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

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VectorScale Explanation

I'm having great difficulty understanding VectorScale. Here are the definitions from the documentation. With the explicit specification ...
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One less arrow vector than asked for

Bug introduced in v10 Consider the following code: ...
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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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The default ColorFunction of DensityPlot before v10?

The default ColorFunction of Plot, Plot3D before v10 is respectively mentioned here and ...
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Kernel sometimes quit after second evaluation of ListVectorPlot

But introduced in 10.0.0 and persisting through 10.0.2 or later In Mathematica 10.01 Linux x386 execution of the expression ...
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Plotting y'[x] vs y[x] [closed]

I solved a differential equation numerically and I want to Plot y'[x] vs. y[x], but I don't know how. what is the command?
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NDSolve ensemble of initial points

I want to illustrate how the differential equation depends on the initial conditions. First if all differential equations: ...
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PlotRange->Automatic the exact function used to calculate outliers

I know that PlotRange->Automatic does the following: "the distribution of coordinate values is found, and any points sufficiently far out in the distribution ...
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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. However, the contour plot I need to ...
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Weird Vectorplot

I would like to Plot a simple Vector Field, all vectors normalized to one. If i for example take a evenly distributed sample of the field and plot it with the ListVectorPlot function, i get a plot ...
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How can I combine two color schemes for plotting?

I want to use ListContourPlot to display all negative values using one colorscheme and all positive values using another color scheme. This question Define a color function using Piecewise gives some ...
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Plot a bunch of lines in 3D from point data

I have a 12*25 array, wherein each entry is of the form $\{x,y,z\}$. So 12 different $x$ values, 25 different $y$ values and 12*15 $z$ values in all. I'd like to plot 12 curves of various $x$ values ...
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Change ParametricPlot3D tick labels and origin

I have very complicated task, I'm trying to plot electron wavefunctions. As you see, I've managed to do it, except few things: how do I change tick labels of 10^-8 meters to nanometers? how do I ...
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Color a Function by its Derivative

Mathematica's ColorFunction seems to struggle with coloring a function "y" by its derivative D[y,x]. This is a seemingly simple task, but Mathematica can't handle it. While I can certainly evaluate ...
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Extracting coordinates from 3D plots

Is there any possibility to extract the coordinates of a point (x,y,z) from a 3D plot in Mathematica with the cursor? What can be done for this purpose?
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Speed up ContourPlot

I created the following code, but the contours are drawn slowly with the movement of the slider, could you advise me how I should optimize the code? ...
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VectorPlot3D - vectors starting at points

Normally the vectors in VectorPlot3D ar attached the middle. How to get them attached at the beginning (what is typical conventions in most textbooks) by use of VectorPlot3D ?
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Plot of the set complex numbers [duplicate]

I want to show this set (eigenvalues of my matrix): ...
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Maximum but still limited magnitude region is not plotted with ContourPlot [duplicate]

The function is well defined in the whole region. But it just skips plotting the center region. I've tried PlotPoints, Mesh, Contours - it didn't help. After making more contours. White hole is ...
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Logarithmic scale in a DensityPlot and its legend

I was recently faced with the task of creating a DensityPlot with a logarithmic colour scale, and with providing it with an appropriate legend. Since I could not find any resources to this effect on ...
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Multiple bwspec for BoxWhiskerChart

If I want to make a horizontal boxplot (with outliers) for y: ...
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Missing tick in plot

update Still have problem in version 10.0.2 Consider this ...
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Package for nonlinear plot coordinates

Is there a package for plotting in nonlinear coordinates? I mean that I provide coordinate transformation functions {xi(x,y), eta(x,y)}, for example ...
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How to plot an implicit value funtion

Previous question has been solved (Gap in a continuous plot). Here is a new related question. ...
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Place legend without border above the plot

I use Mathematica 7.0 and as far as I know, there is not method PlotLegends, only PlotLegend. I want to set my legend - without background, shadow and frame - above my plot, as in the example belowe: ...
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How to convert cumulative to incremental for plot

