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

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bifurcation diagram for iterative map function [duplicate]

I have a mapping function (cubic logistic map) $f(x)=rx(1-x^2)$ and I need to make multiple bifurcation diagrams, showing stable equilibria and periodic orbits for $400$ equally spaced $r$ values ...
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Animating a parametric plot

I am attempting to animate my parametric plot, but am having difficulties. I tried simply wrapping the plot code with an Animate[expression,{t,0,5}], but that ...
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How can I connect a curve to a point by a straight line?

I have a curve in space, already plotted: ...
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Interactive Mandelbrot Zoomer?

I want to combine Manipulate with ManbelbrotSetPlot just to get Mathematica to give me a quick and dirty Mandelbrot Zoomer. I want to be able to single/double click on a section, and have it zoom in ...
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Solving a Transcendental Function of two variables numerically

I have a transcendental function F of two variables, i.e. F(x,y). The function F contains ...
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Plotting random circles in a square

How can we draw 20 circles which have random radius in a specified range, with random positions. All centers must be in a square with side=10 (for example centimeter): every overlapping between any ...
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Defining a function in terms of a solution returned by Solve

The title is a little ambiguous, but I didn't know how else to put it. What I'm trying to do is solve a system of equations ...
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Superimposing ListLineIntegralConvolutionPlot with transparent noise over ListContourPlot

I have an array of 128x256 data points in a rectilinear array. For each point there is a 2D vector quantity and a scalar quantity (normalised to -1 <= x <= 1). I very much like the ...
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BarChart3D: varying individual bar color

I've been working with a chart like so: ...
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Plot and Row margins not following ImagePadding and ImageMargins?

I have a collection of data that I need to show information, shape, and summary stats. I have a layout that I am happy with but it contains a lot of bank space between the items. For the plots I am ...
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How to plot points using ParametricPlot3D?

I have the following Mathematica code: ParametricPlot3D[{{0 + 0*t, 10 - 1*t, 9 - 1*t}, {7 - t, 7 - t, 6 - t}, {0, 0, -1}}, {t, 12, -20}] The last "parametric ...
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Plot a function on a restricted domain

I want to plot a function $f:\mathbb R^n \rightarrow \mathbb R$ restricted to a domain $D \subset \mathbb R^n$. The domain $D$ is usually specified as the set of zeros for a set of polynomial ...
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ContourPlot has weird Jagged line

I'm trying to make a series of contour plots, but pretty much everything I try (and I've tried many different equations) ends up with at least one jagged line of the form seen in the image. I don't ...
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Bifurcation diagram for iterative map [duplicate]

I have a mapping function (cubic logistic map) f(x)=rx(1-x^2) and I need to make multiple bifurcation diagrams, showing stable equilibria and periodic orbits for 400 equally spaced r values ...
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Python-style plots in Mathematica

I love making plots in Mathematica. And I love to spend a lot of time making high-quality plots that maximize readability and aesthetics. For most cases, Mathematica can make very beautiful images, ...
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ContourPlot not evaluating correctly

When I try to plot an evaluated equation with contour plot in Mathematica 9, but do so with a variable, the plot is empty, but when I input the evaluated equation itself, the ContourPlot plots ...
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Volumes of Revolution with detailed diagram

All, In calculus I have to do images such as the following in helping explain technique to students. This one is by rotating $y=\sqrt x$ about the x-axis, an image copied from Stewart's Calculus ...
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How can we make publication-quality PlotMarkers without version 10?

Suppose that for certain reasons we are not yet using Mathematica version 10, or we have a version with buggy PlotMarkers. It is well known that the default markers ...
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White Background works and doesn't work [duplicate]

Consider: ...
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Arrowheads on parametric curves [duplicate]

I have the following animated parametric curve where the gap looks like it's rotating in the counterclockwise direction. ...
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Label points the right way in a ContourPlot

I need desperately your help. I have the following code. My problem is that there is an error (you see it in the picture) and I can't find. Then Mathematica gives me for the global Min two wrong ...
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Showing Boolean combinations with ParametricPlot3D

If $ A,B $ are $ \mathbb R^2$ surfaces, Show[A,B] shows the union set, say as {A+B} or as ${A \cup}B $. How are differences {A-B}, {B-A} shown by a command? E.g., am curious about a cylinder ...
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Label points in a contour plot

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Why is ListPlot so slow here?

