# Questions tagged [mathematics]

covers graphical tools and methods used to illustrate mathematical concepts such as graphs, diagrams and specific colourings.

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### Affinity Designer for Windows: How to use scientific and mathematical expressions (e.g. Latex)?

Title says it all, is there a way to directly write math equations in AD?
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### Finding proportions in perspective

Is it possible to find proportions of a plane in perspective? All drawing the tutorials I find on the subject presume that there's a square object in the scene that you can reference to but what if ...
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### How do I produce this pentagon in the link in the simplest way, with added vertex names?

How can we produce this picture https://snipboard.io/oVp3Ic.jpg, with added vertex names (e.g. A,B,C etc.) in the simplest way possible? Eventually I'll need to put this picture into a LaTeX file that'...
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### Triangles with specific round corners

I'm working on a geometrical visualization project. The math stuff is done in Geogebra. Notice the smoothness of the lines. It all looks slick. When I export this project to svg and open in ...
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### Is there a name/formulae for the hue-circle scaling Adobe is using with “Kuler”

It's not immediately obvious, but when you visit Adobe Color aka "Kuler", you'll notice that the hue of the color-circle is not evenly spaced: As you can see in the image above, a regular hue spacing ...
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### What is the math governing the shape of Inkscape's spiro paths?

I have begun experimenting with Inkscape's "spiro" mode for curves. Since I usually end up writing Python to create art that Inkscape just doesn't have the tools to accomplish, I'm curious what the ...
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### Software to draw diagrams of math functions [closed]

I want to draw my own diagrams of functions such as the following: What is a good software I can use to draw my own smooth free-hand functions and add shapes like rectangles to represent areas?
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### Writing equations in Photoshop

How can we write something like 10-10 (1 0 bar1 0) in Photoshop?
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### Automatically Insert Ink Traps

I think ink traps often look pretty good and I wonder if they are really designed to serve an optimal purpose, which can be modelled as given a shape S, finding S' such that d(S,I(S')) is minimized, ...
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### How can I bend a LaTeX equation as a SVG in Inkscape so that it follows a curve?

I am trying to design an image where I take equations that I type in LaTeX and export as SVG images and bend them along curves. All the methods that I find leave me doing thsi for individual ...
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### Software for graphing sophisticated geometrical shapes

I am writing my Master's thesis which heavily draws upon geometry. In particular, I need to create diagrams similar to the one attached. I have been thinking about what tools might come in handy: ...
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### Glyphs in Illustrator CC for OS X

I'm using Adobe Illustrator Creative Cloud (v.23.0.4) on OS X (v.10.14.5, Mojave). Illustrator will not display the handful of Unicode characters I am trying to use (∠∢⊾⊿⦣⦠⦟⦜⦝⦞⦛⦨). As a sanity check, ...
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### Need help creating a graphic template of an arch based on given measurements

I received the following dimensions from a hotel where I will be branding the arch. They gave me a file I can work off: When messing around, I found out that the proportions of the drawing do not ...
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### Using LaTeX and TikZ with Illustrator

When using Adobe Illustrator I wish I could just program things sometimes, like I do with TikZ & LaTeX. Are there any plugins or extensions or general workflows that can help unite these two ...
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### Given two points on a curve, how can I calculate rotation degree of the curve to get from one point to another?

Given the image below, I am trying to find the degrees I need to rotate the curve itself, to get A (x1, y1) to point B (x2, y2). I need this rotation to animate a circle along a path for the web (...
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### BA (Baskerville) Math Font from micropress available?

For several years now, I've been trying to get my hands on the BA Math Font from micropress. But I can't find anyone who has it, or who is willing to sell it to me (including the original authors). ...
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### Creating numbering for math compendium in Adobe InDesign CS6

I am currently as the teacher of a math class creating a math compendium as a complement to the course book that I feel lack some crucial parts. Now The compendie is mostly constructed from scanned ...
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### Vertically center text on line with inline graphic in Scribus

I would like to embed a picture inside a text frame in Scribus, I think Scribus calls them inline graphics. Unfortunately, the picture exceeds the height of the line, so Scribus increases the spacing ...
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### Interior of Johannes Itten's color sphere?

