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

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Arrowhead as MeshStyle or PlotMarkers for ListLinePlot

Is it possible to use the Meshstyle option of the PlotMarkers option in ListLinePlot to have ...
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Plot with sum and binomial command

A few days ago I asked about a problem with plotting a sum. You advise me to use Evaluate option, and that helped me very. But now I have a very similar problem, but i can't find the mistake. I have a ...
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Using FindFit for step functions

Having used FindFit like so: ...
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StreamPlot,smooth curves

Using the StreamPlot I observed that when the streamline is a small circle, this line is not smooth. How can I increase the number of points along the streamline? For example, these are the magnetic ...
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Reproducing a Plot done with WolframAlpha [duplicate]

I have problem to draw in Mathematica a plot like this: Plot[{Sum[a^10*(-1)^(x-a), {a, 1, x}]}, {x, 1, 10}] The problem is that on the plot there is no graph. As ...
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how recover lost data of coordinates from contourplot of mention data?

I have made Contour Plot for a lot of data, like this ...
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Finding fourier transform of data and hence frequencies

I looked at all the other questions related to mine before posting this, and they didn't solve my problem. I have a large data set which can be downloaded from here. I'm using the following code to ...
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Finding Minimum of a list after interpolation

I have a set of lists called Er[l], where l is from 1 to 13. I want to find the minimum point in the plot in these lists after interpolation by spline method. I need the values and the points on the ...
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Mesh and ParametricPlot [duplicate]

Is this a bug, or something going over my head? When using the following code, nothing "special" happens: ...
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How to plot a figure like this

I saw a beautiful figure illustrating the optical lattice clock, and would like to make a similar one. This is the figure (taken from here) Is it possible to make a similar one using Mathematica? ...
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ContourPlot3D for a 3D vector contour plot

The procedure ContourPlot3D allows plotting the contour lines of the components of a 3D-vector. The problem is I don't know how to give the contour planes of each ...
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plot an exponential statistical function

I have this exponential function, where j is unknown. How can I plot the variance function for $k= 0.1, \; 1, \;10$ $$f_{j,k}(y)=\frac{\sqrt{j}}{\sqrt{2 \pi}}e^{\sqrt{jk}}y^{-\frac{1}{2}} ...
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Shading using VertexNormal changed when combining graphics3D andy ListContourPlot3D with Show

I want to combine some ListContourPlot3D and Graphics3D to present, on one 3D plot, the projection of the contour plots on each ...
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Modified ListPlot, how to speed it up

I use Mathematica almost every day for several jobs (computations, graphics, etc.). I admit that this software contains much more options (capabilities) than one user may need. Well, not always since ...
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How to monitor the progress of a plot

Im a Mathematica newbie. Can someone tell me how to watch the progress of a plot. For example say I want to watch the curve Exp[-x] when ...
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Differential equations: How do I solve a delay differential equation with 0-1 variables

How do I solve the following non-linear, delay-differential equations using Mathematica under the assumptions $$p(t) = 1 ,\; y(t) > k$$ $$p(t) = 0,\; y(t)<= \ k$$. $$ \frac{dw}{dt} = ...
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Plotting two vectors on the unit circle [closed]

I would like to plot a vector on the unit circle, depending on an angle Pi/k, and the same vector rotated by an angle d. I try ...
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How can I create a colour image using raw black and white data? (FITS data cube)

I have a data cube containing pictures of a galaxy across a thousand wavelengths. I want to take the data for the image slides in the red and blue parts of the spectrum, and have them represented in ...
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Plotting the set where $F(x,y)\leq0$ holds [closed]

I was using Wolfram Alpha to explore some set which is defined by an inequality. Somehow I was not able to reproduce the picture with mathematica. What is the best way of plotting a set defined as ...
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Alternating Axis Labeling between Left and Right Axis

I'm using the following to label a MatrixPlot: FrameTicks -> {{yticks, None}, {None, xticks}}, I'm labeling these ticks with text. It is impossible to get the ...
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How to plot a certain surface? What is its parametric equation?

The surface show below is very beautiful; however, I don't know its function either as an implicit function or in parametric form. Anyone have an idea about it and how to draw it with Mathematica?
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Increase 3D Graph thickness for 3D printing in Mathematica?

