# Questions tagged [graphics3d]

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

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### How to reproduce Eugen Jahnke's drawing of a complex function?

Eugen Jahnke (1863 - 1921) studied mathematics and physics at the Humboldt University of Berlin, where he became a professor at the Mining Academy in 1905. His "Tables of Functions with Formulae ...
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### Sum of its parts - replicating a porcelain sculpture of Nuala O’Donovan

1. Introduction Nuala O’Donovan is an Irish Artist, living and working in Cork. According to her website her research areas are "Irregularities in Patterns in Nature" and "The Geometry ...
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### Identical cuboids are rendered differently in Graphics3D when scaled

When identical cuboids are scaled and shown they appear shifted: ...
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### How to project point in Graphics3D to the plane of the screen?

The code bellow depicts two black points {0,0,0} and {2,1,-1/2}. Projection of the point ...
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### Unwanted noise (lines and dots) in ContourPlot3D

I have a ContourPlot3D that is a bit noisy on one side of the plot. I have tried MaxRecursion but actually it is of no use, <...
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### Three- dimensional histogram with color

I have data, that has the following form: i x y z c ; where i is a number, that goes from 1 to N, x,y,z are thought of as coordinates, and c is supposed to be a value that I want to present as color. ...
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### Is there a projection to draw north point and south point of a sphere like this and keep form of all circles on sphere?

I see this picture and draw this picture by 3dtools If I tried put two points $N$ and $S$ like the first picture, I get one cicrle Is there a projection to draw north point and south point of ...
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### How to Create a Contour Plot on a Surface of a Unit Sphere from a Table of Values? [SOLVED]

I've generated a table of the form tupleListImport = {{theta_1, phi_1, value_1},{theta_2, phi_2, value_2},{theta_3, phi_3, value_3},.....,{theta_n, phi_n, value_n}}, where: theta is a polar angle (in ...
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### Why PlotStyle affects style of mesh in 3D?

In the documentation of PlotStyle we can read: PlotStyle->None specifies that the main objects in a plot should not be drawn explicitly, though mesh and filling ...
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### How to make this optical illusion in 3D with Tube instead of Line?

I made this optical illusion so that the half spheres disappear at some point and another illusion is that you may switch from perceiving spheres from convex to concave and vice versa. How to do the ...
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### Defining the rotation axis independent of the origin [closed]

I tried to rotate a 3D object in Graphics3D using GeometricTransformations with ...
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### How can it be that ViewPoint and ViewVertical are not perpendicular?

Execute the following code, then manually copy the outputted plot and use it in the next code: ...
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### AspectRatio in Plot3D [closed]

How to achieve that all three axes are depicted with the same scale in Plot3D? No matter what value I set for AspectRatio (...
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### Creating a 3D Plot with Colored Lines from 2D Data Sets with Color Labels

I got the following table of my data:Amplitudes at each site for different t1-values and energy eigenvalues]1 and I am trying to plot the amplitudes at each site for every t1-value such that a 3Dplot ...
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### How to plot a matrix with this 3D style in a bar chart?

Reading the paper Measuring Wigner functions of quantum states of light in the undergraduate laboratory in arXiv, I found the figure above, whose style is very beautiful. I tried to reproduce it, but ...
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### Specifying lower half of a cube?

What's an easiest way to specify lower "half-cube" Graphics3D in Mathematica? Using RegionPlot3D is easy but gives low quality graphics for cube (great ...
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### How to draw the dynamic graph of two line segments in this cube and show the total length in real time?

As shown in the figure, in the cube ABCD-A1B1C1D1 with a side length of 1, P is the moving point in the side BCC1B1 (excluding the boundary), Q is the moving point on the line segment A1C. If the ...
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### How to make a 2D plot using Manipulate with slider bar?

In the data below, I solved a heat transfer equation which gave me the Temperature for a given position and time. I want to make a 2D plot as a function of Temperature and position with the ...
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### Explicitly specifying objects in Graphics3D to use default color?

How do I explicitly specify the directive that's used to color objects in Graphics3D? IE, in the graphics below, I wanted last sphere and the first sphere to have the same colors, ...
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### How to draw a 3D plot of a function which have two parameters with complex parametric values?

I am trying to draw the 3D figure of the function 1+e^{px+qy} with the complex parametric values p=1+i and q=2-3i. Actually, I am trying to draw a 3D figure of a function of the form f(x,y) = e^{ax+by}...
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### Half of an Ellipsoid

Why is this showing fuzzy? Like the corona of a sun? I want to graph the half of an ellipsoid 4x^2+y^2+4z^2=4 that lies to the right of the xz-plane. I specifically want to show that it is half (the ...
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### One problem with ListPlot3D [duplicate]

I plot a table in Mathematica using ListPlot3D. The table contains very simple data but the resulting plot is very weird at least for me. I expect that the plot should look like a rectangle in 3D but ...
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### Lattices drawings

I want to generate an image in order to explain a construction. The construction is the following. Start from a finite-sized 2D square lattice, create 3 copies of the starting lattice and place them ...
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### Can Mathematica convert bitmaps to vectors?

