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

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ImplicitRegion gives arbitrary boundaries

This question uses Mathematica 10.2.0.0. equation1 is the major unbounded region I would like to generate: ...
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How may I remedy this erroneous lighting pattern?

What I did: ...
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How to achieve a decent terminator line?

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How to plot a function defined by an expression containing integrals [duplicate]

It seems Mathematica does not like it when it is given a function defined by an integral to plot. How would one plot a function $F(x)=\int_0^x\int_0^xf(t,s)dtds$ on a given interval? Edit In ...
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How may I avoid ParametricPlot3D clipping? [duplicate]

What I am doing: ParametricPlot3D[{Cos[z/2]^6 * Cos[t],Cos[z/2]^6 * Sin[t], z}, {t,-Pi, Pi},{z,-Pi,Pi}] What I get: What I want: what I get, but without the ...
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Storing Variables in “Loops” and Point Plotting

Given the function $y=\sin x$ defined over the region $-\pi \leq x \leq \pi$, I need to implement a "do loop" such that I sweep over 100 or so points $-1 \leq y \leq 1$ and find precisely the two $x$ ...
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Plotting a function with implicitly defined variable

I have a question about plotting a function with an implicitly defined variable. I think the solution should be something similar like here: Define a function with variables linked implicitly but I ...
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Plotting function in cylindrical coordinates (r,theta,z) [duplicate]

I have a function of two variables (r,theta), and I would like to plot it as a surface using cylindrical coordinates. Based on my research, there is no built mathematica function for plotting ...
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Sum with 2 different variables

I want to plot Contour or Streamplot a function with a sum. The first part (Abs[v/u]>1) looks like this: $L(u,v)=\sum_{s=0}^\infty \frac{(-1)^s}{2s+1} ...
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Plot not working for a phase diagram

Whatever I have tried, I could not achieve to plot numerical values coming from my system of differential equation. It is a optimal control model with two state variables. My differential system is ...
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1answer
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ContourPlot with with specific/unequal axis values that cannot be specified in advance

I have the following problem: ...
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Integrate over Piecewise function efficiently

I have this Piecewise function: ...
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1answer
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NumberLinePlot missing large segments of interval

What is going on here? Why isn't it extending to the full range? Removing the + 0.0 gives the correct ...
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3D game from my Magic cube [closed]

I'm a student of design. I created a Magic cube. How can I make this game with Mathematica? I have already imported a mesh *.obj with 192 triangles. If anyone knows how to do this please reply.
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Problem with code from Stan Wagon's book [duplicate]

Stan Wagon's Third Edition of Mathematica in Action has this code on page 30: ...
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1answer
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Unexpected results from trying to solve Laplace's equation

I am trying to find the solution to Laplace's equation: $\dfrac{\partial^2 u}{\partial x^2}+\dfrac{\partial^2 u}{\partial y^2}=0$ over the following region of space: the vertices of the triangle ...
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PlotLegends “Expressions” default for ListPlot?

gwr pointed out an apparent problem with setting a default Option value of PlotLegends for DateListPlot. I traced the problem ...
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Axeslabel doesn't work when using Frame and FrameTicks,

I'm using FrameTicks and Frame to get a second y-axis. But then my axes labels disappear. I've solved it by using ...
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2answers
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How to transpose x and y axis on a LogLogPlot?

how can i exchange x and y Axis of this loglogplot? ...
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Blank plot when using WorkingPrecision

I have the following code: Inv=WeierstrassInvariants[{1,I/3}] ...
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1answer
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Display frame-tick labels on top side

I am making a standard framed Plot and would like the frame tick labels for the horizontal axis to appear on the top frame edge. I know I can do this by hand ...
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Help remove annoying vertical lines in a piecewise plot

I use the following codes to define and plot three piecewise functions. ...
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How to define a sequence of piecewise functions and then plot them altogether?

