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

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Place a small gap between axes and plot?

See for example this picture produced with R: You can see there is a small white space between the x-axis and the y-axis, so that the axes do not cross. How can I do this with Mathematica, for a ...
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How to draw a protractor in Mathematica

I would like to draw a protractor with Mathematica. I hope this is a fun question. Here is some start codes I tried: ...
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Switching between solutions of a fourth order polynomial

I am plotting the roots of a fourth-order polynomial as a function of some parameter $r$ with the following code: ...
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Duotone plots with cyan and black

What's the typical way to make Mathematica plots use purely cyan and black? Maybe there's a fairly standard method, since publishers often require this? It also seems like some plot types take ...
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Contours aren't aligned with frame ticks in ContourPlot

Because of the problem described in BarLegend can't make spaced contours when contours number>11, I decided to brew my homemade spaced-contours-barlegend. After some trials I get something like this(...
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Legend is too long

I've a problem with the legend of my graph. I've customized the graphs of my papers in an acceptable way for the a lot of journals. But this time I've two problem: Is there a simple way to write the ...
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Plotting Real and Imaginary parts of Riemann Surfaces

I'm working on a project where I need to take curves like, for example, $y^{2}=(x^{2}-1)(x^{2}-3)$ and plot their real and imaginary parts. More specifically, let $x$ just be real and then plot $\...
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Plotting data after fitting it to exponential function [closed]

I am trying to plot h vs t such that h fits a equation ...
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Transforming a region obtained with RegionPlot

I have a region r0, obtained from an interpolated function, with the use of RegionPlot. Let's call this function under the ...
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Arrange order of evaluations (please help these unit vectors) [closed]

I need help to control order of evaluations. Here I try to use Manipulate to control n unit vectors. Their positions are initially random but head left. The 2 operations are 1) translation: moving ...
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Plot closed surface with ListPlot3D

I have some points in 3D space that I want to plot as a closed surface. My data is at the bottom of this post. I tried with ListPlot3D but I got something I don't ...
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Plotting complex function

(9 Tanh[x]^8 (1 - 2 Tanh[x]^2)^2 (1 - Tanh[x]^2))/(1 + 3 I Sqrt[2/13])^2 How can I plot the function with the range of x {-10,10}?
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Label the y-axes in a special way [closed]

My plot: ...
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Van der Waals Isotherms [closed]

I have the following code: ...
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FindShortestTour 3D data

I would like to plot a line in 3D with the following set of (x,y,z) data points: ...
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Narrow a Drawing Tools Window

I used the Graphics->New Graphic, then the Drawing Tools to create this in my notebook. Now, you can see that there is ...
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How to plot the zero set of certain functions?

I'm working with functions that look like $$P(z,w)=\sum_{|i|+|j|\leq n}c_{ij}\cdot z^i w^j.$$ Where the exponents $i,j\in\mathbb{Z}$ and $c_{ij}\in\mathbb{R}$. I'm interested in plotting the image of ...
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Remove overlapping axis labels in orthographic view

I tried: ...
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Trying to Visualize a Collatz - The Collatz conjecture

I happen to have this collatz collatz[x_, y_] := If[x == 3*y || x == 2*y + 1 || y == 3*x || y == 2*x + 2, 2, 0] So i want a visual 3D adjacency graph of my ...
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Mathematica: 3D plot based on combined 2D graphs

I have several sigmoidal fits to 3 different datasets, with mean fit predictions plus the 95% confidence limits (not symmetrical around the mean) and the actual data. I would now like to show these ...
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Learning mathematica, ListPlot [closed]

I am trying to teach my self Mathematica. I am working with the following example: ...
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How to automatically align multiple legends in Show [duplicate]

I am looking for a way to align two multiple legends while I can control the position of one of the legend myself. Consider the following code. ...
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Plotting a best fit line for listloglogplot data

After playing around with calculating the Overlapping Allan Deviation for my research project (and with much help from this community), I have finally resolved a correct listloglogplot for simulated ...
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Plot / Contourplot When are variables assigned? [duplicate]

I asked a question recently that made me clear, that I don't understand how Plot / Contourplot works. If I have something like ContourPlot[f, {a,-10,10},{-10,10}] where ...
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Bessel functions and ListContourPlot [closed]

I'm trying to plot some eigenfunctions (for a semicircle) in Mathematica. Functions are of the following form: $$g_{ms}=J_{2m+1}(y_{ms}x) \sin ((2m+1)\varphi)$$ For example, for $m=0$ and $s=1$ it ...
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How to make a cumulative time plot?