My code: Plot3D[{(2*x*y)/(x^2 + y^2)}, {x, -2, 2}, {y, -2, 2}] Output: And now I can export this to STL by using the export STL command, however, when I try ...
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How would I plot the volume element in cylindrical coordinates?

I have this graph: But it doesn't have a function so I can't just plugin in a function into wolfram or mathematica to plot it. I have these coordinates to make it however: ...
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Union of plotted regions as sum of colors

I wish to plot 2 functions $f$ and $g$ so that the region bounded by $f$ has color $c_f$, the region bounded by $g$ has color $c_g$, and the region bounded by both has color $c_f+c_g$. E.g. $c_f$ is ...
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Use boundaries of one plot for another

I am writing some code in which I combine a ParametricPlot[] with a RegionPlot[]. Mathematica is very good at figuring out ...
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Mathematica Error Message using CylindricalPlot3D

I have a full version of Mathematica Home Edition 9 installed on a high end desktop. I'm trying to learn how to use it and keep coming up with an error message that I cannot figure out. I want to ...
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Error plotting delayed expressions [duplicate]

I have defined: Qq[T_] := Exp[-w/(2 T)]/(1 - Exp[-w/T]) Uq[T_] := T^2 D[Log[Qq[T]], T] Can someone explain why this expression work: ...
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Plotting continuous functions on integers [closed]

How can one plot a continuous function of the variable $x$, say $f(x)$, but only for integer values of $x=n$ with $n\in\mathbb{N}$ - i.e., as it was a List?
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Plotting the solution of a 2nd order equation

I have got to solve a second order equation, where the coefficient depend on the parameter $k$: $$(A_k - \omega) (D_k- \omega) - B_kC_k = 0$$ so that also the solution $\omega=\omega(k)$ will depend ...
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Plotting basin boundary

How to plot the basin boundary in Mathematica? I have been trying to do this using the system ...
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Best method to do a List Plot of two series with the same x-Axes [duplicate]

I want to plot two data series with the same $x$-Axes. I can use Show for this purpose, but I don't know if it is the best way, because I've to set all options two ...
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How to use NyquistPlot without having a transfer function model?

Could anyone tell me how to use NyquistPlot with a first argument that is not a transfer function model? The expression I'd like to pass to ...
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Combine a dynamic module with a manipulation

I would like to combine a dynamic module with a manipulation, whilst maintaining the functionality of both. I have tried things like Show and ...
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How to insert a plot into another overlay plot

I want to insert a plot into another overlay plot. Here is my code: ...
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A few specific questions on a number of plots in a do loop

I have created the picture displayed below, with the following line of code: ...
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Combining graphics & lists / tables

I have: created with: ...
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Explicit StreamPoint

I have trouble with getting the explicit initial StreamPoint to work. The number of streamlines are not the same as the number of initial points. What am I doing wrong? ...
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Conditional options in Plot

I was hoping to incorporate an If function into a Plot option, as in ...
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How can I make a grid of plots with no spacing, and have the plots line up perfectly?

I am making a bunch of two dimensional plots and I would like to have them arranged in a grid with no space in between them. That is, I want their frames touching each other. My problem is twofold. ...
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Combining graphics

Original question I would like to put a coloured grid behind the following plot: which was generated by: ...
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Plot Piecewise-Smooth Vector Field.

I want to plot a piecewise-smooth vector field. For instance: $F_1(x,y) = (x^2 + y^2, y^2)$, $F_2 (x,y) = (2xy,2xy-x^2)$ and $H(x,y) = x-y$ $F(x,y) = \begin{cases} F_1(x,y) \text{ if } H(x,y) ...
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Manipulating horizontal and vertical 'guidelines'

Is it possible to create an interactive plot that has drag-down / across horizontal & vertical guides a la Illustrator / InDesign? I would like to generate something like this: I would ideally ...
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Plotting using IntegerListPlot [duplicate]

I can't seem to implement IntegerListPlot, or find anything about it in the documentation. I can only assume it a custom function. It comes from this link. I downloaded the Mathematica notebook, but ...
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How to adjust the correct ImageSize between two plots

Let's consider the following simple plot ...
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Annoying errors in sections of plot

Not a major problem, but for some reason, Mathematica outputs unevaluated diagonal sections in what should be a step plot: Plot[{PrimePi[x]}, {x, 0, 200}] ...
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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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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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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? ...