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

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Plotting a sum as a function of its upper bound

Apologies if this is easy to find in the documentation, but is there a quick way of doing the following up to any given 'n'? ...
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What is wrong with my expression for compiling?

Following code was translated from a snippet matlab code. Without compiling it worked slowly. I want to compile it, but am getting a numerical error. How do I compile this in a correct way? ...
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3D Plot of .txt File of the Surface Plotting Variety

I'm having a bit of trouble. I've seen other questions answered on here about how to 3D plot data from .txt files of the format: x y z x y z x y z Which works ...
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Plotting DSolve results

I am attempting to make a plot of the solution an ODE. I want to plot the solution using PolarPlot, x is the polar angle in ...
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Exporting a Table of Graphics into Individual Files [duplicate]

The command Table[Polt[Sin[k x],{x,1,10}],{k,1,30}] generates a list of graphics. I want to export each list item as an individual jpg file, named according to ...
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Problem with manipulation and plot

I want to make my function trace the hypotrochoid through one period of its motion and trying to change the color of the trace, color of the radius, and change the color of the dot on it so I can view ...
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Logarithmic scale in BarChart3D

I want to display my data in a logarithmic way in a 3d diagram. I found BarChart3D, which seems to be nearly what i need. I tried: ...
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Plotting confidence intervals

The documentation for PDF has an example for plotting a confidence interval of a standard normal distribution: ...
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Manipulate and Plot using conditional, like if [closed]

I'd like to plot a number of functions that are linked by two parameters. However, the evaluation of these functions over the defined interval should be carried out only for certain values of these ...
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How to visualize the interior of a complicated 3d plot

I have an external data file (can be downloaded here: link 1 or link 2) which contains a dense grid of initial condition in the (x,y,z) space. I read it with Mathematica and plot these initial ...
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How can I plot the characteristic polynomial? [duplicate]

For example, I have: CharacteristicPolynomial[m, x] 0.5 + 0.1 x + x^2 But ...
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Not getting the range I want when plotting a function with Show [duplicate]

I have a problem with plotting a piecewise defined function with "Show". My code is ...
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Positioning Labeled points in ListPlot gives unexpected results and errors

Original question can be seen in the edit history.... UPDATE: a simpler example - same "problem" ...
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Linear Stability Analysis Routine. Normal Modes in NDSolve

I want to make the linear stability analyis of a nonlinear system of PDEs. So for example then I want to plot what happens to the amplitudes of the modes. To do that I need to solve my equations with ...
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Plotting a Gravity-Field [duplicate]

I try to plot a 2D gravity field or something similar in the form like $r/|r|^3$ with the standart builtin VectorPlot function: ...
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Code to give center of circle given three points in 2D? [duplicate]

does anyone know how to make a function C(p1,p2,p3)=center of circle that goes through p1, p2, and p3? This is in 2D Sorry this is poorly written but I ...
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Why might ListStreamPlot fail to cover StreamPoints?

I have a pretty sparse array of vectors (in the colloquial sense that it covers the domain sparsely; it's not a SparseArray). ...
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How can I influence the elements plotted in a BubbleChart depending on the tuple plotted?

In a BubbleChart, how can influence the elements plotted depending on a value in the tuple plotted? I want to create a BubbleChart from the following data: ...
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Opacity and overlapping points on ListPlot3D

I am plotting a dataset on ListPointPlot3D, and in order to give an idea of density of points I used opacity of 0.5. The problem is that that while the opacity of points behind one another is added, ...
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How to rotate the z label in 3D plots

Let's take the following simple and funny case ...
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What's wrong with my graph input?

So I saw this picture on my book and it was left as an exercise to figure out. This is what I have so far, but I'm not sure where I went wrong. ...
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Labeling different curves on a LogLinearPlot

I have created a couple of two-variable plots of the form f(x,y)=x*y where there's a number of result curves, each representing an answer (image example below). ...
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How can I save both the plot and the legend together?

