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

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How can I add points on a plot?

I have a list of points that I want to a plot, but I can't figure out how to do it with Epilog. Here's the code I have so far: ...
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How to eliminate the margin between figure and frame in DensityPlot? [duplicate]

In DensityPlot, how to get rid of the white margin between the figure and the frame so that the figure itself spans the entire domain? ...
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Why is ListLogPlot skipping entire decades?

I'm having an issue with Mathematica wherein, when trying to use ListLogPlot, the scale of the y-axis skips entire decades. Instead of 1, 10, 100, 1000, it goes more like 10^2,10^4,10^6,10^8. I need ...
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How can I remove edges from my DiscretePlot?

By default, DiscretePlot displays "edges" along the sides and, prominently, align the top when ExtentSize -> Full is set. For ...
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A problem about option “Plotlegends”

Today,I use the Mathematica to deal with data.My code as below: Needs["PlotLegends`"] Function Definition: ...
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Why is Chop ignored in Plot?

I want to plot multiple functions with the same settings side-by-side, so I use the pure function construct (for clarity, I only use one function in this example) ...
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Specifying view angle of a 3D plot [duplicate]

I would like to create a stereogram from a 3d plot; I would like to export two images of a 3d plot at a slightly different angle, so that when each picture is presented to a different eye, one gets ...
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Graphical solution of a a two-variable system containing an equation and an inequality

I'm currently studying atmospheric-gravity waves and their dispersion relations. I want to have look at values of $(x,y)$ that solve the following system : \begin{equation}\label{}(1) \left\{ ...
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Labeling a plot frame

I am trying to label the frame of an overlay plot I have made. However, it is not working at all. Here is my code: ...
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Plotting multiple vector fields with different domains in a single graph

I have attached a scheme of the problem. Essentially what I need is to plot 2 different vector fields in a single graph with different domains. The underlying physical problem is to model electric ...
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Looking for ideas for handling a complicated fitting problem

I have the following data: ...
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Discrete peaks to curve via Voigt summation

I have two data sets. One is an experimental recording of an absorption spectrum, composed of regularly spaced (wavenumber, intensity) coordinates with a fine wavenumber resolution, thus making ...
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Custom ticks in distribution chart [duplicate]

I am trying to just get simple logarithmic ticks to the distribution chart, and failing... It is unhappy with any FrameTicks format I try (sparing ...
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Make Plot look like Bloomberg terminal

I've always wanted to make my financial Plots look like a Bloomberg terminal. How would I go about making my chart look like one? I am talking specifically about ...
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Plotting and ContourPlot

Make a Plot and a ContourPlot that gives the same diagram and use ContourPlot on a ...
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Is it possible to get a VertexColors effect in cylinder?

I'm trying to create a figure illustrating a cylinder filled with gas. And I saw a very good looking similar one at here. The shape is polygon and by using the VertexColors option, it creates a ...
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Projection of curve 3D (x,y,z) on the x-y plane

I have a following systeme : \begin{equation} \left\{ \begin{array}{rcr} (\beta+\frac{1}{2}\delta^{2})\nu_{1}(u)-\delta\nu_{2}(u)+\nu_{3}(u)& = &0\\ ...
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Change size of a saved plot or image (post-processing)

I have many plots (that take a long time to run) and each is saved to a variable name. For simplicity, say one was: ...
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Make a scatter plot from two columns of matrix

I have imported my text-type data as a matrix. I want to make a scatter plot (ListPlot) using one column as x-axis and other columns as y-axis. Is there a ...
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Why do Tooltips slow down Dynamic so much? Is there a faster alternative?

