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

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All Graphics3D commands crash

Recently updated from Mathematica 8.0 to 10.2 running on Windows 7 (8.0 was uninstalled before installing 10.2). Anytime a 3d graphics is rendered, the first rendering in a notebook is completely ...
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function as argument in a package

I would like to customize the function DensityPlot and use it in a package as a function called MyDensityPlot: The functions ...
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ParametricPlot3D crashes Kernel when called repeatedly in loop

I have a parametric function surf[u,v]. It can be plotted successfully like this: ...
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How to calculate the slope in a data set plotted in ListPlot?

I am working with a large set of data that follows an exponential behaviour. My challenge is to create a function in Mathematica with these objectives: Retrieve the information from an Excel File ...
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Plot of a function w.r.t x^2

I want to plot a function with respect to x^2 i.e., Plot[f(x),{x^2,0,1}], but mathematica is giving error. Suggestions please
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Constrain Locator to specified region

How can I constrain the locator to stay within the region defined by RegionPlot? When the Locator remains within the region, ...
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Particles bouncing in a 3D box

I made this Manipulate code which shows a pack of particles randomly moving inside a box. It has a huge performance issue. What should be the best way in doing ...
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Barlegend with a different z span for ListDensityPlot

I would like to rescale the colors in a plot and to do this in the same way for the color bar. (So this enables me to have the color bar span a (z) range larger than than the data itself.) I got this ...
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How to enlarge a specific part of a graph using Plot Command? [duplicate]

How to enlarge the closed curves of any Graph and Show them in a separate Graph within the ...
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Nested Tables and List Plot

Take two matrices which depends on three parameters i1,i2 and i3 m1 = {{i1, 0, 0}, {0, i2, 0}, {0, 0, 0}} m2 = {{0, i1, 0}, {0, i2, 0}, {0, 0, i3}} I am using a ...
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What's wrong with naming a rule?

Please have a look at the code below. The second Manipulate uses the name rl of the replacement rule given in the first line, ...
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What is a good way to model fluid stream contours around airfoils?

I am an undergraduate student and am doing a project on conformal mapping for my complex analysis class. I have had one heck of a time trying to plot stream function contours to model fluid flow in ...
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How to do a parametric histogram?

Is it possible to draw a spectral histogram from two random sets ? More specifically, I have these two random functions (fmin, ...
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Exporting a high-resolution GraphPlot of a very large graph (65,536 nodes)

Problem I have a very large graph of 65,536 vertices. GraphPlot yields: But the vertices are too dense to see in any detail, and attempting to use any of the ...
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Seeing coordinates in Graphics3D

I'm writing some structures built up from different strings that specify the coordinates of the lines. The code used to generate these is built up from a ton of user defined functions from my library, ...
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Recreating a ContourPlot3D using points

Let's define a three-dimensional surface ...
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rescaling X axis

I have a pretty simple code, working fine and producing a plot that is ALMOST what I desire: ...
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Plotting logistic maps

I have a question about plotting in Mathematica in general, and this particular recurrence relation as an example: $\qquad x _{n+1} = rx_{n}(1-x_{n})$ How can I plot the following plots as shown ...
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List of Inequalities in RegionPlot with different colors [duplicate]

Starting from the example of the Documentation: RegionPlot[{x^2 < y^3 + 1, y^2 < x^3 + 1}, {x, -2, 5}, {y, -2, 5}] Which gives a nice plot with two ...
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Plot for function that calculated direct with while, but is piecewise

For this question Use of {FOR, Do, If,Plot} that ..., I wrote this code: ...
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Plot3D gives an empty box [on hold]

I have two questions. I am trying to 3d plot a function like in the image below. It gives an empty box displaying no results. I tried adjusting the graphic qualities, but it does no solve the ...
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Bar chart scale in multi-chart visualisation

This is a rewording of a previous question which probably wasn't very well explained, and so didn't get any responses(!). I'm trying to create a chart which shows the smooth kernel distribution of ...
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Complicated implicit plotting - can it be tackled?