In this example, How can I punt the Legend INSIDE the graph. Because when I save the graph, only save the graph BUT not save the legend. ...
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What is the need for function parameters? Many possible inputs

If I have many possible variables related to one another, why do I need to define my function with parameters for plotting? For example, if I have an equation like: ...
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Plotting - recursive

Slightly clearer, hopefully: I would like to plot Solve[Normal[Series[E^(n x), {x, 0, n}]] == 0 for incrementally increasing n, and show all plots overlayed. Here is my effort with up to n=63 using ...
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Specifying coordinates for Inset on a LogPlot

If I use Epilog->Inset within a Plot, the coordinates specified within that Inset match ...
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ListPlot3D of a set of points in a non-convex region

I would like to plot a set of points in the same style as ListPlot3D does, but only in a non-convex region that I can specify (e.g. using a ...
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Dark artifacts in mathematica plot

When plotting in Mathematica I just got some "dark artifacts". Here is my code: ...
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How to draw symmetrical parts of a circle

Let's consider the following simple case: ...
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Show multiple plots with single variable

Using the same example code as in this question, is it possible to show all 10 plots (ie, each step of the manipulation) simultaneously? If a manipulate function is a series of listplots based on a ...
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How could I make a drawing canvas?

My question is related to Change all Options of Plot Dynamically where Mathematica remembers the series of changes in the appearance of a drawing using Plot or ...
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Plot 3D image of function

I'm (very!) new to Mathematica, and trying to use it plot a set in $\mathbb{R}^3$. In particular, I want to plot the set $$ \big\{ (x,y,z) : (x,y,z) = \frac{1}{u^2+v^2+w^2}(vw,uw,uv) \text{ for some ...
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Is there a way to plot a single level curve of a function of x and y through a given point?

For example, I am trying to plot the single level curve of f(x,y)=xsin[y/x]+ysin[2x] that goes through the point (3pi,3pi). Can anyone show me how to do this?
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How do you ContourPlot3D an implicit function of x,y, and z?

This is what I am trying to do: ContourPlot3D[4 Log[x^2 + y^2 + z^2] == 1, {x, -10, 10}, {y, -10, 10}, {z, -10, 10}] but all I get is the empty box. Can anyone ...
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Change all Options of Plot Dynamically

I am trying to make a series of changes in the appearance of the Plot of some function. I am trying to use Manipulate for my experiments. I tried to change the following code ...
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Plot3d of explanation of partial partial derivatives

I want to plot a two functions together that looks like this: But I am only able to come up with this;"which is clearly wrong" ...
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How to color ParametricPlot3D based on the parameter?

I have a set of ODEs I am solving, and then plotting (several) trajectories of in ParametricPlot3D. I want to have a color of each plot reflect the time (i.e. the Parameter) at that point. I tried ...
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Is there a more Mathematica-y way to label these plots?

I am studying an infinite square well in the context of quantum mechanics. ...
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How to force the RegionPlot to shade a narrow region?

I have an interactive demonstration, which (very simplified to leave out unnecessary details) looks as follows: ...
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How do i draw a hemisphere using SphericalPlot3D?

I want to know what ranges must be set for theta and to get a hemisphere of radius 5 from SphericalPlot3D.
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Plotting a function only non-zero for discrete values of argument

I have a function like: $$ f(E)= \Sigma_{n=0} \Sigma_{\ell=0} \, \delta\left(E+\frac{\ell+2n+2} {R\sec{\rho}}\right) w(n,\rho,\ell)\,, $$ i.e. the function is zero unless $$ ...
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How do I make a 3DPlot using cylindrical coordinates?

I'm trying to plot a function of the form $z(r,\theta)$ where $r \in [0, R]$ for a finite R, $\theta \in [0,2\pi[$, and z is the third coordinate, a function of the first two. I couldn't find anything ...
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Draw the plane on ParametricPlot3D with one parameter

I need to make semitransparent coordinate plane(s) at ParametricPlot3D with one parameter. If I add the second parameter the curves becomes ugly. ...
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Ugly output when combining 2 plots with GraphicsRow

Here are the data that I want to plot: ...
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Highlight selected curve on the plot

I have several curves on the same parametric 3D plot and I would like to highlight some curves dynamically by choosing them from list. ...
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Set maximum streamline length in VectorPlot for implicitly seeded streamlines

I have written a function that is meant to illustrate the solution of a DE: ...
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ListPlot with redundant labels for tick marks

Is it possible to have two sets of labels for the $x$-axis tick marks using ListPlot? For example, could we have tick marks labels: {1,2,3,4,...}, and then right ...