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Phase portraits and StreamPlot

I typed StreamPlot[{y, x-x^3-0.3y+0.5Cos[1.25t]}, {x, -2.5, 2.5}, {y, -2.5, 2.5}] but all I got was a blank plot. What did I do wrong and can I fix it?
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Math text is reversed using Graphics3D [duplicate]

I'm trying to display the text $y+\tau\theta$ using the following graphics directive inside a Show[] with several other graphics objects: ...
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Line Breaks in AxesLabel or PlotLabel?

Searching got me peripherally related threads, but not exactly what I was looking for. I'm making some graphs which I want to use on exams. Sometimes, labels (specifically in AxesLabel and PlotLabel) ...
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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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Plotting 2D image of functions of several variables

I have a function $f: \mathbb{R}^4 \to \mathbb{R}^2$, and I would like to plot the region $f([0,1]^4)$. Writing $f_1(s,t,u,v)$ and $f_2(s,t,u,v)$ for each coordinate of the output I tried using ...
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How can I simulate a pot lid rotating around an axis that is quickly rotating?

How can I simulate the rotation of a pot lid about an axis that is quickly rotating as in the following image? I'm particular interested in the motion of the red dot. Here is my attempt: ...
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Plot has red 'film', no error message

I am encountering really strange behavior: I wrote a function that plots values some data. After executing the code the resulting plot has the red 'error' colour, but only momentarily (maybe 0.1 sec). ...
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Collapsible Group of Control Objects

I did what I believe was a thorough search on this topic, but still ended up fruitless. Apologies if there is a trivial solution to this. Is there a way to group control objects together to form ...
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Help in Bifurcation Diagram

My dears, I need to plot a bifurcation diagram for the following non-linear systems represented by the next Mathematica code ...
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Potential hill simulation

I attempted to simulate the motion of a particle approaching to a potential hill. The particle should experience a force of -1/r^2, if the equation for the ...
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Detecting a nonlinear edge in a 2D point pattern

Following an earlier post here, I have generated a point pattern on the unit square $[0,1]\otimes[0,1]$, which is described by a piecewise constant intensity function constructed so that (in ...
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ListPlot : range from $0$

I want to plot values of a table for example: table = {0.456, 0.7899, 1.3456, 9.8908} But I want to Plot points (x,y) like: ...
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I've some data points in Mathematica. I want to plot these in MATLAB. How to do that? [closed]

I want to export these data points into matlab and get a plot. Like I've to plot ft vs t. Through the following command- Table[{[Tau], ft[2, 5, [Tau]]}, {[Tau], 0, 15, .01}], i generated some data ...
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How to place Plot Information within a Text box on top of a Bar Chart?

How could I place a text box on the top of a bar chart where the top line would have a larger font size than the second line? My Data: ...
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How to crop graphics outside PlotRange with Show? [duplicate]

Is there an option or method to prevent Graphics from being displayed outside the PlotRange region? The problem is illustrated ...
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Draw Multiple Polygons Given Their Vertices

Hi I have a very simple question but I haven't been able to find a set answer. How would I draw a bunch of polygons on one graph. The following does not work: ...
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How to create a Poincare disk type kaleidoscope in Mathematica?

Creating a Kaleidoscope in Mathematica is not a new topic at all, examples can be found from the links like: Wolfram reference and Wolfram demonstrations. My question is how to create Poincare disk ...
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Error message: Coordinate index 0 is out of range for the enclosing GraphicsComplex

I am unable understand following error message: Coordinate index 0 is out of range for the enclosing GraphicsComplex. How to fix it? Attached data here: pts and polygons. See also end of question. ...
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Intersecting/Overlapping Image Elements Counts?

I have what I believe should be a relatively easy problem to solve that I have not been able to find an elegant solution for. I need to compare two binary 2D images and count if any of the elements ...
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How can I remove edges from my DiscretePlot?

By default, DiscretePlot displays "edges" along the sides and, prominently, align the top when ExtentSize -> Full is set. For ...
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Projection of curve 3D (x,y,z) on the x-y plane

I have a following systeme : \begin{equation} \left\{ \begin{array}{rcr} (\beta+\frac{1}{2}\delta^{2})\nu_{1}(u)-\delta\nu_{2}(u)+\nu_{3}(u)& = &0\\ ...
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Overlay Rectangle on a ListPlot

I have a ListPlot of 100 data points in the range of 0 and 1. Now I'm trying to find a way to overlay (four) rectangles onto the listplot in 0.25 steps horizontally. Essentially I just have BinLists ...
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GatherBy and two conditions

I have a list of 4 dim points, given by ...
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Multiple curves plotted with different colours [duplicate]

I am trying to use ColorFunction for 2 functions on the same plot. I only want the cubic equation to change colour. ...
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How to rotate the z label in 3D plots

Let's take the following simple and funny case ...
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Mathematica 8: ContourPlot finding out max and min function values [duplicate]

I have a ContourPlot where I have let Mathematica draw the contours automatically. I would like to extract the zmax and zmin contour values that have been determined internally so that I can pass them ...
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Why is Text in an Image cut off?

