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

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ArrayPlot copied to PDF shows blurred mesh

Certain (but not all) images displayed in ArrayPlot, and then copied to PDF, show what appear to be fuzzy mesh lines in white areas. An example is shown below. I ...
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Use a Module to return multiple plots

A program I'm running requires me to generate multiple plots over the same domain, so I thought it would be fairly simple to use a module and bury all of the plot commands within that that way I only ...
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Plotting a NDSolve solution

I'm working on a neutrino oscillations problem, and am running into issues ploting the solution to my differential equations. The equations have non-analytic solutions so I'm using the ...
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How to set the Y coordinates for a Graph with defined X coordinates to prevent overlap of nodes?

I would like to draw a Graph with defined $x$ coordinates and variable node sizes. If I simply replace the $x$ coordinates of a graph, then nodes can overlap and ...
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ListContourPlot for 3D data [on hold]

I have an n x 3 list of some solar cell data that looks like this. ...
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How to combine 2d and 3d plots with this code [duplicate]

I found a picture for example in google and I want to do with my code like that: And here is my code: ...
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Input text next to plot axes

Please see the following image showing my plot. I would like to indicate $\omega$ is maximized at $\bar{\omega}$. But as you can see, it is cut and does not appear correctly. Do you know how to fix ...
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Plot with tick labels but without ticks

In scientific literature, plots often have a design like what I've been trying to make (see below). These images have the following characteristics: 1) Frames on the left and on the right 2) An x-axis ...
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How to draw multi curves in a graph with errorbars

The curves are composed by several 2*n nested lists. I want these curves be placed in a 3d way, like the xy plane is for the data, different curves are located in several parallel xy planes with ...
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How to plot Error Bars in a 3D scatter plot

This is a simple problem which is proving difficult to solve. I want to plot error bars on points in a 3D scatter graph. I plot error bars on points within a 2D scatter by: ...
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How to plot the graph of the equation F[x,y]=0 if y is real number, x is complex? [on hold]

I have an equation F(x,y;a,b,c,...)=0, where x and y are variables, a,b,c,... - parameters. y is a real number, x - complex. For every given y I need to solve this equation, i.e. to find Im(x) and ...
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SetOptions for CoordinatesToolOptions for DateListPlot?

DateListPlot does not respect my Options setting for CoordinatesToolOptions: ...
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Plotting points on the horizontal line

I have list such as list = {1, 5, 2, 6, 3,...} and I need to plot the numbers from the list on a horizontal line such that there will be on a place on horizontal ...
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Creating a stream plot of nonliner diff equations [on hold]

How would I create a stream plot (of eccentric closed curves) out of the following two equations ...
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Mathematica plot of function is blank [on hold]

I am trying to get mathematica to plot my function: f4, where the variable is x and all other letters are constants. I know it understands its a function because it will calculate derivatives, ect. ...
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How can I stop Mathematica from omitting Axes on a Plot?

I'm trying to plot something using Plot[], and Mathematica keeps leaving off one of the axes. I can set Axes->{True,True}, ...
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Change ColorScheme of DistributionChart

The "ColorScheme"of a DistributionChart can be changed using the ChartElementFunction like in the following example: ...
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How can I create a colour image using raw black and white data? (FITS data cube)

I have a data cube containing pictures of a galaxy across a thousand wavelengths. I want to take the data for the image slides in the red and blue parts of the spectrum, and have them represented in ...
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How to draw scatter plot with errorbars from huge lists of data in a fast way?

I want to make a scatter plot using two huge lists that give the $x$ and $y$ coordinates of the points. To each $(x,y)$ point I want to add a symmetric errorbar (I have anothe list with the errors) in ...
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Plotting Riemann surface of $\sqrt{z}$ in rectangular coordinates

I'm trying to plot the Riemann surface of $\sqrt{z}$ with this command: ParametricPlot3D[{t,u,Re[Sqrt[t + I u]]}, {t,-1,1}, {u,-1,1}]; but the output isn't ...
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How to make a smooth revolution surface plot

I'm trying to plot a 3d revolution plot from a set of 2d points. These data points form a 2d curve, then we rotate that curve around y axis and get a 3d surface. @J. M. has a well explained and very ...
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Visualizing data on a world map - flexible record format

I have a list of members of a team, and I want to create a visualization on a world map. I want to plot them on a map, to see some clustering. The fields are: ...
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How to remove border points from InputForm?

I have this code, and it generates the below ListStreamPlot. The second graph is the ListStreamPlot overlaid with the points ...
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How can I get even steps on x and y axes in a plot?

