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

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draw part of parabola using graphics

today I was doing my physics homework. one of the questions was draw velocity-time and position-time graphs from the acceleration-time graph. So for the first step I draw acceleration-time using ...
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Graphs Plotting Discontinuous

I'm trying to plot a graph from the eigenvalues of a matrix I created. The graph shows with discontinuities in it and I was looking for some feedback. Here's the code: ...
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ParametricNDSolve and plotting problem

I have a problem with ParametricNDSolve: ...
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Adding walls to a region plot

I've done this code: Plot3D[x + y + 1, {x, 0, 1}, {y, 0, 1}, RegionFunction -> Function[{x, y, z}, 0 <= y <= Sqrt[x]]] Producing this image: In ...
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How can I use legend in ContourPlot3D and add arrowheads for axis?

I am using ContourPlot3D to show two surfaces. This is my code. Now I want to use Legend to distinguish the two surfaces, and add arrowhead for the three axis. ...
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Plot command uses same colors when applying pattern on list [duplicate]

When I do Plot[{fun1,fun2} ./ val1->1,{t,0,10}] then both plots are in the same color! If I use instead ...
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Would you give me some advice on Elliott's equation?

I'm trying to solve below equation on mathematica for plotting, but I'm a complete beginner. ...
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Glitch in Filling?

I ran into a problem while plotting and I was able to narrow it to this. Before I start "spelunking" I'd like to know if I am overlooking something or if this is a problem others have worked through. ...
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Symbolic and numeric calculations (and plots) simultanuosly

I use Mathematica to do a bunch of symbolic calculations (integrals, ...). This is good because I found that sometimes, if I plug in numeric values, Mathematica takes much longer. However, sometimes ...
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Root finding: zeroes of Mathieu function

I am finding the roots of the Mathieu sine function, and find Mathematica and Maple do not agree on the solutions. For example, consider the solutions of Abs[MathieuS[4x, 4, Pi]] = 0, for 2 < x ...
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FontSize problematic when used in LabelStyle

Bug introduced in 9.0.0 Consider the following few examples, each producing a trivial graphic object: ...
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Plotting 3D arrows on a surface

I have a cone: ...
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Using Animate/ListPointPlot3D on more than one list

I have a couple orbits defined which have been mapped into one array as shown: ...
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solving the heat equation

I'm trying to model the diffusion equation on mathematica, but I'm a complete beginner. So far I've managed to find the heat equation on the NDSovle examples but I'm not really entirely sure what all ...
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Empty plot when calling the SphericalHarmonicY function in Plot or SphericalPlot3D [closed]

I'm getting an empty plot for the following code: SphericalPlot3D[ 2*Pi*Sin[theta]*SphericalHarmonicY[100, 50, theta, phi], {theta, 0, 2*Pi}, {phi, 0 , Pi}] ...
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Why does the replace all (/.) evaluate differently in plot

I'm plotting this function: Plot[(2 (l/2 π)^2 ((2 π f)/c)^2 /. {f -> (f 10^9), l -> .01, c -> 3 10^8}), {f, 17.5, 26.5}] but it does not plot ...
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Why doesn't Directive work with some settings (e.g. Arrowheads) for VectorStyle?

In Mathematica 10 on two different Windows machines, VectorPlot[{1, 1}, {x, -1, 1}, {y, -1, 1}, VectorStyle -> "Segment"] works just fine, but ...
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Why ContourPlot3D plot is in yxz system?

I was trying to explain to someone projection of points in space. I used ContourPlot3D and plotted the planes x=1, y=1 and z=1 to show that the point (1,1,1) is the point where these three planes ...
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Flipping y-tick labes or x-tick labels simply

As it is common to most of us, when we plot a figure, x label ticks are located above x-axis and y label ticks are located at the right of y-axis. Is there any simple way to alter this in ...
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Test whether point belongs to the region between contour lines in ListContourPlot

A simple question but, unfortunately, I could not find the answer. Suppose I have a ListContourPlot built from some data set, e.g., ...
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How to label a GraphicsGrid? [duplicate]

I am constructing a GraphicsGrid from a set of plots. Is there an easy way to add an overall label for the whole grid?
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Solve for values which produce negative real Eigenvalues?

Given an n x n matrix "A", with one or more unknown parameters, I'd like to show a plot of which values produce stability (negative Eigenvalues). For example, say you have a simple mass-spring-damper ...
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Changing the width of BarLegend

Is it possible to change the aspect ratio of the BarLegend in Mathematica? The option LegendMarkerSize, in my case below, only ...
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Equation of line from loglog plot

Given some data that looks linear on a ListLogLogPlot, how can I find the correct equation (and particularly, the correct slope of the line)? I have a sample code here ...
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Show cannot combine two graphics

First we load the data file data = ReadList["data_smp.out", Number, RecordLists -> True]; I know that I should provide some sample data but in this case the ...
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How to save and manipulate an already plotted graphic

I have a figure which took some hours to create in Mathematica. I assigned it to a variable myplot, i.e., myplot = Plot[..]. Now ...
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Plotting Multiple Solve Functions

My goal is to plot the functions returned from Solve but assigning each solution to a different function. Here is an example where I do it by hand ...
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How can i construct a 3D surface pass through a curve defined by formula and some other controllable points?

