region between two plots? [duplicate]

I would like to plot two functions and shade in the area between them to illustrate an integration example. I have this into mathematica: ...
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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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### geodesics' on torus

Is it possible to draw geodesics between the points in a path on a torus - toroidal surface? geodesics: generalization of the notion of a "straight line" to "curved spaces" ...
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### Faces and NetFaces relation in polyhedron

I'm trying to generate some plots of polyhedra with coloured faces. To determine the colours, I require the adjacency information of the faces. For the 3D plot this works really well. Say I want to ...
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### In the Wolfram Cloud RotateLabel in ParmetricPlot does not rotate Y-Axis label [closed]

Note this applies to version 10.3 running in the Cloud. ...
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### Color coded bar to represent numberic values

I would like to present data color coded in a bar. My data look like the following: {-2.5,-1.0,0.1,0.5,-0.24,-0.58,-0.58,-0.25,-1.4,2.1,1.8,-2.5,1.97} I would ...
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### Converting a 3D Plot to a Region Plot [duplicate]

I have a 3D Plot with 3 separate functions for z in terms of x and y. I would like to ...
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### Map points on a square onto a Torus

I would like to create a 3D torus plot from a 2D graphic. This 2D original plot is a bit complex, and I haven't a clue how could transform it to a torus. The below code, from this article posted on ...
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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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### How to export interactive animations into D3.js? [duplicate]

Are there any existing examples or 3rd party repositories that attempt to make this possible at any level?
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### Panning with Mouse + Moving A Curve

I would like to be able to move any curve (for example f(x)=x, or g(x)=x^2) by mouse dragging the particular curve. I would like to keep the functionality I have for panning across the screen in ...
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### How to see a code preview (in ExperimentalExplore[] or related GUI)

I have been messing around with built in ExperimentalExplore[] function. You can call the function in Mathematica yourself to see what it looks like. It is a GUI ...
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### Rasterize alters the quality of the figure

A quick 3D plot ...
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### Panning with Mouse

This is related to the question i just asked here but not the same. How could i create a manipulate that lets me move the graph to any position i want by clicking and dragging anywhere. Here is an ...
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### Panning by moving Origin (0,0) with Mouse

Given a 10 by 10 grid like the one below and the axis origin somewhere on the grid, I would like to be able to place the mouse pointer at the axes origin (0,0), then press and hold the mouse button ...
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### Draw grids on the xy-, xz, and yz-planes

I would like to draw grids on the coordinate planes. I see that Mathematica has a built in function called facegrid but it seems to want a primitive as input. Even if I give it a blank input it used ...
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### Filling a rectangle with an image

Say I have some rectangles of different sizes drawn on the screen. How can I fill them all with the same image? Ideally, the image would be resized to completely fill each rectangle. I've been trying ...
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### Using a standalone CDF to replace a typical graphing calculator

I can use Manipulate[] to create a grapher that emulates some of the functionality of a typical graphing calculator.By using ...
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### Changing location and direction of axes

I need to produce a plot that looks something like this: from a function definition where z (the vertical axis) is the independent variable. I can easily invert ...
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### How to plot graphics objects such as lines or polygons logarithmically

I am making ListLogLog plots with polygons in the Prolog and lines in the Epilog, and I want ...
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### How to align/grid several plots(mXn) in one figure? [duplicate]

I run Mathematica 10.0.2 on my Win7. I'm trying to make a PDF for publication similar to figure below： This is a figure containing a 4X3 image. The feature in image is irrelevant, my point is to ...
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### Creating curves that satisfy $f(x)\le g(x)\le h(x)$

All, I haven't experienced this task in Mathematica yet, maybe using Bezier curves, Interpolation, or some such thing to create the following image. Can someone give me an introduction to ...
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### something like gap axis [closed]

If we have two financial graphics like EPAM and IBM. How we can do this? Sorry, for my English.I think, you understand me
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### Adding text on an .xyz file of an atom

I know it is possible to view .xyz files of coordinates in Mathematica. I tried to write some text on a specific atom using Text, but I was not successful. How can i do that? Thanks for the help in ...
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### How to prevent Dynamic activity with color swatches in V10+

Since version 10, if I type e.g. an RGBColor or simply a named color, a dynamic colour swatch is returned. Same goes for when you e.g. extract colours from a ...
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### Problem with BSplineCurve 3D

I have a problem using the function BSplineCurve [ ] . I have to represent a line passing through about 3000 points in 3D. I managed to plot the points separately, but when I use the 3D BSplineCurve []...
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### Exporting multiple sizes of the same image

