Questions on creating visualizations from functions or data using high-level constructors such as Plot, ListPlot, Histogram, etc.

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Is there a good reason for the removal of this FrameTicks syntax?

In past versions of Mathematica one could use a terse syntax for FrameTicks: {bottom, left, top, right} In 10.1 this syntax is no longer recognized requiring the ...
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Using mathematica to visualise solution of vectors and planes

Im struggling with a question I'm my math book and I wanted to use mathematica to visualise it for me, the problem is that I don't even get something remotely similar to what I was expecting. How here ...
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Solving a system of ode and plotting the nullclines

I have the following problem to solve it is a system of two ode's. I'm given that q=2/Sqrt[1 + 1600 y] and then the ode's are as follows. ...
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Switch from logarithmic to linear scaling partway along a plot's axis

In the 2015 Planck satellite results, they give the latest plot of the temperature power spectrum of the cosmic microwave background, which I show below. (I am only interested in the main plot; you ...
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Quantile-quantile plot

Am I right that this code: QuantilePlot[data, NormalDistribution[Mean[data], StandardDeviation[data]] will return QQ plot of the sample quantiles of our data ...
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How to plot a 3D surface from an Excel matrix, using column and row headers as axis labels

I am trying to use Mathematica to plot a surface chart similar to the ones that are created from Microsoft Excel. The point is to be able to easily colorize and manipulate the plot by free 3D ...
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Problem with 3d surface disconnections

I have a problem with a 3D surface in Mathematica 10.1. The problem is that the surface comes out disconnected even if it shouldn't. Here's a minimal toy example showing the problem: ...
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Highlight selected points in a plot

I need to change color to selected points dynamically in my plot. ...
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How to export plot legend independently?

Let us take an adapted example from Mathematica doc's: ...
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Interactive level sets of polynomials

I'm new to Mathematica and I need some help with the following problem. I would like given some positive integer n, to have mathematica plot the level sets of a (say monic) polynomial of degree n, ...
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Axis label shifted in 3D plot

Does anybody know why the axis label is shifted in this plot? Probably because of the different lengths of the labels of the ticks? How can I have the axis label in the middle of the axis? The code ...
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HoldForm gives tick labels in Plot without multiplication sign

When plotting in Mathematica, HoldForm[-5*10^6] gives $-5\: 10^6$ as the label of the axis, i.e. without the multiplication sign. How can I get $-5*10^6$ as output? ...
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How to plot a finite number of vectors?

does anybody knows how can I plot one or two vectors? (I don't want to plot the vectorial field)? My target is to plot the electric field produced by a circle on a point and show how the point moves. ...
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Some strange errors by using 'ContourPlot' [duplicate]

I try to plot the following: ContourPlot[Cos[x]^4 + Sin[x]^4 + 2 Cos[x]^2 Sin[x]^2 Sin[y]^2 == 1, {x, 0,10}, {y, 0, 10}] If I do so, I get: When I change now ...
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Fail to plot this implicit function [on hold]

So I need to plot an implicit function and I used the following but ended up with an empty plot: ...
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How to define the step size in plotting some graph in mathematica?

I want to plot some function . The code is given below. f = 10000000; v0 = 8.7; T = 1*(1/f); v[t] = v0*Sin[2*\[Pi]*f*t]; Plot[%, {t, 0, T} ] Now the plot will ...
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Cannot find a way to display an adjacency matrix [on hold]

I have a question about face adjacency graphs. Suppose that I have an adjacency matrix How can I plot something like this?? I tried and it looks too messy. What may be the resulting graphic? Thank ...
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Plot with Epilog doesn't show up in Show [duplicate]

I start with: With[{r = 0.3, q = 10}, ans = NSolve[r u (1 - u/q) - u^2/(1 + u^2) == 0, u] ] Then: ...
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Overlapping Spheres with a Shared Blank Region

We have two similar overlapped spheres in a way that the distance between their centers is smaller than the sum of their radius (2R>a). As I show here: Also, we want to draw them in a such way that ...
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Plot zero contour of a function of two variables

I have F[x_,y_] = f(x,y). I would like to solve (numerically) F[x,y] == 0 to give x as ...
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Plot a list of pairs as xy-points [on hold]

So I have a $X=N\times2$ matrix where the first column is my domain values and the second the functions values. I simply wish to plot this. For instance, I know I can use ...
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NDSolve for solving rate [on hold]

I tried to evaluate this code ...
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My parametric plot isn't appearing [on hold]

