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Integrated Solution Graphics [closed]

I want to draw this nonlinear differantial equation' graphic with other solving equation (in same graphic). ...
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Mapping Contour Plot onto ListPlot3D (or by using color variations)

I am trying to overlay a contour plot I have created on a ListPlot3D graph. I have seen a few questions answered on this website that answer my basic question. However, the contour plot I need to ...
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Parametric Plots [continuous and discrete]: --showing parameter increase for multiple values of another parameter

In my problem, I am effectively plotting a parametric function that depends also on an outside parameter, e.g., the real/imaginary parts of ...
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How to make legends in Graphics?

To make an equilateral hexagon, here is my code in mathematica: ...
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how to make graphic timelines in mathematica

Hi does anyone know how to make timelines with mathematica? http://images.nationmaster.com/images/motw/atlas_middle_east/turkey_timeline.jpg something like that would be great! thanks
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Better layout for large a directed graph?

This shows a directed graph for an iterated n-bit pseudo-random function parameterized by s. ...
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Are there examples that arrange graphs or plots with Mathematica?

If we have 4 graphs or output plots, could we arrange them and merge in one graph elegently?
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Recovering data points from an image

Unfortunately, some data can only be obtained in picture form (Japanese publications anyone?). Since this cannot be worked with, it has to be converted to a dataset that can; I was wondering whether ...
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How to create word clouds?

Word clouds are rather useless fancy and visually appealing plots, where words are plotted with different sizes according to their frequency in a corpus. Many applications exist out there (Wordle, ...
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Export collection of plots to A4 pdf

Sometimes I want to Export a collection of plots or other Graphics to a pdf in A4 format. Right now I'm using a GraphicsGrid inside a panel which is an inset in a Graphics object. Here is an example: ...
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Spiral roots, how?

I found this picture on the net, as I can play in mathematica
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Visualize Space Pascal's triangle

Visualize Space Pascal's triangle I found this image on the web, I want to know how to draw with software. I try to search, found this. I have learned a mapping in the plane
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Problem with the BarChart3D function

I have a list of values {x,y,z} and I would like to create a 3D bar chart with axis x,y,z . ...
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The relative motion of the points about the common center of mass

There are 2 points with masses m1 and m2, their common center of mass   rC,r1 and r2 their radius vectors, r=Abs[r1-r2]. I built a trajectory of both material points, as well as their common center of ...
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Draw two curves and a surface

I'm trying to draw two curves and a surface, where one of the curves is to appear on the surface. Unfortunately the curves are drawn with very few points and appear extremely unclear. Is there a way ...
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Polar color coding for complex function plots?

Having browsed this Q on plotting complex functions and the Zeta page, I don't see anything as nice as this plot from Matilde Marcolli's slides "Geometry and physics of numbers". Looks like ...
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How do I plot results of complicated calculations in Mathematica?

I am new to Mathematica and am struggling with making plots of how features of solutions vary with parameters. For example, I can find the eigenvalues and zeroes of a Sturm Liouville problem (showing ...
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Interpolation on a regular square grid spanning a triangular domain

Context I am trying to identify contours of a function which is sampled on a cartesian grid within an irregular (triangular) region. Here is the data ...
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How to make the vertices move with the VertexRenderingFunction graphics when clicking and dragging vertices of a layered graph [duplicate]

I have read the suggested similar question here: VertexRenderingFunction (or EdgeRenderingFunction) with movable nodes? and Mr. Wizard's solution. Please could someone help me to apply his method to ...
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How to draw a family of planes and its envelope?

Motivated by a question in MSE, I have the following question: How can I visualize the envelope of the family of planes $$ 2ax+2by-z+a^2+b^2=0, a,b\in\Bbb{R} $$ which is given by the ...
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Aligning Overlay and GraphicsGrid plots

I need to make several plots displaying a Listplot overlaid with a Histogram and close to it (ideally even sharing X axis) a Plot. After reading answers to similar questions, I've got his far: ...
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how can I change the length/size ticks in a framed plot?

Err...Let me make clear the meaning of "the length of coordinate notation/marker". suppose I have frame1 by ...
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How can I make a summary of all the commands of Mathematica?

I would like to have a simple way to get summary information about all the many commands built into Mathematica. How could I do this? Is there a site I may refer to?
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How can I make a 3D Plot with NDSolve?

