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How to make Tube behave like Line when working with non-ideally scaled data?

I have a set of data that Line enjoys quite well, however, Tube seems to throw something of a tantrum when I deliver the same ...
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Hyper disk in $\mathbb{R}^n$ of specified radius

A very useful geometric and Graphics3D object is Hyperplane[n,p] which is an infinite hyperplane in arbitrary dimension $n$ with ...
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Positioning ViewPoint within a 3D Graphic (from ParametricPlot3D) Leads to Extraneous Panels in Output

I am animating the ViewVector (very similar to the ViewVector Documentation "Neat Example") to follow the curve in a 3D graphic created by the ParametricPlot3D function. This is, in principle, a very ...
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How to visualize a vector field on a parametrized surface?

I'm solving a differential equation by NDSolve. After solving the equation, I got the solution for $$. But, now I want to visualise the vector(which makes an angle phi with the normal) on the ...
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How to control render order of `Graphics3D` to prevent or encourage overlap?

I make my graphics in Mathematica using the Wolfram Language. This works quite well, but I have run into an issue that will make it work much nicer if it is solved. In the following code, I render a <...
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3D Vectors wrap on the Sphere

How I can wrap the 3D vectors around the sphere surface like this one. My angles are ...
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Octahedra+tetrahedra filling tessellations in 3D

This is called the quasiregular space-filling tessellations in 3D: formed by Octahedra in RED and tetrahedra in YELLOW Are there any smart ways to do a Mathematica figure drawing this?
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Plotting of multi-lists function versus two variables of one list [closed]

How to plot 3D graph for the function Q Versus x and y given by the following sample code: ...
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Draw a truncated octahedron packing in 3D

Consider a truncated octahedron composed by 24 vertices (4×6) 14 faces (contain 6 squares and 8 hexagons) 36 edges (4×6+6×82=36). This truncated octahedron can pack and tessellate the 3-dimensional-...
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Make a 3d plot of 2d “slices”

I have two 2D plots which came from taking slices of a 3D data set of the form (x,y,z,intensity). I manually "sliced" the data set to get the slices I wanted from two planes of interest and plotted ...
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ListPlot3D weirdly distorts and loses plotting data

Bug introduced in 12.0 or earlier and persisting through 12.0. I was trying to plot a simple $n\times3$-sized $(x_i,y_i,z_i)$ matrix data with ListPlot3D, which is ...
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Reversing x-axis scale in ListPlot3D

I am trying to reverse the x-axis using ScalingFunctions but it's not working. I have a 3D plot with x, y and z scale in increasing order, but I want the x-axis to ...
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can I plot a manipulable 3d graphic?

I am a petroleum engineer, I want to plot a wellpath in a 3D graphic if possible, I have the following data: Measured Depth, Inclination, and Azimuth. Can I plot a 3D fully manipulable graphic on ...
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Filling a 3D shape transparently

How do I fill a 3D shape transparently. I know various ways to color the edges of the 3D shape transparently but this does not produce the result I want when looking from within the shape for example. ...
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vector plot of electric field in closed surface [closed]

I am trying to put the vector plot inside of the closed rectangle box. Please, help me with how I can combine them. ...
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Workaround for Opacity + Magnify bug in version 12?

Is there a workaround for the following bug in version 12.0.0. This is in MacOSX. ...
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Denominator contribution in a 3D Plot

In an earlier post I asked for a 3D plot of Plot3D[Sqrt[((x^2 + y^2)/((x*y) + 1))], {x, -20, 20}, {y, -20, 20}] along with it's integer roots and in turn plot of ...
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How to make a Locator3D/LocatorSphere?

On Making a LocatorSphere: Okay so I'm trying to realize a Locator3D-esque functionality for Mathematica. Something like a <...
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Showing 3 ListPlots in a single 3D Plot

I have three ListPlots given by ...
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3D plot Versus actual values

I am plotting a 3D graph as you can see: Plot3D[Sqrt[((x^2 + y^2)/((x*y) + 1))], {x, -20, 20}, {y, -20, 20}] Then I display the integer values of it for the same ...
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from a 4d array (3D coordinates + a binary marker) 3D plot only points marked '1'

I would like to identify certain regions on a 3D plot. For simplicity I will give the example of a sphere (but my goals is for arbitrary data): Having defined points on a sphere via ...
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Fill the gap when plotting surfaces

I would like to plot the intersection between the surface $z=-\frac{y}{2}+1$ and the surface $z=\sqrt{1-x^{2}}$. This is what I tried: ...
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Adding positional guides to multiple points in 3D plots?

I have a graph showing multiple points in 3D space and need to accurately be able to represent their position. I'm looking to add dropping points underneath similar to this example graphic: I could ...
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Make 3D graphics “look” 2D

I'm working with some basic 3D graphics stuff: ...
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Modelling a Crankshaft

In the linked documentation, a crankshaft is imported as a GraphicsComplex, which can then be turned into a Finite Element Mesh for the purposes of Finite Element Analysis. I wondered if anyone knew ...
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RevolutionPlot3D: get graphics primitives

From this answer, I was able to figure out how to get the graphics primitive from a Plot3D. However, this does not seem to work for a ...
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Can I convert my SMTShowMesh Object into a mathematica graphics object in AceFem?

