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

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NonlinearModelFit and plot with multiple parameters function

i ve got quite simple function: $f(t) = x1 * a(t) + x2 * b(t)$ and table of results like this one: t | f(t) | a(t) | b(t) ---------------------- 1 | 2 | 5 | 3 ---------------------- 2 | 4 ...
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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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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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The default ColorFunction of DensityPlot before v10?

The default ColorFunction of Plot, Plot3D before v10 is respectively mentioned here and ...
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Basic question on defining more rectangles

I am completely new to Mathematica. Basically I was trying to write a code to plot a function and draw the approximate area by rectangles. To be more precise, plot a function ...
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Problem with 3D surface disconnections [duplicate]

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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Imaginary terms in the derivative of Jacobi theta function (2) on the real line

I am trying to calculate/plot the derivative of the second Jacobi theta function $d\theta_2(0, e^{-\pi t} )/dt$. Calculating or plotting the function itself works fine: ...
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Quantile-quantile plot [on hold]

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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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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slope of tangent at each point

Is there any code to find the slope of tangent for each point ...
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How to combine ParametricPlot and RegionPlot?

I have two implicitly defined equations. I plot the implicit curve using parametric plot. ...
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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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Plotting solutions to NSolve [on hold]

I have a three variable equation that I want to plot the possible values of. So far I've put in ...
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TicksStyle in RegionPlot

How does TicksStyle work in RegionPlot? The below does not work: ...
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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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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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Using Placed with Show - the simplest solution to move the legend around?

Please let me know if this is a duplicate. There are some solutions, but I think there must be something simpler for this kind of situation. ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How can I transpose x and y axis on a Plot?

This question has appeared in various forms online, but I have not yet seen a complete answer, so I am posting it here. More specifically, suppose I have a function ...
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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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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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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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Save as pdf broken in version 10.0.2?

Fixed in 10.1 It looks like the save as pdf is broken after I update to version 10.0.2. The labels in the plot become a mess. Are there ways to fix it? The ...
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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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Function for importing and plotting data from excel spreadsheet

I know this must be a very basic question, but I could not find any answers. I need to create a function that: 1) imports data from an Excel Spreadsheet, 2) assign specific information from this xlsx ...
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Is there an option to change the space/distance between tick labels and axes labels for plots?

In an attempt to squeeze more plots and controls into the limited space for a demo UI, I am trying to remove any extra white spaces I see. I am not sure what options to use to reduce the amount of ...
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Solve system of differential equations and show the chaotic behavior of the solutions [closed]

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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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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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? [closed]

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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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: ...