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

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Inhomogeneous phase-portrait with StreamPlot

I have a problem with a must-be simple streamplot. The potential function governing the motion is U, and I have the following code in Mathematica: ...
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ContourPlot refuses to show in-figure PlotLegends after turn on ContourShading

I would like to do a contour plot with a label inside the figure. For example, the following works well. Note there is a small "example" at the right bottom figure. ...
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Nothing appears in simple plot

I'm trying to get the following simple code to work. (The code is just supposed to graph the norm of the second derivative of a vector function). ...
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Different colors for nodes in tree plot

I have some list of numbers which I am plotting using TreePlot. This is the code: ...
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Why does Network`GraphPlot`wrapper appear in my GraphPlot?

I'm making a GraphPlot of data similar to this: ...
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Filling a curve between a line and the x-axis

I'm trying to plot the function $f(x)=\dfrac{1}{x^2}$, filling the square area from (0,0) to (1,1) with purple and filling the area under the curve from 1 to 4 with red. However, Mathematica is not ...
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How to map rotate, pan, zoom to manipulate controls

I am wondering if there is a way to restrict the motion of the rotate mouse cursor in when moving around a 3d plot. For example, I want the y direction of the cursor to correspond to pulling the z ...
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Another one problem with legends on GraphicsGrid

I have used ListLinePlot to generate this grid of plots: and I want to add a legend in Row Layout below this grid. My code, has as follows: ...
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A problem with set values

The following code is just an example to clearly explain my problem. Assume that : ...
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Why the complicated pattern in this 3D plot?

ListPointPlot3D[ Table[{n, s, (Prime[n]^s/(Prime[n]^s - 1))}, {n, 1, 2000}, {s, 2, 80}], PlotRange -> All] Is the pattern the result of the data, the ...
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Solving System of Nonlinear with Three Differential Equations

I've been trying to solve a system of nonlinear differential equation, but the conditions are a bit weird. Two of the differentials equate to the same equation, but have different boundary ...
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What are these strange shapes in my Plot3D[]? [on hold]

Plotting a function, I noticed some strange spots away from the main feature, the dark purple here: You can see that they don't actually have any curvature themselves: Strangely, you don't see ...
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A problem with functions and Infinite expression 1/0 encountering

Following code (function) makes integrals and then replace f[x] with Cos functions and calculate the definite parametric ...
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draw graphics in cycle [on hold]

Good evening. I've made the following plot g1 := Plot[f[x], {x, -3, 5}] gr1[f_, xmin_, xmax_, slices_] := Module[{span = (xmax - xmin)/slices, ext}, ext[op_, r_] := First@Quiet@op[{f[x], r ...
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How to make a 3D globe?

There are many ways to create a 3D Earth that is rotatable (see here, here, related here), but most of them have some drawbacks. These issues mainly stem from either ...
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Calculate length of rope sound in a tight spiral [on hold]

Measuring a tightly wound spiral of rubber water tube, can I correctly calculate the
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Why isn't Mathematica plotting my differential equations? [on hold]

So here are my equations eqns = {x'[t] == a*y[t] - b*x[t] + g, y'[t] == c*x[t] - d*y[t] + m, x[0] == 60937, y[0] == 13797}; Then I solved it with ...
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How to work with Interpolating Function?

I'm starting using Mathematica. I have two coupled differential equations and after using NDSolve the output is in the form of a Interpolating Function. I want to Plot the square modulus of one of the ...
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DynamicModule with Plots and EventHandler

I am making a little animation in Mathematica, along the lines of some of the Wolfram demo projects. I'd like to animate a simulated trajectory of a random process (say a Poisson process), and while ...
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combining plots [on hold]

I've made the following plot ...
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How can I prevent a Plot expression from evaluating points forbidden by its RegionFunction?

I just ran into this and it had me scratching my head for a good while. Say I have a function which may produce error messages for certain inputs, like e.g. ...
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How to manually set z-axis values in a 3d plot?

I'm plotting an hemisphere with ...
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Behaviour of OutputResponse in ListLinePlot

Ok, I think this is not the best way to do this, so I'm open minded for every suggestion doing it in a better way. The Question is why does ListLinePlot not plot ...
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How to plot a “pressed” hemisphere [duplicate]

What I'd need is to draw an hemisphere of given radius but then it should have a reduced height. I don't mean a section of an hemisphere, I mean that the hemisphere should be pressed/flattened...so ...
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Plotting Network with LayeredGraphPlot with specific order

I have a network and want to plot it. I use LayeredGraphPlot, and the network is described as: ...
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Getting messages Rest::norest and Divide::indet from ContourPlot3D

Ok I don't know if it's a bug or what, but here's what I found: If I use this function: ...
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Sketch-type graphics with transparency and dashed hidden lines?

