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

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Interpolating a non-continuous set of points

I'm trying to create a pure function that I can feed into OutputResponse[ ] as the input u[t]. In order to do this, I've written code to create a square wave pulse train in the form of a collection of ...
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several plots at once

I have several files what i would like to plot at once, they are .dat files and they have names as a numerical sequence from 1 to 4 (they are about a hundred but for the example 4 are ok) so i use ...
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Plotting a 3D function along a vector

Newbie here! If I have the 3D function (a, b, and c are specified by me), E[a_,b_,c_] := (x+a)^2 + (y+b)^2 + (z+c)^2. How would I go about getting mathematica ...
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Combine 3D plots into one with Manipulate and different region plots

The following script generates two plots in a row, both of them controlled by Manipulate. I would like to combine them together in one. The problem I don't know how to solve is that the plotting ...
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Does PrivateFontOptions -> {“OperatorSubstitution” ->False} fail in version 10?

Please consider the following, version 10.0.1, OS X Mavericks: ...
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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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Graphical output sizes

When outputing a list of Plots in a MatrixForm, Mathematica resizes the plots, is it possible and how to control these size reductions? Here is the typical code concerning the problem: ...
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About the number format in ticks

I want to LogPlot a function, but I have the trouble in the number format in the ticks. For example, ...
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logarithm of Riemann zeta function [on hold]

I need to plot the following series: Sum[log(n)/n^(x+Iy),{n,1,Infinity}], i.e. the opposite of the Riemann zeta function derivative. If I write it in Mathematica, it give me in output log ...
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Jump phenomena for primary resonance of the Duffing equation [on hold]

In this equation I will write omega (Ω) instead of amplitude (a). ...
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Periodograms and power spectra of a simple harmonic oscillator

This a just a trivial case of a simplified differential equation that I am using. I am not too happy with the Periodogram command. Let's say that I have the following: ...
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Inset raster graphic position and size

I need to rasterize a very complicate plot and superimpose this to another plot. For example ...
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How to add error bars to a fit function in Mathematica 10?

My professor gave us the following code to fit a Lorentzian to our data. I want to add vertical error bars (with individual error found in the experiment) to the plot but I don't know how. Any ...
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Plot a bunch of lines in 3D from point data

I have a 12*25 array, wherein each entry is of the form $\{x,y,z\}$. So 12 different $x$ values, 25 different $y$ values and 12*15 $z$ values in all. I'd like to plot 12 curves of various $x$ values ...
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Plotting difference between a function and its inverse function

I would like to plot the difference a function and its inverse function. (1/27)*(x^4-6x^3+12x^2+19x) (* where 0<x<5 *) I tried the following: ...
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PlotLegends in Show with listlog

I am struggling with proper plot legends in Show command for two plots created by LogListPlot command. ...
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How to draw a particular contour line in ListDensityPlot?

In the plot produced by the following code, I want to draw a contour line for $f(x,y)=0.8$. Here $f(x,y)=\sin(x^2+y)$, however, actually we don't know $f$, we've got the data only. ...
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Modify ticks without specifying tick length

I am making a ListPlot, in which the x-axis is the result of AbsoluteTime. I want the tick text to be human-readable by applying ...
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Draw filled regions in DateListPlot

How do I draw specifiq filled regions in DateListPlot? I trying to plot something like this: Thanks
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Plotting less of a sphere

It is a follow-up question from this one. I'll put the code at the end. So far, I have: Notice how nearer $z$ is to $0$, the more transparent the sphere is. I don't want to plot the whole ...
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Changing BarLegend border style

I want all the lines in my plot to be a consistent style, let's say thick and black for the purpose of this question. ...
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RegionPlot3D does not plot “thin” regions?

