Questions about shading, coloration, or highlighting of different regions in plots, charts, or mathematica graphics.

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Can I make a plot with gradient filling?

Bloomberg has a standard plot style for its line plots in which it uses a gradient filling. Actually the way this seems to be constructed is that a gradient from the ymax to ymin is used as the ...
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Shading between polar graphs

Since PolarPlot doesn't support Filling, what is the best way to shade or fill the a region between two polar curves? For ...
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How to do color-fill in images in Mathematica?

Color fill, the ability to apply a desired color to an enclosed area, is one of the basic functions provided by most graphic applications. Is there a similar ...
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Using an Image as the Fill/Texture (not background) of a Plot (not polygon)

Is it possible to use an image, rather than a color, or ColorFunction, as the filling for a plot? For instance, I want to make a plot using ...
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Filling between boundaries

I would like to visualize what it graphically means to integrate between two boundary values. Therefor I'd like to make a Filling between these two values. Is there a way to get this done?
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Filling to Axis as Arrow

In version 9 I could do the following with the output as shown. ...
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How can I make hatching filling of plot

How can I make hatching filling of plot Like this: I use another one plot with shifting to make filled area above: ...
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Hatched Filling for ListPlot

I am plotting to data curves using ListLinePlot. I like the look of Filling, but this is going to be printed, so I want something both black and white friendly, but giving more definition and ...
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How to vary color of fill between listplots based on y-distance between them

I have two lists with the same x-values but different y-values. I have used ListPlot to plot and fill the space (line) between them; however, I would like the color ...
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Strange filling

I observed some strange behaviour when plotting a function with filling. The code is as follows: ...
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Generating hatched filling using Region functionality

Before v.10 came out there were several Q&A on generating hatched filling for Plot, ListPlot etc. In v.10 we have new ...
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Filling Fill incomplete in ListLinePlot

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Glitch in Filling?

Bug introduced in 8.0 and persisting through 10.1 or later I ran into a problem while plotting and I was able to narrow it to this. Before I start "spelunking" I'd like to know if I am overlooking ...
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Create filling between two trig functions

Working with trig functions, period, amplitude, etc. I found a worksheet at a calculus website, with some nice questions related to interpreting trig functions, at least, they provide some "fun" ...
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Filling only when one curve is below the other

I want to fill the area between two curves only when curve-1 (Black) is below curve-2(Blue). So In this example, I don't want the middle portion shaded but just the left and right tails to be shaded. ...
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Filling a curve to a vertical axis

I am preparing a figure for an article, and I would like very much to be able to fill a curve, but not under it, but to the vertical axis, i.e. to the left. Due to the meaning of the data I present, I ...
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Filling a curve between a line and the x-axis

I'm trying to plot the function $f(x)=\dfrac{1}{x^2}$, filling the square area from (0,0) to (1,1) with purple and filling the area under the curve from 1 to 4 with red. However, Mathematica is not ...
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How can I fill under a function in a plot just to right of a specified vertical line? [duplicate]

How do I plot a normal curve with filling under the curve and to the right of a vertical line. I would prefer that the vertical line starts at the x-axis and stops at the plotted curve. Basically ...
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Filling Stacked Graph v.10.1

I used a code very similar to the code posted by Kuba stacked line graph with fragmented data ...
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Shading regions in ParametricPlot

I am using ParametricPlot to get an X vs Y plot. I want to shade the area enclosed by the ...
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How to shade the area bounded by more than 2 functions?

I am trying to shade the area bounded by the lines $y=2$, $y=-x+2$ and the parabola $y=x^2$. The plot is shown below. The area I'm talking about is the that bounded by the 4 black points. I am trying ...
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How can I fill a curve in ParametricPlot3D?

I'd like to fill a curve in a ParametricPlot3D in the same way as I might with ListPointPlot3D; i.e., ...
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Filling the gap between different range

There are three curves in this figure. I use the followed code to fill the gap: ...
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Filling an area with cushion effect

This code: (by @kguler, can be found here, as an answer to "How to shade a plotted region in specific direction?") ...
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Filling the empty space in RevolutionPlot3D

I'm wanting to plot the solid of revolution from the area between two functions such as: $1\leq x \leq e$ and $1 \leq y \leq 2 + ln(x)$, doing something like this: ...
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How to change color dynamically?

