Linked Questions

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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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Plotting disk in 3D at given spherical angles [duplicate]

Edit: This question has very useful answers, but none address how to work with spherical coordinates. I want to plot a 2D disk in 3D space, angled perpendicular to a given direction. That direction ...
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Graphing circle in 3d [duplicate]

I want to graph a circle in 3d, but don't know the code for it. I've tried the following code, but it doesn't seem to work.
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How to draw a great circle on a sphere?

I apologize for the text description, but new users are not allowed to post images. I want to draw a circle that cuts through the center of a sphere and has an inclination of 15 degrees with the ...
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How to draw an ellipse arc in 3D?

There is no Circle or Disk object in 3D. I quickly found a way to use Cylinder (thin lines, no faces, very flat): ...
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Rebuild a polygon so it doesn't self intersect [duplicate]

If you consider the following Polygon: ...
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Intersection coordinates of two spheres

I am trying to obtain a list of coordinates at which two spheres intersect. Take for example the spheres: sp1=Sphere[{0, 0, 0}, 1] and ...
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How to include 2 dimensional disks in a Graphics3D object (Ellipsoid)

I hope I am not doing something wrong. Compare the following figures. 1) Ellipsoid ...
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1answer
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How to use BezierCurve or BSplineCurve to define a quarter of a circle?

I know the command Circle can do that too, however, I want to be more flexible later on and want to know how to define this with the above mentioned functions. ...
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Strange behavior with SliceDensityPlot3D using custom surfaces, Mesh lines have a great influence on the density plot

In this answer I was trying to make a 3D stack of disk-shaped density plots, so I was using ListSliceDensityPlot3D. I resorted to using a set of nonrectangular ...
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Counting number of spheres that contain a point

I have created this set of spheres in Mathematica. The code I used to produced this is as follows: ...
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Graphics3D Export into STL is not complete

I do have a problem with exporting 3D graphics out of Mathematica into a binary stl file. In the 3d graphic there is a 3d disk, which is not originally contained in the mathematica function pool, but ...
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Insert a circle graphics in ListPlot and distinction minima with different colors

There is my list and I have used of ...