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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). ...
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How to define a 3D region delimited by a prism with base given by the vertices of a polygon?

I have an arbitrary polygon, not necessarily convex, described by the coordinates of its vertices. I need to obtain the 3D Region R delimited by a prism with base ...
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Combining MeshRegions of generated 3D shapes and RandomPolygons

I am interested in generating 3D a joint BoundaryMeshRegion or a MeshRegion from different shapes and polygons. This works for <...