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

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Add text or descriptions to Plot

I would like to add some descriptions or qualifications to Plot as follows: Those in black are what I would like to add to my Plot (this graph is manually created ...
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Animating a Sphere to move along a 3D curve [closed]

How do I get a sphere to move along a 3D function in Mathematica?
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Plotting a NDSolve solution

I'm working on a neutrino oscillations problem, and am running into issues ploting the solution to my differential equations. The equations have non-analytic solutions so I'm using the ...
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Unable to render 3D plots in Mathematica on Raspberry Pi [closed]

I just bought a Raspberry Pi 2 and I've just started to use Wolfram Mathematica. I tried to execute one of the examples given in the Wolfram documentations page. The problem that I am facing is that ...
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More Ticks::ticks errors in AbsoluteOptions in v10

Bug introduced in 7.0 or earlier and persisting through 10.1 or later While the specific bug affecting Plot described in AbsoluteOptions prints error messages in ...
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Plot directional field with a initial vlue

I do not have enough reputation to comment on other questions, hence I have to ask my own one I want to solve the following nonlinear first order ODE, $$(1 + x) (0.5 y[x]^{-0.5} (x - y[x])^{0.5} - ...
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Lagrange Multiplier

We are asked to maximize and minimize $f(x,y)=4xy$, given the constraint $4x^2+y^2=8$, using the Lagrange Multiplier method. First, I enter the functions f and g. ...
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How to draw multi curves in a graph with errorbars

The curves are composed by several 2*n nested lists. I want these curves be placed in a 3d way, like the xy plane is for the data, different curves are located in several parallel xy planes with ...
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Plotting the image of a curve under a complex polynomial using Mathematica

I would be able to plot the image of a curve (say the circle with radius $1$ centered at $1+i$) under a complex polynomial (say $p(z)=z^2$) using Mathematica. I know how to find the level curves of ...
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How to plot frequency polygon?

I have data sample. Built and plotted histogram based on the sample. How can I plot frequency polygon now? That's example of the desired result. Here is code: ...
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How do I draw a DensityPlot in polar coordinates?

I am trying to plot $J_m(\chi_{mn} r) \cos(m\phi),$ where $J_m(\chi_{mn}) =0,$ as a DensityPlot in polar coordinates (solution to 2D wave equation in polar ...
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How can I plot histogram with the same number of values in every bin?

For example I have 100 values sample. I'd like to build histogram in which every bin contains, for example, 10 values. How can i do that? Thanks.
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Plot a function based on the value of another function

Could anyone guide me on how to plot the function VR with the values of ρ that I get from solving the following eq. ...
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Contour plotting temperature data on a hemisphere or circle

(edited question:) I solved the Laplace equation(PDE) in spherical coordinates (in my problem temperature is steady and it is azimuthal(θ) symmetric, so my data is ...
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Combine Stereographic “Entity” Plot of Arctic Sea with Contour Plot

In the announcement of Mathematica 10 there were some very cool features for every geo-related researcher. Like this one what i'm trying to do is to overlay an ContourPlot onto this beautiful arctic ...
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How do you create such an animated GIF via Mathematica?

Is it possible to create such kind of GIF via Mathematica?
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ListPolarPlot: 0 Degree at vertical axis

Is it possible to have ListPolarPlot start plotting at the vertical axis? By Default ListPolarPlot gives this result: ...
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Plotting a region with polar axes

I want to plot the region of points who satisfy the following equation: 2 < r <= 5 && 3/4 π < θ <= 5/4 π I have been able to plot region in ...
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Stream plotting in polar coordinates [duplicate]

I got to a scalar field that really looks just fine to me in polar coordinates. "looks just fine" = all the physical limits make sense. The scalar field in polar coordinates r and θ is: ...
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StreamPlot in Polar Coordinates

I want to use StreamPlot to map out the field lines of an electric field $\mathbf{E}$ given by $$ \mathbf{E} = \frac{3D}{4r^{4}}(3\cos(\theta)^{2}-1)\mathbf{\hat{r}} ...
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plotting a trig functions along with its envelope

Note: This questions is quite different from the ones referred to in the comments. Those deal with numerical questions, while this one is algebraic. I have plots of the following type: ...
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Approximation of definite integral by parabolas

This question is related to Trapezoid approximation to definite integral. As promised, I am now asking about how to draw approximation of integrals by parabolas. I tried to modify MarcoB's code, and I ...
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Plotting a pencil of lines

I want to plot a pencil of lines between line1 and line2 using a formula (alfa*(ax+by+c)+beta*(a1x+b1y+c1)), but it doesn't show me anything. ...
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Triangle mapped on a sphere in $\mathbb R^3$?

