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Tables of Contents for The Mathematica Graphics Guidebook
Chapter/Section Title
Page #
Page Count
Preface
ix
 
Acknowledgments
xix
 
The Design of Mathematica's Graphics Commands
1
8
Easy to Use
3
3
General Purpose
6
1
The Evolution of Mathematica's Graphics
7
2
Data Types
9
28
Two-Dimensional Graphics Objects
10
6
Graphics
10
2
Graphics Array
12
4
Three-Dimensional Graphics Objects
16
2
Optimized Surface Graphics Objects
18
4
Mixed 2D and 3D Graphics Objects
22
1
Print Forms of Graphics Objects
23
2
Displaying Graphics Objects
25
6
Graphics Option Settings and Show
25
2
What Show Really Does
27
1
What Show Returns
28
1
How Show Combines Objects
28
3
Graphics Type Conversions
31
4
Conversion Quirks
32
2
Saving Time
34
1
Summary
35
2
Graphics Primitives and Directives
37
42
Localization
38
1
Primitives and Directives for 2D Graphics
39
31
Colors
40
4
Points
44
2
Lines and Curves
46
3
Filled Regions
49
9
Text
58
11
PostScript
69
1
Primitives and Directives for 3D Graphics
70
8
Colors
71
1
Points
71
1
Lines
71
1
Cuboids
72
1
Polygons
72
6
Summary
78
1
Commands for Producing Graphics
79
50
Two-Dimensional Function Plotting
80
22
Plot
81
4
ParametricPlot
85
1
Sampling
86
11
No Plot
97
5
Three-Dimensional Function Plotting
102
12
Plot3D
102
4
ParametricPlot3D
106
3
Options Shared by Plot3D and ParametricPlot3D
109
5
Mixed 2D and 3D Plots
114
7
ContourPlot
114
4
DensityPlot
118
3
Plotting Data Sets: The ListPlot Functions
121
7
ListPlot
122
2
ListPlot 3D
124
3
ListContourPlot and ListDensityPlot
127
1
Summary
128
1
Graphics Packages
129
50
Working with Packages
130
10
Loading a Package
130
2
Package Names
132
1
Context
132
3
Forgetting to Load a Package
135
2
Master Packages
137
3
A Sampling of Graphics Packages
140
37
General Graphics Manipulations
142
10
Two-Dimensional Graphics
152
5
Data Graphics
157
8
Three-Dimensional Graphics
165
6
Mixed 2D and 3D Graphics
171
2
Application Areas
173
4
Summary
177
2
Coordinate Systems
179
26
Two-Dimensional Graphics
180
10
The Coordinate Systems
180
5
An Extended Example
185
3
Display of 2D Graphics
188
2
Three-Dimensional Graphics
190
13
Coordinate Systems for Specifying Objects
190
2
Coordinate Systems for Perspective Projection
192
7
Coordinate Systems for Simulated Illumination
199
2
Converting Coordinates From Three to Two Dimensions
201
2
Summary
203
2
Options
205
94
Options Used by All Graphics Functions
206
31
Options for Scaling Graphics
206
12
Options for Overlays and Underlays
218
5
Options for Axes
223
6
Options for Generating PostScript Code
229
8
Additional Axis Options for 2D Graphics
237
7
Other 2D Graphics Options
244
3
Options Used by All 3D Graphics
247
20
The Bounding Box
247
5
Polygon Shading
252
9
Perspective Projection
261
6
Special 3D Graphics Options
267
13
Options for Graphics 3D Objects
267
2
Options for Special 3D Graphics Types
269
3
Mesh Options for Surface and Density Graphics
272
2
Options for Contour Plots
274
4
Options for Surface Graphics
278
2
Options for Plotting Functions
280
5
Options Used by All Sampling Plot Functions
281
1
Options Controlling Two-Dimensional Adaptive Sampling
282
2
A Line Style Option for Two-Dimensional Plotters
284
1
A Special Option for ListPlot
285
1
Default Values for Graphics Options
285
2
Obsolete Graphics Options
287
1
Option Manipulation
288
10
Commands for Reading Option Settings
289
5
Commands for Setting Options
294
2
Commands for Filtering Options
296
2
Summary
298
1
Appendix: Code to Produce the Figures
299
18
A.1 Graphics Primitives and Directives
299
2
A.2 The Loop
301
2
A.3 The Mathematica Ribbon
303
1
A.4 The Rotated Text Picture
304
1
A.5 Adaptive Sampling Pictures
305
4
A.5.1 Sampled Points
305
1
A.5.2 Subdividing the Sampling Interval
306
1
A.5.3 Scaling for MaxBend
307
2
A.6 Perspective Projection Pictures
309
5
A.7 The Figure for Specular Reflection
314
3
Tables of Graphics Symbols
317
10
Suggested Readings
327
4
Index
331
10
Colophon
341