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Is FullGraphics an abandoned function? Is there an alternative?

FullGraphics hasn't worked entirely for a long time and the situation appears to be getting worse instead of better. In Mathematica 10.0 and 10.1 a simple usage ...
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Minesweeper beta:How to Dynamic a lot of graphics with high-speed

Recently I want to write a game,Minesweeper.Here is my completed code. ...
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Proper EdgeForm setting so boundary appears entirely within shape

I have two neighboring (complicated) polygons that I want to be displayed with thick boundaries, however the two shapes border one another, and as EdgeForm places the line centered upon the polygon's ...
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Getting EPS imports to respect the original fill rule

One major problem in my attempt to answer to the CountryData flags question is that the way Mathematica handles filled curves differs from the way SVG and EPS style editors do. The latter two have the ...
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More Ticks::ticks errors in AbsoluteOptions in v10

Bug introduced in 7.0 or earlier and persisting through 10.1 or later While the specific bug affecting Plot described in AbsoluteOptions prints error messages in ...
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How to export .mtl files for 3D textured objects

I would really like to deploy my textured 3D graphics in the web with sketchfab in my blog. Unfortunately, Mathematica only exports the shape of the 3d graphics, i.e. the .obj file, but omits the ...
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How to style and position VerticalCallouts and RadialCallouts

Here is a pie chart with a labels placed with a "VerticalCallout" ...
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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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Graphics3D flickers in Mathematica 10 and Linux

Note: Fixed in version 10.0.2. Bug present in version 10.0.0. In the official Mathematica version 10.0, I get a very weird behavior when I try to rotate a 3d graphics The moment I click on ...
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Tooltips do not seem to work with InfiniteLine (ConicHullRegion) in 2D Graphics

Fixed in 10.1 The InfiniteLine functionality added to version 10 is very handy for obvious reasons, however a Tooltip added ...
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GraphicsGrid Format Problem with SpanFromAbove

I believe this is a bug in GraphicsGrid. ...
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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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Limiting the use of discrete graphics card on Mac

Apple's laptop running Mac OS have a pretty nice feature to make the battery last longer: the dynamically switch between the low-power integrated graphics card and the higher-performance dedicated ...
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How to draw block diagrams as Graph objects?

In the documentation ClosedLoopResponsesWithAPIDController, There is a very nice block diagram. I want to create my own block diagrams similar to this. I clicked on the diagram and pressed ...
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How to fix a PDF line rendering problem in V9

If I run this in V8 ...
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Texture[] not working properly with Image AlphaChannel

I recently encountered a problem when combining multiple texture layers in an graphics object when the texture comes from an image with alpha channel. Apparently the alpha channel of the image passed ...
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some Graphics output do not fully render on the screen until an extra click is made into the notebook

Sometimes when using a command such as Grid and looking at the output, some of the actual lines (frame, gridlines) that make up the display will be missing on the ...
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Delete duplicates by a criterion

The description This question came from my recent work. I achieved four groups points by data processing and then visualized them with Mathematica (shown as below) And I know that ...
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Memory problem with producing complex graphics of general type

The problem I am about to ask has appeared once here: Memory Leak in Frontend - anyone know a workaround?. However, in this question I would like to put it in a bit different context. Problem recipe: ...
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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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Graphics different between Mathematica 10.1 vs 9.0.1

When I create the following plot Graphics3D[{ Red, Arrowheads[0.05], Arrow[Tube[{{0, 0, 0}, {0, 0, 10}}, 0.2]] }] It looks like this in Mathematica 9 ...
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Problem drawing a GeoPath polygon with GeoGraphics

I want to draw some polygons bounded with various geographic coordinates. For example, here is the code to draw a triangle between New York, Cape Town and Beijing. ...
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Minimalistic code challenge on Apollonian gaskets

I've been recently fascinated by the beauty, symmetry and mathematical richness of the Apollonian gaskets. So I felt myself challenged to see if it was possible to generate one in Mathematica with ...
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Strange extrapolation in ListContourPlot?

