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Adding FrameLabels but without showing a Frame using GraphicsRow

I'm trying to create a set of plots that share similar axes (axes in the general sense, I'm actually using Frame). I'd like to have the text describing the axes plotted to the left of the first plot ...
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Drawing lines automatically between two different plots

I try to create a special plot where several lines have to be generated automatically between two plots at very precise coordinate. My goal is to make something exactlly like But I want to do it for ...
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How to put an imported image in a Disk?

The image below contains various ( lightblue filled ) circles ( made with the Disk function ), I want to fill them with an external image ( for example of a face ) such that each circle contains the ...
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Random non-overlapping disks in a square

I've found a nice code snippet by @belisarius from this question, that I'll reproduce here for reference: ...
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Using Epilog to increase text size

I have a plot with labels positioned using the epilog function for convenience. I would like to increase the size of axes labels within the epilog function but I haven't managed to figure out a way to ...
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Manipulate a 2D point controlled simultaneously by Locator and its coordinates

I'm trying to have a point in the plane which can be manipulated both using Locator as well as inserting its $x$ and $y$ coordinates. My attempts at doing this are: ...
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How can all those tiny polygons generated by RegionPlot be joined into a single FilledCurve?

RegionPlot will usually generate a large number of tiny polygons for filling the region: ...
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How to make 3D error bars in a plot? [duplicate]

if I have the following data in this format and the error bars are the same for each point: ...
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Generating visually pleasing circle packs

EDIT: (my conclusion and thank you note) I want to thank you all guys for this unexpected intellectual and artistic journey. Hope you had fun and enjoyed it the same as I did. I would like to ...
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Aligning Density an Contour Graphics

In radiation therapy, we display radiation dose as an isodose contour plot overlain on density plot describing the patient geometry (CT data). Here is a simple example (the material grid is voxelated ...
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Wrapping text around pasted graphic

I would like to use Mathematica to create all my documents for my high school math class. I cannot, however, find a way to copy and paste a diagram (let's say from Geogebra) and then place it where I ...
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How can we make publication-quality PlotMarkers without version 10?

Suppose that for certain reasons we are not yet using Mathematica version 10, or we have a version with buggy PlotMarkers. It is well known that the default markers ...
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Positioning axes labels

I need to change the position of my axes labels such that the y-axis label is in the middle and parallel to the y-axis. I'd also like the x-axis label to be in the middle of the x-axis rather than ...
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Using codes to replicate drawing tools in Mathematica

This might seem very obvious but I'm on the verge of losing all the annotations I've made on a graph because I can't figure a way to save it after using the drawing tool to add a few extras to the ...
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Plotting iterated function system images

I'm new not only to this forum, but to Mathematica in general, evidently. I'm running into an issue, and my best attempts at Googling solutions (and trying the search box for this forum) came up with ...
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Formatting Ticks and FrameTicks labels with a function

Is there a convenient way to format tick labels? In this example I would like to use the default Mathematica tick intervals, but simply convert the X axis labels to strings with "s" added. As you ...
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EdgeForm with Graphics

I want my figure to have an edge and I am playing around with EdgeForm[Thick], putting it in different places. My figure is: ...
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Simple ways to implement vector dilation

Suppose we have a singly connected but not necessarily convex polygon. Something like shape = CountryData["Chad", "Coordinates"]. Is there a simple way to ...
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How can I move the x-axis label beneath (instead of at the end of) the x-axis?

I borrowed this code from a Wolfram demo. I looked at several answers to the general question of how to move the x-axis label from the end of the x-axis to beneath it (use ...
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Help me export high-resolution TIFF figure

I have generated a figure in MMA by ContourPlot3D. How can I export this figure in high-resolution TIFF format(say, 1200 dpi for lines, 300 dpi for halftone and ...
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How to disable differential styles/markers/etc. for multiple entities?

For functions that can produce multiple "style-able" entities, Mathematica by default will give each such entity a different style. Similar conventions apply to other features, either by default, or ...
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How to export images in EPS format that can be opened in CorelDraw

I am preparing a paper. The journal requirements are odd: only eps files for pictures are accepted. All pictures I have drawn in Mathematica and exported in eps format in the usual way: ...
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How to scale multiple graphics to preserve relative sizes?

I'm looking for a simple way to make the displays of different Graphics expressions accurately reflect their relative sizes. (By "simple" I mean that it does not ...
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How to get the size of a specific image in the front end?

