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

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Is there an option to change the space/distance between tick labels and axes labels for plots?

In an attempt to squeeze more plots and controls into the limited space for a demo UI, I am trying to remove any extra white spaces I see. I am not sure what options to use to reduce the amount of ...
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Solve system of differential equations and show the chaotic behavior of the solutions [closed]

I want to solve a system of differential equations and show the chaotic behavior of the solutions. Here x[t], y[t] and ...
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Plotting results of NIntegrate with variable integration limit

I have tried to use NIntegrate with variable limits and compute the following ...
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How can one plot percentage chart of continuous functions?

I know you can plot percentages using stacked histograms like this: ...
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Lyapunov exponent plot

I am trying to create a Lyapunov exponent plot as a function of $\alpha$ for two functions: $$ f(x) = (\alpha + 1)x - \alpha x^{3} $$ and a piecewise function given by following Mathematica code: ...
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Plotting Minimize output for a range of constraint values

I want to plot the minimum of a function returned by Minimize over a range of constraint values. ...
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How do I produce a BarLegend with the default coloring of a ContourPlot, using Legended?

I have a series of ContourPlots that I want to compare in a GraphicsRow environment. I want to add a single Legend for all three plots. Also, I really like the standard color scheme of the ...
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Axis label obscuring tick label

I have a plot and have applied options to customize the axis labels and ticks. ...
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How to label 3D plot with specific variables

I have a plot of a function depending on two variables called l2 and l3. However, I would like to label the axes of the plot ...
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Animation stays blank during animation

In attempting to answer this question about animating a rolling disk, I constructed a ParametricPlot to Animate. The plot looks ...
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SIGSEGV Error on Plotting Tubes

I have code to plot some "2 dimensional" points in 3D space, and connect a line between them (because ListLinePlot3D takes way to long/hangs), which works fine: ...
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Bifurcation diagram for Piecewise function

At the moment I am trying to create a bifurcation diagram of the discontinuous piecewise function given by following Mathematica code: ...
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How to force DistributionChart to plot empty datasets?

Is there any way to force DistributionChart to display anything where there is an empty dataset? In the below example I'd like to have ...
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Plot curves like equation problems

I'm proving to plot and edit some wolfram alpha laminae, but when I try it, I don't have any result, for example: (from:http://blog.wolframalpha.com/data/uploads/2013/07/Curvespt31.cdf) ...
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Why are my 3D plots getting inverted?

For some reason, all 3D plots that I make in Mathematica 9 get inverted in both the image and the axes. For example, using the simple plot: ...
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How to compute and plot an intersection?

When two surfaces (ParametricPlot3D based on two independent parameters or a CountourPlot3D or a Monge Plot3D with known formula) are placed and plotted together, how is the intersection line ...
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How to make such a $N(0,1)$ sketch for standard normal Z?

My attempt: Plot[PDF[NormalDistribution[], x], {x, -4, 4} , AxesLabel -> {None, "Z"}]
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How can I draw a histogram from a nested list?

I have a nested list of the form list= {{1,1,1},{1,2,3},{1,1,1}} How can I plot a histogram that tells me how often each number pattern appears in my list? For ...
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Arrowheads in VectorStyle and StreamStyle doesn't work properly in VectorPlot and StreamPlot, respectively. A bug?

I'm using Mathematica 10.0.2 for Mac. Arrowheads given in VectorStyle for VectorPlot ...
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How to contour shade two specified contours?

I want to have contour shading between two contours specified by two equations like below, ...
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How to make a 3D plot of $(x^2+y^2-1)^2+(y^2+z^2-1)^2+(x^2+z^2-1)^2=0$ [closed]

How can I make a 3D plot of $$(x^2+y^2-1)^2+(y^2+z^2-1)^2+(x^2+z^2-1)^2=0$$ Does the above equation describes the same region as $$x^2+y^2\le 1\wedge y^2+z^2\le 1\wedge x^2+z^2\le 1$$
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Styling ticks in a plot

I managed to turn the ticks inside-out but the ticks go now through the numbers. In fact I would like to have it like in the picture attached (ticks pointing outside the plot and no additional ticks ...
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Mapping Contour Plot onto ListPlot3D (or by using color variations)

I am trying to overlay a contour plot I have created on a ListPlot3D graph. I have seen a few questions answered on this website that answer my basic question. However, the contour plot I need to ...
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How to plot the solution of a Partial Differential Equation?

