# Questions tagged [rotation]

Questions regarding built-in methods to rotate objects and how to perform them: Rotate, RotationTransform, ImageRotate, RotationMatrix etc.

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### Cannot use RotateRight function to move points in plot forward

I have a plot of activity which is matched to degrees of crank angle on the x axis. I want to move the plot forward by 180 degrees in to work to have the peak occuring at the beginning of the cycle,...
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### Wigner-D in MMA

Can some nice MMA fellow explain to me why buit-in Wigner-D function is defined as $D_{mm'}^{J} = e^{i(\phi m+ \gamma m')} d_{mm'}^{j}(\theta)$ against the convention, used by most people on Earth, ...
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### Problem Exporting rotated MaTeX with a transparency

I'm trying to save an Graphics with rotated MaTeX and a transparency. My code is below. ...
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### 2D image rotation about 3D vector and projection

I'm trying to rotate a 2D image such that the viewing angle is not along the normal to the 2D plane, but along some other vector. I tried various things such as: ...
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### Bad rendering of rotated text in 3D graphics in notebooks

Why is my rotated text so badly rendered in 3D graphics in notebooks (the exported pdf are OK). It happens for me with v9 or v10.1.0 and OSX (10.9.5). Notice that the rendering is good in 2D ...
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### how to understand the relative position and orientation of adjacent joints of the manipulator in the demonstration file

I found an interesting demonstration of a manipulator link here, which I'd like to modify to create some figures, but can't figure out how to modify the dimensions. More specifically, in its source ...
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### Rotations of spheres and circles

I had this piece of program working before, and can't make it do the dynamic thing anymore. Can you help me put it back on track. Purpose is to show points moving along when the spheres (little ones) ...
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### Changing an animation variable with manipulate and button

I need Manipulate to add buttons. And I think I need Dynamic somewhere. I tried searching in the stackexchange for anything similar because I feel that surely someone has also this in mind. Many of ...
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### Rotating a 3D object using the mouse to create frictionless momentum

I want to create a visualization of a 3D object where I can vary the speed and direction at which the object rotates by the direction and speed in which I swipe the mouse pointer while holding down ...
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### Help creating a GIF of a rotating 3D graphics

I want to make a GIF of the image that I get from these lines. (It should be a vector field with the shape of a cylinder). I added the command DynamicModule for ...
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### How to use the Transformation matrix for 2 x 3 or 3 x 2 matrices?

I have two matrices in a given axes ($K_1 \:\&\: K_2$) and their dimensions are ($2\times 3\:\:\:\&\:\:\:3\times 2$) respectively, now the axes were rotated by an angle $\theta$, the values of ...