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Questions on the construction of 2D and 3D graphics through the direct use of primitives, directives, and functions. Include the graphics3d tag for questions specifically on 3D graphics. This tag is not to be used for basic questions on visualizing functions and lists using the various flavors of Plot commands.

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How to change the axis orientation of the cylinder in `ContourPlot3D`?

How to get the axis of the cylinder oriented along the red line shown in the figure below ? Here is my code : ...
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Plotlines don't meet the axes?

I am trying to plot a few functions which have very large numeric outputs. One can however scale the outputs to make the values small. I will paste the function here ...
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Extrusion of a parametric surface with different face and boundary colours

Problem statement I want to extrude a parametric surface and colour its front faces, back faces and boundaries differently. Define plot options ...
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GeoProjection - Spilhaus Projection of 1942 or Adam Square II

How can I make a GeoProjection like this? The best I could get was: ...
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Wrong angles when displaying an arc of circle graphics in a notebook [closed]

When displaying a small arc of a large circle in a notebook, Mathematica seems to use incorrect starting and ending angles. In addition, it seems to discretize the angles to multiples of ...
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How can I annotate a ListLogLinearPlot with Graphics and Text?

I'm running an incredibly old version of Mathematica: version 9.0 (how embarassing!). I have a list of (x, y) ordered pairs that I can plot using ListPlot. In the ...
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Frank Stella's Protractor Series - can we reproduce Lac Laronge IV?

Frank Stella Frank Stella, one of the most fanous contemporary American artists, died on May 4 at the age of 87 at his home in Manhattan. I learnt this from our colleague Yarchik, who, a few days ago, ...
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Spurious edges showing between adjacent polygons

Is there a workaround to this problem?: With EdgeForm[], a sequence of polygons of the form Polygon[{v1, v2,...}] shows edges ...
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Saturation of ParametricPlot and RegionPlot

Consider these two examples ...
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How to insert a graphics between two points?

How can I insert the resistor between points {1,1} and {2,1} without modifying res (zoom is ...
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Can we reproduce Antonio Asis circle interferences?

Antonio Asis Antonio Asis (1932 - 2019) was an Argentine artist and one of the main exponents of kinetic art and op art. Asis was born in Buenos Aires. At the age of 14 he enrolled at the National ...
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Four plots are not combining in one frame using Mathematica 11.0 . Show command isn't evaluating them to be in one frame. Why?

I want to combine my graphs in one frame. I have used the Show command on Mathematica 11.0 several times but it always responds, "Could not combine the graphics object in Show." Elsewise, my ...
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Graphical artifacts appearing on translucent lines in plots [duplicate]

I am trying to plot lines with some translucent behavior, for which I set the opacity to some number in PlotStyle. However, this gives me random squares in the plot ...
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Reproducing Roman Verostko's FF 2004 Drawing

Roman Verostko Roman Verostko was born in 1929 in Tars, Pennsylvania. In the early 1980's, following 30 years of painting, he began executing algorithmic drawings with a pen plotter. Today his studio ...
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How can MMA recognize graphics correctly? [duplicate]

For this figure, the middle position is a point How does this code identify multiple points in the middle? ...
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MorphologicalGraph returning different graphs for visually indistinguishable images

I am using MorphologicalGraph on two images, which are visually indistinguishable, but the resulting graphs are different. ...
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Combining animations

How is it possible to combine several animations in the same graph? Let's say I have the following animations (each shows how a graph evolves in time), and one to show them all in the same movie. <...
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How can I use GLSL shaders within Mathematica?

The function SurfaceAppearance provides a number of preset shaders for use in Graphics and ...
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How can I use fast Fourier transform to divide into low and high frequency components? [closed]

I have this data (where x is time (seconds) and y is diopters (D)): ...
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World map with country border [closed]

This code is from WMA documentation of CountryData: ...
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What is the difference between (## and pts) the last sentence of these two pieces of code? What is the reason?

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Image forward and backward transformations discrepency

Why are images transformed by ImageTransformation always a better quality than by ImageForwardTransformation? Is it a bug or is ...
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SVG export is rasterized with certain colors

Exporting a mostly-transparent rectangle as SVG gives an expected result: ...
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Improve precision/sensitivity in StreamPlot

I am attempting to get a good-looking StreamPlot for the following vector field ...
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Bridget Riley - Movement in Squares and Circles

Bridget Riley Bridget Riley (born 1931 in London) is an English painter known for her op art paintings. Alongside Victor Vasarely and Vera Molnár, she is one of the best-known representatives of this ...
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Early computer art - Frieder Nake's "Walk Through Raster"

Frieder Nake Frieder Nake (born 1938 in Stuttgart, Germany) is a mathematician, computer scientist, and pioneer of computer art. Nake is one of the "3N" computer pioneers, an abbreviation ...
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How to modify PlotTheme->"Marketing"?