For example, If a have a curve defined by x^2+y^2=1 and z=0, and some isolated points having z coordinates, Can I construct a 3D surface passed through? It's better if I can change the surface shape ...
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Plot an intersection of surfaces [duplicate]

I need to plot a curve in 3D that is an intersection of two surfaces, for example intersect the cylinder $x^2+y^2=1$ with a plane $z=x+y+1$. Here is a related question Plotting the intersection of ...
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How can I plot a 3-variables function to identify the neutral surface and a region

I wanted to plot a 3-D solid region, in which my function f(x,y,z)= x (1/(1 + 0.06))^3 + y (1/(1 + 0.06))^2 + (2 z^2)/15 (Sin[10 Degree])^2 -z/3 Cos[10 Degree] ...
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NDSolve not creating plots [closed]

This is probably stupid, but I wasn't able to find any way to get equations created from NDSolve to be plotted. ...
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Unequal behaviour of FindRoot to two similar functions

Unfortunately, I have some difficulties to plot a function. Here is my code: ...
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Simple pattern/texture on chart elements [duplicate]

If I print the following BarChart in black and white, then it is very difficult to tell which bar is "a" and which is "b". ...
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How could I upload a XLS file to Cloud and then plot it?

I want to upload a file to the Wolfram Cloud and plot the list: So I use the following code to check its head at the beginning: ...
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Grid lines extending too far

The grid lines in the following plot extend beyond the data and, in particular, into the numbers along the axis. ...
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How to wrap a plot around a circle?

Consider the code a = Table[BesselJ[i, x], {i, 0, 3}] Plot[a, {x, 0, 20}, Axes -> False] producing I'd like to transform the plot into a circle. In other ...
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Empty Graph for Absolute Function

I wanted to plot the following equation: Plot[((x/7)^2 Sqrt[(Abs[Abs[x] - 3]/(Abs[x] - 3))] + (y/ 3)^2 Sqrt[(Abs[y + 3 Sqrt[33]/7])/(y + 3 Sqrt[33]/7)] - 1) (Abs[x/2] - ((3 ...
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Changing the Ticks in LogLinearPlot for representation pH values

I need to change the ticks in the xaxis for representation pH values, but the ticks are not dispersed along the range of xaxis. Another question: why the vertical line defined with Epilog is not ...
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Can not understand the code to plot Fourier Series approximation of the line

I'm reading the CDF file from Making Formulas… for Everything in wolframalpha blog. When I step into In[9] and In[10], I'm fully confused. Who can tell me what does the two functions mean? The ...
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Trying to get plots to work AGAIN

OK, I have asked stuff here before. I am probably driving people crazy but this is making me angry and frustrated. And yes, I bet this is some simple syntax thing but I can't figure it out and I am at ...
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Why is `B /. h -> #2 &` not a pure function?

I am trying to plot the energy surface of the mean field Ising model, but I am running into a problem with setting the MeshFunctions for the plot. ...
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ColorFunction - custom colors and scaling

I am trying to implement my own colors and scaling into the ColorFunction which I use in ListDensityPlot. I have several lists of 2D values which I plot in multiple images and I want to scale the data ...
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ErrorListPlot Not Plotting

I'm on Mathematica 6.0, it's the copy my school gave me for a lab course. ErrorListPlot produces a graph, but there is nothing on it. I have checked the table constructed using ErrorBar and it's good. ...
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Include more padding between tick marks and plot [duplicate]

How can I modify the code below to add some padding between my tick marks and 3D plot? It is not a problem in this example, but often my tick marks collide with my axes. ...
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Plotting Integral equation

I want to plot the following indefinite integral : $C_l^{CC}=\int k^2\mathrm{d}k\: [e^{-2k^{2}}P_{Cl}^2(k\eta)|\dot{h}(\eta)|^2]$ with k from 0 to some large value (considered to be $\infty$), ...
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Scale coloring of ContourPlot

The answer given here solved how to use the same color scale across multiple plots within the function ListContourPlot. I can't for the life of me map this solution onto the function ContourPlot that ...
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Display trailing zeros in ticks

When I specify tick marks in ArrayPlot I want to keep the number of trailing zero's that I specify. One work around is to use a label for that tick mark (i.e. Ticks->{0.8,0.9,{1.0,"1.0"},1.1,1.2}), ...
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RegionPlot with PlotRange vs RegionPlot with domain

Consider you want to plot R = ImplicitRegion[x > 0 && y == -((5 x)/3), {x, y}]; In ContourPlot of an ImplicitRegion defined by the intersecton of ...
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Plotting a function in {X(Y),Y} space

The code below generates some data and defines a function f[x,cb]:=NMaximize[expr,x] that upon being evaluated returns: {function value at max $x$,the function maximizing $x$}. ...