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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Graphics, Import and Inset combined

I need to write a word on a figure, which I have saved as fig.pdf. 1) I import the pdf file to mathematica: a = Import["fig.pdf"][[1]]; 2) Following the ...
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Calculating the top left corner in a 2d field

Given I have a field with several rectangles like shown in the picture. A point with its x and y coordinates are given. The height(h) and the width(w) are also given. How can I calculate the top ...
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Antialiasing points on a line?

I'm probably being stupid here, but I can't get my points to go in a smooth line: At this scale they should all equally cover the red line. I must be doing something wrong, anyhow I tried to use ...
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GridLines for a coordinate system with a particular basis

Suppose that I use the vectors (2,1) and (-1,1) as a basis for $R^2$. ...
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Visualisation of the field of algebraic numbers in the complex plane

Hot to plot the field of algebraic numbers in the complex plane? In this picture, the color of a point indicates the degree of the polynomial of which it’s a root: red = rational numbers ...
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How to plot a lattice (2D or 3D) given a basis

I want a graphical picture of a lattice with basis such as $\{(1,1), (\sqrt{2}, -\sqrt{2})\}$. Does Mathematica already have a pre-made function that finds all linear combinations over $\mathbb{Z}$ ...
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An efficient circular arc primitive for Graphics3D

As many people have noted, the 2D graphics primitive Circle doesn't work in a Graphics3D environment (even in v10.0-v10.4, where ...
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Image Rotation, Line Symmetry

I'd like to import an image, superimpose it, reduce the opacity of the overlaid image, and then use a manipulate to rotate the top image to illustrate rotational symmetry. The image below is using ...
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How to compute the boundary of a group of ellipse efficiently?

Update1 I discovered that the bountary of a series of ellipses consists of the following three parts Part (I): the first ellipse's effective black-segment; Part (II): the effective ...
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Transcritical Bifurcation phase portraits

An example equation for a Transcritical Bifurcations is given by: $$\dfrac{dx}{dt} = f(x, r) = r x - x^2$$ In Mathematica, we can define the function as: ...
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Fractal plotting for the Collatz fractal

I have the following equation: f[z_] := 1/4 (2 + 7 z - (2 + 5 z) Cos[Pi*z]) I want to map this on the imaginary plane such that if it converges under iterations ...
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Mathematica Interpolation or approximation

I have lists of points X and Y. {1212,1216,1217,1219...}, {1,2,3,4,5,6...} I combine ...
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FindSpanningTree command doesn't work

I want to solve a network analysis problem by FindSpanningTree command. But it yields nothing: FindSpanningTree[G1] ...
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Visualize Pascal's triangle with the product of the terms in the $n$th row

How to make the following graphics by using Mathematica? What I tried: I used J.M's answer for the Pascal triangle ...
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How do I label points when using Graphics? [closed]

Let say I want to draw a point and label it. The command I use to draw points is Graphics[{Point[{0,0}], Point[{1,1}]}] This draws the points $(0,0)$ and ...
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How to use ListLinePlot to draw graph of a function vs another function obtained from NDSolve? [on hold]

Using NDSolve I have found solution of two function $\phi(z)$ and $f(z)$. then I use ListLinePlot to find a plot of ...
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Beautiful dance of the Earth and Venus around the sun

I have seen very nice dynamic graphics created by users of Ma. I would like to get help whether the following graphics can be created using Ma. I was not able to create the dynamic picture here. ...
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Cannot combine GeoPosition polygons in version 10.4

I was using with Mathematica 10 for plotting different kinds of maps the function PolygonCombine. It seems that this fucntion has disappeared with the version 10.4? Here is a classical example for the ...
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Interpolating or “absolutising” symbolic sizes? [duplicate]

I often face the problem that none of the usual symbolic constants Tiny, Small, Medium, or ...
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Fixing text position in an animation

Following I have a simple animation with a variable displayed inside the plot. The significant digits of the variable changes as you run the animation which results in a smaller jitter on the text's ...
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How to make an octahedron 3-compound with holes?

I would like to remove facets from an octahedron 3-compound - like in the picture below. I tried to combine these two graphics: ...
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How to export a 3D circle as a single piece PDF vectorial object?

