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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Using a BoxWhiskerChart as a plot marker in ListPlot

I want to plot the means of several data sets, but instead of using a point I would like to use a box-and-whisker plot to represent the full data set. Here is what I mean (with some toy data): ...
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How to create a Text with certain size given in a specified way?

I have some text and I would like to show them in some order in Graphics, but I want them to be in certain size so it will looks good. (Primarily for improving my ...
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Plotting a 2D shape along a 3D parametric function curve

Say I have a 3D curve that is parametrically defined. How would I be able to plot shapes like figure 8's whose centers are aligned along the 3D curve? Say the curve was: ...
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Treating the output of a plot function as a graphics object, changing the opacity

I want to treat the output of a plot (DensityPlot specifically) as a single graphics object and reduce its opacity. Something like: ...
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Selecting points inside a closed curve

Let's create a rather dense grid of initial conditions ...
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Inflection point and curvature

Through a coordinates list and then interpolating them I got a $f[x]$. ...
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Henon Map Fixed Points Plot versus Iterations and Plot of the Map

For the Henon Map: $$ x_{n+1}=y_n+1-αx_n^2, \quad y_{n+1}=β x_n$$ I would like to discover period doubling bifurcations by varying the parameter $α$ and plotting $x_n,y_n$ versus the iterations $n$ of ...
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Size of headings for a table with graphs

I want to change the size of the heading of a table that includes graphs and am having no luck. The command I am currently using is ...
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Graphics3D plot of group of Vectors

I am trying to overlap 2 different Coordinate Systems (C1,C2). I want it to be visually pleasing but it is increasing the length of code I tried ...
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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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How to use SwatchLegend in Show? [on hold]

Let us suppose i have two graphs for sequences A and B as follows ...
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Find intersection of pairs of straight lines

I have a list of 24 points, in which two consecutive points (1st and 2nd, 3rd and 4th, …) are supposed to form a line: ...
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How to Extract Scatter Plot in Continuous Graph by Constant Piecewise Velocity? [closed]

Condition: inverse problem in extracting scatter plot without metrics (only relative points) from the continuous time-potential data where points are distributed with constant piecewise velocity ...
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Comparison Graph

I want to draw the combine comparison graph of the following four sequences (note that two are approximatly equal), each one have different colors and lables etc AK ...
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Visualization problems [on hold]

I am visualizing 1-dimensional curves that are periodic. Due to periodicity, extending the domain should result in the curve being retraced and therefore remaining unchanged. This doesn't seem to be ...
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Show multiple RegionPlot3D Plots and with certain points rendered [on hold]

I have the following problem. I have defined several 3D regions through RegionPlot3D. Now I want to add points. But somehow the points are not displayed correctly, ...
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How to do a parametric histogram?

Is it possible to draw a spectral histogram from two random sets ? More specifically, I have these two random functions (fmin, ...
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Place Legend above Epilog

I am currently struggling with a problem which I haven't seen answered anywhere else. I want to make a ListDensityPlot graph in which I need to draw some ...
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How to define a custom 2/3D graphic primitive like built-in?

There are lots of basic graphic-pimitive in Mathematica, such as 2D- pimitive: Line[], Circle[], Disk[] and 3D-pimitive: ...
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Graphics of Ebbinghaus illusion [on hold]

I define two graphics for Ebbinghaus illusion ...
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How to color the edges of a triangle?

I'd like to draw a triangle (given the side lengths) with the sides colored separately. I tried ...
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GeoGraphics examples not running correctly

I'm trying to work with the new GeoGraphics functionality in Mathematica 10, starting with the example given here. None of the code seems to run well for me, though. I try to run the first command: <...
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How to align coordinate systems of Inset and enclosing Graphics?

