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

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How do I plot a histogram with hatched shading?

I can plot an ordinary histogram with blue shading and black borders like this: T = RandomVariate[NormalDistribution[0, 1], 10000]; Histogram[T, 30] And I can ...
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Resolution problem of ContourPlot

I met a tricky problem with ContourPlot, which is when I change the range of my variable, I get a totally new figure. For example: ...
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Finding central point in a ContourPlot

I am using ContourPlot for defining a 2-parameter space feasibility of a function. This function simply returns 1 if everything is ...
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How do I interpolate a set of points with colour varying along the curve?

I have a table with 3 columns - x position, y-position and colour. I'd like to plot these points and join them with line segments, where the colour of the line segment is determined by 3rd variable. ...
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How do I show the combined plot from the do-loop?

I have a do-loop to do the calculations from a set of data and plot the graphs with different results, that was obtained from the calculations. I was able to get multiple graphs but I want to ListPlot ...
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Plot basins of attraction using separatrices for particular pendulum

How can I plot the stable and unstable separatrices to make a graphic of the basins of attraction of this differential equation? ...
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How can I make a list plot with bars?

Can anyone help me please? I don't want a Histogram; I don't want a BarChart, not even a ListPlot with drop down lines. I want a list plot with drop down columns/bars: please see the link. It is ...
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How to use a ConvexHull as RegionFunction?

I have a set of data supported over a region in 2D. I want to use RegionPlot and ContourPlot on interpolations of my data, but want to restrict the Plots to the region over which my data is supported. ...
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ParametricPlot3D and Sphere Graphics

I'm trying to put a sphere into a 3D parametric plot, but I seem to have a strange problem. Here's the code: ...
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RevolutionPlot3D: Inconsistency between Mathematica 8/Linux and Mathematica 9/OSX

The following code runs error-free in Mathematica 8.0 under Linux. ...
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Interpolate throughout a 3d data list without extrapolation

I have a 3D list of data for which I'd like to plot an interpolated surface. There are several ways to achieve this, but none I cannot find a method which ONLY plots the ENTIRE interpolated surface ...
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How does Plot determine vertical range when not user-specified?

Consider the example1: p0 = Plot[Tan[x Pi/2], {x, -1, 1}] In this case, the vertical range specified would be $(-\infty, \infty)$, which is clearly impossible to ...
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Saturated Density Plots

I am making some density and contour plots in Mathematica. These plots have very high peaks which saturate with color and prevent me from seeing differences in the peaks. Is there a way I can tone ...
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Interpolation steeply drops to 0 beyond data

I use Interpolation on unstructured 3-D-Data to visualize different regions via RegionPlot. A problem I run into is that the interpolating function steeply drops to zero beyond my set of data. This is ...
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Why are the two shades of the same color in this figure?

Given $S \subseteq \mathbb{C}$ I am trying to plot $f(S)$ for given complex valued function $f$ Looking at other answers on this site for similar questions, I came up with this ...
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Plotting region $f(S)$ for given complex function $f$ and $S \subseteq \mathbb{C}$ [duplicate]

I have a function $f: \mathbb{C} \rightarrow \mathbb{C}$ and I want to be able to see the effect of $f$ on any particular region of $\mathbb{C}$ e.g. what happens to the unit disk under this ...
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How to produce multiple plots from a multiple data sets

I have a number of lists and want to plot all of them vs each other. E.g.: l={ {a,2,5,4,6}, {b,4,6,6,2}, {c,2,8,3,5}, {d,1,5,2,5} } Now I want multiple plots ...
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Why doesn't Mathematica divide out the Kelvins?

I thought I understood Mathematica V9 units. However, I can't get these numbers to plot, or even to come out to a nice clean unit of mass (say grams). The Kelvin's ...
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Using two color functions in a MatrixPlot

I'm trying to use two color functions within one MatrixPlot in Mathematica. Is it possible to do this? For example, using a very simple matrix: ...
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Mathematica not plotting whole logarithmic function

I am trying to use the following input Plot[Log[E,x+1],{x,-50,50},PlotRange->50] however the output is: How can I adjust it so the line goes down to ...
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ListPlot under conditions Part II

I have a data file containing several columns and thousands lines of data. Below I present a small portion of it, in order to express my issue: ...
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How to show multiple images with a for loop

I wrote a simple application(I put the code in the end) to detect the parallel line pairs in the following picture: It returned three pairs of parallel line: ...
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How to set a zero offset for the frame origin?

