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

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Curvature Application

I found these amazing animations at https://courses.engr.illinois.edu/tam212/avt.xhtml#avt which I think will be wonderfully useful when teaching multivariable calculus next semester. I've started to ...
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Examining the equations of a Differential Op Amp

I want to examine the equations of a differential Operational Amplifier, specifically I want to examine how the tolerances of the resistors affect the resulting differential gain and common mode ...
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Plotting iterated function system images

I'm new not only to this forum, but to Mathematica in general, evidently. I'm running into an issue, and my best attempts at Googling solutions (and trying the search box for this forum) came up with ...
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Transpose four lists of data into two lists for use in List Plot [on hold]

I have four lists of data x1 = {1,3,5,7} y1 = {0,2,4,6} x2 = {10,12,14,16} y2 = {8,10,12,14} In one line is it possible to use transpose to get two lists which ...
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Formatting Ticks and FrameTicks labels with a function

Is there a convenient way to format tick labels? In this example I would like to use the default Mathematica tick intervals, but simply convert the X axis labels to strings with "s" added. As you ...
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How to create a thick spiral then extract the coordinates from the image?

I can plot a thin spiral using just: $ r=\frac{\theta }{2 \pi };$ PolarPlot[theta/2 Pi,{theta,0,2 Pi}] but is there a way to plot a spiral that has actual area ...
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How to get grid lines at all (log) tick marks in Version 10?

In Version 7 using GridLines -> Automatic (or All) would put a grid line at every log-spaced tick mark: ...
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Labels strangely rendered in PDF

I'm new to Mathematica so I apologize if this is obvious to answer. Anyway, using the following code (most of it is extraneous, to make the plot look the way I want) I plotted the Morse potential, ...
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How to change the position of the PlotLabel? [duplicate]

PlotLabel positions the label on top of the plot by default. I would like to put it below the plot. How can I do that? Thank you.
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Change only tick labels while keeping default ticks [duplicate]

Consider the following Plot3D (although the same question might be asked for the 2D case) ...
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Specifying non-conflicting PlotTheme options

A bug or limitation in 10.0.0 affects a few of these examples; it was resolved in 10.1.0. I am trying out Mathematica 10 on https://programming.wolframcloud.com. ...
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Is it possible to define a new PlotTheme?

In version 10 one can define, say, $PlotTheme = "Scientific" Which changes the appearance of all plots. This is fantastic because on the one hand I can have nice ...
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contour plot (cartesian) using spherical coordinates postions

Let´s say that I have a data in the following configuration: { Lat, Long,distance, energy}-> lat, long -> galactic coordinates, distance unit - parsecs (3.2 ly) energy unit- ergs. I need to plot ...
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Find the area of a contour surface plotted by ContourPlot3D

I am looking for a way to find the surface area of a contour from ContourPlot3D. Here is an example where I might like to find the area of the contour surface to ...
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Plotting complicated function with not exactly defined angle [on hold]

I want to plot the time-averaged electric energy density near the focus according to Boivin and Wolf. Now I have my three intensities. I am very new to Mathematica and my problem is that I can't ...
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Implicitly defined compact complicated surface

A Seifert surface for the (3,4) torus knot is defined by the intersection of $S^3 \subset \mathbb{C}^2$ with the set $\arg(z^4-w^3)=0$. The boundary is at $z^4=w^3$ and this is the torus knot. Here ...
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Export NDSolve results

I can see the correct result of my NDSolve when I plot them with large PlotPoints. ...
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Large data -list contour plot -list log plot

I've a large data make matrix 100*100 and and other two sets of data represent the x and y axis. Each value in the matrix is a related to one value in x and one value of y. I ask about a way to plot ...
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Defining A Function With A Certain Domain

I am trying to plot the numerical range a matrix, which is a set defined like so: $W(A) = \{\langle Ax,x \rangle : x \in \mathbb{C}^n \text{ and } ||x|| = 1\}$ In other words, I am trying to plot ...
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Plotting based on all previous equation results [on hold]

I have a plot Plot[40500*x^(-0.1), {x, 1, 100}, PlotRange -> {0, 50000}] Now, I am trying to plot the cumulative of these y values. I'll try to explain on an ...
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Approximation of definite integral by parabolas

This question is related to Trapezoid approximation to definite integral. As promised, I am now asking about how to draw approximation of integrals by parabolas. I tried to modify MarcoB's code, and I ...
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Help me export high-resolution TIFF figure

I have generated a figure in MMA by ContourPlot3D. How can I export this figure in high-resolution TIFF format(say, 1200 dpi for lines, 300 dpi for halftone and ...
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Is there something like DensityPlot3D to visualize atomic orbitals?

