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

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Two discrete colors for surface with ParametricPlot3D

I am trying to create a plot of a surface that is yellow above the xy-plane (z>0), but blue below (z<0). My first attempt was to use ...
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Radius Values not Displaying in (List)PolarPlot

I'm having troubles with the PolarAxes option in ListPolarPlot under Mathematica 8.0. To be more specific, when I run the ...
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How to put labels on a 3d plot

I'm close, but I'm stuck. Here's my code so far: ...
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Plot3D unable to understand input function

I'm attempting to plot the Wigner Function of the Morse Oscillator defined as ...
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FrameTicks puts tick markers on both sides of plot? [closed]

I have a framed plot and I want to use Ticks to create customized tick marks, along the lines of ...
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Strange Behavior in Barchart LabelingFunction

BarChart formatting algorithm make me loose some time today in V10. Now, LabelingFunction do not work beyond some number of Labels. See example: ...
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How to get axes labels with PlotTheme->“Scientific”?

I'm liking the new plot themes in Mathematica 10, but finding that I can't override the options it sets. For example, ...
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How can I plot a Chebyshev spiral?

The Chebyshev polynomials T_n of the first kind are a certain set of orthogonal polynomials. They can be defined by T_n(cos(x))=cos(nx), the first of them are T_0(x) = 1 T_1(x) = x T_2(x) = ...
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Manipulate Discrete Values Labelling

I have 3 lists of plots (generated in other code), rawplots, weightplots,linearizedplots. ...
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Plot least squares curve on Linear Log Plot

I have the following Data: ...
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How do I plot points on a sphere using spherical coordinates?

Currently, I have a matrix containing a list of spherical coordinates. Column 1 is r; r=1 for all points. Column 2 is theta and column 3 is phi. Each row is an ordered triple (r,theta,phi). Is there a ...
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Ploting legends in contourplot

In Mathematica 8. Given this: ...
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BoxWhiskerChart - 10-90th percentile instead of min - max

I am trying to draw a custom BoxWhiskerChart with alternative values determining fences. I have data that has a lot of outliers and I have to compare it to another chart that has 10-90th percentile ...
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ListPlot[] code for CSV file not working

I have a CSV file with $9$ columns. I want to plot them in the following way. Column $1$ will be along the $X$-axis. Any point $(x_i, y_i)$ of $i$-th curve in the plot will have the $x$ value from the ...
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StreamPlot,StreamPoints and the Fisher's equation

I'm trying to reproduce a StreamPlot from a vector field encoundered while analyzing the Fisher's equation (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fisher%27s_equation), for a ...
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Plotting 3D piecewise function with distinct colors

I want to draw the following picture in Mathematica as shown below with distinct color for each section.
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intersection between two curves in Mathematica [duplicate]

I have a ListLinePlot of some datas and a plot of a constant function. How can I find the intersection point? My data are: ...
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Changing axes in ContourPlot

I'm new using mathematica. I'm plotting a funcion that depends on two variables (r and C) let's say z= r^2+c^2 When I use ContourPlot, level curves are shown in a r-C plane. I'm trying to obtain the ...
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How does epilog position work in logplots?

I'm trying to use Epilog in my plots but the position of the Epilog isn't making much sense. As a minimal example consider, ...
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How do I subtract two contours?

Suppose I have this contour described by the equation the root $z$ of this equation $ \frac{1}{x^2 + y^2} + \frac{1}{xz} = 2y $ Now suppose the equation is tweaked slightly, with an addition of $w$, ...
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How to simultaneously change the color and thickness in ContourStyle?

When plotting contours with ContourPlot, one can use the option ContourStyle to change the contours of the plot. With the ...
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Why won't mathematica plot the 3D Contour of this function?

I want to find the 3D contour of the equation1: ...
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Legend in a Show

I am trying to put some legends on a graph but I am not able to do that. This is my code: ...
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How to get a uniformly distributed list of points from a B-spline function

I created a spline function from a list of points and made a plot as follows: ...
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Help to plot Poincare section for a system of delay differential equations

I'am trying to plot Poincare section for a 4-dimentional system of Delay differential equations. I don't know how to specify initial conditions. Can I use each of the code in the following ? Also how ...
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how to create a slope field in mathematica? [duplicate]

Anyone have any good resources for learning mathematics, already sufficient in JAVA. not math... only in calc 2. I want to plot the slope field of ...
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How to plot multiple curve in a same plot with Manipulate

The manipulate function in Mathematica allows the users to adjust the values of the parameters in a graphical way. How do I plot multiple functions in a same graph and also I can use manipulate at the ...
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Problem with Poincare section

these are equations for some double oscillators: $x'(t)=p, p'(t)=-x-3y, y'(t)=q, q'(t)=-y-3x$ I would like to plot the Poincare section for collection of $(y,q)$ when $x=0$ and $x'(t)>0$ (or for ...
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How does one get Mesh lines at 0 in ParametricPlot3D?

