# 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 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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### create an (almost) hexagonal mesh on an ellipsoid

EDIT I edited the question in order to take into @Kuba's comment. I want to create this figure with Mathematica (in particular an almost hexagonal mesh on an ellipsoid; thanks to @Kuba I know this ...
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### How to produce a outer frame around a plot [closed]

The following question is related to plots and graphics. For a plot: ...
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### Generate $n$ randomly oriented non-intersecting cylinders with fixed radius and length

This post is in reference to the previous question here. How could I adapt the solution given to have the following constraints: fixed radius, fixed length, number of cylinders, and within a ...
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### Move figure to origin [closed]

I have used PixelValuePositions to get coordinates from a figure. But I would like to move the figure, so the origin is in the middle of the figure. An example ...
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### InterpolationOrder has no effect on ListContourPlot when the data is of the form {x,y,f[x,y]}

This is related to the issue brought up here, if you want to mark it as duplicate feel free to do so, but it is slightly separate. Take two sets of data, identical except for the form, ...
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### How to set the bar exactly in the center of plot marker?

ErrorListPlot usually does not put the error bar exactly in the center of the plot markers. For example: ...
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### Bug in Export - known by Wolfram Support - upper plot margin depends on string length of upper horizontal axis label

Bug introduced in 9.0 and persisting through 10.3 or later ! See at bottom the answer by Wolfram Research. I am running Mathematica 10.3. For test purposes I have used the following code: ...
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### Is there a way to control the placement of individual tick mark labels?

Let me start by saying there are a lot of other questions here on SE and elsewhere about tick marks in MMA but I think I am correct in saying that none of them cover exactly what I want (apologies if ...
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### Reducing the size of exported .eps files to the minimum necessary

Running version 10.3 on my Power Mac with 22 Gbytes of memory I can create and export an .eps or .pdf graphics such as, ...
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### select from a list of disks

I have the following list of centers of disks. ...
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### intersecting cylinders

I try to replicate the two figures of two intersecting cylinders from here. I tried ...
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### How to convert an uploaded image to a “dot-to-dot” puzzle? [closed]

I would like to upload an image to Mathematica and have the software place numbered points throughout the image so that it appears as a "dot-to-dot" image puzzle. I would also like to specify exactly ...
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### Difference Colored legends from main plot

I am using the below code to create legends but I don't know why the colors in legends for various plots are different of devoted to main color of plots From http://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/...
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### Magnifying Glass on a Plot

Although there is a trick in TEX magnifying glass but I want to know is there any function to magnifying glass on a plot with Mathematica? For example for a function as ...
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### Smooth Curve using Drawing Tools Palette

I am learning to use the drawing tools palette that comes packaged with Mathematica. I'm attempting to create some diagrams for class using Mathematica's drawing tools rather than Adobe. Is there ...
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### Attaching labels to the vertices of an Octahedron

How do you attach the labels (e1,e2,e3,e4,e5,e6) to all 6 vertices of the Octahedron below, ensuring that the labels of the first figure corresponds to the end ...
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### Plot3D PlotStyle V10.3 vs V7 [duplicate]

This is the from the the very good book of Hazrat He used Mathematica 7.0. In Mathematica 10.3 one gets ...
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### Rotate the output of Plot3D [closed]

f[x_, y_] := Sin[x^2 + y^2] Exp[-x^2] + Cos[x^2 + y^2] g2 = Plot3D[f[x, y], {x, -2, 2}, {y, -2, 2}, PlotPoints -> 50, Axes -> False, Boxed -> False] ...
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### Wiggly and imprecise animated gif output

Trying to make animated gif of zooming into famous Ford circles. With the code ...
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### generating randomly oriented non-intersecting cylinders

I could not find anything relevant with "googling" (only this) I can create a set of randomly oriented cylinders (code found here) ...
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### Intersection of two cones

I want to plot a region difference between two cone, but the results seems to be very deformed.. ...
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### How to extract a region shape from an 2 colour image?

I'll start by saying that I don't know anything about image processing. I have an image and I need to extract its outermost shape for use in a WordCloud. The image ...
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### how to find circles that intersect a square

I use the following (based on ideas and functions I got as ansers in [1], [2] by, repsectively, @ybeltukov and @J.M.) in order to find random circles with centers inside a unit square that intersect ...
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### Anyway to add Epilog graphics outside of plot area without extending the axes? [duplicate]

I'd like to be able to add a line below the x-axis of my plot but not have the y-axis extending down to cover this region (as it defaults to). For example: ...
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### Combine multiple swatch legends

How can I combine multiple SwatchLegends? As a minimal example: ...
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### Import graphml file in mathematica

I am trying import a graphml file I created with NodeXL in mathematica in order to create a network. However when i try to import it I get the error message: "Cannot import data as GraphML format". ...
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### How to created visualization dashboard for summary data?

I would like to create the following dashboard: The numbers indicate my desired dimensions for the cells. I would like the cells to contain a regional plot, a trend line, and bar charts. I have ...
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### inset legend from top right corner / find size of swatchlegend bounding box

The question is the following. Using Inset, we can insert a legend in a Plot (in a Graphic, in general). E.g. ...
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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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### Replicate an image from Documentation Center (EulerMatrix)

EDIT I try to produce an image similar to that (see here) but this time with an ellipsoid. I hope I am not wrong but the code that creates this beautiful image is not available in Mathematica's ...
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### Show the number of rectangles under a curve

I am trying to manipulate the number of rectangles under a given curve, so far I can show the size of each rectangle, but I am not sure how to tell the number of rectangles. ...
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### How to make plot and a graphics have vertical axes align in grid [duplicate]

How can I modify the following code so that the vertical axes in both the graphics and plot align up? I think the aspect ratio for the plot is good. It appears that changing the ImageSize of the plot ...
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### Dynamic Epicycles [duplicate]

The following code is meant to produce a dynamic graphic of epicycles. (I'm having A LOT of trouble copying my code into this editor so that it can be copied back to Mathematica and run, please let me ...
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### Dynamic Epicycles

Thanks to all the thorough answers and comments, I've written the following code, which builds a variable number of epicycles. However, when I apply the formula \$\gamma(t)=e^{it}+\frac{1}{2}e^{7it}+\...
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### How to draw a distribution plot (dotplot?) like this in mathematica? [duplicate]

I believe I've seen this answered already here in Stack Exchange but I could not find it again, so here I am asking, hoping that someone knows this other post I am referring to. Here are examples of ...
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### Tell if a point is inside a FilledCurve

Convert a letter into a FilledCurve: ...
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### modifying graphics3D objects after their creation

Suppose I want to demnstrate two ellispoids; one with the center at the origin and the other translated. After the advice I got in the last question I use ...
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### change the size of the image

If this is trivial or a duplicate I apologize. I failed to find something. I have the following code ...
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### Random protein in 3D [closed]

I would like to ask for help how to encode the following: I make a random sequence of aminoacids to make a protein, but how to make this visible like this: ...
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### join two ListVectorPlots

I have two ListVectorPlots, the are given below ...