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How to align the output of MatrixPlot with the output of Plot

I am trying to figure out how to align different types of plots into one image. For example in the following code, it plots two lines on top of a MatrixPlot. I want ...
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How to plot ternary density plots?

How can I get a ternary density plot just like the plots from OriginLab? ContourPlot and DensityPlot seemingly can solve the ...
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Plot a table of ranges

I have table with values like: t = {1.234 <= a <= 2.345, 3.42 <= a <= 5.67, ...} and I want to plot this table, the ...
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Nicely illustrating the evolution and end-state of a discrete-time Markov chain

I'm simulating a discrete time Markov process on a finite state space corresponding to a linear interval $(x_1, x_2, ..., x_N) \in X$, where each time step $t_i$ involves updating the state of some ...
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1answer
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ListPlot - plotting values with different range

I have three tables: L, S and U. In first table I have values from range (0,1), in second ...
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1answer
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Unexpected scaling of graphics when using Show

Here is my code: ...
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1answer
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How to display each step of an A star algorithm?

I wrote a pathfinding program: A*, which is an extension of Dijkstra. I want to see the result of each step at a time. Which function should I use? The main program is the notebook Astar, which is ...
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Is it Possible to change dashes into circles with Plot command?

Is it possible to change the Dashed Style of a curve into circles with Plot command ? ...
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How to generate a random snowflake

'Tis the season... And it's about time I posed my first question on Mathematica Stack Exchange. So, here's an holiday quest for you Graphics (and P-Chem?) gurus. What is your best code for generating ...
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2answers
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EventHandler and Refresh rate

Based on the example of the Documentation of MousePosition, Properties and Relations, here is my test code using "MouseDragged" instead of "MouseClicked": ...
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ListDensityPlot: How to only retain regions with data without using interpolation?

I'm working with ListDensityPlot on a set of triples, $\{\{x_1, y_1, z_1\}, \dots\}$. The data is on a semi-regular grid and looks just as it should through most of ...
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1answer
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How to use ParametricPlot Wih Conditions (or similar)

I´m analizyng the game "Battle of the Buddies" similar to "Prisioner´s Dilenma" All works fine, BUT... I want to draw in red the point whose coordinates are less than the coords of a strategy. ...
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1answer
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Flipping x-tick-labels on custom plot

I'm slightly new to the world of Mathematica, so I can't assess the difficulty of my request, but anyhow, this is my question: I have 2 datasets that I want to plot with two y axes, and a reversed x ...
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Numeric output formats

I want to print the expression $A[x] = 8020.6596 \times 1.055^x$ as is on a 2D graphic. I included the line ...
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1answer
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Part::pspec error returned when using a ListLinePlot ColorFunction variable as list index

In ListLinePlot, I'm attempting to construct my own ColorFunction for coloring points differently based on a third dimension of data not plotted to a specific axis. However, ColorFunction only uses ...
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1answer
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Edit Plot/Graphics after it's been drawn. [duplicate]

Sometimes I run into a situation when there are graphics objects (mostly plots) that take a while to draw. Good practice would suggest you do all your evaluation outside ...
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How can I control the size of exported image in HTML code under certain magnification value?

I've inserted a picture in one cell, however, when I exported the cell as HTML, the size of my image in the html tag was doubled(the image file in HTMLFiles was the same as the original image). I ...
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2answers
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Prevent Grid from resizing images

Aligning my images in Grid causes one of them to become smaller, despite specifying each of their sizes with ImageSize: ...
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Creating new graphics primitive (EdgeForm, FaceForm)

My question is strongly related to this question, nevertheless I would like to bring it to every ones attention. Lets say I want to create a new graphics primitive ...
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Graphics elements do not line up perfectly in exported PDFs

Graphics elements do not always line up perfectly in exported PDFs using "Save As..." method. Take, for example: ...
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2answers
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Full width of graphics in GraphicsColumn

I have a list of graphics which are all the same width, and I would like to combine them into a single Graphics object that has them all stacked on top of each other, column-style, without changing ...
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1answer
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Combining Two Manipulated Plots Dependent on Same Variables

I need to combine two plots on the same graph to highlight the intersection of the two while being able to manipulate various parameters that are common to both functions. I need to have the slider ...
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1answer
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GraphPlot with black edges no rendering function

Is there any way to make the edges of a GraphPlot black without tediously writing out a long "EdgeRenderingFunction"? I guess you could ask the same kind of question about vertex labeling. For ...
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1answer
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Efficient ways to rotate a ListPlot?

