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Is it possible to directly translate or rotate a Graphics or Graphics3D object?

I have seen the documentation for Translate (https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/Translate.html), which allows one to translate a graphics primitive (like <...
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Get Graphics3D object for only part of a cone

I have the necessary information to define a cone and plot it in Mathematica: ...
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Creating a right hand in Graphics3D to illustrate the right hand rule

I would like to make a small right hand with fingers that curl to illustrate the right hand rule in Graphics3D. Does anyone know if this is possible? For an example ...
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How to inset Text at the top left corner in Graphics3D?

So i have the following codes: ...
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CloudExport results in a blank file

I'm trying to convert a 2d image to a 3d object that can be digested by 3d slicing software, specifically the algorithm contained here http://archive.bridgesmathart.org/2013/bridges2013-311.pdf I had ...
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Torus triangulation

I'd like to plot something similar to this but with a triangle instead of a pentagon. Also, I'd like to triangulate the faces, that is, to insert the diagonals for each face of the 3 prisms used. In ...
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Filling FaceGrids of Plot3D, with solid color?

I would like to find an easy way to show parts of the bounding box as solid planes. Given this Plot: ...
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Why doesn't this line draw at full length in `Graphics3D`?

I am trying to plot the real and imaginary parts of Zeta[1/2 + t I] with respect to t as a spiral line in 3D space. I want to ...
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3D plot with Region seems inaccurate

Region[ImplicitRegion[x/Max[y,z] == Max[y,z]/Abs[y-z] && x+y+z == 1,{x,y,z}], PlotRange -> {{0.001, 0.999}, {0.001, 0.999}, {0.001, 0.999}}] produces ...
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How to write graffiti, i.e., text on a polygon surface in Graphics3D?

Is there a relatively easy way to place Text[] on Polygon[] in Graphics3D? For example, I ...
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Can I Adjust Thickness of Spheres and Cylinders to Make Objects Printable in 3D?

I have a design of a crystal structure using Sphere and Cylinder in Mathematica. I then exported the result as an STL file and tried to print it. I was told that the objects were "too thin," that ...
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Plotting lines in 3D plots

I would like to know whether it is possible to change part of the Style of a line in a 3D plot, when the line is under a surface, so that it seems obstructed by the ...
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How to draw a higher-genus surface

NB: By higher-genus surface, I mean a closed orientable surface of genus at least 2. This question has come up before on math.SE, and even MathOverflow, but most posters suggested using either ...
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How to get colors at points in Graphics3D?

To get the color at a 2D point in Graphics you can Rasterize it and look up the pixel value, but not for ...
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Change mesh density of Graphics3D object made of Triangles

I am new to mesh discretisation on Mathematica. I have a Graphics3D object made up of Triangles, that I would like to convert ...
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Remove defect of display in ListDensityPlot3D

I have a 3D volumetric data (for example, $64\times 64\times 64$, at each point there is a value) read in from a file and I want to use ListDensityPlot3D to ...
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Issue with PlotRange and Graphics3D in version 12.2

When Boxed is set to False, PlotRange no longer works. I feel this should be considered a ...
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Diversity in Anatomical model? [closed]

I was looking at Mathematica anatomical models and was able to generate images like that ...
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project adding a cylinder

Hey guys I am having trouble adding a cylinder to the bottom of this shape. Shapeways won't 3D design this because the bottom is "too sharp and edged" so they asked me to add a curvy ...
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Dashed mesh behind 3D object

I am trying to create a simple, almost transparent 3D sphere with a mesh that is made of solid lines if they are on the front surface (i.e. if they are directly visible) and of dashed lines if those ...
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Smoothing 3D contours as post processing

Context Following this question (and great answer!), It would be nice to have a function which also smooths 3D contours plots once they have been done. There are various solutions which involve ...
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Sphere[] mesh/wireframe using Graphics3D

When using ParametricPlot3D to plot a sphere, we get a nice mesh / wireframe for it: ...
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Graphics3D quality degradation when rotating since Mathematica 12.1

Anti-aliasing is no longer effective when I rotate 3D graphics with mouse, this problem was introduced since version 12.1. I don't like this feature, I tried to modify the render engine, found that ...
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MoleculePlot3D - how to replace spheres?

How to replace the spheres in the plot with other 3d figures, say "N" with a Cylinder, "O" with a Cuboid, and "H" with a sphere. ...
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Multiple two-dimensional plots in 3D visualization

How can I produce this kind of plot? Please help
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How to change Point options when using Map?