I am new to Mathematica and want to change the FillingStyle Dynamically in this Plot. I want ...
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Filling and Shading an Harmonic Curve

Suppose I have an equation plotted as shown: ...
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How to plot filling under a curve?

I want to mark critical areas for statistical test on the plot. How can I do this? This: ...
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Fill curve betwen specified abscissa points [duplicate]

I am plotting the Maxwell-Boltzman distribution of molecular speeds. I want to be able to select a region to integrate using a manipulate function. Then I want to have that same region filled in on ...
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Filling a curve towards toward the top of the plot

I have a curve. If I want to color fill or shade, not towards axis but upward form the curve, what command can I use?
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ListPlot and filling between curves

I have a simple question. Why is Filling not working in the following? ...
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how to use filling in Graphic plots

i'm going to plot some angles in Trigonometric circle by using Graphic command how can i use filling axes by different colors in this program or color between the angles? ...
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Hatched filling for ListLinePlot

I have the following piece of code that uses ListLinePlot to plot 3 curves which I would like to each have a hatched filling of different colors. I've tried a couple of approaches I found on this ...
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Filling using colors rendered corresponding to the difference between two curves

Suppose there are two curves f1[x] and f2[x], and we want to fill the area between them using colors corresponding to the vaule ...
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Filling the area between two curves, only where and if the second lies above the first one [duplicate]

I would like to make a filling of a plot between two curved dynamically.I have two lines depending upon parameters. They may cross one another, and may not in different domains of the parametric ...
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Filling Between Curves [duplicate]

I want to fill in the region between the curves. So far I have this: Plot[{x + 7, 9 - x^2}, {x, 0, 1.5}, Filling -> {1 -> {2}}] But I want something ...
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Filling between more than two boundaries

Here is a simple example of what I am trying to do; fill the area described by the three inequalities: $$ y \le 11 + x \label{1} \tag{1}$$ $$ y \le 27 - x \tag{2}$$ $$ y \le ...
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Filling graph between lines and plots

I would like to create a filling delineated by the plots and lines as specified below: ...
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Can you Plot over some range but apply the “Filling” option over a smaller range? [duplicate]

I would like to shade the area between a function, and a line, but only over a specific range. This range is smaller than the range of the entire plot. The example code and plot below make my goal ...
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Filling between quantile ranges

Following code plots Quantiles for a GBM process. ...
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One fill color for a curve when it is above the x-axis and another when it is below [duplicate]

I want to use a different fill for a plot when the curve goes below the x-axis than when it's above that. I tried: ...
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problem with the 'Filling' command

Hello colleagues!! I have an issue with the Filling parameter in a ListPlot. I constructed an equilateral triangle of length 1, where I plot some points in barycentric coordinates, describing a curve ...
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Filling a Manipulate Plot

I am attempting to fill the part of the graph when the orange line is within the blue line. I am unable to make the fill work when the lines are under manipulation. Ultimately I would like there to be ...
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Filling -> Axis leaves a gap

Filling leaves a gap between the function curve and the axis ...
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Filling between ParametricPlot and Plot

There are some similar questions: (1) (2) have been ask, but I think this is a different one. If we have a ParametricPlot and a ...
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Correctly specifying Filling option for ListPointPlot3D

I'm fitting a linear model to some three dimensional data (x,y = explanatory variable, z = predicted variable). I am trying to visualize the data and model fit using a combination of 3D plots. ...
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Filling between two lines

I'm trying to draw a seven-patch geometry, where some parts need to be filled. The domain itself is no problem, I have the corner points and just plot lines between them. Now I need that the space ...
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ListLinePlot partial filling

I use ListLinePlot to plot data: ...
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Filling only part of a plot [duplicate]

I have something plotted on [-6,6] but I would like to fill only the part from [-5,5] (to the axis). I'm looking through the documentation but I'm not terribly well-versed in Mathematica and can't ...