I have a system of coupled ODEs which I am solving using Mathematica. I am solving these using NDSolve: ...
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Constantly rotating 3d contour plot (ideally as a .gif) [duplicate]

I came across a neat image for a graph, and I wanted to reproduce this as a .gif using Mathematica (I have the 9th home ...
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How to put triangle graphics on a plot of two seperate related lists?

For 7 different discharge energies, I have two gases (1. pure helium, 2. a helium oxygen mixture) being heated up. Those 14 settings then enter a tube, in which the system cools off. In the list ...
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GeoGraphics examples not running correctly

I'm trying to work with the new GeoGraphics functionality in Mathematica 10, starting with the example given here. None of the code seems to run well for me, though. I try to run the first command: ...
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Combining 2D slices into a 3D plot

I am currently trying to combine several 2D plots into one big 3D plot. The 2D-plots are simply input-results from calculations (so these things have 2D coördinates (x,y)). The results depend on an ...
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Drawing a pair of lines to the x-axis and y-axis from a point along a curve

I have some plot like the following: Plot[Cos[x], {x, -10, 10}, AxesLabel -> {Style["x-axis", 12], Style["y-axis", 12]}, ImageSize -> {650, 650}] I'd like ...
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How can I modify text in a Graphics produced by Plot?

I have a Plot in a cell of a Mathematica notebook. The Plot was made with data that I no longer have. I want to modify the label of one of the axes, without running the plot command again (since I ...
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$\LaTeX$ and Mathematica

I quite often would like to draw graphics in my $\LaTeX$ documents using Mathematica. I have encountered three problems. I would like to know if there are any workarounds to these problems I would ...
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The case of the disappearing locators

I have a complicated Manipulate that uses multiple locators, and need to document the output by saving the graphics to a file. The problem is that when I try to save the graphics, the locators ...
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Options from Graphics command [duplicate]

What do it mean $[[1]]$ in the following command? Graphics[...][[1]] How about the following command? ...
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Animating a Large Graphic Aborts, but Dynamic Works Fine

I'm trying to animate a large Graphics output, and it is returning $Aborted. I'm confused because when I use Dynamic and Slider, the graphics output is exactly what I want, i.e., I can 'animate' the ...
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Contourplot gives inaccurate ellipses

I'm trying to draw a family of ellipses with pre-defined foci as follows: ...
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Surface area of a cylinder [closed]

Evaluating expr = {Sin[t], Cos[t], Sin[p]}; ParametricPlot3D[expr, {t, 0, 2 π}, {p, 0, 2 π}] Area[expr, {t, 0, 2 π}, {p, 0, 2 π}] gives an area of ...
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How to set viewpoint Graphics3D to a different default orientation?

I'd like to have a SphericalPlot3D show up with the "z-axis" oriented horizontally by default. For example, in ...
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Font presentation difference between version 9 and version 10

I am trying to make presentation quality bar charts. As part of my effort, I used the code below. Updated to eliminate font specification. The problem appears to be a rendering difference, not a font ...
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Color lines by angle

I would like to color some lines according to the following color function: ...
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How to extract data points from an image of a log log plot? [duplicate]

I have a picture of a log-log plot, taken from a paper and I want to extract the data points so I will be able to plot them again along with results of my own solution. I would appreciate your help. ...
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Finding a function that fits the shape of an image

How can I find a function that fits the given shape of an image? Or instead extract a point set from the shape and then find an interpolating function fits the shape. An example image is attached.
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Ghost trails with Animate?

What are some approaches to integrate Ghost trails methods with Animate, which otherwise seem more suited for exporting individual frames? For example, given this rootPlot function, how can trails ...
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How to generate mesh and calculate volume of 3d object?

I saw a couple of posts dicretizing the graphic and generate DelaunayMesh to get volume of 3D object. The issue I'm having is that DelaunayMesh creates a bigger solid covering the original one, ...
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Autorotating 3D plots

These days, I have to produce quite a few 3D surface plots (mostly functions of the type $\rho(\theta,\phi)$ plotted with SphericalPlot3D). To exchange these ...
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Changing the style of the Error Bars

I'm trying to get to change the length of the line at the top and the bottom of the error bars, but I have no idea how to do it. Can anyone help? Thanks!
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How can I change the position of my plot legends?

As the title indicates, I want to change the current position of the legends in a combined plot. The Mathematica code I used is ...