How can I map a triangle on a sphere? I want to visualize (plot or animate) it for my student in Non-Euclidean geometry. I have no restrictions on the triangle's kind or on the sphere in $\mathbb ...
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Solving and plotting a non-linear and polynomial equations of degree 3 and higher

I'm doing the following and cannot plot the function, could anyone spot a problem please ...
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Dimension of plotting window vs PlotRange [duplicate]

For example, let's say I'm plotting this function, Plot[x, {x,-3,2}]. From the answer to this question the plot range is ...
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Create trading chart from Bloomberg historical data

I am using Mathematica 9 with the Finance Platform, and have pulled historical data for the Bloomberg Commodity Total Return Index using the following code. ...
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How to transform ListPlot ticks

I am sure that this is a standard question, but I have not been able to find it, either by a google search or by searching here on the Mathematica StackExchange. If I have a list plot defined by: ...
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How to plot functions with large slope on a compact domain?

The Mathematica command Plot[(1 - r^2)^(1/32), {r, -1, 1}] does not plot the function near the boundary points. That is, the graph does not attain 0 at r = +-1. ...
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Plotting an Argand Diagram

I have the function: $F(\omega) = \frac{5\; - \;i\;\omega}{5^2\; +\; \omega^2}$ When $\omega$ has the values : $\{ -7, -2,\; 0,\; 2,\; 7\}$ How would I plot the Argand diagram in Mathematica? Or ...
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Hightlight all the self-intersections of a Lissajous figure

This graph–also known as a Lissajous figure–contains so many self-intersections.How can I highlight them? ...
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Manipulating a damped oscillator plot - plot does not show

I was trying to make an oscillation plot that could be manipulated depending on the value of $\beta$. The differential equation is below, and when I just plot the solution, it turns out to be the ...
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How to change the plot range of on an axis other than z in a ListPlot3D [closed]

ListPlot3D[Table[Tan[j i], {i, 0, Pi, 0.1}, {j, 0, Pi, 0.1}]] I want to choose the plot range of y or x-axis so that for example only the right "hill" of the ...
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Count the number of regions made by Lissajous curve

How many disconnected regions does Lissajous curve divide the plane into? For example: Let g=ParametricPlot[{Sin[2 t], Sin[t]}, {t, 0, 2 \[Pi]}] The number ...
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Compute and Plot the element of a complex sequence

I'm new tho mathematica. I have a complex sequence ${z_n}$ with $z_0:=c$ $z_{n+1}=(z_n)^2+c$ for all $n\in N$ where c is some complex number, I need to plot the first 20 terms of this sequence ...
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Plotting a function based of a complicated integral

I would like to have help in making a plot of a complicated function based a definite integral. - desired graph My calculation: ...
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SetOptions for CoordinatesToolOptions for DateListPlot?

Bug introduced in 10.0 and persisting through 10.1.0 or later DateListPlot does not respect my Options setting for ...
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How to ContourPlot a function of the coordinates on the Earth's surface on a map projection

There are two similar questions (this and this), but one is too specific and the other is apparently not clear and has no answers. I'll try to make the question more complete. Suppose you have a ...
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Distorted plot when I plot Sqrt[4 - x^2 - y^2] and -Sqrt[4 - x^2 - y^2 together [duplicate]

When I plot Sqrt[4 - x^2 - y^2] and -Sqrt[4 - x^2 - y^2] together,the z axis doesn't have ...
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Problem with ParametricPlot

I'm plotting [gear curves1, and I observe that for some parameter values ParametricPlot[] does not plot all the teeth: ...
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BoxWhiskerChart Notched: how is the notch calculated?

I am aware of one convention for the uncertainty in a median: it is 1.58 * IQR / Sqrt[n], where IQR is the inter-quartile range and n is the number of data points. This was proposed by McGill, Tukey, ...
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Plotting a function against some other function?

I want to plot a function against two other functions which are actually determined by ndsolve in my mathematica code. ...
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Can I open Mathematica to plot something via some kind of Windows command?

I have a software package for alternative musical tunnings called Scala. This package has a command to plot a musical scale using gnuplot. It seems that Scala sends some kind of command to Gnuplot and ...
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Package for nonlinear plot coordinates

Is there a package for plotting in nonlinear coordinates? I mean that I provide coordinate transformation functions {xi(x,y), eta(x,y)}, for example ...
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Frame Tick Labelling in Power Form [duplicate]

Hopefully a simple one for you. I would like to edit the frame ticks on my plot such that they are in "power" form. As it stands I try: ...
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Arrowheads not quite working as expected

I apologize if this question already has an answer, but my search has yielded no results, and I can't seem to figure out what's wrong with my code, so I thought I'd ask here. I'm using Mathematica 10: ...