My question is related to a string of questions Ive asked in the last few days. I'm trying to superimpose a vectorplot on a3D plot that I've produced on AceFem using the SMTShowMesh Command. I'm ...
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Intersection between shape and line

I have a shape with some lines. Both are graphics in Mathematica. ...
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Weird Arrowhead behaviour when playing with BoxRatios->1

Basically the arrowhead is dependent on the scaling, and I would like it so that it wasn't the case, for example when α is 1 Then the arrowhead is displayed as it ...
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How do you draw a path on a parametric sphere?

Given a parameterized sphere defined by: ...
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How do you plot random points in three dimensions?

I've got a function that maps a 2D plane onto a sphere (I'm trying to learn about Geodesics). ...
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Merging two 2D wave animations into one 3D animation?

I have an electric field, Elec[d_, w_, q_, r_, t_] = -((q accel)/(4 \[Pi] Subscript[\[Epsilon], 0] r c^2)) Subscript[\[Epsilon], 0] := 8.85*10^-12 c := 3*10^8 ...
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Having issues trying to animate an electric and magnetic field of a moving point charge [duplicate]

I'm currently trying to plot an electric and magnetic field using Mathematica, but I'm quite new to the program and I've run into a wall. I start out with a moving point charge, and this is what I've ...
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How can I show that a sphere is rolling in a simulation?

I recently wrote code to simulate a table tennis ball rolling on the ground. v0 = 10; w0 = 8; R = 4; mu = 0.2; g = 9.8; δ = (2 (v0 + w0 R))/(5 mu g); This gives ...
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Finding points in a plane

The end of the Star Wars saga is near, so I feel compelled to design a Mouse Droid. Based upon the Paul Murphy's schematics I've reconstructed the outline of the top shell: Since my goal is to ...
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Plotting the electric field from a moving charge in 3D

I want to show a 3D electric field changing with time in response to the path of a moving charged particle. I have an animation of a particle traveling along a helical path using the parametrization ...
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How to draw sketches of objects using lines (curves) only

Update Thanks for your comments, now I see that it's not easy to have 3D graphics in vector form. This is fine though, because the major reason that I'd like to do it in mathematica is that I'd ...
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Trying to understand Electromagnetism using mathematica

I was wondering if there was a possible way to animate electric and magnetic field lines using Mathematica? I'm currently doing a physics major and taking an upper level electromagnetism course. I'm ...
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Export Graphics3D Object as .fbx file with animation

Suppose I have a Graphics3D object named objanim that is a function of some variable t. I can export this animation to a ...
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Add set of points on top of another graph and turn 3D plot to 2D

I have the following function f[x,y] and I figured out how to plot it to a specified domain, that you can observe in the code, but only in plot3D form I am trying to convert it to just a 2D graph. In ...
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Modeling a Partial Differential Equation

I'm in the midst of solving the given problem Given the setup I tried writing up the following: ...
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4D Region Plot with multiple inequalities

I am trying to draw a polytope with 4 variables. These 4 variables are probabilities so their lower bounds are all 0 and upper bounds are all 1. Here are the inequalities that define the polytope: $$...
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Space with custom, discrete axes

The 2D lattice might be something like this: \begin{array}{cccc} D&(E,D)&(F,D)&(G,D)\\ C&(E,C)&(F,C)&(G,C)\\ B&(E,B)&(F,B)&(G,B)\\ 0&E&F&G \end{array} ...
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Drop some of the Automatic ticks

Is there a way to drop some of the ticks automatically produced by Mathematica in a 3D plot? I would like to drop, say, the first one of the z-axis since it overlaps with the last one of the y-axis.
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How to export HyperbolicPolyhedron as STL?

Here's the starting point (It's the Mathematica "Spikey 2" logo): Graphics3D[HyperbolicPolyhedron["Dodecahedron", 1.3], Boxed -> False] Here is the link to ...
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How to manipulate SphericalPlot3D as Graphics object?

I'm kind of new to Mathematica so this may sound obvious for some people. I'd really thank for your help. I'm trying to plot a lattice. At each point there is an atom. The lattice is created as ...
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How to draw three different surfaces in a single plot where each surfaces are defined in different region?

Suppose I want to plot 3 surfaces, z=xy+y^2, x=4 & x+2y=4 together so that x=4 plane will be in the upper region of z=xy+y^2 surface and x+2y=4 plane will be in the lower region of z=xy+y^2 ...
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3D plot of a heat distribution in a cube

I have a .csv file with temperature values in the nodes of the cube. The cube size is 100х100х100 (.csv file contains 1.000.000 values), while $ 0 \leq x,y,z \leq 1 $. How can I plot a 3D heat map of ...
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Opacity issue in graphics3D

I'm trying to show a .obj model in Mathematica, with its bounding box and a couple of spheres representing the bounding box center and the model center. This is the imported model (tank was ...

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