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

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Plot table versus table [duplicate]

I have two tables like: nex1 = Table[l3*10^3/4*10^14, {l3, 1, 30, 1}]; nex2= Table[l4, {l4, 1, 30, 1}]; How can I plot nex1 versus nex2 so that nex1 is x axis ...
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How to plot a ternary plot? [duplicate]

Does anybody know how to plot a ternary plot (equilateral triangle)? Suppose, I have a list of lists like this (triplets): ...
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Bug in ListVectorPlot?

Trying to evaluate the following expression kills my kernel (Mathematica 8.0.0.0): ...
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Plotting Earth's position with units

I'm trying to plot the Earth position with the Sun in the origin. I have two lists like this: ...
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ListContourPlot interpolation fails if x and y axes have different scales

To summarize what is below: ListContourPlot doesn't work when the domain has different x and y scales (fails when x/y~10^4, which seems surprisingly small). Is it possible to call ListContourPlot ...
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Placing a ContourPlot under a Plot3D

I would like to combine a 3-dimensional graph of a function with its 2-dimensional contour-plot underneath it in a professional way. But I have no idea how to start. I have a three of these I would ...
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Plot function failure, and understanding how mathematica selects recursion points for correction

I think it is best to start out by directing everyone to this link. The discussion concerns why the Plot function fails to accurately generate a simple sine wave for given parameters. The answer given ...
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Help Please : Error in plotting the solutions of FindRoot

I want to find the roots of an equation using FindRoot as a function of a real parameter K and then plot the real and imaginary solutions vs. the parameter K. The function I'm trying to find the ...
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Plotting several functions

I'd like to plot a function of one real and one integer variable, but I don't want them all shown in the same 2-D plot - I'd like to see them as separate curves so I can see both 'axes', more like ...
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Constructing primitive cell using information from ChemicalData

I would like to construct a primitive cell (figure shown) and possibly the two-dimensional layout (figure from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Transition_metal_dichalcogenide_monolayers) using the ...
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Save as pdf broken in version 10.0.2?

It looks like the save as pdf is broken after I update to version 10.0.2. The labels in the plot become a mess. Are there ways to fix it? The Export function works ...
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More Ticks::ticks errors in AbsoluteOptions in v10

Bug introduced in 10.0.0 While the specific bug affecting Plot described in AbsoluteOptions prints error messages in V10 has been fixed in 10.0.2 there remain ...
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Glitch in Filling?

Bug introduced in 8.0 and persisting through 10.0.2 or later I ran into a problem while plotting and I was able to narrow it to this. Before I start "spelunking" I'd like to know if I am ...
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Break axes on listcontourplot

I would like to insert a break on both of the axes of a ListContourPlot near the origin, to include a datapoint which has axis values quite far away from the others. The question is similar in nature ...
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Plotting a large number of data points

I would like to know how to plot when I have a large number of points (arround 600) in a specific format: ...
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How would I rotate a table of Cuboids around the y axis?

Currently I can print out this using Graphics3d: Here's the code: ...
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Plotting: Is anyone familiar with field line command?

I am trying to plot this graph the electric field lines of finite line, but I do not know how to express the equations for plotting electric field lines of finite line. Can any one help? Thanks sooo ...
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How to find only the negative Imaginary solutions and positive Real solutions?

Following this post Help Please : Error in plotting the solutions of FindRoot , I want to plot only the negative Imaginary solutions Wi(K)<0 and positive Real solutions Wr(K)>0. Please, how do it? ...
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Creating a Mathieu stability diagram

I am attempting to re-create a Mathieu stability diagram like the one shown here: I expected that I could use MathieuC to generate this graph by assuming that ...
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Why PlotStyle->Dashed make everything dashed?

Bug introduced in 10.0.1 and fixed in 10.0.2 -- appears to affect Linux only. It has been really strange for me. I am not sure it's regression after v10.0.1, or something went wrong with my system. ...
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Polar histogram

I am developing an algorithm to generate a descriptor of a 2D object based on polar histogram. suppose that we have a datalist centered in {cx,cy}. I use 36 bins where I consider 12 angles and 3 ...
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How to remove ticks?

I wanted to remove the Ticks in my coding but i can't. Here when i try to remove the Ticks the number also gone. I need numbers ...
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assign different values to the function of ContourPlot

I have a H function which describe the location of the same temperature. I can draw the function with ContourPlot. But the real value of the temperature needed to be calculated separately. I need to ...
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Only show part of a cube below an intersecting plane

I plot a cube and a plane. I just want to show the part below the plane. The code: ...
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PlotMarkers problem in ErrorListPlot, Mathematica 10

fixed in 10.0.2 I recently upgraded to Mathematica 10, very excited about the multiple undo function of course. However I very quickly noticed that if I specify a setting for ...
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Parametric Plotting

I am trying to make a parametric plot of the x and y displacements of a vibration problem. When trying to plot the parametric curve won't show up.
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geometric construct in GeoRegionValuePlot doesn't work?