I have some Table of {x,y,z} values (energy as a function of radial and azimuthal frequencies in a galaxy if you care to know): ...
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How can I export graph as PDF with metadata such as Title and Author fields

I want to export a figure from Mathematica in PDF format. Moreover, I want to fill Author and Title fields of the PDF. For example, to fill Author field, I use the following code: ...
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Method Shrinkwrap Messes up editting Graphics

If you try resizing or moving the Inset in the following interface, the Graphics becomes incredibly jerky and borderline ...
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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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Export PDF margins different in V9 & V10 compared with version 7

PDFs in version 9 and 10 have bigger margins than in version 7. I can't find any differences in the settings. I'm using A4 paper and it looks like version 9 might be trying to use letter size. ...
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Unnecessary and slow conversion between simple polygons and geometric regions

To my knowledge some (but not all) of the new geometric region functions in Mathematica version 10 require an additional step to convert from geometric shapes into regions. However this step Does ...
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How can I create a minimal surface with trefoil knot as inner edge and circle as outer edge?

This minimal surface is the subject of Michael Foster's beautiful wood-turned sculpture "Inversion" (see http://breezyhillturning.com/styled-2/photos-2/index.html). In addition, how can one create 2D ...
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ListPlot with conditions Part II

In a previous post Part I @Julian S proposed an interesting method in order to segment the data. A copy of the data file can be found here: data. I know that I should provide a minimal working example ...
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Generalize WASD Function First Person Viewing

How might I generalize the following WASD question such that it works with any Graphics3D object and includes q and ...
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Graphics always rendered twice with SimpleFrontEnd example?

I am looking at the Java SimpleFrontEnd example provided by Mathematica. Everything goes well except it always renders graphics twice. Can anyone help me with ...
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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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Visualising Special Relativity

Mathematica newbie learning by doing (or not so far, in this case). Problem: Special Relativity - consider two inertial frames $A$ & $A'$ in relative motion. At a time $t0$ as measured in $S$, ...
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How do I incorporate metadata using Export?

I have Export["file.png",codeThatMakesAGraphicsObject[],"PNG"]; and want to embed some specific metadata information. Is there a simple way to do that? Note ...
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I am not able to plot legends in list density plot using c program. Getting blank legend

I have tried to load the "PlotLegends'" package. Here is my code, ...
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How can I fix my keyboard-free panning?

I'm trying to make a graphics display on a touchscreen device in Mathematica. This means that there will not be a keyboard available for functions such as Panning and Zooming. Because of this, I have ...
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Demonstration of an arbitrarily oriented and translated ellipsoid

(Edited and modified) After the advice I received I modify the post. I have created the following code for depicting an arbitrarily rotated and translated ellipsoid, along its ellipsoidal axes and ...
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BarLegend can't make spaced contours when contours number>11

According to Document of BarLegend,BarLegend will select equally spaced contours: BarLegend[cf,contours] generates a legend that identifies color ranges from the color function cf based on the ...
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How can I stop PlotRangePadding from cutting off points in a ListPlot?

When I perform a 2D plot and want to highlight specific spots in the plane, ListPlot seems like a good idea. However once I want to get rid of the padding, my points are getting cut off. This is ...
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Do not like quality of graphics when exported by Mathematica 9

I have been using Mathematica 9 to generate images of fractals for some time, and I noticed an uncomfortable phenomenon when I export the fractal image into a PDF. The lines get thick so that the ...
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How do I fit the parameters describing a 3D object so that it best resembles its projection seen by an observer at a particular position?

I have data which are the longitudes (l) and latitudes (b) for the vertices of the edges of a shape as it appears to an observer at a given location (i.e., as it appears on the observer's sky plane). ...
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Graphics primitives - graphic design in _Mathematica_

I noticed this question in Graphic Design SE. I wondered whether it was possible / any easier in Mathematica? Image reporoduced below:
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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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Better layout for large a directed graph?

This shows a directed graph for an iterated n-bit pseudo-random function parameterized by s. ...
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Version incompability Mathematica 10 CDF Player 9

I have aleady looked at these two questions: Is there a CDF Player for Mathematica 10? and Problem with NDSolve in Mathematica 9 / 10. My problem is as follows. I am simluating neurons, which ...
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cut and project tilings — Amman Beenker tilings

A certain research paper gives a recipe for building Amman-Beenker tilings as a special type of cut-and-project algorithm. The result is usually a pleasant kind of aperiodic tiling shape. The ...
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ImageResolution Doesn't Work!

The code below is supposed to generate a high resolution plot, but it does not! g = Plot[Sin[x], {x, -1, 1}]; Export["c:/sin.jpg", g, ImageResolution -> 600] ...
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Sizing elements correctly in a DistributionChart with custom ChartElementFunction

This is a follow-up question to Histogram scale error when using DistributionChart; Weird output of DistributionChart is also related. I'd like to make a DistributionChart where the elements are ...