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

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How to change the number of markers in Plots?

Two questions, but I am not sure whether they are already answered or not. How can I create PlotMarkers (in ListLinePlot) with ...
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ParametricPlot with plot markers

I have a parametric plot, and would like to fit a line to it with "■" PlotMarkers on it, but am unable to do so. ...
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Failing to get a coloured coordinate in 4D plot

I am trying to get a colour data plotted according to a coordinate. I am working with 4D vectors, with three spatial and one temporal coordinate. I tried the accepted answer at Plot 4D data with ...
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Why PlotRange doesn't work for this set of values? [duplicate]

This code, doesn't show me data corresponding to x axis values 1000 and 10000 ...
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plot data with small differences

I want to plot data with very small differences. I can't see the differences in my plot:
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Smooth 4D (3D + color) plot from discrete points

I have a file containing isosurface $\{x,y,z,F\}$ data (around 9000 points). My goal is to generate a smooth (NOT a discrete set of points!) colored surface using ...
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Label each panel of Grid

I have a set of figures that I would like to show as grid for a publication. I currently just export the figure as an eps and use another software package to add Labels (A,B,C,D) to each panel of the ...
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Discrete ContourPlot3D with restrictions

I have the follow simple condition between integers: k - 2 h - l == 0, which describe a plane that I plot with: ...
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How can I get thicker lines in the legends of a ListLinePlot?

I want to have thicker lines in the legends of this plot: ...
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How to plot a list of lists with ListLinePlot?

(edited, after rasher comment, changing any detail and variable names) You can plot an evolution with 3 lines (up=maximmun, in the middle=mean, bottom=Minimum) with this code ...
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Plot a vector valued function of two variables using color density

I have a vector (3D) valued function of two variables. I want to visualize it as a density plot, using R,G,B color values to display the value at the point (x,y). I've come up with a couple of ...
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Extract data from DateListPlot, limited by PlotRange

Extracting the points from a line in a ListPlot in this answer uses points = Cases[Normal@plot, Line[pts_] :> pts, Infinity]; This works in DateListPlot ...
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Combine a contour plot of a conic and an inset with an polygon such as all its vertices are on the conic

I have a difficulty to programmatically adjust the size of a polygon within an inset of a conic (here I limit myself to a circle) in order to have all its vertices on the circle: ...
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how draw root locus in mathematica 9 for a special case

my closed loop transfer function is: H(s)=2exp(-q)/(1+exp(-2q)) q=sqrt((a+k*sqrt(s)+s)*s) , s=sigma+jw how can i draw root locus of H(s) as 'a' changes for ...
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ListLinePlot with colors from data

I am trying to color a simple 2D plot (using ListLinePlot) based on data in the form of 3-vectors. ...
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Creating complex contour plots

I would like to create a contour plot of $e^z-\dfrac{z-1}{z+1}$ that looks like the picture on the left, but can only manage the one on the right. I have tried incrreasing the number of contours, but ...
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Graphing a network with state transition flows (of varying size)

In one of Stephen Wolfram's recent blog posts (http://blog.stephenwolfram.com/2013/04/data-science-of-the-facebook-world/#more-5350) he provides the network plot below. The size of the arrows that ...
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Riemann surface for cubic root

I'm trying to generate Riemann surfaces of higher order. I read How to visualize Riemann surfaces?, and the subsequent documents. I'm able to reproduce the surface using polar representation, but I'm ...
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Solving a complex-valued differential equation with NDSolve

I am trying to solve $dx/dt=\sqrt{1+(ix)^{1.8}}$ for initial condition $x[0] =-0.9877 + i 0.1563$, where $x$ is a complex variable. I would like to plot the imaginary part of the solution versus the ...
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How to plot a coalition game?

Consider a game of a function $v$ which has \begin{align} v(1) & \geq 1\\ v(2) & \geq 0\\ v(3) & \geq 1\\ v(1,2) &\geq 4\\ v(1,3) &\geq 3\\ v(2,3) &\geq 5\\ v(1,2,3) ...
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Dynamically position labels on ListPlot

When it comes to labelling every single point on a ListPlot there might be some labels overlapping. Thus, I would like to manually position the labels with a ...
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GraphicsGrid command

When we merge some colorful plots to a single image, with the command GraphicsGrid, the quality of output image will be lost, slightly. That is, for instance all ...
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Hatched Filling for ListPlot

I am plotting to data curves using ListLinePlot. I like the look of Filling, but this is going to be printed, so I want something both black and white friendly, but giving more definition and ...
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Differential Equation in Complex Plane and Parametric Plot

I would like to solve $dx/dt=\sqrt{1 + (I x)^3}$, where x is complex, for some initial condition like $1 - 5 I$ and plot the imaginary part of the solution versus the real part. (A somewhat similar ...
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Complex differential equation

I want to solve $dx/dt=\sqrt{(1-x^2)}$, where $x$ is complex. When I solve it by hand and analytically for some initial value and draw the imaginary part versus the real part, I obtain an ellipse, as ...
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ArrayPlot of square matrix: how does ColorFunction -> Automatic work?

