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

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What are the default Frame / Axes styles and how can I find them?

I'm sure this must have been asked before but I am unable to find anything here on SE or on Google in general. I simply want to know what the default color and thickness are for a ...
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How can DateObject handle calender weeks

I have dates given for a TimeLinePlot. These dates are in {year,week} format. DateObject ...
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plotting eigenvalues with devoted level coloring

I am about to plot eigenvalues of a matrix versus varyingj's. ...
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planar Conic Sections plot

Among answers of ConicsAssemblyQuery, I posted images that are not pretty. In particular, the parabola is elusive due to large parameter step. Please help. The program attempts to translate and ...
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DateListPlot failing on Inflation Adjusted TimeSeries

Ran across this (possible bug) today. Here's historical West Texas Intermediate oil prices: ...
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How can I labeled points in a list plot?

In John Robert Stinespring (2002), Mathematica for Microeconomics, p.76, LabeledListPlot is used. But in Mathematica 10.3, ...
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How do I create plots of rotated conic sections? [closed]

Mathematica works well with many kind of plots, but I cant figure out how to plot conic sections with rotated axis. For example "plot $y = (3x + \sqrt{x(16-7x)})/4, y = (3x - \sqrt{x(16-7x)})/4$" will ...
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TimelinePlot - Handling dates prior to Year Zero

Interested in Using TimelinePlot to help me understand/remember important time periods in Earth prehistory and history. Following an a simple example in the Documentation I create a TimelinePlot for ...
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Change the height of a function being plotted

How do I alter the height of any function plot using the Plot function? Mathematica seems to limit the height of the plot up to the range of a function and distort ...
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Quick Question - ContourPlot a Rectangular region [duplicate]

I have been using the contourplot command to illustrate the eigenfunctions of a 2x1 rectangle. However, the contourplot scales the y axis to make the region square, which is distorting the image. ...
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Plotting a graph on a torus and another surfaces [duplicate]

I'm trying to figure out how to plot a graph on a surface. My goal is to represent a planar embedding of $ K_5$ in a torus. I have encountered this post, where you can find an explanation how to plot ...
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Graph plotted in W|A but not Mathematica

This Mathematica code gives me a blank graph but if I run it on W|A I get a result. Why? ...
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Inset in ArrayPlot

It seems the options in the Inset object will be ignored when passing to ArrayPlot: ...
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How to plot dy/dx and y together for a differential equation? [duplicate]

For the differential equation y'(x)+a*y(x)=d, how to plot y'(x) and y(x) for given values ...
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How do I plot a solution of a differential equation?

I am having trouble generating a plot for a solution to my differential equations. I always end up with just blank axes. ...
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How to scale a part of a curve horizontally and vertically?

I have some data for curves, say $y(x,t)$, in which $x$ and $y$ cover different ranges. I need to compare them by shifting and stretching the curve horizontally and vertically. This is the data for ...
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How to find and show a fitting line for ListLogLogPlot?

I got a set of data, and the ListLogLogPlot output appears to have a slope of $-1$. Thus, I try to fit a line to show the slope according to this answer. Thanks to ...
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Continuously varying tube radius

I'm currently trying to draw tubular neighborhoods of torus knots, which Mathematica's "Tube" function allows me to do quite easily. My question regards the appearance of the neighborhood: Is there ...
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Weighted arithmetic mean [closed]

How can I calculate the mean value of my graphs computed below ...
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Why does this ContourPlot3D not give the result I expect? [closed]

ContourPlot3D[(mod[x, 10]-5)^2 + y ^2+z ^2 ==1, {x, -20, 20}, {y, -20, 20}, {z, -20, 20}] shows blank rather than the array of balls I expect. Why?
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Plotting 3D with parameter [closed]

Can someone help in plotting this graph? K is a parameter. Thanks ...
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Issues with PlotRange!

