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

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Plotting 3D Intersections

I'm trying to plot the intersections of four spheres. I've got the spheres plotted using: ...
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ContourPlot code that worked in 9 does not work in Mathematica 10

I updated to Mathematica 10 from Mathematica 9. I am trying to create contour plots. I have a saved file with some output that I made using Mathematica 9, with the following equation ...
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Plotting two parametric regions together

I have the following code below, which allows me to plot two nice figures in the plane. ...
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pass fail criteria as legend in histogram and plot

I have a random data and want to plot the histogram with specific bin ranges. Each value of data[[x]] is actually [(data[[x]]*2.2)/4] with units as microns; where 4 is the magnification of microscope ...
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ContourPlot is slow and unwieldy and generates a large-data graphic

I'm constructing a single contour showing the points in a plane that satisfy a function. The general form is ContourPlot[f[x, y] == 0, {x, 0, .5}, {y, 0.2, .5}] ...
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Is FrameTicks broken in 10.1.0?

On my system, Mathematica 10.1.0 under Windows, none of these FrameTicks documentation examples work correctly: ...
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Changing arrowhwead size and other parameters when plotting vector fields

When plotting vector fields how to keep arrow head size constant, have the arrow LENGTH proportional to the MAGNITUDE of each vector, change the thickness of the vectors (but keep this constant) and ...
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Problem with plotting a function that calls FindRoot

I am having difficulties in plotting the solution of FindRoot to solve 4 variables. I defined a function and then tried tp plot it, but got an error message ...
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Slider for different plots

Hi I've got 12 different plots and I want to be able to cycle through them with a slider, however, none of the options for manipulate or slider seem to be able to handle multiple plots. My parameter ...
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Set PlotTheme globally?

Can one set a default PlotTheme globally? While I recognize one can make lots of workarounds to sort of do this: Go to ...
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How to list plot data where the slope determines if it is plotted from a list of data?

I am trying to listplot data from a list of data where the slope of the curve determines if it is plotted. Example: Lets say the data measured is of the form x^2. I measure this data multiple times ...
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Color Gradient on points using ErrorListPlot

I am having some difficulties getting a value-dependent color gradient on points with ErrorListPlot. I am starting with a list looking like ...
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Adds a rug representation to plot

This question came to me when I read How convert list of numbers to list of points on x-axis? @Mr.W suggested Interlacing a single number into a long list for the question. @Artes provides a very ...
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Summer Solstice Spurious Correlations Challenge

I came across this hilarious web site that has charts of bizarre "correlations" between disparate categories. Results like this: In the spirit of my summer solstice shedding spuriously earned rep. ...
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NDSolve returns asymmetric solution to a symmetric equation

I am trying to find the potential of a conducting cylindrical electrode by solving the Laplace's equation. Both, the boundary conditions and the equation are symmetric w.r.t. the change $r\to-r$. ...
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How to plot two random functions (Together)

I have ploted the next following jump diffusion model using Mathematica 10 $$X_t=X_0 e^{\sigma W_t+(v-\sigma /2)t}(1+J_1)\cdots(1+J_{N_t})$$ namely, a Geometric Brownian motion with compound Poisson ...
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LevelScheme Ticks hidden behind DensityPlot or SmoothDensityHistogram

I'm having a problem where the LevelScheme ticks are hidden by my SmoothDensityHistogram. In the above figure, I am sure that the ticks are there since you can ...
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How can I draw a box with moving particles inside and a hole in one side? [closed]

The idea is to create a simulation for ideal gas motion in a container that have a hole and then find the speed distribution for the gas particles that leave the box through the hole. I have a ...
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Creating a simulation of our Solar System

As the title says, my objective is to create a simulation of the motion of the planets in our Solar System using Mathematica. All the theoretical background regarding the equations of motion of ...
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How to apply different colors to different contours

I have searched the forum, I hope this isn't a duplicate question. I try to apply unique color for every contour line with the same elevation. In short, I want to create a MATLAB style contour plot. ...
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How I can make the StreamPlot of this differential equation?

I need the StreamPlot of this differential equation but I don't know how. dp/dt = 0.4 p(1 - p/30), 0 <= t < 5 and 0.4 p (1 - p/30) - 0.25 p, t > 5
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Need help plotting multiple functions [closed]

a = 0.5 b = 0.33333 r = 1.5 e = -0.33333 f = 1 g = 1 m = 0.00001 n = 0.33334 o = 0.00001 p = 0.000003 DSolve[{ x'[t] == a*y[t] , y'[t] == -bry[t] - x[t] - e - f + g*y[t], z'[t] == ...
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Mathematica does not recognize RegionPlot3D? [closed]

I've been desperately trying to graph a 3D region fitting the following three inequalities: -x <= z <= x -y <= z <= y (x-y)/2 <= z <= (x-y) ...
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Manipulating plot of random iterated function system fractal

I'm generating the Sierpinski Gasket by implementing a chaos game in Mathematica. What I'd like to do is create an interactive manipulation with a slider, whereby moving it forward, plots all the ...
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Plotting data from multiple text files

I'm new to mathematica and stack exchange, so any help would be appreciated. I want to plot a bunch of data from text files that contain a lot of extraneous data. I have a hundred files with different ...
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Why setting PlotPoints make my 3d contour plot broken?