I solved two differential equations of motion (x(t) and y(t)) for a projectile, but now need to plot the projectile for certain values. However, when I try to use Parametric Plot, the plot appears ...
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Creating separate graphics

I am using the command lines: data = Import["file*.txt", "CSV"] ListLinePlot[data] to plot lists of points. As you can notice, my file name is ...
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Plotting points from file

How can I plot points (for example {{1 , 1}, {3 , 7}, {5 , 5}}) having as an input a file which contains the points coordinates ? And is there any way to draw a ...
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Plot all points that satisfy a condition [on hold]

I'm interested in plotting various curves directly from their definitions, but I have no idea which function I'd use for that. For example, I'd try plotting a circle by telling Mathematica that a ...
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ParametricPlot3D of Boy's surface

I'm trying to visualize Boy's surface using Bryant's parametrization, as per the MathWorld article. However, I'm not sure I understand the parametrization, and I don't know how to implement it when ...
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Animation of a plane wave

I want to animate in 3D the plane wave $sin(\omega t+kx+\phi)$, but following the form from the documentation, I can only make $k$ or $\omega$ vary, and I want $t$ to change. How do I do that?
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Table of ParametricPlots crashes Kernel

I can usually crash the Mathematica Kernel by using Table to generate a List of ...
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Solve system of differential equations and show the chaotic behavior of the solutions [on hold]

I want to solve a system of differential equations and show the chaotic behavior of the solutions. Here x[t], y[t] and ...
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How can one plot percentage chart of continuous functions?

I know you can plot percentages using stacked histograms like this: ...
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How to create Histogram from ordered pairs? [on hold]

How do I plot ordered pairs that involve Data1 = {district1, 200}, {district2,300}, {district3,400} Data2 {district1, 900}, {district2, 1100}, {district3, 1200}
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Plotting Minimize output for a range of constraint values

I want to plot the minimum of a function returned by Minimize over a range of constraint values. ...
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How do I produce a BarLegend with the default coloring of a ContourPlot, using Legended?

I have a series of ContourPlots that I want to compare in a GraphicsRow environment. I want to add a single Legend for all three plots. Also, I really like the standard color scheme of the ...
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Axis label obscuring tick label

I have a plot and have applied options to customize the axis labels and ticks. ...
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How to label 3D plot with specific variables

I have a plot of a function depending on two variables called l2 and l3. However, I would like to label the axes of the plot ...
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Lyapunov exponent plot

I am trying to create a Lyapunov exponent plot as a function of $\alpha$ for two functions: $$ f(x) = (\alpha + 1)x - \alpha x^{3} $$ and a piecewise function given by following Mathematica code: ...
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Plotting results of NIntegrate with variable integration limit

I have tried to use NIntegrate with variable limits and compute the following ...
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Plot a simple curve [closed]

I would like to plot a simple curve and know the format but nowhere in the reams and reams of instructions do I see anywhere tells me where to put, say, ...
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Animation stays blank during animation

In attempting to answer this question about animating a rolling disk, I constructed a ParametricPlot to Animate. The plot looks ...
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Why are my 3D plots getting inverted?

For some reason, all 3D plots that I make in Mathematica 9 get inverted in both the image and the axes. For example, using the simple plot: ...
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Plot curves like equation problems

I'm proving to plot and edit some wolfram alpha laminae, but when I try it, I don't have any result, for example: (from:http://blog.wolframalpha.com/data/uploads/2013/07/Curvespt31.cdf) ...
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Bifurcation diagram for Piecewise function

At the moment I am trying to create a bifurcation diagram of the discontinuous piecewise function given by following Mathematica code: ...
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Can Mathematica produce manipulatable WebGL 3D plots?

I have a 3D plot I produced in Mathematica and I would like to share it with the world in a way that allows my audience to rotate it and interact with it in the broadest possible way. I would like ...
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SIGSEGV Error on Plotting Tubes

I have code to plot some "2 dimensional" points in 3D space, and connect a line between them (because ListLinePlot3D takes way to long/hangs), which works fine: ...
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How to force DistributionChart to plot empty datasets?

Is there any way to force DistributionChart to display anything where there is an empty dataset? In the below example I'd like to have ...
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How to make such a $N(0,1)$ sketch for standard normal Z?

My attempt: Plot[PDF[NormalDistribution[], x], {x, -4, 4} , AxesLabel -> {None, "Z"}]
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How can I draw a histogram from a nested list?

I have a nested list of the form list= {{1,1,1},{1,2,3},{1,1,1}} How can I plot a histogram that tells me how often each number pattern appears in my list? For ...