Suppose you have the following: tt = Table[{i, j}, {i, 0, 10}, {j, 0, 10}] The table tt is a matrix of pairs, ...
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Calculating the density of nearest neighbours

I am trying to plot this which is a numerical simulation of the Montgomery-Odlyzko law for the nontrivial 1st $10^5$ zeros of the Riemann zeta function $ζ(s)$. The solid line is given by ...
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ParametricPlot Options Problem: PlotStyle and AxisLabel issues

I am plotting the best response functions in a basic quantity setting Duopoly model using the ParametricPlot function. The issue is that the resulting graphs are ...
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Switching the ordinate and abscissa causes problem in `ParametricPlot`

I have a function that plots properly in PolarPlot, but I'd like to plot it in ParametricPlot and then switch the y and x ...
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How to plot data with error bars on a log scale in Mathematica 9?

I have data in the form d={{x1,y1,dy1},{x2,y2,dy2},..{xn,yn,dyn}}; so the error bars are different for each coordinate pair. I want to plot on a logarithmic ...
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Is it possible to export an Animate and Plot in a grid together?

I have a code that produces an Animate graphic and two Plots in a Grid. I am able to export the Animate graphic using .avi, but do not know how or if its possible to export these together in one file. ...
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Handling ± in a set of equations

First let me post the question that I am doing: You see for wave equation y2, there is a ± sign. I know how to do + or ...
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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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Transfer ColorFunction from ListContourPlot to ListLIC-Plot

I would like to transfer the colors of a ListContourPlot to a ListLIC-Plot. I tried to interpolate the data of the ListContourPlot and use it as ColorFunction for the second plot but I couldn't get it ...
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Reverse-order Negative BarSpacing

Suppose I have some data for a bar chart: ...
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Graph label smushed in when printing

I was playing around with the printing options because at first my notebook's printout was strangely way too large. However, after apparently solving the problem, now I noticed that when I print out ...
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How to draw guide lines spanning between two panels or graphs?

I would like to draw the blue guide lines as shown spanning between the top and bottom graphs. Any help is appreciated. Thanks!
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Partial zeta curlicues

I asked a question at MSE and Raymond Manzoni provided an excellent answer that included these visuals: I made a very basic attempt at recreation with ...
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How to remove a gap between the chart labels and the frame in a BoxWhiskersPlot

When making a nested BoxWhiskersPlot with chart labels, the labels are nicely spaced below the bottom frame when using labels for all nested data ...
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Plot slope field in Mathematica for a difficult differential equation

I am trying to plot slope field for $\ddot{a}(t)$ for this differential equation but I don't know how to $\frac{d}{dt}\ddot{a}(t)=2\frac{\dot{a}(t)}{a(t)}\ddot{a}(t)$ I want to show that already ...
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Placing many arrowheads on curves

I can't find anything anywhere on the web to help me with this. My plot: ...
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How can I make my plot continuous?

Looks like plots became of low quality in Mathematica 9? How to make Mathematica to plot continuously? Logically current plot style is solid.
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Adding plot legends in version 8

I use Mathematica to draw the displacement, velocity, and acceleration of one point in a graphic. ...
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Having trouble saving a plot with legends

I am trying to plot a graph. ...
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How to make a smooth revolution surface plot

I'm trying to plot a 3d revolution plot from a set of 2d points. These data points form a 2d curve, then we rotate that curve around y axis and get a 3d surface. @J. M. has a well explained and very ...
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Showing Two Manipulated Plots Together

I want to show a scatter plot and bar chart next to each other in order to show the change in both factors for each county. The scatter plot shows life expectancy per county on the basis of income, ...
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Plot a real part of complex equation depending on a parameter

I would ask you to kindly provide me a way to solve this problem in mathematica way. Let the equation $z^2 + 9 -1.5 e^{- t z}=0$ where $z\in \mathbb C$ and $t\in \mathbb R^+$. In order to plot graph ...
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Point style in ListPointPlot3D

In ListPointPlot3D, it seems the only point style available is the default, because there is no PlotMarkers option for this ...
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How to change the font of a color bar?

When using DensityPlot or similar, I want to change the font size of both frame labels and the color bar legend, but I can only get the frame labels to work. ...
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Bug in ListVectorPlot?

Trying to evaluate the following expression kills my kernel (Mathematica 8.0.0.0): ...