Johannes Itten's color sphere is described here. The description includes an English translation. Here is one of his drawings: For reference, here is a vertical cross section of Albert H. Munsell's ...
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### Is math needed for graphic design?

I want to be a graphic designer when I am older as I am good at it now. I am 14 and great with using Photoshop and other software, but I'm wondering if I need to be good at math to become a good ...
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### What software should I use to create editable mathematical vector images like these?

Little bit of background: I own Affinity designer, looking into learning Blender 3D, and am decently familiar with Python, Numpy, and Matplotlib. Examples: ex1 ex2 ex3 ex4 ex5 ex6 There's ...
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### A font for mathematical notation

i have to state that i have no idea about font design but i always wondered why there was never a font that fully supports mathematical notation especially multi part mathematical notation such as ...
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### Can I have vertically aligned subscript and superscript with Word or LibreOffice?

The Arithmetical Hierarchy is an example where one in mathematics uses aligned subscripts and superscripts. When writing in Latex I e.g. write \$\Pi^1_1\$ to talk about a certain class of formulas. How ...
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### What does Photoshop's “High Pass” filter actually do under the hood?

I'm trying to wrap my head around this filter. Like some other filters, I find that I don't understand how it works, both visually and in terms of the algorithm. I'm hoping that by learning the latter,...
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### Mathematically calculating visual balance

Is it possible to mathematically calculate visual balance? Below is an example of what I mean. Both images contain the letters "M" and "C," but are aligned differently. In the first image, the ...
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### Programmatic swirl function

In the following post @joojaa writes out the math function for the artwork shown here: His code is specifically in PostScript, which is awesome...but I'm wondering if this can't be converted to ...
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### Line patterns on a well-known surface

I have the following geometric surface: with a well-known parametric equation: x(u,v) = u^2-v^2 y(u,v) = 2*u*v z(u,v)= v Now what I'm trying to do is to use the shape of this surface, only ...
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### Are there mathematical models behind Google material design metrics?

Google's Material Design guidelines such as Typography - Style - Google design guidelines or Metrics & keylines - Layout - Google design guidelines contains many ad hoc metrics for font sizing, ...
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### How do I correlate different effects' values to another dynamically?

So, expressions in After Effects allow you to tie the values of one object's animation to another, such as a percent meter bar correlating to a hidden number value from 1 to 100 (see image attached, ...
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### How to type complex Mathematical equations/fractions in Corel Draw

I am working on Maths exam papers for an educational institute, I mostly do all my print related work on Corel Draw, I was thinking if there is any way of writing complex Mathematical Equation in ...
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### How do I write this math symbol in Sketch 3?

How do I write any math symbol in Sketch 3? I want to write them in "text" if I can. If I can't, what else can I do besides of insert pictures? Here are the pictures attached.
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### Mathematical Drawings,sketch like (Geometry)

I'm a mathematics student doing a thesis project related to geometry and I want to add some pictures, I have no experience in graphic design but I really want my project to look aesthetically pleasing....
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### Math book with Pretty boxes to frame the theorems Indesign CS6

I would like to create math school book with Indesign CS6 which contain the pretty boxes to frame the theorems-lemma-proposition-etc to looks like that : I'm interseted about how to create the pretty ...
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### Perfect circle inside a square

I need to cut out a prefect circle from a square image, sort of like this: a circle http://h311.info/cropzor.JPG This is pretty close but I've been using "feel" so I am not 100% sure this is perfect,...
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### Circle with inner rings of equal area?

I'd like to create a circle with rings of equal area (as opposed to rings of equal thickness). The inner ring ends up being a filled circle, and there are two extra rings, for a total of three(3).Here ...
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### Maths + Graphic Design - Did somebody try that?

Hello and wish you a nice day to all. I'm working on project of visualizating math formulas into such form that it would be easily comprehensible and readable, simply beautiful to look at. I've been ...
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### Math fonts available for Mac CS4 systems?

Any leads on the names of serif and sanserif fonts that have comprehensive character sets necessary for advanced math equations and math expressions? The lead received has been very helpful in ...