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

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Plot a circle and create a 3-D revolution plot out of it

If I have the equation (x-2)^2 + (y-2)^2 == 1 I can use a ContourPlot, however am having trouble changing the axes origin. I ...
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How to plot a function defined by an expression containing integrals [duplicate]

It seems Mathematica does not like it when it is given a function defined by an integral to plot. How would one plot a function $F(x)=\int_0^x\int_0^xf(t,s)dtds$ on a given interval? Edit In ...
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PlotLegends “Expressions” default for ListPlot?

gwr pointed out an apparent problem with setting a default Option value of PlotLegends for DateListPlot. I traced the problem ...
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Plotting curves with different filling styles and gridlines? [duplicate]

Here's a plot of some lines with different styles of filling and one gridline displayed: ...
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RegionPlot of an area inside a polar plot (or its equivalent parametric plot)

Let' s take a most simple example for a polar plot, the Archimede's spiral. ...
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Plotting a function with implicitly defined variable

I have a question about plotting a function with an implicitly defined variable. I think the solution should be something similar like here: Define a function with variables linked implicitly but I ...
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Storing Variables in “Loops” and Point Plotting

Given the function $y=\sin x$ defined over the region $-\pi \leq x \leq \pi$, I need to implement a "do loop" such that I sweep over 100 or so points $-1 \leq y \leq 1$ and find precisely the two $x$ ...
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DateListPlot not showing data from a data bin [on hold]

I'm trying to plot a databin using mathematica online and this is my code: DateListPlot[Databin["640I6KQm"]] All that happens is data added manually shows up. ...
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Sum with 2 different variables

I want to plot Contour or Streamplot a function with a sum. The first part (Abs[v/u]>1) looks like this: $L(u,v)=\sum_{s=0}^\infty \frac{(-1)^s}{2s+1} ...
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Variable ViewPoint coordinates [duplicate]

Can I use the option ViewPoint on Graphics3D[], with its setting a variable function? For example: ...
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Plotting function in cylindrical coordinates (r,theta,z) [duplicate]

I have a function of two variables (r,theta), and I would like to plot it as a surface using cylindrical coordinates. Based on my research, there is no built mathematica function for plotting ...
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Visualizing how the zeros for this function change as its input parameter changes?

I'm trying to explore how the zeros of a certain parameterized function change as its parameter changes. ...
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What is the syntax to conditionally suppress plotting in version 9?

Bug introduced in 9.0 and fixed in 9.0.1 In Mathematica 7 it is very easy to conditionally suppress plotting of individual lines using If: ...
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The graph of a piecewise function [closed]

Let $$f(x)=\begin{cases} n,\quad\text{if }\quad n<x<n+\frac{1}{n^3}, \\ 0,\quad\text{if }\quad n+\frac{1}{n^3}\leq x\leq n+1 , \end{cases}$$ Using mathematica, I attempted to draw the graph ...
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trajectory density plot

I want to make a plot that shows the density of trajectories (x-y plots). In other words I want a plot that's analogous to this but with curves instead of points as data. Here's what I'm doing ...
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Plot not working for a phase diagram

Whatever I have tried, I could not achieve to plot numerical values coming from my system of differential equation. It is a optimal control model with two state variables. My differential system is ...
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How could I upload a XLS file to Cloud and then plot it?

I want to upload a file to the Wolfram Cloud and plot the list: So I use the following code to check its head at the beginning: ...
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Unexpected results from trying to solve Laplace's equation

I am trying to find the solution to Laplace's equation: $\dfrac{\partial^2 u}{\partial x^2}+\dfrac{\partial^2 u}{\partial y^2}=0$ over the following region of space: the vertices of the triangle ...
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Trying to graph trajectory function in Mathematica? Won't Graph?

The exercise is: Define the trajectory function y(x) in Mathematica. Pick the initial speed (in meters per second) equal to ...
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How to export figures with normal spacing in texts?