The following is in the documentation (MMA 10) under ParametricPlot3D -> Options -> Mesh : ...
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Initial Image Size of dynamic plot

I have a dynamic plot. I want to set an initial image size and then be able to resize it by dragging with the mouse. When the image is updated, I want to maintain the "dragged" size. A naive attempt ...
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geometric construct in GeoRegionValuePlot doesn't work?

As stated in the documentation of GeoRegionValuePlot: The reg can be Entity objects such as countries corresponding to extended geographic regions, or geometric ...
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3D Plot from 3 Polynomial Equations

Here is my code: ...
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Density map strange mapping of color

I tried to convince Mathematica 8 to plot a density map of a function: $$f(x,y) = \frac{2(x^2 - y^2)-1}{(x^2 + y^2)^2}$$ with color scheme called "TemperatureMap". At $x = \pm 1$, $y = 0$ it's ...
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To write an array by varying two variables

I have a equation G=2X+Y, Now i changed X and Y together from 1 to 10 . I got various values Of G. I have done this by using Table command ,Now I want to plot a graph between G and X, i could not find ...
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Why GridLines->function does not work with LogPlot?

Version 10: This works: ...
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What are the standard colors for plots in Mathematica 10? [duplicate]

Mathematica 10 release appears to have changed the default styling of plots: the most visible changes are thicker lines and different default colors. Thus, answers to this stackoverflow question are ...
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How to get grid lines at all (log) tick marks in Version 10?

In Version 7 using GridLines -> Automatic (or All) would put a grid line at every log-spaced tick mark: ...
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Why does GridLines option fail with Function?

The Plot option GridLines can be specified either as a list of explicit values at which to draw the lines, or as a function that ...
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ParametricPlot - Problem with ColorFunction

I am unhappy with the following mapping: ...
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Is it possible to define 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 ...
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complicated color function and color bar legend (summary of the results from previous relevant posts)

At first let me apologize. I should have read the policies of this forum before attempting a post. I was more accustomed to a moderated forum like MathGroup than such an active one like the ...
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What is wrong with triangle PlotMarkers in v.10.0.0?

In Mathematica 10.0.0 we have built-in graphical triangle PlotMarkers. Let us look closer on them: ...
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Solve differential equation with 3 variables and plotting contour

Suppose we have this equation: $$ 2 - x g(z) f \left(x, \frac{\partial y}{\partial x}\right) = 3y $$ using initial condition $y = 2$ where $g = \left| \frac{3}{2-iz} \right|$ and $f = ...
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BaseStyle ->AbsoluteThickness[somenumber] doesn't work in version 10?

Users of version 9 might be surprised by this outcome: Plot[{Sin[x], Cos[x]}, {x, 0, 5}, BaseStyle -> AbsoluteThickness[5]] It seems that ...
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Rough mesh lines in partially opaque 3D plots

If I plot a surface with mesh lines, they show up fine (of course). However, if the surface is even just a little transparent, they get quite rough. Compare this to setting the Opacity to 1: ...
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PlotLegend disappears if Plot is used with ColorFunction

Working some charts on V10, I discovered that PlotLegends disappears if used together with ColorFunction inside ...
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Timing: how make a program to work faster using built in functions and tables

I want to improve my code to make it working faster even for very large numbers. ...
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Combining Plot and ListPlot in a manipulation [closed]

I have a plot of data points using ListPlot and another plot using a function. I want the function to look like the data points. I am able to use ...
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Using Show to place a ParametricPlot on a LogLog scale

I wish to have a few plots on the same graph: ListLogLogPlot, LogLogPlot and a ParametricPlot drawing lines perpendicular to the x-axis. The problem is however that ParametricPlot doesn't seem to have ...
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Can mathematica rearrange an equation and solve/plot it? [closed]

Suppose we have this equation: $$ sin(x+y+z) = x^2y - wz$$ I want mathematica to plot contours of $x$ with axes of $y$ against $z$ in the limit $w \rightarrow 1$, tried this code but didn't work. ...