The following is the piecewise functions I want to define ${f_k(x)} = \left\{ {\begin{array}{*{20}{c}} {\frac{{j - 1}}{{{2^k}}}}&{\frac{{j - 1}}{{{2^k}}} \le f(x) \le \frac{j}{{{2^k}}}}\\ ...
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BarChart: Want to rotate and place a y-axis label on the left side

I would like to know if it's posible to place the y-axis label roated on the left side without using Frame->True and ...
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Plot a curve on a lattice

How do I plot a 2d curve and label lattice points to one side of it? I want to plot the curve $f[x]=\frac{1}{x}$, and draw a solid red dot at every lattice point in the following set: $$\{(m,n)\in ...
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VectorPlot only shows dots [duplicate]

I am trying to plot a electric field: vec = 1/(16 π ) Abs[{ex, ey, ez}]^2; ...
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1answer
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Combining Plot and ListPlot using appropriate colours [closed]

I have Plot and ListPlot and I want to combine the using Show: ...
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Adding a legend to ListContourPlot [duplicate]

I am struggling to add a legend to my plots. I am using ListContourPlot and my data is ASiAufrontZnO, which is an array of data with three columns ...
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Easy way to add another parameter to Manipulate

Vector definitions: I'm sorry that I didn't include the Vector definitions. I forgot because I had them in initialization cells. Here they are: ...
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1answer
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ParametricPlot not plotting the results I'm getting from NDSolve

I try to plot a phase diagram with ParametricPlot but everytime Mathematica does nothing. I start by ; ...
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1answer
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How can I specify position of ContourLabel? [duplicate]

Consider the ContourLabeled plot: ...
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StreamPlot of potential flow from a finite element calculation [closed]

I am trying to calculate a potential flow past a thick plate. The finite element calculation seems to go well but I am finding it difficult to get a nice plot of the flow. The stages below are, ...
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3answers
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Initial value producing an error in a dynamic display

I have ...
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Plotting a function over a region

I want to plot $f(x,y)=\max(x,y)$ over this region $y > -3x + 9 $, $y > -x + 5$, $y > -1/3x + 3, x \leq 6 $ and $ y \leq 7$. I've seen some answers, but nothing that could be applied to my ...
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How to fill curves with a color gradient?

I would like to produce a graphic like this but with a continous color gradient between the outer curves. Is it possible to achieve this by using the Filling ...
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1answer
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How to change the x-axis ticks from numbers to months

I have a ListLinePlot, for which the x-axis is time (November 2011 to January 2014). Now, when I plot it, the x-axis ticks run from 1 to 28 because the time ...
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How to change the font size of a pie chart's legend

I have a pie chart and I would like to make the font size of the legend bigger. I was able to make the fonts bigger for the chart labels but ...
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Vector tips seem to resize and get ugly in some situations

In Selwyn Hollis's CalcLabs with Mathematica, Multivariable Calculus, 5th ed., he does some nice initialization code for adding vectors to a plot: ...
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What will happen if I set ExclusionsStyle for points in 2D plot?

For example f[x_] := (x^5 - 4 x^2 + 1)/(x - 1/2); Plot[f[x], {x, -1, 2}, Exclusions -> {f[x] == 0}, ExclusionsStyle -> Dashed] Has the ...
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smoothing plot edges

I have a data list as mydata: ...
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Why do I need to apply DiscretizeRegion to a derived region to visualize it?

What are the design principles, or other explanations, as to why one needs to apply DiscretizeRegion to obtain a graphical representation of a derived region, ...
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Ndsolve parametricplot

Ndsolve solution cant manipulate parametric plot!! ...
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Density plot with list data and preferable boundary

I have a list as ...
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Specifying plot markers (filled diamonds or squares) [duplicate]

I can plot my list data and I can use of specifying circle to show my plot-markers. I used of Mr.Wizard comments on that page. But I don't know how can I fill the circles of those plot-markers with ...
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How can you get the area of a region from an image?

Suppose we have a square of side "L" m, How can I calculate the hatched area, if the corners of the square are centers of circles. It can be generalized to any region? edit: This is the result I ...
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1answer
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Marking distance with an arrow that has lead lines

I have: ...
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ColorFunction uses graphics coordinates instead of Plot3D coordinates

I've had the same effect in Mathematica 9 and 10. I'm trying to color a 3D Plot with another function, let's call it colorFun ( it should highlight the areas where the colorFun is above a certain ...
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Remove the extra white-space padding introduced by implicit use of Inset in GraphicsColumn

Simple Context This is a question about understanding how Inset really works and how GraphicsColumn and the like automatically ...