I need to export a circle drawn in 3D with a specific point of view to a PDF file. This is easy to do. However, the exported circle is made of tons of non-connected small bits. I need the whole ...
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How can I plot two concentric circles with a polygon inscribed in one and circumscribed about the other

So I am new to Mathematica still learning basic codes.. However I need help to become quicker in my research. Can anyone help me with the simplicit code to plot 2 concentric circles and a polygon of ...
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Plotting 3-vectors over a 3D lattice [closed]

I am trying to plot a magnetic structure, which is basically using Mathematica to read and plot a .dat file. In the file, each row which has six numbers, the first 3 represents the atomic postion, and ...
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Draw a circle through 4 points on parabola [closed]

I have two dynamic perpendicular parabolas: $y=ax^2+c, x=by^2+d$, which intersect in four points (the coefficients are chosen that way). There is a fact that we can construct a circle through these ...
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How can I plot 2 concentric fixed circles with a polygon inscribed in one and circumscribed about the 2nd

Can anyone help me with the simplicit code to plot 2 concentric circles and a polygon of sides n (that I can manipulate) inscribed in one circle and circumscribed about the other. However I want the ...
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Helmholtz-Hodge Decomposition

So I was recently getting familiar with the Helmholtz-Hodge Theorem, briefly (but decently) described by https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Helmholtz_decomposition and I was wondering whether there exists ...
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Plotting Elipsoids with large weight matrix

I'm running into some problems plotting 2D Ellipsoids with non-diagonal weight matrices -- they are not centered where they are supposed to be. I'm not sure exactly ...
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Plotting animated point on a polar plot

How can I animate a point on a polar curve? I have used Animate and Show together before in order to get the curve and the moving point together on the same plot, but combining the polar plot and the ...
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Drawing dynamical trajectories diagram in Mathematica

I've a Boolean gene regulation system composed of vectors(corresponding to cellular phenotypes). Their components are binary numbers such as $\{1,0,0,1\}$. A vector can change its statement in ...
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Fast Creation of Label Matrix for Use With ComponentMeasurements?

I am taking a lot of measurements from regions of interest in microscopy images and am finding that generating binary masks to use with ComponentMeasurements is rather slow (at least it's slow the way ...
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Point on the circle

How can I make a moving point on the circle with control? ...
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Speed Up Sampling of Perimeter of Polygon

I have a polygon whose vertices (points) are defined by some image coordinates that I have manually selected. The polygon is used to create a mask for a region of interest in a microscopy image. ...
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Failure to export graphics by right-click when Notebook magnification is changed

Bug introduced in 9.0.1 or earlier and persisting through 10.4.1 or later When I try to export graphics as PNG, JPG and other rasterized formats using the right-click and choosing ...
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ListPlot with colors

Let's create some sample data n = 100; d00 = Table[{RandomReal[{-1, 1}], RandomReal[{-4, 4}], RandomReal[{-1, 1}]}, {i, 1, n}]; Now I want the following: create ...
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Is it possible to get the (x, y) position of nodes in a `Graph`?

Given a graph... RandomGraph[{20,40}] ...is it possible to retrieve the (x, y) coordinates at which the nodes are drawn? ...
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Vector graphics in Export for Video rendering

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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How to copy Coordinates of “Get Coordinates” in Figure?

I am trying to reproduce the answer here about Recovering data points from an image. I click the figure and press "Get Coordinates". I would like to copy the four coordinates by CTRL-C and then paste ...
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Plotting huge amount of data with non-default colour function

I want to plot a huge amount of binary data (a 2700x2001 matrix, 5402700 points), and for that I am using the Graphics[Raster[]] function. With just that command, ...
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Is there a way to make a bihistogram plot?

Is there a way of making a bihistogram plot in mathematica? There is a reference to it at http://mathworld.wolfram.com/Bihistogram.html but no suggestions as to how to do it.
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Mathematica gravatar engine?

This question asks about making gravatars in Mathematica, but the accepted answer is just a wrapper around the gravatar.com service. Is there an open source Mathematica engine that performs the ...
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