I'm plotting the shortest distance from a point to a line using the following code ...
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Toggle plot visibility of dynamic number of data sets

I have multiple curves in my plot, and want to be able to toggle their visibility off/on. Which I got to work thanks to a different post. ...
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ListPlot with plotmarkers determined by point

I am trying to build on a simple example here: td = Prime[Range[25]] dsk = Graphics[{Blue, Disk[]}] ListPlot[td, PlotMarkers -> {dsk, 0.7}] How can I make ...
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Mathematica - Dynamic - ListPlot - baseline

I am performing baseline fitting to a raw dataset on a two-state equilibrium process. The process involves fitting the sigmoidal curve to an upper and lower linear baseline, and subtracting so that ...
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Enigmatic message about MaxBend

Referring to the method I proposed for Problem with ParametricPlot Mathematica 10.0.2 throws an enigmatic error message: ...
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Mathematica envelope for the bottom of a plot, a generic function

I have the following set-up: xaxis = Table[x, {x, 0, 10, 0.01}]; yaxis = Table [Sin[x] + Abs[RandomReal[{-1, 1}]], {x, 0, 10, 0.01}]; ListLinePlot[Transpose[{ xaxis, yaxis}]] My ...
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Plotting a 2D shape that along a helical path [on hold]

How to ? I am trying to build a pair of feed screws that feed a container oriented in one direction, while turning the container 90°, when the container is discharged from the screws. Example: ...
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A moving point on a parametric curve [on hold]

When trying to draw a moving point on my parametric curve I did that: ...
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List Plot all rows of matrix [on hold]

I have a matrix of values, and I wish to generate a list line plot of each row. Given, mat = Table[RandomReal[1], {i, 1, 10}, {j, 1, 10}] something like ...
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Bug with DateListPlot with ToolTip with NumberForm?

Is anyone able to confirm if this is a bug in version 10.1 on Windows 7 Pro? I am attempting to produce a DateListPlot with ...
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3D scatter plot with labels [on hold]

I am doing 3-D scatter plot with labels and using the following code ...
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how can I bold the outline of conic section as the plane intercepts the cone?

Plot3D[{-5 - x - y, -Sqrt[8 x^2 + 8 y^2]}, {x, -5, 5}, {y, -5, 5}, Mesh -> None, BoxRatios -> {1, 1, 1}, PlotLegends -> "Expressions"]
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Filling graph between lines and plots

I would like to create a filling delineated by the plots and lines as specified below: ...
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How do I map a Mollweide projection onto a sphere?

I have this Mollweide projection of the Earth circa 600 million years ago (http://jan.ucc.nau.edu/~rcb7/370moll.jpg).(1) I want to map this onto a sphere. My results have big black splotches in ...
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Bincounting multiple data

I have 5number of single column data files and I imported all of them using data = Table[Import["hist501" <> ToString[i] <> ".txt", "List"], {i, 5}]. Now I want to determine the bincount of ...
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Vector Plot of a linearly varying cantilever

I want to drawing with Vector Plot a deflection and slope of a linearly varying cantilever. And with Contour Plot it works but with Vector Plot it didn't. Here is the code: ...
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Question RE DiscreteMarkovProcess Graph Labels

I'm trying to label the arc's of my Markov chain with symbols like $\alpha$, $\beta$, etc., to show how the Markov chain looks abstractly. So, I did this... ...
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Problem using ListLinePlot to plot an array [on hold]

I have an array of values, Pa, that I would like to plot with ListLinePlot ...
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How to draw an ellipse [duplicate]

I'm new. I just started learning how to use Mathematica. I'm trying to draw an ellipse given by the implicit equation $y^2 = 1/625\,(330 625-529x^2)$. I cannot figure out how to do it.
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Iterator variable not blocked in ParametricPlot

Introduced in 10.0, persists through 10.1 It appears that perhaps the iterator variable r is not Block-ed in the ...
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How to Fill ContourPlot

Given a contour plot such as function = Cos[c] + Cos[a] pltc = ContourPlot[function == 1/2, {a, 0, 4 Pi}, {c, 0, 4 Pi}]; How can I color the regions in which ...
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How to draw a tropical surface?

By definition, a tropical surface in $\mathbb R^3$ is the set of points $(x,y,z)$ where the maximum $f=max(f_1,f_2,\dots,f_n)$ is attained at least twice, here $f_i$ stand for some linear functions of ...
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Fixed colors for fixed values in contourplot legend

I am trying to make a contour plot of a gravitational potential, consisting of a sum og different potential.s. I would like to plot them separately with a BarLegend that has the same colors for the ...