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Questions tagged [graphics3d]

For questions specific to the Graphics3D command and related 3D graphics functionality.

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Inaccuracy in Plot3D

This problem might be well-known - in this case, I would appreciate a link, because I could not find anything. My problem: A certain function (super long and nasty expression) needs to be plotted. ...
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Wireframe of a Hexahedron using Graphics3D?

Are there options in Graphics3D that would allow me to set the face color of a Hexahedron to ...
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How to plot 3D discontinuous iterative plot?

I am having troubles with plotting this set of data triples={{0, 1, 1}, {9/50, 4/5, 1}}, {{9/50, 4/5, 1}, {3/8, 4/5, 1}}, {{3/8, 58333/100000, 1}, {3/4, 16667/100000, 1}}, {{3/4, 0, 1}, {1, 0, ...
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How put 3D axes labels at positive ends of axes?

As the output of the following code shows, by default Mathematica does not necessarily place the axes label for 3D graphics at the positive ends of the axes, for axes emanating from the origin. In ...
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visualizing a normal mode vibration of a molecule in mathematica

How can I visualize the normal mode vibrations of a molecule in Mathematica? Something like the gif shown in the following link.benzene b_2u vibrational mode. I have the XYZ fileben-xyz-file of the ...
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Creating the celestial sphere for astronomical demonstrations

Quick question: has anybody produced (and/or willing to produce and share) a nice celestial sphere with some stars and/or constellations? I am traveling , so I cannot do it myself right now, but I ...
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How can one eliminate moiré artifacts from ListDensityPlot3D?

I’m having a hard time eliminating some moiré-like artifacts from the 3D output of ListDensityPlot3D. Here is an example: ...
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Show additional box border in 3D plot

How to best draw an additional box boder at {x, y, 0} as indicated by the red arrow below? PlotRange is ...
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How to make object to be transparent?

code follows Graphics3D[{EdgeForm[None], Import["ExampleData/seashell.stl", "GraphicsComplex"] } ] can i make the seashell to be transparent? example from ...
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How to show plastic wrap with Mathematica 3D graphics

I can make a nice wave picture with the following function: ...
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Anatomical movements

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how to use interpolating functions to smoothly paint a polygon? [duplicate]

consider 4 different colors on the nodes (with different parameter values) how to interpolate when the color values are given on the nodes using the constructed interpolation functions to paint the ...
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Vertices of a Rotated Polyhedron

I am attempting to geometrically transform a polyhedron (namely rotate and translate the polyhedron in global coordinates) and than find the new vertices. Here is what I have so far, but I am stuck at ...
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Overlay an Eigenvector with imaginary components on a ParametricPlot3D

I have several 1-by-3 Eigenvectors with imaginary components that I would like to overlay on a ParametricPlot3D using Show. For example, I used the Eigenvectors command which outputs: ...
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Adjusting figures in Grid?

First figure: ...
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ListPointPlot3D plotting 4 dimensions

I have a data set with four columns, i.e. dimensions, all are numerical. The last attribute is either 0 or 1. So I want to plot the data in the following way: the first three entries are the ...
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Having trouble visualizing a polygon on a sphere

I'm trying to generate a spherical polygon on a unit-sphere from a set of points, but I'm running into some trouble. I've looked through previous answers to questions similar to/identical to mine: ...
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Smoothing the surface created from a set of points

I have a question about "smoothing" the surface created on the basis of a set of points. I would like to get an effect similar to that from the Documentation Center. enter link description here The ...
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The intersection of two “mesh surfaces from points” which are not convex

After solving the problems with determining the intersection of two mesh surfaces I came across an additional obstacle. Link to the previous question enter link description here Unfortunately, I ...
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Converting 3D graphics primitives to 3D image data

My goal is to produce a 3D dataset, from a scene of simple transformed shapes. The idea is that this data serves as a ground truth for some tomographic reconstruction problems. (For this, it is ...
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Graph a cylinder moving in 3D

I need to generate a graph (series of stills) or animation of a cylinder (or other shape) moving in 3D. The object moves in projectile motion and rotates about two different axes. Now, I have the ...
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Finding Intersections Between Arbitrary Surface and A Line

I have a self-intersecting surface H defined as follows: ...
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Plotting dynamic variable generated by checking Region intersections

I have been trying to plot a variable which is nested inside a manipulate. Here is a simplified version of the program. ...
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UnitStep producing unclean boundary

I am trying to do the SliceDensityPlot3D which uses UnitStep function ...
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The intersection of two “mesh surfaces from points”

I am a fresh user of mathematica, soo thank you in advance for your help. I would like to get a list of points (x,y,z) at any interval (eg every 0.05 by x and y coordinate) which are created by ...
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Visualize embedded and immersed Klein bottle

Answers at How to visualize a 4-dimensional parametric surface? give functions for producing images of 3D projections of 4D embeddings of the Klein bottle. Is there a way to get such a 3D projection ...
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Plotting four surfaces with different constraints in one plot

I generated the plot shown below using this code: ...
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How to combine 2d circle graph (with point which is rounded) into helix 3d graph (motion of particle along circle in the world line)

Manipulate[Graphics[{Circle[], {Red, PointSize@.05, Point@{Cos[x], Sin[x]}}}], {x, 0, 2 Pi}] and ...
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Finding the intersection of a pencil of lines with a plane and making a 3D plot of the ensemble

I've computed the intersection of a plane with some lines. It looks OK until I try to make a 3D graph from intersec_lines. ...
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How to visualize a 4-dimensional parametric surface?

