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

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ListContourPlot3D doesn't use all points

Edited thanks to @Kuba: In the following example, ListContourPlot3D accepts an array of points spaced at intervals 0.1 apart throughout the volume, but seems to choose an arbitrary number of points ...
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How do I overlay multiple graphics on one plot? [duplicate]

I am plotting n spectrum using: ...
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Derivative of Interpolating Function [closed]

Let's assume that Sol is the solution of NDSolve, given as an InterpolatingFunction f InterpolatingFunction[{{0.,10.},{0.,100.}},<>] If I want to plot it, ...
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Question about a ParametricPlot with a shading grey family of lines and/or different sizes [duplicate]

So, I have this function of the polar angle $\theta$, with a varying parameter $t$: {Cos[\[Theta]] (1 + Sin[t]), Sin[\[Theta]]} and I want to draw it in a ...
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Formatting an equation on a plot

I am trying to label a plot with an equation. The problem is that Mathematica formats things almost well but not exactly. The parenthesis are of the wrong size, and the powers are not high enough. ...
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Implementing a Beeswarm plot in Mathematica

I am looking for a Beeswarm plot implementation in Mathematica. Consider the following data: ...
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Plotting lists, exact color values

I read some descriptions of similar problems but I cannot make them work in my example, I don't know why. I have list of 3 dim values to plot: x, ...
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Change ticks from number to hours

I have an unidimensional array (let's call it list)ranging from 0 to 86400, each one representing a second of a day (a day has 86400 secs). For example, ...
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Plotting the results of a system of equations

I believe this is a question of more list manipulation than plotting, but I hope you could help me. I solve numerically a system of equations of 3 variables, take only real solutions where one of the ...
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PlotRangePadding that's a fixed fraction of a plot's longest dimension

I am trying to produce plots of a region which can alternately become very long or very tall, and I would like to have some padding around it which is uniformly thick in both the horizontal and ...
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Error bar plot - no bars but rather point size determined by errors

Looking for a way to create an ErrorListPlot (x,y,error) with the radius of the PlotMarker ...
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Custom BoxWhisker Plot

I’d like to figure out how I can show my entire dataset overlaid on a box whisker plot. ...
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invert system of two parametric ODEs and plot results of do-loop

I can solve this system of parametric ODE (u is the parameter,while g,e and ...
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Line of best fit on LogLog plot

I have a LogLog plot, and i'm unsure about how to fit a line to it. The data represents a calibration curve. ...
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Changing Plot order for 3D printing

Alright, I got a my first 3D print done of a pseudosphere using parametric plot and a deflated sphere using a contour plot, but when I try ...
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How to change the format of FrameTicks

Here is a plot with the default frame ticks S1 = Plot[Sin[x], {x, -7, 7}, Frame -> True, Axes -> False] Now, if I define myself the range as well as the ...
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Multiple curves plotted with different colours [duplicate]

I am trying to use ColorFunction for 2 functions on the same plot. I only want the cubic equation to change colour. ...
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How does PlotLegends actually work with ListPlot3D?

I'm sensing this might be a rookie mistake but normally I roll my own legends but decided to try the built in legends for a ListPlot3D. ...
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How to plot an implicit equation with separate dispersion lines of Lamb waves

I'd like to plot (to try reproduce) dispersion curves of Lamb waves as in http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lamb_waves But I can't to separate each lines. I was reduce the dispersion equations as X=ωd/Vs, ...
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ListLinePlot problem

OK, so here I got the solution of a numerically-solved PDE. I wish to plot in a graph, for a given time, the point x where the solution reaches 1/2. So here's the relevant string of code: ...
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Tick labels above axis [duplicate]

Is there any way to place tick marks on the x-axis above the axis? Note that I am talking about marks on the axis, not on a frame (because my graph has no frame). To be more specific, here's the ...
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Problem With 3D Contour Plot

So I am very new to Mathematica and I'm using version 9. I need to plot a function $f(x,y)$ such that $f(x,y)$ is equal to $y^2$ when $x > y$ and equal to $10 \sin(x)$ when $x < y$. I want two ...
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Highlight Pie in PieChart

PieChart has the nice functionality of highlighting a single pie when you click on it. It is then sticking out a little. See the following example: ...
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Default Chart Color Doesn't Match

I have looked through other posts to find out what the default plot color is, but when I use it, the color doesn't seem to match. Can anyone explain why I'm seeing different output? The reason I ask ...
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Asymmetric X and Y error bars on ListLogPlot

The wonderful error bar log plots package ErrorBarLogPlots from V6 no longer positions labels correctly (since ...
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Horizontal axis tick marks

