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Factorisation diagrams

Here is a way to visualize the factorisation of natural numbers. How do we get this or a similar kind of output using Mathematica? See the list of images generated for number from 1 to 36:
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Can TreeForm be displayed “sideways”?

One recurrent problem I'm having with displays generated with TreeForm is that the expressions to be so displayed often at least one level with many (> 20) nodes ...
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How to plot ternary density plots?

How can I get a ternary density plot just like the plots from OriginLab? ContourPlot and DensityPlot seemingly can solve the ...
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Extracting financial indicator data from trading chart

How can the data of the directional movement index below be extracted from this chart? It seems to be embedded in some kind of dynamic module. ...
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ListPlot, PlotMarker -> y value [duplicate]

at first sorry if this question is already answered. I would like to display y value as plot marker in listplot ...
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Visualizing Dynamic Time Warping [duplicate]

I need combine 3 graphics into something like this Any ideas?
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Does the VerticalCallout algorithm in PieChart work correctly?

This manufactured example is typical of many real world cases where we have thin slices of the pie: ...
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Controlling spacing of histograms in Histogram3D

I have five histograms, hist1 = Histogram[data1, 20], to which I append {1, 2, 3, 4, 5} via ...
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Overlay Rectangle on a ListPlot

I have a ListPlot of 100 data points in the range of 0 and 1. Now I'm trying to find a way to overlay (four) rectangles onto the listplot in 0.25 steps horizontally. Essentially I just have BinLists ...
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Why does Arrow not work well with Scaled coordinates in 3D?

I am a little puzzled by the fact that if I try to use Arrow with Scaled coordinates in 3 dimensions the arrowheads are all over ...
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How to map rotate, pan, zoom to manipulate controls

I am wondering if there is a way to restrict the motion of the rotate mouse cursor in when moving around a 3d plot. For example, I want the y direction of the cursor to correspond to pulling the z ...
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Another one problem with legends on GraphicsGrid

I have used ListLinePlot to generate this grid of plots: and I want to add a legend in Row Layout below this grid. My code, has as follows: ...
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Recover data points from RGBColor of known ColorScheme

In general I want to recover the z-values from an image of a DensityPlot. A simple example might just be ...
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Making single letters non-italic in Graphics/Text/Style objects

Suppose that I use Graphics, Text, and Style to type one letter in the subscript of a letter ...
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Read in bezier curve from svg file

I am trying to do some calculation of some svg file,After read in with Import["filename","XML"]and some easy operation, I can get the string of the bezier curve, ...
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Coloring a honeycomb structure

I am trying to generate a honeycomb structure. With the help of this MMA.SE question & this website, I got ...
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Country borders and grids with CountryData plot?

I am coloring several countries in the manner of the following: ...
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Graphics in Notebook Different from Graphics Expression?

Consider the expression TreeForm[a+b^2+c^3+d] which displays as This is a nice Graphics object, as I can prove by typing ...
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Bresenham's line algorithm

Bresenham's line algorithm is producing discretized line for given two points for purpose of plotting for example. Like that: I have to stress that I'm interested in positions, not a plot. ...
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Distance between point and line segments

How would you determine the shortest distance between a point and one or more segments? For example, what is the shortest distance between the point and the two segments below? Clearly the point is ...
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How to restrict the mouse cursor to stay within a box?

I'm trying to use Mathematica to write small games, and I find that it would help to restrict the player's mouse into the game window (just like other games do). Is there any way to achieve this? ...
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Creating a dynamic plot directly from the recurrence relation

I have the following recurrence relation that has no general solution: $$x(t+1) = \frac{x^2 + x(1-x)(1-sh)}{x^2 + 2x(1-x)(1-sh) + (1-x)^2(1-s)}$$ In Mathematica language it gives: ...
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How to reverse the direction of the y axes on Graphics

Question related to this one, except I need the same for the Graphics. Lets say I have the following drawings: ...
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TrackedSymbols affected by CurrentValue. Another problem with SetDelayed(:=)+OwnVales in Initialization

It is MWE, only a Disk[] that should print "Click" when clicked. Also "date... updating" ...
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Improve the clarity of a graphic [closed]

I want to use Mathematica to plot two 3D plots which delimit different regions of the space, and I want to show the differences between the region they delimit. These regions are: $z \geq cte /(4 x + ...
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Plot Wiener Process and its running maximum