I have generated an image using (for example) out = Plot[x^2, {x, -2, 0}, PlotLegends -> {x^2}] and would like to export two versions of that image, one that ...
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### Looking for an extensive gallery of Mathematica's 2D graphics

I am having a hard time conveying to my co-workers why I think that what they consider "advanced", "high-quality" scientific graphics1 does not hold a candle to what one could do already do with ...
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### Move Graphics Object

I'm an artist trying out digital media. I'm very new to Mathematica, however, so excuse me if this a basic question (which I'm sure it is). I did look, though, for anything on this site related to my ...
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### Arrow head halfway along parametric plot

I have a problem with putting arrowheads on my parametric plot, I have looked through the various examples on here, which all work fine, but when I replace it with the code for my parametric plot, I ...
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### PlotStyle according to PlotRange

I have the function Hypocycloid[{R_, r_}, θ_] := {(R - r) Cos[θ] + r Cos[θ (R - r)/r], (R - r) Sin[θ] - r Sin[θ (R - r)/r]} For, e.g., R=5 and r=...
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### Updating ParametricPlot3D code from Getz and Helmstedt book to use V10.3 features

I purchased a version of Graphics with Mathematica, Fractals, Julia Sets, Patterns and Natural Forms, by Chonta Getz and Janet Helmstedt, written in 2004. Really fun book. I'm looking at the ...
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### What is causing these artifacts in RegionPlot3D?

I have a simple program like this: ...
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### ListPolarPlot does not allow PolarAxes->True or PolarGridLines->True? [closed]

I am running the personal version of Mathematica 9 on a MacBook Air with OS 10.10.5. When I try to activate PolarAxes->True and/or ...
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### Creating a custom color plot with tones of colors

Here is a sample set of data ...
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### Show intersection points between a curve and a line [duplicate]

I'm pretty new to Mathematica. I'd like to show the intersection points in my graphic. These are my inputs: ...
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### How to export textures?

Is there any object geometry format for which Mathematica supports the exporting of textures for external (non-Mathematica) use ? If not does anyone know of work arounds? All the texture primitives ...
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### Scaling in “GraphicsGrid” command

I want to plot four ellipses on the same graphics, along with some vectors and disks. I am using the Graphics command to create the arrows, ellipses and disks, and ...
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### Jumping from one dimension (1D) to two dimensions (2D) Part II

Here is a sample data file data = {{-10,3,1},{-7.5,12,3},{-1.5,5,2},{2,4,4},{3,7,4},{6,9,5},{7,1,5}, {8,3,1},{9,12,2},{10,8,5}}; The first element of the list ...
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### Jumping from one dimension (1D) to two dimensions (2D)

Here is a sample data file m = {{-10,3,1},{-7.5,12,3},{-1.5,5,2},{2,4,4},{3,7,4},{6,9,5},{7,1,5}, {8,3,1},{9,12,2},{10,8,5}}; The first element of the list ...
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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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### Filling a between lines using table and line

Graphics[{ Table [Line[{{0, step}, {1, step}}], {step, 0, 10}], Table [Line[{{0, step}, {10, 5}}], {step, 0, 10}] }] I am trying to fill between all the ...
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### How to put single points inside the plot? [duplicate]

I wrote this simple code for a basic plot (two lines): ...
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### How can I use Kenneth Moreland's “Diverging Color Maps for Scientific Visualization” in plots?

I often want to plot two dimensional data that is centered around zero (for me, this is usually a 2D optical spectroscopy signal, but there are other cases), and the MATLAB "Jet" color scheme is ...
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### Why is DiscretizeGraphics missing points on my curve?

I have a graphics expression which renders nicely as a closed curve when put in Graphics, I don't understand why I can't get the lines from DiscretizeGraphics or ...
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### How to use Show with Rotate

The following use of Show produces an error (Could not combine the graphics objects in Show) even though the two graphics objects are constructed just fine. ...
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### How to export heterogeneous data to single file?

I want to export structured heterogeneous data (containing images) to some standard file format. The expression to export can contain 3 atomic types: numbers, strings, images, and be nested with 2 ...
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### Vector graphics in Export for Video rendering [duplicate]

I am trying to generate a vector graphics video in Mathematica. I stumbled upon SWF format (PNG are raster images which I'm not interested in). SWF format works fine for me but the axes and the ...
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### Basins of attraction of equilibrium points

The Henon-Heiles potential is the following V = 1/2*(x^2 + y^2) - y*(1/3*y^2 - x^2); which has four equilibrium points ...
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