I have a question about adjusting the number of horizontal tick marks on a 2D plot. Example: f[x_] := 4*Sin[4*x] Plot[{f[x]}, {x, -10, 10}, Ticks -> {Table[Pi n, {n, -5, 5}]}] Gives the following ...
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ContourPlot or DensityPlot ColorFunction with x, y and z arguments

Is it possible to apply a color function to ContourPlot or DensityPlot that is function of x, y and z, and not simply of z? Example: ...
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Choosing the units for plotting

I´m new to using units in Mathematica. I have read other similar posts about this issue but I haven´t found an answer so far. My problem is simple: I want to plot a certain function with a certain ...
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listplot very large numbers

Suppose we have the following function: NN = 150; W[n1_] := NN!/(n1 ! (NN - n1!)) (1/2)^n1 (1/2)^(NN - n1) Then we can Plot or Listplot it: ...
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How to plot a function with two parameters determined by another parameter?

I have one small question. My code is like follows. ...
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How to change the position of numbers on plot [duplicate]

How to change the position of numbers in axes on plot? I want to see the numbers on the x-axis over it, not under it as it is now to have them clearly visible.
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Why won't Mathematica plot my function? [duplicate]

I'm using a theoretical answer found on the official Wolfram site as a reference to ensure my code isn't faulty (even though I'm fairly confident that my original code is half decent). ...
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How to increase range in Plot without exceeding maximum bounds?

Does there exist some way to increase the plot range of following plot from 10^7 to new value 10^16? It exceeds its maximum ...
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Filling between two spheres in SphericalPlot3D

Manipulate[ SphericalPlot3D[{1, 2 - n}, {θ, 0, Pi}, {ϕ, 0, 1.5 Pi}, Mesh -> None, PlotPoints -> 15, PlotRange -> {-2.2, 2.2}], {n, 0, 1}] I cant' ...
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Labeling points on a graph with their coordinates in parentheses

I need to create some graphs in Mathematica with a bunch of labels, such as axes labels, graph labels, etc. In particular, there must be some points that must be labeled with their coordinates. Thanks ...
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Making a rectangular label for RegionPlot

I have a plot that includes a Region Plot. I want to make a rectangle with the same shading as in the region plot to show as a legend. The dumb way I can think off ...
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Applying Labeled Option to Multiple Options

First post. Hope it's not ignorant. I am trying to label several data points so I can label them properly on a ListLinePlot. I know I can label plots if I am ...
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Plot isn't outputting a plot [closed]

I am trying to plot the magnitude complex function (f) with respect to w. For some reason, Plot is just displaying a set of axes, with no points. Any Idea what's going on here? ...
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project from a n-dimensional space to 2-dim

let's say that I have a sphere in $N$-dimensions $$x_1^2+x_2^2+...+x_N^2=R$$ If I want to know the projection on the $x_1-x_2$ plane in this case I can figure out myself that is a circle, but how ...
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Single Legend for a Table of Plots

For this toy problem ...
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Plotting a line segment from the degenerate case of an ellipse [duplicate]

An ellipse degenerates into a line segment when the defining constant distance from the two foci is the actual distance between the two foci. The ellipse closes into a line segment. The following ...
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Drawing a shape on the mesh of a Plot3D [duplicate]

My question pertains to modifying the output of a typical Plot3D object, and overlaying a 2D shape, like a circle, on the 3D surface. Thinking of the surface as a stretchy surface, I want to put the ...
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How do I plot a proper streamline plot, including spacings and line endings?

Mathematica includes two nice built-in tools to visualize vector fields, VectorPlot and StreamPlot. The latter is a useful tool, ...
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Plotting ContourLabels on ContourPlot3D

Is there a way to add ContourLabels on ContourPlot3D ? (tried in Mathematica 9) I tried doing the following code : ...
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Result of NIntegrate ploting to list

I've been working on a project where I need to make two Plots. Those plots are of the form: ...
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Question about inequality plot

I fed this inequality into Wolfram/Alpha: Mod[-1 + 2^(1 - IntegerExponent[2 + 2 x, 2]) 3^ IntegerExponent[2 + 2 x, 2] (1 + x), 1 + 2 x] < 1 + 2 x, and got ...
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Plotting a complex valued function in mathematica [duplicate]

How can I plot a complex valued function like $f(z)=z^2, z=x+Iy$, in Mathematica? Can anyone help?
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How to vary thickness of line on the plot? [duplicate]

How to plot the function f(x) so that one part be a thicker line than another depending on the value x? (Curve is efficient frontier - portfolio optimization)
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densityplot + world map overlay [duplicate]

I can make a world map, and I can make a density plot, but I can't seem to get them to overlay. Was trying to use Show to overlay: ...