I want to plot a Wiener process $B=(B_{t})_{t≥0}$ and its running maximum $S_{1}=\max_{0\leq t\leq1}B_{t}$ on Mathematica. Can anybody help? I only know how to generate a Wiener process using ...
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Highlighting or coloring certain words / substrings appearing in a larger string

I have one longer string, longString, and a set $S$ of shorter strings {ss1,ss2,ss3,...}. I'd like to print out ...
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Creating sculptural forms using graphics primitives

This is a question based on this answer by halirutan. Some amazing images can be created with this code, and I was wondering whether it was possible to extend the principle to different shapes. I ...
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How can I fill-in this Pentagram?

This is my code: Graphics[{EdgeForm[Yellow], Yellow, Polygon[Table[{Cos[t], Sin[t]}, {t, 0, 4 π, (4 π)/5}]]}] which gives this: but I want to get: How?
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3D plots with a continuous and discrete input [duplicate]

How can I plot a function with one discrete and one continuous input? Plot3D wants everything continuous while ListPlot3D and ListPointPlot3D want everything discrete. I would like be able to say ...
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How to plot Venn diagrams with Mathematica?

How does one plot Venn diagrams with Mathematica? I've searched quite a bit and I've found one source at MathWorld which provides the source code for doing them. But I don't understand this code, can ...
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Mouse motion makes frame disappear in Overlay of long ListPlots

Using M9, OSX 10.8.4, most parts of the Frame in the following overlay disappear (also partially occluding some FrameTicks) ...
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Issue in displaying a rotated PolarPlot with Show

I can use PolarPlot to generate a plot; however, I would like to rotate the plot by 90 degrees and then output the result using Show. Here is the code ...
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How to create custom Graphics primitive?

How to create custom Graphics primitive? It should have the following properties, resembling properties of built-in geometric figures, like ...
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Is it Possible to change dashes into circles with Plot command?

Is it possible to change the Dashed Style of a curve into circles with Plot command ? ...
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Controlling output of graphics, the role of “;” and code structure/formatting

";" is described under Compound Expression as a delimiter, such that only the output of the last item in the compund expression is given. Situation: 1/ Print[] produces output whether followed by ...
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Map of Specific US States? (Isolated)

My question here is fairly basic, and I'm sure I'm overlooking something basic. I know about CountryData for creating shapes of entire countries, and it works, to ...
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Map of Swedish regions?

There have been some questions dealing with how to draw individual US states since such data doesn't come with Mathematica through its CountryData which offers ...
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Why does the order of arguments in Show influence the result?

I am wondering why there is a difference in the results from evaluating the two expressions, which differ only in the order of the arguments given to Show. When I ...
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Color of first and last point in a graphic

I'm trying to make a graphic of a random walk in 1D, but i want that the first and the last point have a color (in this case the first one red and the last blue), but i dont know what i'm doing ...
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Constructing election cartograms?

I found this pretty neat page showing cartograms for the US elections and I don't really know how to get started doing these graphics in Mathematica. For those who don't know, a cartogram is a map in ...
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How can I display a multigraph with different colored edges?

I'm new to Mathematica(version 9) and I'm trying to display a multigraph with different colored edges. Here's my code so far: ...
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Mathematica style (drawing cubes)

I wanted to draw (lattice-aligned) unit cubes inside a sphere with a given radius centered on the origin, so I wrote this program: ...
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ImageSize as absolute (metric) value

I have wondered more and more often lately how the size of an image is handled when displayed or exported. The documentation implies that the via ImageSize the ...
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Set PointSize to pixel size

I have a set of 1million 2D points and I would like to produce an image 200x200 pixels where each point will have the size of a pixel (no more). Additionally each point may repeats several times so I ...
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Accessing Draw Tools objects with notebook commands

In a notebook I would like to be able to access and modify the properties of draw tools objects after I've drawn them on a graph by hand. For example, if make a plot and, with draw tools, make a ...
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project moving point onto a line

The following code displays three solutions to the logistic ODE with an animated points that follow the solutions.. My goal is to project the solutions on to a vertical phase line. I need to be able ...
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Problem ListLinePlot with 2 data sets [closed]

I am trying to plot 2 data sets with ListLinePlot and my problem is that no graph shows up. When I plot a single data set i.e. ListLinePlot[Aluminium] it looks ...