Graphics Objects

At the core of Mathematica's graphics language are geometrical objects, represented succinctly and efficiently by simple symbolic constructs—to which all of Mathematica's powerful symbolic programming capabilities can immediately be applied.


Point a point or list of points in 2D or 3D

PointSize ▪ AbsolutePointSize ▪ PlotMarkers ▪ RGBColor

Line a line joining a sequence of points in 2D or 3D

BezierCurve, BSplineCurve splined curves in 2D or 3D

JoinedCurve joined curve segments in 2D

Thick ▪ Thin ▪ Thickness ▪ AbsoluteThickness

Dashed ▪ Dotted ▪ DotDashed ▪ Dashing ▪ AbsoluteDashing

Arrow an arrow from one point to another in 2D or 3D

Arrowheads ▪ Thickness ▪ Dashing ▪ RGBColor

Polygon a polygon in 2D or 3D

FilledCurve a filled area with curve segment boundary in 2D

RGBColor ▪ Opacity ▪ EdgeForm ▪ FaceForm ▪ VertexColors ▪ ...

GraphicsComplex a polygonal mesh or other graphics complex

Disk, Circle filled 2D disk, open 2D circle, ellipse or arc

Rectangle 2D filled rectangle

RGBColor ▪ Opacity ▪ EdgeForm ▪ Thickness ▪ Dashing

Sphere 3D sphere

Cuboid 3D cuboidal box (rectangular parallelepiped)

Cylinder, Cone cylinder, cone around a line between two points

Tube 3D tube around a line or curve

BSplineSurface 3D NURB surface

RGBColor ▪ Opacity ▪ Specularity ▪ Glow ▪ EdgeForm ▪ Dotted

PolyhedronData geometry and properties of regular polyhedra

Raster 2D image raster

Raster3D 3D volume raster

Text arbitrary text or other expressions in 2D or 3D

Inset arbitrary objects in 2D or 3D inset into a larger graphic

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