While examining How can I monitor the progress of a Plot? I was surprised to discover that in some cases ListPlot in version 10.0 and 10.1 is orders of magnitude ...
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Piecewise and Opacity

I have the following Plot : ...
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Problem About TimelinePlot

I have some data from wikipedia. ...
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Insert points in a ContourPlot [duplicate]

This is my code ...
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RegionPlot3D Empty

I am attempting to cut out holes in a sphere, circumscribed around a regular tetrahedron. To do so I define some points (p1 through p4 are the vertices of a tetrahedron) ...
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Why does the degree symbol disrupt this FrameLabel?

This plot Plot[x, {x, 0, 1}, FrameLabel -> {"x", "temperature / \[Degree]C"}, Frame -> True] displays beautifully, but exporting to PDF ...
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Avoiding overlap in rendering of GraphPlot

I'm trying to visualize some 'graphs' (i.e. the mathematical objects with nodes and edges) using GraphPlot[]. I am defining the nodes using objects such as ...
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Adding a title that includes angle between two vectors in Graphic in Manipulate

Here is what I have tried thus far: ...
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Region Intersection for MeshRegion objects embedded in 3D

How can I create a logical intersection of MeshRegion objects that are three-dimensional? The RegionIntersection function will ...
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How can I plot the following set?

I have a question: How can I plot the following set $$G:=\{(x,y,z)\in\mathbb{R}^3|x^2+y^2\in[0,4],z\in[0,3]\}?$$ Thank you for your help!
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How can I stop PlotRangePadding from cutting off points in a ListPlot?

When I perform a 2D plot and want to highlight specific spots in the plane, ListPlot seems like a good idea. However once I want to get rid of the padding, my points are getting cut off. This is ...
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Mathematica 10.0: how to manipulate a plot where a line comes from a system of equations without an explicit solution?

My goal: I am using Mathematica 10.0 to draw several graphs according to different values of a number of key parameters. The graph is made of two functions. Challenge: One of the functions is a ...
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Transposing X and Y on a plot [duplicate]

This question has appeared in many forms online, but none directly apply to my problem. I have a quite complicated, albeit bijective function of the form ...
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Can A Plot Be Overlayed With A Map?

Some brief, only slightly important background. I am doing a research project using the data from NASA's GRACE mission. I wrote a short Perl script to take two data files and find the change in ...
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GridLines in TimelinePlot do not export to EPS

The below TimelinePlot produces the proper figure within a Mathematica session, but when that figure is exported as an .eps figure (to be used in a $\LaTeX$ ...
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Plotting direction fields along with trajectories

I am reading "Dynamics and Bifurcations" by Hale and Kocac, and in chapter one the following diagram is shown: Question is, how can I achieve the same plot using Mathematica? I've tried ...
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Synchrotron Radiation and ListDensityPlot

I'm trying to reproduce this plots: For this task i'm following this blog entry: Synchrotron radiation As you can see there, the task is to make a DensityPlot of a vector field essentially. This ...
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plot filling using blend and y value

I want to plot say Sin(x) with colorfilling. but I want the colour to be a gradient between white and red. When Abs[sin(x)] is maximum I want white, when its minimum I want the filling to be red. In ...
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DateListPlot not showing any ticks

With a vector dates (in DateList format), and a vector data that has the same length as ...
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Plotting NIntegrate

Plot[E^(-0.5 x) NIntegrate[Cos[t] E^(Cos[t] + 0.5 t), {t, 0, x}], {x, 0, 40}] Mathematica evaluates this integral for each point, which takes a long time. It is ...
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All contours aren't shown in ListContourPlot

I want to plot the contours of a data set which when plotting in 3D looks like this: When I plot the contours as ...
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Switching to CloudObject`Private`

I shut Mathematica done, then restart it. The image shows all that I do. I have done nothing else. Can anyone explain what is happening to me? The complete code is: ...
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Scatter plot from two lists with BarLegend

I have two lists listx = {}; Do[x = RandomReal[{0, 1}]; AppendTo[listx, x], {1000}]; listy = {}; Do[y = RandomReal[{0, 10}]; AppendTo[listy, y], {1000}]; I can ...
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How to change the direction of increasing x in a plot [duplicate]

Consider the data set data = Table[{10^-k, 10^(-2 k)}, {k, 5}] and the plot: ListLogLogPlot[data] My goal is to reverse ...
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Variable ViewPoint coordinates

Can I use the option ViewPoint on Graphics3D[], with its setting a variable function? For example: ...
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Does DynamicModule cure Problem with Manipulate?

Hopefully, this is a final cure for the Problem with Manipulate introduced on A problem with Manipulate and then continued on Continuation of a Problem with Manipulate. Michael E2 suggested on the ...
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Plotting a Forced Vibration Differential Equation [closed]

I'm attempting to plot a differential equation solution but mathematica is giving me trouble. The plot is showing up blank. Here is what I have. ...