# Tagged Questions

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

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### Plot works while RevolutionPlot3D doesn't

I am trying to draw a surface of revolution recovered from a differential equation with a singularity. In the simplest case, the answer is a sphere. You can check by hand. I manage to draw 2 ...
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### How to change the scale of a ListContourPlot to logarithmic and combine it with a LogLinearPlot

My questions are: 1) how can I change the compressed scale to fine one like {y = 0.1, 1, 10}, {x = 0.01, 0.1, 1, 10, 100}. ...
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### Plotting Tupper's self-referential formula using ArrayPlot

For those who are not familiar with Tupper's self-referential formula, here is the wiki link. My interest was to plot it. I tried the naive approach using ...
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### Confusing “Part::pspec” and “Part::partw” following call to ParametricPlot3D

The problem I'm having is that the function definition given below continually gives me baffling error messages. I'm trying to turn a list of 3D points into a function that approximates a curve by ...
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### ContourPlot3D, Characteristics of PDE

The aim is to plot the solution of a PDE with initial value along with its characteristics and initial value. $x u_x - y u_y = 0$ on the line $x=y=u=t$, i.e. $u(t,t)=t$ $(t > 0)$. Then the ...
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### ParametricPlot3D with tube and arrow

I have this: f[x_, y_] = x y/(x^2 + y^2); ParametricPlot3D[{t, 2 t, f[t, 2 t]}, {t, -1/2, Sqrt[0.002]}, PlotStyle -> Directive[Red, Thick]] /. Line -> Tube ...
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### ParametricPlot with 2 variables

I want to try plotting this: As you can see the first axis is v and the second is just dependent of the angle of $\Phi$ . The function is ...
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### Drawing lines automatically between two different plots

I try to create a special plot where several lines have to be generated automatically between two plots at very precise coordinate. My goal is to make something exactlly like But I want to do it for ...
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### Nonlinear abscissa in TimelinePlot

I would like to produce a TimelinePlot in which the scale of the abscissa varies nonlinearly (compressing old dates and expanding recent dates). Others have ...
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### Export Plot3D in Mathematica 10.1 is Rasterized by default

When I use Export to export Plot3D to PDF format, I get different behaviour in Mathematica 10.1 compared to 10.0. In particular, ...
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### Using Epilog to increase text size [closed]

I have a plot with labels positioned using the epilog function for convenience. I would like to increase the size of axes labels within the epilog function but I haven't managed to figure out a way to ...
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### Complex contour plot of a function of three complex variables [closed]

eqn[x1_, y1_, x2_, y2_, a1_, a2_] := ((a1 + I a2) - (x2 + I y2))/(((x1 + I y1)(x2+ I y2)) - (a1 + I a2)) How can I plot the ...
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### LogPlot does not show all points

LogPlot ignores points which are going to "too high" values: ...
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### How to do make Plot automatically figure out a domain interval?

When you tell Wolfram|Alpha to plot something, it automatically figures out a reasonable domain to plot it over. When I try something like Plot x^2 + y^2 = 1000 ...
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### How to get DistributionChart to show normalised densities?

I am having some issue getting DistributionChart to show bin widths as expected, or perhaps it is in my interpretation of the plots. I have four data sets, all of the same length, and plot them in ...
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### How do I get rid of the marks at the top of bars in DiscretePlot? [duplicate]

I for some data I have ...
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### Getting a correct custom legend for contourplot?

I am having trouble making a custom range for a legend in ContourPlot since the legend doesn't "talk" to the PlotRange and ...
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### How can I get the value displayed by a labeled animator control to read in degrees?

I have thus far: ...
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### Aligning Density an Contour Graphics

In radiation therapy, we display radiation dose as an isodose contour plot overlain on density plot describing the patient geometry (CT data). Here is a simple example (the material grid is voxelated ...
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### How can I solve the sum with two unknowns?

I have the following code description ...
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### Non-autonomous Dynamical system Sliding mode controller Error

This code is a simulation of a sliding mode controller of a non-autonomous dynamic. When I use ArcTan in input, I receive an error. ...
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### Expand the plotting range [closed]

When use the following command to plot a graph Plot[x^(1/3), {x, -1, 1}] Mathematica does not show the range [0, 1]. It ...
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### Plot does not take range with OptionValue and PlotRange option

I am making a function that is to use Show to overlay a few plots of a function. I want the first Plot in ...
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### First Plot misses the Show [closed]

g4 = ContourPlot[Sin[x] Cos[y], {x, 0, 2 Pi}, {y, 0, 2 Pi}] g5 = ContourPlot[Cos[x] Sin[y], {x, 0, 2 Pi}, {y, 0, 2 Pi}] Show[{g4, g5}, PlotRange -> All] How to ...
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### LogPlot hangs but Plot does not

This is a bit involved example, but I have not been able to reproduce it in more simple cases. ...
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### InterpolationOrder 2 or more in ListLogLinearPlot

I'm using the function ListLogLinearPlot, but the plot is to square, i would like to have InterpolationOrder 2, but there is not ...
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### How do I color Riemann integral rectangles using conditionals?

I'm building a function to visualize the Riemann integration process for any function using rectangles. Everything is fine, except that I need the color of the rectangles to change if they're under ...
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### ListLinePlot partial filling

I use ListLinePlot to plot data: ...
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### Same scale for all the axes in Plot3D

I can't find this in the documentation. How do you force the same scale for all the axes when making a 3D plot? There is the BoxRatios option, but this only changes ...
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### Extracting points from the MeshFunctions of Plot3D

I am trying to extract the points from the mesh lines of a 3D plot. (Not my actual function.) ...
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### Increasing Plot3D speed when plotted function is Eigenvalue

This is probably a really simple fix, but I'm fairly new to Mathematica and am not sure how to do this properly. I know that trying to plot eigenvalues directly can be computationally expensive, so I'...
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### Using codes to replicate drawing tools in Mathematica

This might seem very obvious but I'm on the verge of losing all the annotations I've made on a graph because I can't figure a way to save it after using the drawing tool to add a few extras to the ...
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### Positioning axes labels

I need to change the position of my axes labels such that the y-axis label is in the middle and parallel to the y-axis. I'd also like the x-axis label to be in the middle of the x-axis rather than ...
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### Contourplot fails to plot x==0 if plot range is from 0

The simple command ContourPlot[x == 0, {x, 0, 1}, {y, 0, 1}] fails to plot the line x==0. However If I add a small buffer it ...
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### Plotting the tangent of a curve [duplicate]

I'm new to Mathematica and this is probably child's play for most people, but I wanted to know how to plot the tangent of the function below at the point e=1/4 : <...
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### Transpose four lists of data into two lists for use in List Plot [closed]

I have four lists of data x1 = {1,3,5,7} y1 = {0,2,4,6} x2 = {10,12,14,16} y2 = {8,10,12,14} In one line is it possible to use transpose to get two lists which ...