I want to set a zero offset for the frame origin. In other words, the horizontal axis should start at exactly the lower bound, instead of having a small offset. For example, in the figure below, ...
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ContourPlot Legend with colorbar for arbitrary contour values

I have a ContourPlot in which I have specified the contour-values myself as Contours->{0.01, 0.05, 0.1, 0.2, 0.3}. I would like to get the corresponding contour-values to be shown in the color-bar in ...
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Mathematica 8: ContourPlot finding out max and min function values [duplicate]

I have a ContourPlot where I have let Mathematica draw the contours automatically. I would like to extract the zmax and zmin contour values that have been determined internally so that I can pass them ...
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RevolutionPlot3D: revolving around a line NOT an axis [duplicate]

Is it possible to revolve a function around a line instead of an axis? For instance I would like to revolve the quadratic function: f[x_]:=-0.45(x-1.5)^2 ...
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Manipulating Frame labels when legends are also there

I am plotting a few curves inside a frame with labels on three of its sides; left, right and bottom. I want legends to be places at the top. The problem which I am facing is that the top label ...
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ArrayPlot and non-integer PlotRange

There seems to weird bug regarding non-integer PlotRange in ArrayPlot. For example... ...
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Parallelize plotting

I'm using Mathematica to make a few 3d plots. For the sake of generality, let's say they are unrelated to each other (so I can't imagine making a table out of them). However, the machine I'm using has ...
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Legends for multiple curves

Dear users I am a new member here and I would like to ask a question about PlotLegends. I have multiple curves and want to make their legends bit more visible. ...
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Can BoxWhiskerChart show both the median and outliers at the same time?

Is there an easy way to make BoxWhiskerChart show both the outliers and the median line? g1 below shows outliers but not the ...
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Tooltips with Popupmenus, can't supress the popups prior to clicking

I'm trying to add popupwindows to tooltips for points on an ErrorListPLot but all the popupwindows appear on screen immediately when I run the command below that plots the graph. After closing all ...
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Manipulate showing the trajectory of a particle along a parametric curve

I have a particle which follows a certain trajectory given by rx and ry ...
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ListLinePlot not showing filling

My code is ...
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Why don't rules applied inside ContourPlot3D work?

The output of the following code is the same as the input. ...
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Use the same scale for two ListContour plots [duplicate]

I have two ListContourPlots which have different min and max height values. ...
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How can the behavior of InterpolationOrder->0 be controlled?

In ListPlot and Interpolation, the option InterpolationOrder->0 uses two different ...
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ListPolarPlot not showing full plot range even with PlotRange -> All

I have a list of data dpdOt (given below) with associated angular coordinates thetaplot, which when plotted using ...
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Extracting the coordinates of a point of interest from a ListDensityPlot

How can I extract coordinates from a list density plot. Example plot of interest: I need to place two points on either side of the center white circle and calculate the distance between them. My ...
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How to plot 2D plot against two functions [closed]

I need to Plot two functions one is on x-axis and second on y-axis, both function have common variable $x$. The two functions are ...
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How Do I Plot Histograms and Binomial Distributions Side by Side?

Here is the code I thought might yield up two histograms and two binomial distributions plotted side by side: ...
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Combination of a Contourplot and a Graphics Object

I want to combine the following to graphs. ...
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Color of a plane in Contourplot3D

I have the following code example: ...
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Plotting function with Dynamic parameter

I'm trying to get this code working: a = 2; func[t_] := Dynamic[t + a]; Plot[func[t], {t, -5, 5}] The idea is: I'd like to have the dynamic parameter a change ...
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Plotting list-valued interpolating function [duplicate]

I have an interpolation function which returns a list, e.g.: f=Interpolation[{{1,{1,2,3}},{2,{4,5,6}}}]; When I try to plot it, I get single-colored curves. ...
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PlotRangeClipping not working correctly with small ImageSize and PDF-export

Although Mathematica has some nice plotting capabilities, there are some things which are annoying me: I like to export a Graphics oder Plot to PDF for use in $\LaTeX$. I like to a have an ImageSize ...
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How Do I Plot A Binomial to the Right of the Origin?

I'm having a seven element binomial distribution: BinomialDistribution[7, 0.5], x],{x, 0, 8}] I would like to locate to any arbitrary point on the X axis. Mathematica will let me have eight columns on ...
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Plotting a dynamical NonlinearModelFit Function

Currently I'm playing around with dynamics and the NonlinearModelFit function. To be precise, I want to fit a function the data, which range I want to specify ...
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How do I append a graph to last column of a table?

rmsdata= Partition[ReadList["RMStabledata.txt", Number],29] ...
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How to find the zero of a function?

I want to find out when a function has a real root. I first made a RegionPlot3D when the function is zero. ...