My OS is Ubuntu 14.04, and I use MMA 10. I export a figure ploted in MMA to a pdf file and then import the pdf in Latex, here is the sreenshot As you can see, the spacing in the text is odd. But ...
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Problem with code from Stan Wagon's book [duplicate]

Stan Wagon's Third Edition of Mathematica in Action has this code on page 30: ...
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NumberLinePlot missing large segments of interval

What is going on here? Why isn't it extending to the full range? Removing the + 0.0 gives the correct ...
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3D game from my Magic cube [closed]

I'm a student of design. I created a Magic cube. How can I make this game with Mathematica? I have already imported a mesh *.obj with 192 triangles. If anyone knows how to do this please reply.
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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. ...
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Problem with ParametricPlot

I'm plotting gear curves, and I observe that for some parameter values ParametricPlot[] does not plot all the teeth: ...
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Finding and plotting roots with parameter

I have the following function: $$u(x,t)=\sum_{k=1}^\infty\frac{v_0 L}{\lambda_k c \sin\left(\lambda_k\right)}\sin\left(\frac{\lambda_kx}{L}\right)\sin\left(\frac{\lambda_kct}{L}\right)$$ and this ...
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Is it possible to define a new PlotTheme?

In version 10 one can define, say, $PlotTheme = "Scientific" Which changes the appearance of all plots. This is fantastic because on the one hand I can have nice ...
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Match colors to plot themes

How do I get the colors to match the plot theme when I use a PlotLegend that is separate to the plots? I have had a look at How to access new colour schemes in ...
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How to plot the 2-D graph of $|x|+|x+y|=1$?

Problem Description: Today,I am countered with a integral problem that I need visualize a 2D graph of the equation $|x|+|x+y|=1$ I plots it step-by-step by hand: When $x \geq 0, x+|x+y|=1$ ...
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How to transpose x and y axis on a LogLogPlot?

how can i exchange x and y Axis of this loglogplot? ...
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Adding known error bars to a bar plot [closed]

I want to add error bars that I already have calculated onto my bar plot. I can't seem to find a function that will do this. I've found ways to enter all the data and have Mathematica calculate, and ...
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Axeslabel doesn't work when using Frame and FrameTicks,

I'm using FrameTicks and Frame to get a second y-axis. But then my axes labels disappear. I've solved it by using ...
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LogPlot axes labels destroyed when working in high precision

Bug introduced in 7.0 or earlier and persisting through 10.2.0 or later (I'm using Mathematica 8.) I have a Taylor series: ...
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How can we make publication-quality PlotMarkers without version 10?

Suppose that for certain reasons we are not yet using Mathematica version 10, or we have a version with buggy PlotMarkers. It is well known that the default markers ...
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How to define a sequence of piecewise functions and then plot them altogether?

The following is the piecewise functions I want to define ${f_k(x)} = \left\{ {\begin{array}{*{20}{c}} {\frac{{j - 1}}{{{2^k}}}}&{\frac{{j - 1}}{{{2^k}}} \le f(x) \le \frac{j}{{{2^k}}}}\\ ...
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Help remove annoying vertical lines in a piecewise plot

I use the following codes to define and plot three piecewise functions. ...
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Specifying WorkingPrecision in LogLogPlot produces invalid plots [duplicate]

I seem to have found a bug with LogLogPlot in Version 10. If I specify a working precision, the function produces total garbage. Here is a simple example. The first ...
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Unwanted PlotMarkers appear at non-existent places

Bug introduced in 7.0 or earlier and persisting through 10.2.0 In this simple code ...
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Blank plot when using WorkingPrecision

I have the following code: Inv=WeierstrassInvariants[{1,I/3}] ...
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Display frame-tick labels on top side

I am making a standard framed Plot and would like the frame tick labels for the horizontal axis to appear on the top frame edge. I know I can do this by hand ...
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Fitting local regression through data

Is there a way to fit local regression through data in Mathematica (equivalent to say "smooth" in ggplot-R)? I've literally spent the last hour searching the internet and documentation centre and I ...
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BarChart: Want to rotate and place a y-axis label on the left side

I would like to know if it's posible to place the y-axis label roated on the left side without using Frame->True and ...
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SetOptions for CoordinatesToolOptions for DateListPlot?

Bug introduced in 10.0 and persisting through 10.2.0 or later DateListPlot does not respect my Options setting for ...
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Plot a curve on a lattice

How do I plot a 2d curve and label lattice points to one side of it? I want to plot the curve $f[x]=\frac{1}{x}$, and draw a solid red dot at every lattice point in the following set: $$\{(m,n)\in ...
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VectorPlot only shows dots [duplicate]

I am trying to plot a electric field: vec = 1/(16 π ) Abs[{ex, ey, ez}]^2; ...