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

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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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Multiple bwspec for BoxWhiskerChart

If I want to make a horizontal boxplot (with outliers) for y: ...
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How to show surfaces as a implicit plot in 3d?

I was trying to show a feasible region with these lines: ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Forward function arguments to built-in Plot[]

Suppose I need to write a function to plot the real and imaginary part of some function (just an example). I want to define a function foo so that ...
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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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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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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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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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Intersection with FindInstance

How to find individual root parameters pair ( t, T) to find curve intersections using FindInstance? Hopefully it would output two, instead of 6 pairs in the following: ...
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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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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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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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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 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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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 ...
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Showing separate surfaces

The XYZPipeJunction is removed using circular trig functions from Both. ...
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Problem with ContourPlot [Not smooth curve] [closed]

Here is my code ...
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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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List Contour Plot: Delete some contour lines, but keep the colors

I'm trying to make a Contour plot of a set of data of the kind: $(x,y,f(x,y))$ What i'd like to do is to remove the majority of the iso-line and just leave two of them, but keeping the changing of ...
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The graph of inverse function $f^{-1}(y)$

Show that $f:I=(-1,1) \rightarrow \mathbb{R},$ it follows that $$ f(x)=\begin{cases} \quad1-x & \text{ as } -1<x\leq 0, \\ \frac{{x}^{-1}+ \lfloor {x}^{-1}\rfloor}{1+{x}^{-1}+\lfloor ...
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Plotting boundary of piecewise function in ContourPlot

I am trying to do a ContourPlot of the following function: ...
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Moving polygon on path curve to create 3D shape

How can I move some polygon list = {{0, 0}, {0, 15}, {7, 13}, {2, 13}, {2, 5}, {5, 5}, {5, 3}, {2,3}, {2, 0}}; Graphics[{Black, Polygon[list]}] so it follow some ...
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Rescaling and reorienting Matrix Plot axes

I have implemented a numeric Laplace Solver in C++ and am trying to graphically represent the validity of my method. I have outputted the grid from C++ and imported it into Mathematica to get the ...
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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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Is it possible to draw a curved edge between two vertexes of a graph? [duplicate]

The following code generates a graph. ...
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Plot multiple solutions of a system of differential equations with different values of constant c by using NDsolve

I am traying to solve system of differential equations with different values of constant c then plot the solution with different values of the constant c. where c= 2.2758, 2.04822, 1.82064, 1.59306, ...
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How to hide arrow tail in VectorPlot3D?

I want to plot arrow head only, because I want to plot a "surface" consist of all arrow head(draw a little ball or point instead of real arrow head,because a 'surface' with real arrow head is ...
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Bug in plotting function using FindMinimum?

Bug introduced in 10.0.1 (or 10.0.0) and persisting through 10.0.2 or later While working on an answer to RegionPlot from NDSolve, I came across this strange behavior of ...
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Display 3D function and its gradient in same graphic [duplicate]

Is it possible to display e.g., $z=x^2+y^2$ with Plot3D and in the same box, in the $z=0$ plane, plot its gradient?
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Sinusoidal Wave over a Circle

A sinusoidal wave can be plotted in a two dimensions. Generally and simply : y[x]=Sin[(2pi/lambda)x] As it is being plotted, the horizontal axis (as a straight ...
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How to combine several plots with this special alignment? [duplicate]

How can combine different plots just as shown in the image? Just give codes about one example plot,and tell me how to create plots as the form as gaven. Follows are codes: n = 2; z = 200; [Alpha] = ...
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Exporting graphic to pdf acting funny [duplicate]

I have a plot created in a notebook that I usually would right click on and choose Save as pdf. It worked fine until this morning. Shown below, the first plot is what I used to get. The second plot is ...
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Plot a table of functions with different color [duplicate]

I have a function with two independent variables: SNR[t_, f_] := 20 Log10[1/(2 Pi f t)] And I have a list for "t" ...
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How to show “AxesLabel” when “Frame -> True” [duplicate]

I'm using Mathematica 9.0.1, and using "LogLinearPlot" function. My problem is when I enable the "Frame", and set "AxesLabel", the labels won't be shown. If I disable the "Frame", the labels are ...
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How to make a graph of this function?

I need to plot the following function: ...
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Trace two DateListPlots?

I currently have two DateListPlots in the same graph, with two different y-axes. I downloaded the package "TwoAxisDateListPlot" to accomplish this with ease. Now I want to be able to trace both of the ...
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Plotting CSV files with UTC Universal Time

So I have many CSV files in format like this: 2014-12-11T16:13:13.038337Z , 3.90092 2014-12-11T16:14:13.456558Z , 3.89734 2014-12-11T16:15:12.444318Z , 3.90092 I imported a CSV file ...
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SmoothHistogram inside Show doesn't respect plot range clipping?

You can try this for yourself. Run the following code a couple of times: ...
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MathematicaPolarPlot Question [closed]

Using this as an example PolarPlot[{1,Sin[3 θ]},{θ, 0, 2 π}] Now consider the family of polar curves r=a+Sin[3 θ] as we vary ...
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Method options for DensityPlot and ContourPlot

What Method options are allowed for DensityPlot and ContourPlot? I am unable to find this ...
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How do I plot results of complicated calculations in Mathematica?

I am new to Mathematica and am struggling with making plots of how features of solutions vary with parameters. For example, I can find the eigenvalues and zeroes of a Sturm Liouville problem (showing ...
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How can I improve ContourPlot to get smooth curve?

I am working on the ContourPlot to creat contour line of a InterpolatingFunction recently. This is my data. This is my simple ...