Trying to show a plot of a power function $Y = a X^b$, where $Y$ is cumulative cost and $X$ is cumulative shipments where we'd like to see the incremental cost. For $X_1$ the cost is $Y_1$, for $X2$ ...
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multiple or variable x scales in [list]plot

I need to make a plot (in this case a ListPlot) in which the x (horizontal) scale varies: either piecewise linear or a single nonconstant function. The purpose is to plot data for graphs like this ...
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How to make a “flat” plot (or a grid of 2 plots) of 3 variables in Mathematica (sample picture attached)

Is it possible to plot that kind of graph in Mathematica? (picture attached) If yes, it can be used to visualise a simple "balance system" of the form: X = f[e]; ...
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Awful styling in MMA10's Plot

Switching to MMA10, I'd want to produce a plot using this code: ...
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3D plot of two spheres with constraint

I intended to plot two 3D volumes of two spheres, each centered around $(x_0,y_0,z_0)$ and $(x_1,y_1,z_1)$, respectively. Here the reference points must be selected as $x_0+y_0+z_0=1$ and ...
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Exporting to eps loses font/symbol information?

I have already asked this question, which has helped. However, now my parenthesis are coming out as Courier "H" and "L." How do I work around this? Is there an easier way to save a plot as EPS without ...
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Ploting a topology that accepts saddle point in 3 dimensional plot [closed]

In order to visualize a saddle point, a common example given by Wikipedia is $z=x^2-y^2$. Plot3D[x^2 - y^2, {x, -5, 5}, {y, -5, 5}] I would like to have a 3d ...
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LogLogPlot plugs in zero

Bug introduced in 10.0.1 or 10.0.0 and resolved in 10.0.2 In testing the answers to Plot result of non analytical-integral in V10.0.1, I came across this behavior of ...
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How to plot periodic function's graphic?

How to plot periodic function's graphic? For example, f(t) = t when -5<t<5 && f(t+10) = f(t) ...
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Embedded Graphics: General Relativity

Is there a way to make the following graph with two dimples? Like the central indent and another indent to the side to simulate a central mass like the sun and another smaller mass like the Earth in ...
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Plot result of non analytical-integral

I have the following function: h = 1; c = 1; k = 1; B2 = (2*h*c^2)/(x^5 (Exp[(h*c)/(x*k*T)] - 1)); (someone can see that this integral is the Planck function). ...
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Showing separate surfaces

The XYZPipeJunction is removed using circular trig functions from Both. ...
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How to apply two kinds of Plot styles in single graph

My version is 9.0 I want to apply ColorData and Line Width styles at the same time, like the ColorTheme Function new in 10.0, but there is always errors. Codes under here: ...
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Sketch-type graphics with transparency and dashed hidden lines?

I'd like to create transparent graphs like the following from P1095, Calculus 6th Ed, by James Stewart. Can Mathematica accomplish this? By "transparent," I mean the ability to see the interior, ...
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Trouble implementing a SOFM (Self Organizing Feature Map) [closed]

I have been given some Mathematica code to use to implement a 3x3 SOFM and see how it changes when I alter 2 variables, lambda and gamma. This is my first time using mathematica so I am a bit confused ...
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Plot 2 student T distributions with different center values

Plot 2 student T distributions with different center values µ, but same DOF. The center values,µ has to be 45 and 48, DOF shall be 9.
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Gap in a continuous plot

Why do I get a gap in the plot below and how can I fix it? (If you are interested in it, you can see a new related question: How to plot an implicit value funtion, which is also a little chanlenging) ...
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Polar image plot

I would like to perform the polar plot of an electron microscope contrast transfer function, into a black and white image. I have used the equation ...
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Resolution problem of ContourPlot

I met a tricky problem with ContourPlot, which is when I change the range of my variable, I get a totally new figure. For example: ...
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1 Plot, 2 Scale/Axis

I would like to plot those two datasets on top of each other. But they have very different range on the $y$ axis. How can I have two different axis? I found the following on the help menu but quite ...
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trouble with adding a legend to a plot

I am having trouble with adding a legend to a plot. this is my code,I tryed to use serval things,like ...