I'm quite new to Mathematica and have already spent tons of time on problems of this type, browsing through tutorials and topics here. I'm now coming to conclusion that it cannot be done and am about ...
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Bifurcation diagram for delayed dynamical system [on hold]

The delayed dynamical system describe as $\dot{x}(t)=y(t)-ax^3(t)+bx^2(t)-z(t-\tau)+I \\ \dot{y}(t)=c-dx^2(t)-y(t)\\ \dot{z}(t)=r[s(x(t)-e)-z(t)]$ where $a=1.0; b=3.0; c=1.0; d=5.0; r=0.006; s=4.0; ...
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Plotting a convex hull with a coordinate mesh

I am plotting the convex hull of some curves by extracting the curves from a contour plot and constructing the convex hull around their discretized version . It's not terribly accurate for ...
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Odd Coloring with GeoRegionValuePlot

Bug introduced in 10.0 and persisting through 10.3 or later Bug behavior is version dependent When I'm plotting data with GeoRegionValuePlot, I'm getting some ...
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what is wrong with this plotting code? [on hold]

Heres the question: The region bounded by f(x) = x+2 and g(x) = sin(x) between x = 0 and x = Pi/2 i. Plot the region on the interval [0,Pi/2], between y = 0 and y = 4. ii. Find the area of the ...
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Where can I get detailed information on how the Plot command works?

The command Plot[x^2, {x, -3, 3}, PlotStyle -> Arrowheads[{-.025, .025}]] /.Line -> Arrow produces this output. What I don't understand is what ...
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Extracting RGB color code from a plot

I have let Mathematica to draw a plot of some functions written as below: ...
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axis label problem

I have a contourplot with (Greek) omega on the y-axis and Q^2 (GeV^2) on the x-axis. When I do ...
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Simple pattern/texture on chart elements [duplicate]

If I print the following BarChart in black and white, then it is very difficult to tell which bar is "a" and which is "b". ...
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Change of parameters on ouput graph

I have generated the graph, but i lost the settings, i would like to make the Plotmarkers slightly bigger. Is there anything to do this without redoing the computation? Like ...
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moving of a material point on the surface - paraboloid spiral

I have to do project on my studies. I wanna place spiral in this shape. I'm stuck on this point: I have these details: z=4x^2+2y^2 spiral w= (0,0,0) spiral in up Do you have any ideas? Every ...
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planar Conic Sections plot

Among answers of ConicsAssemblyQuery, I posted images that are not pretty. In particular, the parabola is elusive due to large parameter step. Please help. The program attempts to translate and ...
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Plot a cone and a cylinder [closed]

I have to plot 0=x^2-2y+y^2 and z=sqrt(x^2+y^2) for a class project but Mathematica does not accept raw input, any ideas? I have tried with "cylinder" in the functions but it does not work.
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Box plot combined with histogram and normal curve

Please forgive me if this is a relatively simple thing to do, but I'm relatively new to Mathematica and I've only recently started using it to visualise some statistics for my PhD work (I'm a linguist ...
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Curve moving on the torus [duplicate]

I'm trying to do parametric curve moving on the torus. Already have created sample torus : ...
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Manipulate a plot with display of a condition

This is a how to question --- the example is without importance. I want to manipulate the plot of say a x^2 + b y^2 for (a,b) belonging to a specific set, but a + b > 0. Is it possible to make ...
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How to add a common color legend to a grid of density plots?

I have a grid of density plots, say something like: GraphicsGrid[Partition[Table[ DensityPlot[Sin[i x] Sin[y/i], {x, -4, 4}, {y, -3, 3}], {i, 1, 4}], 2]] I ...
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ArrayPlot arguments [closed]

ArrayPlot[initLat, ColorRules -> {1 -> White, -1 -> Black}, Mesh -> True, ImageSize -> Small] ArrayPlot::argt: ArrayPlot called with 3 arguments; 0 or 1 arguments are expected. Thanks!
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portions of plot missing for a relatively simple function

I am trying to produce a graph of the linear dynamic system response to a step input. The code is as follows: ...
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1D ImplictRegion can not be plotted with RegionPlot

I am using Mathematica 10.4 In the documantion page of ImplicitRegion, there is an example ...
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The Disc and Washer Methods [closed]

How is it possible to demonstrate a visual solid of revolution utilizing the washer method? For example to show the shape formed by rotating the region bounded by $y=(x-2)^4, 8x-y=16$ about $x=10$? ...
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RegionPlot with LogScale

I would like to have my RegionPlot with logarithmic scale in x and y. My code looks like ...
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Graph not plotting any points [closed]

f [x_] := (x + ln[x] - 3) Plot[f[x], {x, 0, 5}] How come this comes out with an empty graph? I tried this and same results: ...