So I'm working with this data set where there is just one input(a date and time) per line in a .csv file. I've let Mathematica understand the input using "DateStringFormat". The time looks like Year-...
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2D plot using Manipulate command [closed]

Can anyone tell me what the problem is with the following code: y[x_ a_] := Sin[x (1 + a x)] Manipulate[Plot[y[x a], {x, 0, 6}], {a, 0, 2}] However, the ...
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Why empty plot (Dsolve solution)?

When I try to plot the DSolve output, I get empty plot. Here is the code ...
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How: 2D scatterplots with quantitative density-dependent coloring

Consider the following scatterplot of a 50K-point dataset: ...
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Adding Disk to Parametric Plot Animation

I have a simple animation of a spacecraft being gravitationally deflected by Mars and wanted to be able to represent Mars as a red disk, but am having trouble doing this. Here is the code (where the ...
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Plotting level curves for 2-variable exponential equation (Lotka-Volterra) - how?

I have $$\frac{e^{(d x + b y)}}{x^c y^a}$$ Incidentally, this is the energy integral for Lotka-Volterra as given by my lecturer's notes. I would like to draw the level curves for this equation for ...
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Weird plot with SphericalPlot3D

Taking the equation $x^2-y^2-z^2=1$ and using ContourPlot3D: ContourPlot3D[ x^2 - y^2 - z^2 == 1, {x, -3, 3}, {y, -3, 3}, {z, -3, 3}] Yields the proper image. ...
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Multiple styles in ExclusionsStyle [closed]

In my plot I have used an exclusion at the asymptote like this: Exclusions -> {x == -1}, ExclusionsStyle -> Dashing[Medium] The question is, how can I ...
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Numerically integrate and plot $f(x;p)$ for a range of the parameter $p$

Suppose we have an integral of the form $$I = \int_a^b dx \, \sin(px), \tag{1}$$ where I've take $f(x;p) = \sin (px)$ to be specific. I want to plot this integral for a range of values of the ...
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BarLegend can't make spaced contours when contours number>11

According to Document of BarLegend,BarLegend will select equally spaced contours: BarLegend[cf,contours] generates a legend that identifies color ranges from the color function cf based on the ...
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Putting N cubes on a circle

I'm trying to put $N$ cubes on a circle equidistantly. So in the case of 4 cubes, I'd for example like to put the lower left corner of the first cube at $\pi/4$, the lower right of the second cube at $...
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Subtracting two plots from each other after shifting one

I have the following lists representing energy spectra that need to be subtracted from each other to produce a difference spectrum. ...
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Plotting entries of one table vs entries of another with a condition on a third table

I have three Tables, say, A={1,2,3,4,5}, B={1,2,3,4,5}, C={1.1,2.2,17,1.5,5} of the same ...
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Make a column of two plots

I'm trying to plot a pair of functions of the same variable one above the other. A simple example is ...
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Longer ticks without specifying the ticks itself

I know similar questions have been asked here before, but i can't figure out this specific problem. I have a lot of plots that i'd like to bring to a publishable form, but in my current customization ...
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How to plot a quarter disk with specified height?

Kind of important: the solution posted does work, and answers the question in that sense. However, it is very slow, so a faster option would be much appreciated. I'm trying to create the following ...
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Rotating a 3D plot constantly resizes

When I click and drag a 3D plot it rotates and when I release the mouse, the size of the image changes. This is distracting to me, I'd much rather have it look the same when I release the mouse button ...
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Traces of the level surface $z=4x^2+y^2$

I came up with this method to plot the traces of the surface $z=4x^2+y^2$, in this case for $z=1$, 2, 3, and 4. ...
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Given integral, how to plot

I want to use mathematica to visualise some plots, this would help me understand my calculus course. My problem is this: Given that x^2 + y^2 <= a^2 Find ...
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Problem Plotting List Data [closed]

I'm trying to plot the following data but it's not producing a graph. It's really a graph of y = x^2 but it's not drawing the parabola. ...
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LevelScheme Ticks hidden behind DensityPlot or SmoothDensityHistogram

I'm having a problem where the LevelScheme ticks are hidden by my SmoothDensityHistogram. In the above figure, I am sure that the ticks are there since you can ...
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Vertical rulings for a cylinder

I have: ...
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Logarithmic x-axis for ListPlot?

I have a list of points that I am trying to plot. Is there a way to make a ListPlot where the y-axis increases normally by 1 every interval but the x-axis ...