When use the following command to plot a graph: Plot[x^Gamma[x - 1], {x, 0, 1}] or: ...
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Import graphml file in mathematica

I am trying import a graphml file I created with NodeXL in mathematica in order to create a network. However when i try to import it I get the error message: "Cannot import data as GraphML format". ...
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ListPlot a list of Associations, with each pair in Association a different color

As the title states, I'd like to ListPlot a list of Associations, with each pair in ...
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Help fix an ugly axis

I am trying to plot a cuboid without box using Graphics3D, however the y-axis looks ugly, "floating" above the cube. The y-axis should join the other two at the origin. Thank you! ...
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Problem with PlotLegends in Manipulate

Please consider this simple code: Manipulate[ Plot[{a Sin[x], a Cos[x]}, {x, 0, 2 Pi}, PlotLegends -> "Expressions"], {a, 1, 2}] Mathematica returns this ...
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Plot time along the y-axis?

How can I plot times along the Y-axis, (with dates along the X-axis) e.g. ...
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How do I define a periodic region?

I'm trying to create a region of "thick" grid-lines, like so ...
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plotting 3d and contour

How can i plot such a graph like this? I mean placing the 3d plot and the contour in the same figure
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LogLinearPlot issues [closed]

I am currently fighting with certain LogLinearPlot shenanigans. You can see: Term reordering in the PlotLegends. No colors for the plot legends (the graphs themselves have them) Weird 'cutoff' in ...
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Rescale axes (e.g change from Hz to THz)

I have multiple plots of permittivity against frequency, but they're hard to read because the frequency labels go from 4x10^14 to 1x10^15 in Hz. I want to label the frequency with THz instead of Hz, ...
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Portion of Curve Omitted by Plot

In the course of addressing question 104559, I encountered the following problem with Plot. Begin with ...
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y axis multiplied with 10^-6 factor and this factor shown at the top of axis

I want to have y-axis ticks something like 1,2,3,4 but at the top of axis 10-6 should be shown in plot. This means that every tick say 1 is nothing but 1 10^-2 and 2 mean 2 10^-6 and so on. How to do ...
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How do I plot this (x^3 - 2*x)^Ln[x]? [closed]

y=(x^3 - 2*x)^Ln[x] I'm totally clueless. I tried with y=e^(Ln[x] Ln[-2 x + x^3]) by Ln-ing on both sides but there is ...
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Manipulate a random walk [closed]

For a college project I am manipulating a random walk. I managed to make a walk but in the manipulation every time a step is added the manipulation shows an entirely different walk. I understand why ...
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How do I create a radar plot in mathematica?

I have been using SectorChart, but it's not quiet what I need. I'm looking for: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Radar_chart
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How do I map a Mollweide projection onto a sphere?

I have this Mollweide projection of the Earth circa 600 million years ago (http://jan.ucc.nau.edu/~rcb7/370moll.jpg).(1) I want to map this onto a sphere. My results have big black splotches in ...
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open Matlab sheet and plot

I have managed to import my data into mathematica, but I can't find a way to show the plot the way it was in the lab (Matlab automatically generated file usually show me a graph). Is there a way ...
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Bug in ListPlot?

I want to check if this is a bug before I email WR about it. I can't get ListPlot[] to make scatter plots over a very small area: ...
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How to adjust the parameter of TextureCoordinateScaling

I wanna draw a picture like this This is my current work,First get the texture of picture ...
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In ListLinePlot FrameLabel should display a number of ScientificForm

Here is an example of how I would like to show in FrameLabel as 4th argument a Mean of some data which should be in ...
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Displaying NumberLinePlot Vertically?

Is it possible to have NumberLinePlot[] display that axis vertically instead of horizontally?
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How to export figures with normal spacing in texts?

My OS is Ubuntu 14.04, and I use MMA 10. I export a figure ploted in MMA to a pdf file and then import the pdf in Latex, here is the sreenshot As you can see, the spacing in the text is odd. But ...
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Error bars in BarChart3D

Following the page on error bars in charts I wanted to make a BarChart3d with error bars, but I'm struggling with it because there is no help about the function "ChartElementData", which is used to ...