The title pretty much says it all. One possible point of confusion is that this question is not limited to items with head Image. I don't know what is the ...
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Drawing a ladder graph with Line and Table/Array

I want to programmatically draw a ladder graph like the one below: I'd like to use Table to dynamically add steps. My (lame) attempt so far: ...
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How to retrieve current FaceForm?

The current colour in a Graphics object can be retrieved using CurrentValue["Color"] for use in Dynamic stuff. Example: ...
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How to plot an emission spectrum?

If I have a list of data with various wavelengths in nanometers, how would I plot them on a graph so it looks like this: So far I have managed to plot a spectrum in ...
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How to solve for the intersection points of two ellipses?

I have a parametric equation of two ellipses as follow $\begin{cases} x=a_1 \text{sin$\theta $}+b_1 \text{cos$\theta $}+c_1 \\ y=d_1 \text{sin$\theta $}+e_1 \text{cos$\theta $}+f_1 \\ ...
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Plot some ordered pairs on the Cartesian plane? [closed]

Can Mathematica show me a coordinate grid ( x-y plane) with some ordered pairs plotted on the plane? Or even better, some complex numbers represented as vectors on the real-imaginary plane.
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How to save all images in GraphicsGrid?

I have a 2X2 images. How to save all the images at once while using GraphicsGrid ? when I try the save graphic option only one image is saved
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Mapping Contour Plot onto ListPlot3D (or by using color variations)

I am trying to overlay a contour plot I have created on a ListPlot3D graph. I have seen a few questions answered on this website that answer my basic question. ...
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How to make program for phase portrait?

I need to add a phase portrait to my program. The program is below, and I need to create a graph like the one in the picture. My step size needs to be 5, from x0,y0 = 10 to x0,y0 = 50. ...
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How to get rid of the background tiny crosses when using Graphics?

I am plotting very tiny arrows. For large arrows there is no problem but for small ones, one can see little crosses in the arrow positions. I do not want to see this crosses. I just want to see no ...
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ContourPlot is slow and unwieldy and generates a large-data graphic

I'm constructing a single contour showing the points in a plane that satisfy a function. The general form is ContourPlot[f[x, y] == 0, {x, 0, .5}, {y, 0.2, .5}] ...
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Color Gradient on points using ErrorListPlot

I am having some difficulties getting a value-dependent color gradient on points with ErrorListPlot. I am starting with a list looking like ...
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Adds a rug representation to plot

This question came to me when I read How convert list of numbers to list of points on x-axis? @Mr.W suggested Interlacing a single number into a long list for the question. @Artes provides a very ...
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Isometric perspective for Graphics3D

Is it possible to render Graphics3D in an isometric projection? I know that the ViewPoint option can be used for orthogonal ...
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Finding parameters of a gaussian mixture model that uses markov models [migrated]

I'm using this paper for reference http://www.cs.cornell.edu/~asaxena/learningdepth/saxena_ijcv07_learningdepth.pdf I could get all the features required but have trouble with the probabilistic model. ...
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Manipulating plot of random iterated function system fractal

I'm generating the Sierpinski Gasket by implementing a chaos game in Mathematica. What I'd like to do is create an interactive manipulation with a slider, whereby moving it forward, plots all the ...
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Locator-based abscissa ranges widget

I'm trying to implement a widget that will enable users to graphically determine certain abscissa ranges in a 2D plot. I've started by coding a prototype, whose output looks like this: The idea ...
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Export 3D plot or Graphics3D object as stereoscopic 3D .jps file

I recently came across some Matlab code to output a 3D graph as a stereoscopic left/right .JPS file, viewable e.g. with 3D Media Viewer, Stereoscopic Player or using any 3D television or beamer: ...
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MeshFunction at azimuthal angles for RegionPlot3D

Edit: I said "polar angle"... It should be "Azimuthal angle". Sorry. I want to plot a Mesh line at a certain azimuthal angle in RegionPlot3D. My goal is to ...
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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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Plotting several functions

I'd like to plot a function of one real and one integer variable, but I don't want them all shown in the same 2-D plot - I'd like to see them as separate curves so I can see both "axes", more like how ...
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Combining 2D slices into a 3D plot

I am currently trying to combine several 2D plots into one big 3D plot. The 2D-plots are simply input-results from calculations (so these things have 2D coördinates (x,y)). The results depend on an ...
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How to color the same contour line with different colors according y value

Here is an example: ContourPlot[Sin[y - x^2] == 0, {x, -1, 1}, {y, -10, 10}] Because all these separate lines come from the same contour line ...