My attempt. I need to solve numerically the Complex Ginzburg-Laudau Equation (CGLE): $$ \frac{\partial A}{\partial t}=\epsilon A-(1+i\beta)|A|^2A+(1+i\alpha)\nabla^2A $$ I'm using a uniform initial ...
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Choosing which edges of the box to show in 3D graphics

Is there a way to explicitly choose which edges of the bounding box to show when plotting something with Boxed->True? For instance, a plot like ...
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Plot a data of four dimension

I have a confusion recently about the visualization of data.the data you can get here.The construction of data is four dimension,like as {x,y,z,color},this is my current solution. ...
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How to export figures with normal spacing in texts?

My OS is Ubuntu 14.04, and I use MMA 10. I export a figure ploted in MMA to a pdf file and then import the pdf in Latex, here is the sreenshot As you can see, the spacing in the text is odd. But ...
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How do I plot an expression in mathematica? [duplicate]

I have the following mathematica expression: ...
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How can I stop Mathematica from omitting Axes on a Plot?

I'm trying to plot something using Plot[], and Mathematica keeps leaving off one of the axes. I can set Axes->{True,True}, ...
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How can I combine two plots? [closed]

I am interested in plooting x only from 0 to 1, and afterwards x^2, only from 1 to ... whatever ...
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Plotting vectors using derivatives

This question stems from a previous question I asked here: Multiple Integral of equation including dx prime? An equation describing a gravitational field of a cuboid is given as: $V(X,Y,Z) = -G\rho ...
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How to plot functions in multiple coordinate systems

I´m curious if is it possible to plot in: A. two different Cartesian coordinate system who share the same plane but have different origins and rotation. The visualization should preferably resemble ...
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Arbitrary hollow cylinders in mathematica 9

I'm having trouble displaying a hollow cylinder in Mathematica 9. A hollow cylinder looks like this: I tried to use RevolutionPlot3D with a step function. It ...
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In WolframAlpha, how can I make a Scatter Plot without connecting points? [closed]

How do I plot a list of points without connecting the dots in WolframAlpha? I tried, for example, ...
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How can I reshape my solutions to make a 3D plot?

I need some help on the following. I need to run Solve for multiple values of a and b. To do so instead of using Do, I use ...
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How can i subtract a surface from another

I have one surface which i got with using analytical solution. And one by ListPlot3D. My question is how can be withdrawn from the one from the another. ...
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Applying a texture to part of a sphere

I am trying to texture a sphere with a picture of myself. I don't want it to be stretched across the whole sphere but only to appear on the front. I used ...
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How to draw a tropical surface?

By definition, a tropical surface in $\mathbb R^3$ is the set of points $(x,y,z)$ where the maximum $f=max(f_1,f_2,\dots,f_n)$ is attained at least twice, here $f_i$ stand for some linear functions of ...
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STL exports as flat rectangle

I have this code to graph a 3D surface and fill it to the axis: ...
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How can I get the 1-ring neighbor of mesh triangle?

I have an .obj file. I import it into my mathematica and get the vertices and also triangles as follows: ...
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How to list plot data where the slope determines if it is plotted from a list of data?

I am trying to listplot data from a list of data where the slope of the curve determines if it is plotted. Example: Lets say the data measured is of the form x^2. I measure this data multiple times ...
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Use two functions for x and y coordinates for a plot [closed]

I try to make a plot out of two functions. It is a cycloid I want to plot. These are my two functions: ...
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Put labels sloped along axes in ListPlot3D

The three text labels in the following figure are all in horizontal direction. How to put the labels sloped along each axis to which it is attached? My Code ...
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How to combine VectorPlot and Plot3D

I have a problem with VectorPlot and Plot3D, and I have a code for both but I dont know how to plot the same figure. Here is the code for Plot3D: ...
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Sampling Points Between Two Functions and Plotting Sample Points? (I have partial code) [duplicate]

I want to sample random points between $Cos(x)$ and $Sin(x)$ on $0 \le x\le \frac \pi4$ I was able to do graph the function here in Mathematica. I would like to count, and then plot points between ...
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Plot contours for 3d histograms

I have a data set which is a list of pairs. From this I can easily make a 3d histogram with Histogram3D[data] or a smoothed ...
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How to use PlotMarkers or Mesh with Plot to creat Marks on the plot

I have a plot and I want to format it for journal paper. I just realized how hard to format a plot for academic purposes using MMA. For example: I want this plot ...
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Get Y-Axis of FFT in decibels

I am trying to make a plot of a sound file similar to Audacity's FFT plot which looks like this when the x-axis is on a log scale: My plot of the same sound file (below) has the problem that the ...