I'm trying to make a iso surface plot from some data using ContourPlot3d. My data is a 3 dimension data with form like {{x,y,f[x,y]},...}. I first make this data ...
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Place a small gap between axes and plot?

See for example this picture produced with R: You can see there is a small white space between the x-axis and the y-axis, so that the axes do not cross. How can I do this with Mathematica, for a ...
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How do I plot this function? [closed]

I have this function that I need to plot y[x] == 0.140628 + (-3.55298 - 4.10235 E^(0.14212 x))^(-1) I have tried ...
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Export 3D plot or Graphics3D object as stereoscopic 3D .jps file

I recently came across some Matlab code to output a 3D graph as a stereoscopic left/right .JPS file, viewable e.g. with 3D Media Viewer, Stereoscopic Player or using any 3D television or beamer: ...
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MeshFunction at azimuthal angles for RegionPlot3D

Edit: I said "polar angle"... It should be "Azimuthal angle". Sorry. I want to plot a Mesh line at a certain azimuthal angle in RegionPlot3D. My goal is to ...
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Using PlotRange to cut off outlying points

In the documentation for PlotRange, there is the following line: If a particular minimum or maximum is specified as {Automatic, α}, this means that the range ...
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When plot a list, how to Manipulate a sequence of defined functions at the same time?

I am trying to plot a sequence of functions, for example{(a+b)^i},{i,1,100}. All the expressions I have stored in the list. Now I want to plot them and see how their value would change if I change ...
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3D plot in spherical cordinates [closed]

Y = 0.04 *sqrt (5/(16*pi))*(3*cos[Theta]^2 - 1) + 0.08*sqrt(6006/pi)/64*((1 - Cos[Theta]^2)^3)*Cos6[Phi] Theta = [0, pi]; Phi = [-pi, pi] Need to plot ...
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VectorFieldPlot Assumptions - restricted domain

I would like to plot the 2-D vector field: VectorFieldPlot[{ x/Sqrt[x^2 + y^2], y/Sqrt[x^2 + y^2]}, {x, -5, 5}, {y, -5, 5} ] but I encounter zero division at ...
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How do I create a triangulated surface from points?

I have a set of points in a nx3 matrix and I would like to convert them into a surface, so that I may calculate its surface area. The function ListSurfacePlot3D creates the surface how I want it. ...
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Plotting several functions

I'd like to plot a function of one real and one integer variable, but I don't want them all shown in the same 2-D plot - I'd like to see them as separate curves so I can see both "axes", more like how ...
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Combining 2D slices into a 3D plot

I am currently trying to combine several 2D plots into one big 3D plot. The 2D-plots are simply input-results from calculations (so these things have 2D coördinates (x,y)). The results depend on an ...
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How to color the same contour line with different colors according y value

Here is an example: ContourPlot[Sin[y - x^2] == 0, {x, -1, 1}, {y, -10, 10}] Because all these separate lines come from the same contour line ...
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Permanently Changing Default Color

I can't find this answer elsewhere, but is there a way to permanently change the default plot color? In 10 the default plots are orangish and in 9 they were a purple-bluish color. Is there a way to ...
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Create a moving plot along a parametric plot using Manipulate?

I have been looking through Manipulate examples and haven't been able to create a working plot yet. I have a parametric plot defined: ...
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Why I got -Graphics- when i use “Plot”? [closed]

Recently, when i use "Plot" in mathematica 9.0, the result is -Graphics- not a picture. How can i solve this problem?
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Matrix Plot: How to Apply color function to only a region of the plot

I want to make a matrix plot where a color function is applied to a region of a matrix. Those matrix elements which were not in the region specified should not have any color associated with them, and ...
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Finding the global extrema of a surface? [closed]

I am trying to figure out how to find the global extrema of the function surface shown below and can't seem to get answers that make any sense. I am using the FindMinimum and FindMaximum functions ...
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Plotting a 2D mapping of a 2 column ASCII

From my SIMS I can export the image mappings in form of a two column ASCII file. For example if it were a 5x5 pixel mapping, it would give something like this: ...