I'm visualizing some hydrogen like atomic orbitals. For looking at plane slices of the probability density, the DensityPlot function works well, and with something ...
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All curves in plot have the same style. Cannot be fixed with Evaluate[]

Usually, when I plot multiple curves in Mathematica Plot[{x,x^2,x^3},{x,0,1}] they are given different colors. However, if I try to construct a list inside the ...
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How to disable differential styles/markers/etc. for multiple entities?

For functions that can produce multiple "style-able" entities, Mathematica by default will give each such entity a different style. Similar conventions apply to other features, either by default, or ...
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Plotting a set of points given by a complex expression [on hold]

A have the set consisting of the complex numbers $1+3r \cosθ−ir \sinθ$, where $r∈[0,1]$ and $θ$ may vary between $0$ and $2π$. This is my first encounter with Mathematica, and am having difficulty ...
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How to plot Ramanujan's continued fraction in Mathematica?

I want to plot Ramanujan's continued fraction: $$R(q)=\cfrac{q^{1/5}}{1+\cfrac{q}{1+\cfrac{q^2}{1+\ddots}}}$$ but I do not know how to define this function in Mathematica. How do I define and plot ...
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Plotting Fresnel function

I am trying to plot the partial sums and the Cesàro means of the function $\sqrt{|x|}$ and for $a_{n}$, I obtained the following code which contains FresnelS. ...
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3D Plot of The Riemann Zeta Function

I am a new user and i would appreciate your help to visualize the 3D of the following function. Edit I tried this ...
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How can I compute the real part of $\zeta^2$ numerically? [duplicate]

I want to compute and plot $\Re(\zeta(x+iy)^2)$ and $\Im(\zeta(x+iy)^2)$. How can I do that with Mathematica?
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Labeling a ListPointPlot3D

I've a problem with the label of ListPointPlot3D. I tried to reproduce a plot I've seen in a paper, but I was not able to reproduce it completely. Following and example of my data: ...
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Von Kármán Vortices

How may we vary vectors in StreamPlot[{y, -Sin[x/2]}, {x, -4, 12}, {y, -4, 4}, StreamColorFunction -> "Rainbow", AspectRatio -> Automatic] to obtain a ...
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Variable ViewPoint coordinates

Can I use the option ViewPoint on Graphics3D[], with its setting a variable function? For example: ...
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How to plot the result of this singular integral?

Please I open a new post here after this one : http://mathematica.stackexchange.com/a/59203/10158 Now I want to plot the function $f(a,b)$ as a function of $b$ for different values of $a$ : $a=0.5$ , ...
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Plotting Integral equation

I want to plot the following indefinite integral : $C_l^{CC}=\int k^2\mathrm{d}k\: [e^{-2k^{2}}P_{Cl}^2(k\eta)|\dot{h}(\eta)|^2]$ with k from 0 to some large value (considered to be $\infty$), ...
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trajectory density plot

I want to make a plot that shows the density of trajectories (x-y plots). In other words I want a plot that's analogous to this but with curves instead of points as data. Here's what I'm doing ...
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Gaps in simple plot

I am trying to recreate this which should be fairly straightforward with ParametricPlot, but wondering why this doesn't work: ...
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ArrayPlot of a (32767 x 125) array works but adding one row produces blank image

I have a data (130K x 2048) array of real numbers that I would like to ArrayPlot -appears impossible with my system parameters. However my code has no problem with an ArrayPlot of the same data ...
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How could I upload a XLS file to Cloud and then plot it?

I want to upload a file to the Wolfram Cloud and plot the list: So I use the following code to check its head at the beginning: ...
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About multi-root search in Mathematica for transcendental equations

I have some questions for multiroot search for transcendental equations. Is there any clever solution to find all the roots for a transcendental equation in a specific range? Perhaps ...
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Use different markers/colors in logarithmic plot depending on sign

Suppose you have the dataset xData = Table[i, {i, 1, 30}]; yData = RandomReal[{0.995, 1.005}, 30]; and want to plot the difference of ...
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Query in Lists Mathematica - Pivot table

Recently, I finished a simulation, and I got the following data: ...
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Apply solution rules to new functions as parameters [duplicate]

Update: I put an screenshot of how my code and problem look like at the end. Say that Mathematica solved a system of equations and got two answers {{a -> 3, b -> c, d -> 0}, {a -> -3, b -> 0, c -> ...
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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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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. ...
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DateListPlot in webMathematica doesn't show FrameTicks properly

It seems that DateListPlot when used in webMathematica (3.3.1) show different output than in desktop Mathematica (10.1). In desktop Mathematica, if you evalutate ...
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How to make program for phase portrait?

I need to add a phase portrait to my program. The program is below, and I need to create a graph like the one in the picture. My step size needs to be 5, from x0,y0 = 10 to x0,y0 = 50. ...