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

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How to show the directions (arrows in the graph) for a ParametricPlot [duplicate]

f[t_] := 2*t - 3; f1[t_] := 6*t - 7; ParametricPlot[{f[t], f1[t]}, {t, -3, 3}] The above code shows the graph... but it can't show me the directions. How can this ...
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What is causing these artifacts in RegionPlot3D?

I have a simple program like this: ...
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ListPolarPlot does not allow PolarAxes->True or PolarGridLines->True? [closed]

I am running the personal version of Mathematica 9 on a MacBook Air with OS 10.10.5. When I try to activate PolarAxes->True and/or ...
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Display intersection points between a curve and a line on plot

Does anyone know how to make a plot display (permanently and/or as tooltips) both the labels and values of the intersection points?
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Plot a parametric function from $\mathbb{R}^2$ to $\mathbb{R}^2$

I want to plot the following function defined on $[-1,1]\times[-1,1]\setminus(0,0)$: $$ F(x,y,t)= \begin{cases} (1-t)(x,y)+t(1,\frac{y}{x})& \text{if}\ -x\leq y\leq x \\ ...
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Adding digits to tick mark labels

Consider: ...
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Creating a custom color plot with tones of colors

Here is a sample set of data ...
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Styling polar axes in PolarPlot

You can style the axes in Plot with AxesStyle. For example, the following code makes the axes red. ...
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Solving a set of trigonometric equations [closed]

I've been trying to solve the following equations in order to plot Subscript[θ, 41] with respect to Subscript[θ, 2] from 0 to ...
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RegionPlot of ImplicitRegion is incorrect

Bug fixed in 10.4. Why does RegionPlot of the ImplicitRegion give an incorrect plot? Also, will how does this affect ...
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Plotting an expression with a complex-valued exponential [duplicate]

Given the wave function $\Psi\left ( x,t \right ) = \psi\left ( x \right )T\left ( t \right )$ with the spatial component of the wavefunction $\psi(x) = \psi_{0}e^{-ikx}$, I tried ...
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Jumping from one dimension (1D) to two dimensions (2D) Part II

Here is a sample data file data = {{-10,3,1},{-7.5,12,3},{-1.5,5,2},{2,4,4},{3,7,4},{6,9,5},{7,1,5}, {8,3,1},{9,12,2},{10,8,5}}; The first element of the list ...
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Why are PolarTicks displaying as decimals instead of fractions in Manipulate?

I'm building a graphing polar graphing palette to create graphs quickly. I setup a PolarTicks[] option to take in fractions using a slider in ...
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Jumping from one dimension (1D) to two dimensions (2D)

Here is a sample data file m = {{-10,3,1},{-7.5,12,3},{-1.5,5,2},{2,4,4},{3,7,4},{6,9,5},{7,1,5}, {8,3,1},{9,12,2},{10,8,5}}; The first element of the list ...
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Region plot with predicate [duplicate]

How can I plot the "cartesian sum" of two disks in the plane? In other words, how can I plot the set of points that are the sum of a point from one disk and a point from another disk? An example: if ...
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Graphics3D/Plot3D rendering issue

I have an issue in Mathematica with the rendering of 3D graphics. Two sides (right and bottom) of some sort of bounding box are present, and, in the instance of ...
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ListLinearLogPlot doesn't work [closed]

So I'm trying to plot my data using ListLinearLogPlot. ...
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ListDensityPlot — bar legend colors inconsistent with plot value coloring [duplicate]

I want to make a ListDensityPlot of an array of values that happen to be 1. To mimic this, use: ...
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How can I plot the typical axis and not the “box axis” in Plot3D?

Are there any option to plot the typical and classic axis instead de "box axis" that is the default option in Mathematica? What I would like is any similar to the axis in red in the following image. ...
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How can I draw a hyperbola of a complex form

How can I use Mathematica to draw locus of point in complex plane given by $||z-i|-|z+i||=1.$ I have tried few codes, but not succeed.
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How to plot against scaled axes?

Say I have some plot, such as: Plot[Exp[-(x - 2)^2/(2*1^2)], {x, 0, 6}, AxesLabel -> {"x", "f(x)"}] But I want to present it with the axis labeled as ...
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How to adjust the parameter of TextureCoordinateScaling

I wanna draw a picture like this This is my current work,First get the texture of picture ...
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How to put single points inside the plot? [duplicate]

I wrote this simple code for a basic plot (two lines): ...
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Showing results of the previous value in Manipulate plot

I want to show a multi-variable Manipulate plot with the current and last setting together but not using Bookmarks as I want to ...
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How can I plot three data sets with ErrorBars and two different vertical axes?