The code is lent from this and later modified as per need, as shown below: ...
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Fitting a disk in a non-polygonal region

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The intersection of the same overlapping rectangles

A math challenge had the following statement: [[OVERLAP -Three identical rectangular frames are placed one on top of the other, as Shown (A frame on the left tilted over the center frame and ...
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Michael Noll's early computer art - arranging graphic elements in a circular manner

Michael Noll A. Michael Noll (born 1939 in Newark, New Jersey) is an American engineer and professor emeritus at the Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism at the University of Southern ...
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Parabola from a focus and a directrix

The code below is an attempt to obtain the graph of a parabola from two pieces of information: a focus and a directrix. I am not able to get the correct graphical shape of the parabola. I appreciate ...
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Expand a 2d curve into a 3d path curve with a fixed axis of rotation?

Given a string of fonts, such as "ABC", give a space line, how to rotate around the line while expanding the string into several curves.
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Robotic Appendages in MMA

I am trying to animate a generalized abstraction of robotic appendages (arms, hands, legs) in Mathematica where the translation is "smooth" in the sense that all of the points except for the ...
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Read data from dynamic grid (or tool for manual creation of raster)

I made a tool for manual creation of raster image. First cell code (after executing click the grid to paint custom image): ...
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Interpretation function not working properly with Graphics [closed]

The Interpretation function does not seem to be working properly with Graphics on my computer (MacOS 14.2.1, Mathematica 14.0.0.0). Instead of returning what it should be interpreted as, it returns ...
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Recreate image with GraphicsGrid

I am trying to recreate this image from a book: Using GraphicsGrid I got this: Code: ...
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What are ways to better show depth along a 3D curve?

What are effective techniques for making the depth of a 3D curve clear when it twists and turns, making its depth ambiguous from a static perspective? ...
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Calculating vertical displacement to intercept the perimeter of the circle after a horizontal shift

I can't come upon a solution for the question below. The background of the actual work is not interesting for the question, so l won't explain why I need the solution. I would be very thankful if ...
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How to get angles along a line?

What is the best way to get the angles along a line? I have tried this for example: ...
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How combine two DensityPlot3D in only one graph

I need to combine two DensityPlot3D in only one graph but the "Show" doesn't work for that. ...
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Crumpling up a line: how to tell if a Line self intersects?

I'm crumpling up lines by rotating them at random positions. That is I take a line, a random rotation angle, and a random pivot point, then every point beyond that gets rotated about the pivot by the ...
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Rotate text using Graphics environment over LogLogPlot? [duplicate]

Consider the following code: ...
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Reproducing Ruth Asawa's Wire Sculptures

Ruth Asawa Ruth Aiko Asawa (1926 - 2013) was an American artist known primarily for her looped-wire sculptures. Born in Norwalk, California Asawa was the daughter of Japanese immigrants. She grew up ...
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How can I draw the intersection of a cone and a plane?

I have a cone and a plane myQ = x - 4 y + z + 4 == 0;. How can I draw the intersection of the cone and the plane myQ? ...
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Plotting eigenfunctions for various values of a parameter

Mathematica beginner here. I've been playing around with it a bit and reading various bits of documentation, but getting nowhere fast. I thought I'd describe what I want to do, and hopefully someone ...
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How to remove an unwanted line-like disruption with jagged edges in Plot3D?

I'm trying to plot a function that doesn't have singular points, but the output displays a line-like disruption where the graph appears discontinuous. My code is here, and the output follows. ...
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Help with a simple figure for a poster

I am asking for someone's kind help with creating the figure blow for a poster. The figure I have is a bit too basic and I am don't know how to use Photoshop as yet. Many thanks in advance for any ...
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Paul Klee's Notebooks: Loops Around Control Points

Paul Klee Paul Klee (1879 - 1940) was a Swiss-born German artist. His highly individual style was influenced by expressionism, cubism, and surrealism. Klee was a natural draftsman who deeply explored ...
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ImageData returns slightly different RGB values than specified when creating a graphic

Why does the following not return precisely {0.99,0.5,0.49}? Is there a way to avoid the discrepancy? ...
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Predefine plot for manipulate [duplicate]

I have many messy plots that I want to plot in a grid. I'd like to keep things neat and tidy by redefining the plots elsewhere in the script. I also want to plot them inside a manipulate function and ...
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