I want to create a long, skinny Image containing only text. This makes a square image of the default size. ...
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How to insert a zoom inside the main plot

As the title indicates, I want to add inside the main plot (preferably at the lower left part) a zoom. Here is the corresponding Mathematica code: ...
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Draw network graph and get the coordinates of each node

I would like to draw an undirected graph by specifying the nodes and the edges among them. This is currently done by, for example: ...
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Saving graphics object in order to manipulate it later?

I've generated a bunch of graphics using ContourPlot wich, given the nature of my problem, take a long time to create, and I was wondering if there is a way to save ...
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ParametricPlot - Problem with ColorFunction

I am unhappy with the following mapping: ...
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Why don't I get the graphics output I'm expecting? [closed]

Today,I want to use a point generate a circle,the main picture as below: Given that I know the equation of circle, and the value of $L_1$,$L_2$.The coordinate of point $A$ is $(p_x,p_y)$. I use ...
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Remove overlapping red and green color

How to remove overlapping red and green color regions, leaving only red ones?
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Appropriate application of plotstyle directives

I am attempting to style a Plot in which all of the lines are Thick and I have selected the colors manually: ...
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How to maintain a smooth surface in CDFs while playing? [duplicate]

I created a CDF for viewing the Möbius Band, and its generation. https://www.dropbox.com/s/e3af0xelbbqjfhd/Cinta_Moebious_Rafa.cdf But: 1.- When it´s PAUSED the surface is soft and you can see with ...
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Statistical analysis of data-list with recurring x-values

I have a list of data as follows with repeated x-values: ...
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How to export a plot into a file?

I am trying to save some graphics into a file, and it seems impossible. ...
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Drawing a quadrilateral inscribed within a circle

I would like to draw a quadrilateral inscribed within a circle. How can I construct this figure, taking into account arbitrary (specified) side lengths, while still ensuring that the vertices of the ...
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Is there an easy way to specify an arbitrary two-dimensional Polyomino tiling in Mathematica 8.0?

Is there an easy way to generate an arbitrary two-dimensional Polyomino tiling: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Polyomino? Specifically, I would like to generate an array of integer coordinates, for ...
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Using Mathematica or WebMathematica to develop interactive, crowdsourced timeline visualizations

I aim to develop a series of timeline ZUI visualizations which will display a set of events similar to Wolfram's own Timeline of Computable Knowledge, but that can also handle crowdsourced uploading ...
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3D Sphere Plot + Points [closed]

I'm currently trying to create a 3D plot of a sphere along with four points of different colour, using the following code: ...
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Image shaking when Manipulate with slider

How to prevent the Graphics3D object in following code from shaking when continuously changing the phi parameter? ...
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Using expressions in Text

I want to use Text to add some labels to a graph and was wondering if it is possible to use expressions inside Text? Here is a MWE of what I am trying. ...
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Adding a legend to a MatrixPlot

I have produced this MatrixPlot: Rows refer to countries and columns to ranks. Row 1 refers to Norway with many 1 ranks, row 15 to Greece with many 15 ranks. Other countries are inbetween. I would ...
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VertexSize with GraphPlot [closed]

I'm constructing a graph using GraphPlot and I want some vertices to have a different size than others, like this: ...
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ListPlot doesn't shows all points [closed]

I have a table: p1 = Table[(Binomial[2000, k]*StirlingS2[1386, k]*k!)/(2000^1386), {k, 1, 1386, 1}]; I used ListPlot[p1] ...
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Possibility of evaluating the expression within a NestList at each iteration?

I want to rotate iteratively a triangle about the same point, increasing for each iteration the length of its side in the same proportion and change the color of its sides. I came up with the solution ...
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Animate curve parametric plot on a surface

I have a surface s = Plot3D[{x,y,F[x,y]},{x,-1,1},{y,-1,1}] with $F$ predefined, and a curve ...
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How to keep front and back colors of Polygon in Graphics3D same all the time [duplicate]

I want the same face color for a 3D Polygon when viewed from front or back or from any angle. i.e. I want the color not changed under any conditions. Front and ...