As stated in the documentation of GeoRegionValuePlot: The reg can be Entity objects such as countries corresponding to extended geographic regions, or geometric ...
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Ticks option is ignored when plotting with Frame->True

Plot[Sin[x], {x, 0, 10}, Ticks -> {{{4, "Here"}}, {-1, 1}}] ...
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How to insert a time indicator on a timetable?

I am trying to insert a time indicator into my timetable. First, to import the timetable: t = Show[Import["http://timetablesource"][[3]]][[{1,2}]; I then ...
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How to Plot inside a Do loop? [duplicate]

Why does this not give me any plots? It should give five plots. Do[Plot[x^n, {x, 1, 2}], {n, -2, 2}] If I remove the Plot ...
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Prevent axis label being cutoff

I am running into an issue whereby my Y frame label (I want to use this rather than an axis label to make the label vertical), is being cutoff when I view the graph. See below for an indicative ...
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Filling a Manipulate Plot

I am attempting to fill the part of the graph when the orange line is within the blue line. I am unable to make the fill work when the lines are under manipulation. Ultimately I would like there to be ...
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Why is Plot3D applied to TransformedDistribution in 2 random variables so slow?

I am trying to plot 3D, the pdf of a TransformedDistribution made up of random variables. So I can see the pdf in 3D, similar to this answer here Visualizing a 2-dimensional PDF But it seems to take ...
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Exact difference between color scaling in ArrayPlot and MatrixPlot

Can someone enlighten me as to how MatrixPlot does its color scaling? I get very different visualizations based on whether I use ...
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3D Sphere Plot + Points [closed]

I'm currently trying to create a 3D plot of a sphere along with four points of different colour, using the following code: ...
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Modify existing color scheme

I am using the "TemperatureMap" color scheme for image processing. How can I set the lowest color value to Black? Generally ...
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Projection of ListPointPlot3D on 2 axes

I am just starting to learn Mathematica and I was trying to get projection of the list of points in ListPointPlot3D. I read about ViewPoint option. It shows the axes I need but doesn't show the points ...
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What are the possible ways of visualizing a 4D function in Mathematica?

I have a function $F$ that maps the xyz space to a set of reals, more clearly: $c = F[x,y,z]$ Where $c$,$x$,$y$ and $z$ are reals. What are the possible ways of visualizing this 3d function in ...
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Graphing all connected, planar, and vertex transitive graphs with vertices <=10 and edges <=15

I just started using Mathematica, how would I graph all possible connected, planar, and vertex transitive graphs with vertices <=10 and edges <=15
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Mysterious behaviour of Plot

I'm a little mystified as to the behaviour of Plot. In one case below I am directly executing on a list element. In the other I am (I think) doing exactly the same thing. ...
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How to add texture to a parametric plot?

I need to put some simple textures to some parametric plots. My textures are not complicated, They are like the first example in here. Is there any simple way of doing this? For example, How can I ...
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How to make a LogLinearPlot out of an Histogram?

I want to make a histogram with a logarithmic x-axis, like the one produced by LogLinearPlot. How can I do this?
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Simple optimization 3D plot

Because this is such a simple example I am not going to explain the calculations. I am strictly wondering why I do get errors when plotting it. ...
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3d phase portrait for a system of DEs

I'm trying to plot a phase portrait for a system of three differential equations so could anybody help? example for : ...
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How to programmatically control which plot to display with LogLinearPlot

LogLinearPlot is capable of plotting multiple functions in the same graph. ex. LogLinearPlot[{graph1[w], graph2[w]}, {w, 1, 100}] Is there a way to select ...
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Plotting knot torus

I'd like to plot together a torus and a knot on it, that is, closed curve wrapping around the torus, $m$ times around a circle and $n$ times around the other circle. It will be used to explain ...
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How to exclude the diagonal in a MatrixPlot?

I have a matrix where the diagonal elements are meaningless. Usually I just fill them with 0, or infinities. The problem is that when I MatrixPlot this matrix, the diagonal elements affect the ...
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Exporting to eps loses font information

I have seen this question before, but with no real solution. The problem is, I have a plot that uses greek characters (sigma to mark first and second standard deviations) and other symbols (e.g. ...
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4D data in 3D plotting [duplicate]

I'm trying to plot a function $f(x,y,z)=x+y+z$ in the $(x,y,z)$ space. Thus, we have 4D data $(x,y,z,\text{Value})$, which should be expressed in 3D. The value of function could be represented in ...