Wolfram Language & System 10.4 (2016)|Legacy Documentation

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Graphics Interactivity & Drawing

The Wolfram Language's unified symbolic graphics architecture makes possible powerful mixing of programmatic graphics generation with interactive editing and control. The Wolfram System Drawing Tools palette makes it straightforward to modify existing plots or illustrationsor to create free-form ones from scratch.


Direct Interactive Drawing & Editing

Ctrl+1 create a new empty graphic

Ctrl+"D" bring up the Drawing Tools palette

Multiclick select subparts of groups and insets

Shift+Drag resize changing aspect ratio

Programmatic Interactive Graphics »

Manipulate create a complete framework for interactive graphics

Locator interactively movable control point

LocatorPane  ▪  ClickPane  ▪  EventHandler  ▪  ...

Interactive 3D Control »

Drag rotate a 3D graphic

Ctrl+Drag (Cmd+Drag on Mac) zoom

Imported Graphics

Cell Convert To StandardForm make a copied graphic evaluatable