Basically, I ultimately want to make something like this: However, I am unsure of how to do this in Mathematica. I'm trying to do this via RegionPlot3D, and for ...
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Computing launch parameters for hitting a point in 3D with projectile under influence of wind

The end goal of this problem is to compute functions which describe the launch parameters which are needed to hit a specified goal in 3D in the presence of wind disturbances. This is as far I have ...
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Finding and plotting roots with parameter

I have the following function: $$ u(x,t)=\sum_{k=1}^\infty\frac{v_0 L}{\lambda_k c \sin\left(\lambda_k\right)}\sin\left(\frac{\lambda_kx}{L}\right)\sin\left(\frac{\lambda_kct}{L}\right) $$ and this ...
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NDSolve printing error message NDSolve::ndode [on hold]

Using NDSolve while solving system of ODE's. Here is my try ...
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Nothing showing up on complex contour plot [closed]

I am trying to graph the following function, where z:=x+y*I z(Conjugate[z]+2)=3. But with my code nothing is showing up. I've tried many different scales so something must be wrong with the actual ...
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Plotting Complex Numbers - Functions of Complex Numbers [duplicate]

So I have to generate a few different plots with z, where z is a complete number... z[x_, y_] := x + y*I F[z_] := (25*Pi*z*I)/(1 + 10*Pi*z*I) First, I need to ...
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How can a function know in which function it was evaluated?

Hello my second question here might be very hard. I am asking for something "magical", if i define a function g and i call it inside a function f, how can g have information about the outer function ...
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How to plot and visualize a single linear vector in 3D? [closed]

I have a vector (in physic) designated as F1=250cos(60)i+250cos(60)j+250cos(45)k, and i would like to see it in a 3D graphic with the axis centered at the origin, after what i would include other ...
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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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Equivalent parametric plots don't look the same

ParametricPlot[ {1, Tan[t]}, {t, -Pi/3, Pi/3}] ParametricPlot[ Sec[t] {Cos[t], Sin[t]}, {t, -Pi/3, Pi/3}] The second parametrization does not plot like the first, ...
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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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Overlay vector logarithmic plot and rasterized logarithmic ListPlot

I would like to produce a output PDF file of a log-linear plot obtain by composing the plot of an analytical function and a scatter plot of some random data. Since the random points are of the order ...
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Evaluating documentation example crashes the kernel

Save your work before attempting: Could someone confirm what looks like a bug (definitely occurs in v10 and OSX 10.8.5): In the documentation for Background and ...
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Saner alternative to ContourPlot fill

I am producing a large number of ContourPlot objects, which when exported generate notoriously large PDF files because it basically generates lots of little ...
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Specify and rename ticks in FrameTicks

When I plot, I use Frame -> True I would like all ticks on the frame axes to disappear and remain only with two ticks, say, 0.1 on the x-axis and 0.5 on the y ...
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Changing FrameTicks of ListPlot

I am unable to change the frameticks for my list plot. I am trying to plot a growth rate omega function which looks like this: ...
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A cone being intercepted by a slanted plane

I have the 3d cone: Plot3D[-Sqrt[x^2 + y^2], {x, -20, 20}, {y, -20, 20}, Mesh -> None, BoxRatios -> {1, 1, 1}] I need a slanted plane intersecting it. ...
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Complex number plot with inequalities [duplicate]

I need to plot the function where z is a complex number: $$S = {z:|z + 0.15|<0.6} \wedge {z:Pi/4<=arg(z)<=Pi}$$ I can do this: ...
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Region projection of multivariable interpolated function

I have a problem plotting a multivariable interpolated function when projected into two-dimensions using Resolve and RegionPlot. ...
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How to export figures with normal spacing in texts?

My OS is Ubuntu 14.04, and I use MMA 10. I export a figure ploted in MMA to a pdf file and then import the pdf in Latex, here is the sreenshot As you can see, the spacing in the text is odd. But ...
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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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“Enlarge” a plot for export

I wish to export a plot with more resolution than it starts with. Interactively, I can do this by enlarging the image, and then exporting. Is there a way to do this programmatically? I attempted to ...
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How to plot 3D maximum and minimum surfaces? [closed]

I want to plot the maximum and minimum 3D surface for the following property: ...
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ListPlot3D not working for very small numbers

I have defined a function FreeEnergy[x,y], which I want to plot in 3D. It is a function involving numerical integrals. When I make a flattened table ...
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BarChart with Log-Scaling and Error-Bars [duplicate]

I want to make a BarChart with Log-Scaling and Error-Bars. I can do both individually: ...
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How to plot Dirichlet distribution on 3d probability simplex?

I am trying to plot 3-d Dirichlet distribution on the probability simplex. I checked mathematica document http://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/DirichletDistribution.html and it uses the following ...
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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 ...