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### Make continuous 3D tube out of 2D image (Mathematica 8) [duplicate]

I have the following image with transparency: which I want to paste repeatedly into a 3D space to make it like a tube, something like this (but denser): I tried using the code from here but it tells ...
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### Character edge finding

The following line of code finds the edge of a character: ...
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### Strategies for creating 3D text

I am interested in using Mathematica to create 3D text for printing. I stumbled upon this answer which works very well in a slightly modified form: ...
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### How do I draw a polygon defined by a list of data points?

I am attempting to make a 3D model of a device defined by a list of {x,y,z} points, digitized from a 2D image. The z coordinate is defined in mma. What I tried so far: ...
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### Map of United States as a 3D histogram

By combining the state data from here and the extrusion code from here I have managed to make prisms of the various US states such as However, the extrusion method looses information about the ...
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### How to render a 3D tubular graphics from a 2D image path

Question: Is it possible to create a tubular 3D image like Extruding along a path using "Tube" function in mathematica for following images? Image (1) Image (2) Thanks I have been playing ...
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### Thick polygons in Graphics3D [duplicate]

I have a polygon that I want to thicken with thickness h. How do I do this? FaceForm is evil and says: The directive ...
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### Extrude 2D cross-section to 3D shape with shrinkfactor

I would like to create a 3D shape from extrusion and scaling of a 2D contour. The 2D contour that I have looks like this: and it consists of a bunch of points (here plotted with ...
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### How to protrude a 2D image wrapped on a 3D surface

There are a few posts on this theme: How to make a 3D globe? How to render a 3D tubular graphics from a 2D image path How to extrude a 3D image from a binary 2D image However I can't quite piece ...
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### Generating cylindrical geometry via extruding a section

Toady I want to build geometry as shown below: I know the Mathematica owns the built-in like Cylinder[], Sphere[] and so on, ...
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### How to rescale a Graphics3D object?

I've created a Graphics3D object by extruding a binary 2D image (as shown here). ...