I'm working on a Dynamic ListPlot with a few thousand plots, and it seems that wrapping the points with Tooltip slows the Dynamic responsiveness substantially. With the simple example below, dragging ...
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Contour plot show value change

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How to make a pie chart using custom image

Can we make a pie chart using a custom picture? For example, consider this image of one cent coin: I would like to use this image and cut pieces out, depending on data, and also make a clickable ...
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Zooming into Parametric Animation Plot that Uses InterpolatingFunctions

I have an interplanetary trajectory solver that calculates a spacecraft route from Earth to Mars, and I am trying to zoom into the spacecraft when it reaches its Mars intercept orbit but am having ...
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Manipulate which creates and deletes Manipulators dynamically

I want to plot a function in a Manipulate in which the number of terms varies and a Manipulator for the coefficient of each term ...
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Simple question about AxesLabel

I am plotting a function and for labeling the axes I use: ...
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Question about plotting one function with different colors [duplicate]

How to plot a function with different colors. I want to plot the function x^3-x with distinct color. For example, using red from -1.5 to 0 and using green from 0 to ...
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Question about plotting

I have to plot this graph http://i.imgur.com/hf54aiT.jpg I tried Graphics[{Circle[{0, 0}, 3, {-2Pi, 2Pi}]},PointSize[.025]] I don't know how to proceed from here. ...
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Plot3D Not Showing plot

I have a function that I'm trying to visualize and for some reason the plot only shows a small snippet of the graph of the function. The function, d, and relevant ...
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What is the syntax to conditionally suppress plotting in version 9?

In Mathematica 7 it is very easy to conditionally suppress plotting of individual lines using If: ...
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Set plot axes to be positive in both directions

How can I set the axes of a plot to be positive in both directions, along the lines of this image? I've looked through some questions on how to change the axis direction (here, here and here) but ...
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Plot the minimum of a list of functions

This is my first question on any stack-exchange site and I'm also very new to using Mathematica software so please excuse/correct me if I mess up. I would like to take a list of functions of a single ...
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PlotMarkers with black border

I notice that when I paste my graphs in word sometimes they are not very well readable. A colleague of mine send me a graph made with Sigmaplot. The first figure is made with Mathematica, the second ...
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Plotting adiabatics

I have the following code for drawing two isotherms for a Carnot engine: ...
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Why setting PlotPoints make my 3d contour plot broken?

I'm trying to make a iso surface plot from some data using ContourPlot3d. My data is a 3 dimension data with form like {{x,y,f[x,y]},...}. I first make this data ...
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Why does StreamColorFunctionScaling refuse to turn off?

Consider this simple streamline plot: StreamPlot[{-y/10, x/10}, {x, -1, 1}, {y, -1, 1}, StreamColorFunction -> Function[{x, y, u, v}, Hue[v]]] The ...
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Controlling what is plotted in a multi-curve plot

My question is on trying to cut off certain plots within a Plot with multiple expressions being plotted. I want to be able to stop the two dashed-line plots at ...
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3D plot of a solid of revolution

I'm trying to rotate the area between the graphs of $y=3$ and $y=x^2$ around $y=1$. I'm not attempting to just find the area as that would just be ...
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ListVectorPlot3D invalid dataset [duplicate]

I have generated a dataset which seems to fine according to the help page of Mathematica for a ListVectorPlot3D but, it says it is not a valid set. I have given the data set below, could someone ...
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How to assign special colors to the output of DensityPlot?

I have created the following function for plotting ...
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scatterplot from 3d table

I am using this code: ...
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More stream lines in a ListStreamPlot

To provide a bit of background, I have a set of wind flow data from a two-dimensional computational fluid dynamics simulation in an urban environment. The data that are returned from the simulation ...
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Piechart-how to wrap the words

In my pie chart, it's almost there. Can I wrap some words? like putting "Profit versus Objectives" t0 three lines, but still in the right sector. ...
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Plots using TextAlignment with SwatchLegend to left align multi-line items

I have Legends that stretch over multi-lines and the only way I can get them left aligned is by adding white space to the end of the legend item. Does anyone know if there is a way to use ...
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Strange filling

I observed some strange behaviour when plotting a function with filling. The code is as follows: ...
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Plotting bipartite graph from adjacency matrix

I have an $m\times n$ matrix $A$ representing the adjacencies between the nodes of a bipartite graph. Specifically, the nodes are arranged in two partitions, of $m$ and $n$ nodes respectively, such ...
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ListDensityPlot with discrete bins [duplicate]

We consider a table of the form data = Flatten[Table[{i,j,f[i,j]},{i,1,ni},{j,1,nj}],1] The function f[i_,j_] has been made ...
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plot Contourplot simple

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