I have a numerical solution from a differential equation that is in the form of a list, in $(x,z)$-plane. I would like to rotate the 2D ListPlot around the $z$-axis ...
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Unexpected dots from Line

I have noticed cases where Line produces dots in a graphics object when I think it shouldn't. The first of these is: ...
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1answer
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How to create a plot of the volume between three surfaces

I need help creating a plot that I can manipulate the variables for the volume between three surfaces. I am trying to make it look like this example here: ...
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2answers
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Using high RasterSize or ImageResolution changes contour pattern

I found that the detailed contour pattern will be altered if we Rasterize the original graphics using high RasterSize or ...
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2answers
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how recover lost data of coordinates from contourplot of mention data?

I have made Contour Plot for a lot of data, like this ...
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1answer
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Reducing mesh details while exporting to vector format SVG

I am trying to export a simple cuboid into .SVG format. In the output file, the cuboid is finely meshed, which increases the file size. How to remove this detailed mesh? ...
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Arrowed circular arc [duplicate]

I would like to draw a circular arc with an arrow head, let's say following the syntax for Circle[]: ArcArrow[{x,y},r,{q1,q2}] ...
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1answer
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Shading area in graphics

I want to shade the area between the formula ...
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1answer
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Mesh and ParametricPlot [duplicate]

Is this a bug, or something going over my head? When using the following code, nothing "special" happens: ...
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1answer
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How to make a piece of a pie chart change color upon clicking it?

I am trying to use the EventHandler and have managed to make the text change color upon clicking it, but cannot seem to make each piece of the pie chart change ...
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1answer
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Cut out circle out of circle

In the documentation of FilledCurve, one can create a circle "cut-out" of a bigger circle using FilledCurve and ...
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1answer
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When I use the Labeled command my graphics shrink

My first post regarding this matter was not well formulated so hopefully I have done a better job of reformulated my question here. The following code works well as far as it goes. ...
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Modified ListPlot, how to speed it up

I use Mathematica almost every day for several jobs (computations, graphics, etc.). I admit that this software contains much more options (capabilities) than one user may need. Well, not always since ...
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0answers
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Draw an arbitrary convex polyhedron [duplicate]

I want to draw a set of convex polyhedrons whose vertices are defined by spherical coordinates on the surface of a unit sphere. How can I accomplish this in Mathematica? It seems I cannot do it ...
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1answer
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Plotting two vectors on the unit circle [closed]

I would like to plot a vector on the unit circle, depending on an angle Pi/k, and the same vector rotated by an angle d. I try ...
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Plotting the set where $F(x,y)\leq0$ holds [closed]

I was using Wolfram Alpha to explore some set which is defined by an inequality. Somehow I was not able to reproduce the picture with mathematica. What is the best way of plotting a set defined as ...
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3answers
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Increase 3D Graph thickness for 3D printing in Mathematica?

My code: Plot3D[{(2*x*y)/(x^2 + y^2)}, {x, -2, 2}, {y, -2, 2}] Output: And now I can export this to STL by using the export STL command, however, when I try ...
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3answers
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How would I plot the volume element in cylindrical coordinates?

I have this graph: But it doesn't have a function so I can't just plugin in a function into wolfram or mathematica to plot it. I have these coordinates to make it however: ...
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1answer
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How to insert a plot into another overlay plot

I want to insert a plot into another overlay plot. Here is my code: ...
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1answer
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How can I plot a picture with this kind of legend?

Can "plotlegend" do that? I cannot find a proper function.
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2answers
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Interactive grid

I would like to create an interactive grid, whereby one number from a grid is selected by the cursor ("3" in the example below), and all other numbers in the grid are highlighted that are related to ...
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1answer
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Finding a Moore neighborhood connected path of bright pixels along the contour of a text character

I have a simple image, for example a blowup of a Times New Roman character like 'R' saved as a PNG. I then perform the following operations to extract a minimum representation of the contour lines ...
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Combining graphics

Original question I would like to put a coloured grid behind the following plot: which was generated by: ...