Suppose we have some plot with AspectRatio not being Automatic: ...
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Disconnected Frame/Axes in Plots

Is it possible to have "Tufte" style figure axes? That is so that the axes do not need to connect or span the entire data range? For an example of what I mean from the R's default histogram style: ...
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Manipulating of non linear differentials equation

I want to manipulate non linear differential equations $\dot{x}= x + g\, xy\quad \dot{y}= 1-2x^2-g\, y^2$ where g as parameter.but I don't get any curve on display. Plz help me
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Getting Area of a region transformed by GeometricTransformation

I tried this: Clear[b1, b2, A, p] b1 = {-1, 1}; b2 = {1, 1}; A = {{2, 1}, {-1, 1}}; p = Parallelogram[{0, 0}, {b1, b2}]; Then drew this: ...
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How to do this 3D grid drawing? [on hold]

The idea is to make axes 3d, with a more subdued in black mesh, and shafts with their respective numbers with a maximum of 10 in each (black to print after the size of half a sheet craft, vine also ...
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How to create this spikey in Mathematica?

I came across this post while messying around the StackExchange mobile. I think this thing can be easily done by Mathematica as well but I'm not an expert in geometric field. Can anyone give some ...
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Samuel inverse graphing calculator

Samuel Inverse Graphing Calculator (http://www.xamuel.com/inverse-graphing-calculator.php) is a amazing tool. Whichever be your language, you can transform a sentence in an equation. I hav try with Yo....
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Create a filled ListPlot, where the points in the list come from within the regions rather than from the region boundaries

Is it possible to fill, color, under the points in ListPlot where the points define the area and the boundary? Assuming that the number of points are large enough ...
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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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draw part of parabola using graphics

today I was doing my physics homework. one of the questions was draw velocity-time and position-time graphs from the acceleration-time graph. So for the first step I draw acceleration-time using ...
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Automatic cascading placement of graphics

Is it possible to automatically cascade graphics or images in MMA? It seems to me that most of the built-in graphic functions have a gridded style, e.g., ...
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Control of individual Framed edges?

Is there an option or method for Framed analogous to Frame in Graphics to control display of ...
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ErrorListPlot ignores some exact data points

Possible bug? Or am I missing something / expecting too much? Forgive the seemingly obscure data points but they're where I've noticed a problem. ...
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Positioning Labeled points in ListPlot gives unexpected results and errors

Original question can be seen in the edit history.... Update A simpler example - same problem. ...
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Background colour of text in graphics [duplicate]

I see this strange behaviour when both the containing cells and the graphics have a non-white background. I set the style of a notebook to "Standard Report" (Format -> Stylesheet) and did this: <...
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Magnify Part of a 3D Graphic [duplicate]

I have a 3D Graphic built, and I want to magnify part of it. I would prefer a circle or ring-shape that can be placed anywhere in front of a 3D graphic that would magnify it. Ultimately, I want to ...
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How to suppress mouse over error messages on graphics

How do I suppress these they are preventing me from getting coordinates. Here is the code to create the graphic if it helps. ...
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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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How can I extract data points from a black and white image?

Consider the following graph (source): Is there any way to extract the data points from this image in a semi-automatic way? I have seen, and tried the methods suggested in this question, but they ...
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How to make an empty plane, and add points on the way

Apologies for the noob question, I'm not very experienced with Mathematica, but I need it for a presentation. What I would like is to make the x-y plane with both coordinates running from say, -5 to ...
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How can I reflect a graphic across a line? [closed]

I would like to make an animation that shows where a graphic (square, circle etc) would be after it is reflected over a line. Thanks
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How can I make a graph that compares two sequences

I have two data sets. I produce the first one from the following code: ...
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How to plot an Eddington-Finkelstein diagram

I need to plot the same thing as what is shown on the third picture of the site below (sorry, I'm unable to poste that picture here) : http://ion.uwinnipeg.ca/~vincent/4500.6-001/Cosmology/...
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How to create this four-dimensional cube animation?

This is a tesseract, a four-dimensional cube, which contains two cubes. Here, each side length of the smaller one is 1, while the side length of the bigger one is 2. How do make I it? I am still ...
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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 ...