Wolfram Language & System 11.0 (2016)|Legacy Documentation

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Graphics Directives

The Wolfram Language allows you detailed control over the way that graphics objects are rendered. The combination of sequentially-acting graphics directives, together with hierarchical style specifications, makes possible succinct descriptions of complex graphical scenes.


Colors & Opacity »

Red  ▪  Green  ▪  Blue  ▪  Hue  ▪  RGBColor  ▪  GrayLevel  ▪  Blend  ▪  ...

Opacity opacity (0 for transparent)

ColorData data for named color schemes (gradients, collections, etc.)


PointSize, AbsolutePointSize relative and absolute sizes of points

Lines & Arrows

Thick, Thin, Thickness, AbsoluteThickness line thicknesses

Dashed, Dotted, DotDashed, Dashing, AbsoluteDashing line dashing

Arrowheads form and placement of arrowheads

JoinForm, CapForm join and cap styles for lines

2D & 3D Objects

EdgeForm, FaceForm rendering of edges and faces

Texture texture for faces

Opacity, Glow, Specularity, Lighting 3D surface properties

Text & Formatting Options

FontSize  ▪  FontFamily  ▪  Bold  ▪  Italic  ▪  StandardForm

Directive compound directive

Style general style specification