I know that in Mathematica doesn't seem to support vector graphics for 3D ploting, e.g. exporting-2d-projection-of-3d-graph-in-svg-form. But as far as I know, some paid software can achieve this. ...
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### How to color specific faces of a polyhedron?

The following code helps me draw a polyhedron. I would like to color each triangular face in red and make the edges of the polyhedron thicker. I've looked at the post, but I'm still not sure how to ...
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### 3D representation of a Boy surface using a mesh of tubes

“Everything that matters in life flows through tubes.” - Georg Christoph Lichtenberg, The Waste Books Model of a Boy surface at the ...
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### Modify the size of vectors in vectorplot3D

I'm trying to plot in the neighborhood of the origin and I can't change the shape and size of the arrows. What I need is to be sure whether or not the solutions are attracted to the line that goes ...
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### Parametric Plotting 6D Dimensions to 3D for Visualizing a Solution

I am trying to find out when: $$f(x,y,z,α,β,γ):= zcos(β)cos(γ)+y(cos(γ)sin(α)sin(β)+cos(α)sin(γ))+x(−cos(α)cos(γ)sin(β)+sin(α)sin(γ)),$$ where $α,β, \text{and } γ$ can be any value in $[-2\pi,2\pi]$ ...
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### Illustrate line on a ListContourPlot from lists of data

I want to illustrate a line on a ListContourPlot. In particular, I have the following plot: ...
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### Artifacts when interpolating on an unstructured set of 3D data

When doing an interpolation on an unstructured set of points it is best to use the interpolation method available from the finite element package. However, it is essential that some re-scaling is done ...
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### Visualizing General Relativity Using Mathematica

There is an old layman method of visualizing General Relativity in which you assume the massive body to be placed on the top of large space-time fabric and the bending describes the effects of gravity,...
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### Manipulate through Graphics3D

Inspired in this answer. I am attempting to run a Manipulate through a 3d Graphic. This is the code that I am trying: ...
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### Plot multiple layers of distinct symmetric planes

I am trying to plot a multilayered system of distinct symmetric planes as shown in the figure below, the system should have a reference label. I don't know if I can draw it using Mathematica or ...
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### Graphics3D with projected/flat eye view? [closed]

Following image can be perceived as a cube (a regular hexagon with 3 internal line segments) : But in mathematica, it is not possible to make such shape with rotation. Examples of some close state of ...
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### Graphic3D, white face, black edge in any view?

Graphics3D[ Cuboid /@ Complement[Tuples[{1, 2, 3}, 3], {{1, 2, 3}, {3, 1, 3}}], ViewPoint -> {45.42, -83.46, 31.83}, Boxed -> False] Above code generates ...
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### Visualizing gravity warping the fabric of spacetime

What is a stable way of creating a set of points that are attracted to a single moving point? I have tried the following: ...
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### Why does the MaxCellMeasure option in DiscretizeGraphics not work for cylinders?

There is an example in the doc of DiscretizeGraphics ...
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### How can drawing this cone always show code running?

The vertex of the cone is P, the center of the base circle is O, AB is the diameter of the base, the angle APB is 120 degrees, AP=2, point C is on the circumference of the base, and the dihedral angle ...
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### Vector 3d Plotting with New Mathematica Version

Hi Used to use the old version of Mathematica back in 2020. Now the new version is updated and I am trying to run the old code in the new version. My vector plots are very different. I wonder what I ...
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### 3d Vector Wrap of Half sphere

How I can plot the flowing image using Mathematica? Thanks,
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### How can I draw dashed line behind of a cone? [duplicate]

I use 3dtools to draw this cones shaded cone I see difficult when I use Mathematica Graphics3D[Cone[{{0, 0, 0}, {0, 0, 3}}, 2], Boxed -> False] How can I ...
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### How to draw a square with all vertices lie on a sphere?

I want to copy this square here {{-12, -1, 4}, {-9, 14, 8}, {0, 9, 20}, {-3, -6, 16}}. The square has vertices that all lie on the sphere ...
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### Oblique perspective changes PlotRange of Plot3D

I am currently trying to adapt the example of Mathematica's documentation for ViewMatrix to Plot3D. This should implement an oblique/cavalier perspective for the 3d ...
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### Exporting 3d plots to pdf combining rasterised and vector elements

Exporting 3d plots to vector files is a longstanding problem: Exporting graphics to PDF - huge file Exporting 2D projection of 3D graph in SVG form Export Plot3D in Mathematica 10.1 is Rasterized by ...
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### Put text in Graphics3D syntax?

Some friends from the forum helped me to make this MMA script, I have tried to modify it to put text similar to the image, perhaps with a more beautiful letter, but I can't think of how, I have seen ...
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### Gradient fill on the top surface of an annulus

Is it possible to use a gradient fill on the top surface of this annulus in matematica? ...
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### Is it possible to get a transparent cuboid that's opaque in bulk but does not have any faces?

I am having some trouble getting ListContourPlot3D to behave correctly towards making a density-like plot for three-dimensional data, so I thought I would build an alternative myself by stacking ...
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### How do I find the circumsphere of any spatial geometry? [closed]

How do I find the circumscribed sphere of any spatial geometry? I want to: automatically generate its circumscribed sphere in the original three-dimensional graphics, label its center position, label ...