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How to make the digits of π go around in a spiral like this?

Here is a start. MapIndexed[Text[Reverse[First[RealDigits[Pi,10,252]]][[Tr@#2]],#]&, Table[{t Cos[t],t Sin[t]},{t,0,16Pi,0.2}]]//Graphics
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“Covering up” text in Graphics

Consider the following code: ...
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Finding a function that fits the shape of an image

How can I find a function that fits the given shape of an image? Or instead extract a point set from the shape and then find an interpolating function fits the shape. An example image is attached.
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How to convert a 2D image into a 3D graphics?

I have an image I would like to make into a .dxf and to do this I need a Graphics3D object. Is there anyway I can do this? Can ...
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How can text-specific antialiasing be disabled in Rasterize?

While tinkering with the code in the Falling Matrix question, I was hoping to improve the rendering speed by making the rasterizations of the text grayscale. I changed the base color of the text to ...
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Find path through a set of Coordinates

I have a set of coordinates that I need a robot to draw, thus it must take the shortest path along these coordinates. Plotting them looks like this: ...
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Ideas on how to improve the rendering of the letter B in this 3D region plot?

I have been playing with the RegionPlot3D idea from this question and have been trying to approximate the Gödel, Escher, Bach logo, but I am a little bit stuck on how to improve the rendering of the ...
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rotating 3d text

Is it possible to create a 3D rotating text like this: animation here. Here is my try so far: ...
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Plot a alphabetic character in 2D

I was wondering how I can graphically plot an alphabetic character, for example D, in 2 dimension, using mathematica? I was using ListPlot with specific x and y values but it's not looking anything ...
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Embedding text on an opaque plane in 3D [duplicate]

A simplified specification of what I am trying to accomplish would be to construct a cube each face with a different color and each face having a text label that can be seen only when viewing from the ...
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Path construction using `Nearest` shows ill behavior?

I have a dataSet that I'm trying to sort choosing a starting point and going to its nearest neighbor, and then to its nearest neighbor and so on. To do so, I've ...
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Generating a list of contour pixels for a morphological component

I have a set of pixilated shapes, and after transforming each shape into a morphological component, I want to be able to return the coordinates for pixels that lie on the contour of the shape. More ...
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Make a glyph using the BezierCurve function

There are a lot of applications that you make a glyph from a scanned image. Mathematica does have fine tools to interpolate curves like the BezierCurve[] function. ...
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Undocumented syntax of FilledCurve [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Undocumented form for FilledCurve[] A nice trick to get the outline paths of letters is to use the PDF exporter/importer ...
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Why this kind of edge detect code gives different outputs with Mathematica 9.0, 10.4 and 11.2 [closed]

I have often noticed that examples of the past when done in newer versions of Mathematica generate inconsistent results. A prime example related to the following post (Character edge finding): ...

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