I want to plot 3 data sets in an ErrorListPlot. Two of these data sets can use the same vertical axis but one has another scale and I want to show them in the same Plot with two different vertical ...
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StreamPoints adding extra information

Why doesn't the red line start precisely at the defined point $(0, 2)$ and go off to infinity? My initial condition is $(0, 2)$ and I only want to see where that trajectory goes off to. ...
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Making a better looking plot legend

I want to plot two (or more) functions, inserting in the plot itself the legend that will clarify me what are those plotted functions. I know this basic standard command lines: ...
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3D-plot region between two surfaces

I'd like to 3d-plot the region between the infinite cone: $z=1-x^2-y^2$ and the plane: $z=1-y, z \ge 0$ in Mathematica 10. Also i'd like to know if there is any way (in Mathematica) to calculate the ...
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Need help with “Filling” in a plot, generated with a table. (Wavefunctions)

I'm trying to get a result like this: ...
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Exporting or save graph to pdf, when will the rasterization occur?

For simple graph Plot[Sin[x], {x, 0, 10}] No matter right click save as pdf or export as pdf, the result is vector image. But for ...
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Changing AxesStyle for 3D plots to include arrowheads on the axes [duplicate]

I like to have arrowheads on my plots. For example, Plot[Sin[x], {x, -3, 3}, AxesStyle -> Arrowheads[.05]] This puts arrowheads on the ends of the positive ...
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Easy code to toggle between a graph and a blank graph

I am creating many graphs using Plot, Plot3D, VectorPlot3D, etc... I like to toggle my ...
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How can I iterate a function up to a certain integer and plot the resulting functions to a single graph [closed]

Firstly I'm sorry if this has been asked before, but I couldn't find what I was looking for. Say I have a function: f[x, a] := x^2 + a Is it possible to plot a ...
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Flipping Origins of Axes 3D Plot

This is the code I am using: ...
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Basins of attraction of equilibrium points

The Henon-Heiles potential is the following V = 1/2*(x^2 + y^2) - y*(1/3*y^2 - x^2); which has four equilibrium points ...
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Syntax for plotting a CDF of experimental data

What is the syntax for plotting cumulative distribution function of the following collected data {0.1, 0.7, 0.1, 0.9, 0.3, 0.2}?
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packing of smaller spheres onto a bigger one

I want to estimate the maximum number of smaller spheres (of known constant radius, r) that can closely pack around a bigger sphere (of radius, providing R >= r). It would be much appreciated if ...
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basin of attraction in 3D

I am trying to find a basin of attraction for a 3 dimensional ODE. I am not sure why it isn't working since it worked great for the 2D case. Any help would be much appreciated. My attempt: ...
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Fabry-Perot interferometer using Airy function in Mathematica

I am trying to plot T(transmission) and R(reflection) coefficients. I am new at Mathematica, so please excuse possible crude errors. This is my code: The output gives just an empty animation ...
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Plotting equalities with Plot3D

If I do this Plot3D[Cos[y] Sin[y] == Sin[x] Cos[x], {x, -2*Pi, 1.5*Pi}, {y, -2*Pi, 1.5*Pi}] I get this output But if I do this ...
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How to customize color scheme to mimic that in Origin?

Origin is a software for plotting. The standard color scheme used by Origin is So how to mimic this color scheme in mathematica, so we can use it in ...
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Basins of attraction using Newton's method Part II

For the function $F(z;Q,a) = 3z - \frac{z}{|z|^3}\left(1 + \frac{3a}{2|z|^2}\right) - Q$ the Newton iteration formula is $z_{n+1} = z_n - \frac{F(z_n;Q,a)}{F_z(z_n,a)} = ...
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Jagged look in PolarPlot with cycles > 5 [duplicate]

While developing my submission “An Asymmetric Spirograph” http://demonstrations.wolfram.com/AsymmetricSpirographs/ I ran into a problem with autorun: the drawings look very jagged. It turns out this ...
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making a graphic of two variables

I have a two variables system (let say $c$ and $s$ for this variables) and as the system is too complicated to solve analytically, I try to find corresponding values for these two variables ...
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Mapping Plot Accessories with Random Choices [closed]

I am plotting two functions (some times n functions) as below: ...
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How to make a ListLinePlot from part of data? [closed]

a) I have tide data for 1 year (365 days). It is easy if I only make a graph for all data using ListLinePlot. The structure of the tide data are: rows = 365, and ...
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Stretching a parametric plot [closed]

I am trying to plot the simple parametric function given by ParametricPlot[{0.5 x (1 - x^2), 0.5 x (1 + x^2)}, {x, 0, 0.75}, AxesLabel -> {a, b}] ...
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Is it possible to have a ListPlot with a FrameLabel but no ticks?

I'm trying to format a plot so that there are no ticks or scale on either axis, but there is a label on each axis. I think AxisLabels are hard to read and would prefer to have the labels where ...