What are some good ways, using ParametricPlot3D or otherwise, to visualize a surface (taking 2 real parameters) embedded in a 4-dimensional space? Specifically, ...
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Conveniently rotate animated 3D graphics

3D graphics can be easily rotated interactively by clicking and dragging with the mouse. Is there a simple way to achieve the same for animated 3D graphics? I would like to rotate them interactively (...
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Is there a way to animate the plane wrapping into a cylinder (and also the curves of the plane folding into a cylinder)?

I would like to animate (continuously) a plane with any number of curves on it folding into a cylinder (and also seeing the resulting curves -arbitrary curves, really- in the cylinder - folded lines ...
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Unexpected behaviour of RegionFunction in 3D Plots [duplicate]

This is a continuation of a similar problem I had posted earlier. I am trying to plot a function defined in a specific parameter space using the RegionFunction ...
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Unexpected behaviour of RegionFunction in 3D plot

I am trying to plot a function defined in a specific parameter space using the RegionFunction option in Plot3D. So, this is how ...
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Plot Legends in 3D Parametric Plot with Color Function [duplicate]

I have two parametric space curves with different line styles plotted with ParametricPlot3D, with a ColorFunction applied. How ...
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Volumize interpolated ListPlot3D

I have a large list of data points (x,y,z). I have plotted them using ListPlot3D and then i generated a smooth surface covering ...
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How to reduce the number of polygons of 3D plots? [closed]

Is it possible to reduce the number of polygons a 3D plot is composed of in Mathematica? I created this animated inverted gyroid but if I want to make something more complicated it is too large (or ...
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Change Plot3D, etc., axes orientation and position?

On paper or a blackboard, mathematicians (as opposed to engineers, physicists, etc.) typically draw 3D plots is with: axes origin is at (0, 0, 0) and axes are drawn emanating from there; the ...
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Why do the arrows or the axes labels in a 3D graphic disappear?

In this 3D graphic, how do I cause both the axes labels and the arrows along the axes (with their arrowheads) to appear? Create the arrows after the SphericalPlot3D...
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Mapping Streamplot into graphics without arrows

This question follows from the example below Mapping StreamPlot onto spherical surfaces When I'm trying to remove the arrows I cannot get the 3d graphics: ...
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Generating random coordinates (3D) with constraint

I have been trying to generate random $(x,y,z)$ coordinates (i.e. for 15 ellipsoids) so that they obey following constraints: ellipsoid's length is constant, ellipsoids do not intersect (fulfilled ...
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Why don't I see all the planes in the ChromaticityPlot3D?

Using the default setting, I can have my desired ChromaticityPlot3D as ChromaticityPlot3D["LAB", "LAB"]; However, the problem ...
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How to increase the thickness and change colors of the edges in a mesh?

Consider 10 random points as pts = RandomReal[{-1, 1}, {10, 3}]; The edges of the polyhedron formed by these points can be visualized as ...
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How can I plot the solutions to this system of non linear ODEs?

I need to solve the following system: $$\left\{ \begin{array} { l l } { (u')^2 + (v')^2 = 1 } \\ {u'v'' - u''v' = uu' + vv' } \end{array} \right.$$ and it's a task that's proven to be quite hard by ...
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Combine Plot and Graphics 3D for open box

I've been trying to code up an infinite waveguide. To do so, I need to build an open box and overlay several trigonometric functions onto the same set of axes. As someone fairly new to Mathematica, I ...
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How to Speed Up the Visualization of This 3d Graphics?

I want to visualize the following graphics: ...
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3D indicator function of a box with balls

I want to define the indicator function of finite number of identical balls with given centers and diameter in a box in Wolfram Mathematica. The box has the dimensions $0 \leq x_1 \leq l$, $0 \leq x_2 ...
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Solid of revolution — shell method [closed]

I'm trying to plot the solid of revolution obtained by rotating the region enclosed by $y=x^{1/2}$ and $y=0$, with $x$ going from $0$ to $4$, about the line $x=5$. ...
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How to use Absolute Coordinates to define Graphics3D Rotation Compositions

When composing multiple rotations of an object inside Graphics3D, each rotation is applied in that object's local coordinate system. For example in this code (modified from Is it possible to ...
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Points in CIE Lab color space

The following points are Lab values (CIELAB color space) points={{46.76, 34.51, 17.08}, {43.51, 34.83, 15.7}, {45.49, 32.92, 15.24}} what I would like to do is a) ...