I want to change the point size of the points I am plotting in the code below, but wherever I place the PointSize[] option it doesn't like it. The code is part of a larger program, which generates a ...
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How to reduce the number of triangles in a mesh? [duplicate]

I am trying to turn a Graphics3D object (the Stanford Bunny) into a mesh. The result from using DiscretizeGraphics has too many ...
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Exporting 3D objects for people who do not use Mathematica

I want to export a 3D graphic object plot that I can rotate using the mouse or the trackpad, and send it via email to my collaborators, in such a way that they con rotate it too as they prefer. This ...
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How to get the real PlotRange using AbsoluteOptions?

Bug persisting through version 12.2.0.0 The problem in general involves the unreliable behaviour of AbsoluteOptions when option values are implicitly specified (e....
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Circle Packing in Cone Texture

This is a cone with texture generated by PatternFilling in plane. The problem this texture mapping is not conformal. So my question is how to generated a pattern image which could suit a fixed height ...
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3D graphics showing a double symmetric hemispherical sector diagram

I never used Mathematica to plot something that can be considered non-trivial. I want to create a plot similar to the one used here on the left, but with an equal (symmetric) cone on the bottom ...
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Coding a triangle of balls

I found the picutures below from the Pyramidal Number page on MathWorld My question is, how can I write Mathematica code that gives these figures, such that I can set the first layer to be a triangle ...
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Can I label a point in a Plot3D? and how

This question comes after I received some nice answers of yours, concerning the labeling of intersection points of two curves in the , see hereHow to label intersection point in Plot The answers I ...
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more than one label in Graphics3D

I'm trying to add some information to my Graphics3D Plot. At the moment I output the value of a function that changes when I use the sliders. I do that with PlotLabel. I need more data to be displayed ...
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How can I use legend in ContourPlot3D and add arrowheads for axis?

I am using ContourPlot3D to show two surfaces. This is my code. Now I want to use Legend to distinguish the two surfaces, and add arrowhead for the three axis. <...
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How to Draw a 3D Scatter Plot Graph

Firstly: I am completely new to Mathematica, but I need to be able to create a 3D Scatter Graph with the following points: {0.000824, 15.8, 39.0}, {0.000507, 20.5, 39.6}, {0.000444, 20.5, 39.8}, {...
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How to draw 3D scatter plot with sizes of points reflecting value?

I have a 3D scatter plot as below. First 3 columns of the points are the location. ...
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Fill in the hollow Spheres - generate solid spheres

I'd like to generate microstructures of composite materials and I use an algorithm to find the centers of the spheres knowing also the radius. My problem is that I only want solid spheres in order to ...
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Problem with the BarChart3D function

I have a list of values {x,y,z} and I would like to create a 3D bar chart with axis x,y,z . ...
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How to force the ellipsoid of BubbleChart3D to be spherical when the BoxRatios is rectangular?

I have a BubbleChart3D as below, while the BoxRatio is rectangular: ...
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Want to get better quality out of a DensityPlot3D[]

The plot shown below was obtained from a similar program mentioned in the following post. 3D Elastic waves in a glass How can I have a contour bar (color contours) along with the plot? The code shown ...
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How to make a high resolution mesh from RegionIntersection in 3D

I want to make a high-resolution 3d model of the Reuleaux tetrahedron by using Mathematica The Reuleaux tetrahedron is the intersection of four balls of radius s centered at the vertices of a ...
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3D graphics with colourbar

I have lists with 4 data e.g. {{0,0,0,-2000},{0,0,.5,-1800},{0,0,1,-1500},{0,.5,0,-2005},{0,.5,.5,-1795}, {0,.5,.1,-1508} ... {x,y,z,B}} How can I plot B ...
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Colorize a Region

My searches have lead nowhere on this one. I have a MeshRegion (say, a 2D manifold embedded in 3D) and would like to plot a function on it: such that the color of a ...
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Remove zig-zag part in the intersection curve

I would like to show the intersection between the plane $2x-y-2=0$ and the surface $z=\sqrt{4-x^{2}-y^{2}}$. This is what I tried: ...
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How can I make such drawings

This Fig. represents LQU, where LQU is a function of $c_1,c_3$, and $c_3$, $c_i \in[-1,1]$. How can I make such drawings?
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How to join each of the spheres? Or, how to make a 3D grid?

Graphics3D[{ {RGBColor[#], Sphere[#, 1/50]} & /@ Tuples[Range[0, 1, 1/5], 3] } ] It gives this: Now I want to get this one: How? As simple as doable. ...
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Can my color function be written more simply?

The code shown below works well, but I think the pure function I'm supplying to the ColorFunction option could be more elegant. How can I simplify it? ...

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