I'd like to create transparent graphs like the following from P1095, Calculus 6th Ed, by James Stewart. Can Mathematica accomplish this? By "transparent," I mean the ability to see the interior, ...
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3 Lines for the 3D Axes through the origin instead of a Box [closed]

I'm trying to plot 3D for http://math.stackexchange.com/q/739328/53259: ...
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Export to PDF on OS X, font missing on Windows

Here is another problem with Mathematica plots and PDF. I have Mathematica 9.0.1 on Mac OS X. I want to export my plots to PDF to include them in a LaTeX document. If I export the plot with the ...
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predator prey model with prey refuge

I want to plot the phase diagram of prey predator versus prey refuge to see how the prey refuge influences the population of prey and predator.And this is the system $x'=\alpha ...
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Showing ListLogPlot and redrawing FrameTicks

I want to combine two ListLogPlot plots. For example ...
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Interpolation impossible for ListPlot with Missing?

I have a list of data to plot. I would like to plot them with lines but delete some data before plotting and leave the lines disconnected where data is deleted. For example, ...
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Putting a plot legend in the plot [closed]

I use the code below to put plot legends in the plot: ...
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marking the points of x-intercept on a plot

OK, I have a nice plot of some oscillating motion. I can read some stuff off the graph, but I thought it would be cool to show a dot where the curve hits the x-axis and a little label showing the ...
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Parametric 3D plot with parameters satisfying an implicit equation

I am trying to plot a function $ {\bf x}(t) = r(t)\hat{v} + {\bf b}(t) $, with unit vector $ \hat{v} $ and vector $ {\bf b}(t) $ given in spherical coordinates. For simplicity, assume that $ \hat{v} = ...
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Make a “ditch” function for electric field purpose

I'm trying to make a function to simulate a finite bar and get the electric field, i did it by put 22 funnels together but is too slow and is not very accurate; does anyone have any function to ...
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How to export 3D plot, without losing the specified view of rotation?

Sorry I am not sure if I got anything wrong with this version of Mathematica and Mac OS X i am running. But every time I export a 3D graph, to png or tiff, I lost the view angle, view vector viewpoint ...
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How to not include data value outside plot range in the plot

Consider this list plot ls = Table[Sin[t], {t, 0, 100, 0.1}]; p = ListPlot[ls, PlotRange -> {{0., 0.1}, All}, DataRange -> {0, 1}, Joined -> True] If ...
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Plot 3D boolean Array or matrix in Mathematica

I have been attempting several methods to plot a 3D diagram of a n by n boolean array in Mathematica but none of them produced satisfactory result. I want the $3D$ plot to have a cube when ...
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Plotting a section of an hemisphere

I'm writing a little package in Mathematica for geology where a particular stone may be approximated as an hemisphere. Anyway this is a rough estimation because a real hemisphere has its height as ...
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Mathematica not plotting whole logarithmic function

I am trying to use the following input Plot[Log[E,x+1],{x,-50,50},PlotRange->50] however the output is: How can I adjust it so the line goes down to ...
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Problem with Plot and ParametricNDSolve

This is my first question on this site, I hope it is written in an understandable way. Let's start. My aim is to plot a certain parametric region, with $x$ and $y$ coordinates given by the following ...
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Creating a parallelizable DiscretePlot

To my knowledge, DiscretePlot cannot be parallelized, although one can simulate the default behavior of DiscretePlot and get the ...
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Smoothing ListContourPlot contours

I have some data of type {{x1, y1, f1}, {x2, y2, f2}, ...} and want to do ListContourPlot. However, there is a problem that the ...
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How to plot particular piecewise defined functions in mathematica

How to plot such functions in Mathematica? Let $a_0, p,g,c$ be any positive integers, defining: $$a_{n+1} = \begin{cases}\frac{a_n}{p} &, a_n \text{ divisible by p}\\ ga_n +c &, a_n \text{ ...
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Plotting Fourier spectrum versus frequency of a signal

I have looked around here, and i am sure this has been answered, but i don't understand it. The thing is, I have taken a introductory signal processing course, and we had to use Mathematica, and i had ...
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PlotLegends and ImageSize

I have Mathematica 9.0.1, and I have problems with PlotLegends breaking the ImageSize directive. I defined ...