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

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Issue with ListDensityPlot when using logarithmic scale

I have got some frequency response data from a speaker measured with different incident angles between speaker and microphone taken in an anechoic chamber. The data can be found here. The whole ...
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Diagonal Tick Marks

I would like to draw diagonal tick marks around a plot, and simultaneously rotate the tick labels as well. I've mocked up what this would look like: Is there an easy way to do this in Mathematica? ...
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Additional label on axis - 2D plot

I am finding a local maximum of a curve and I want to make the plot easier to read. I added a point to where the maximum is but I would also like to: 1) add a tick with text below it where the x ...
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How to speed up the plot of NIntegrate?

Here is a toy example: f[t_] := NIntegrate[Sin[x], {x, 0, t}]; Plot[f[t], {t, 0, 10}] // Timing Even such a simple example will take 2.8 seconds on my computer. ...
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ColorFunction based on data

I have a list of numbers, and I would like to plot them using ArrayPlot (which is easy, usually :)). I would like to be able to color the elements of the plot based on the average of the list: one ...
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Making axis numbers larger on Mathematica plot

I want the numbers along the axis to be larger than the default value. Can this be done? The reason I am asking is because I frequently make charts in Mathematica and use them in Word. I export ...
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Converting Mesh in Density Plots to a Graph

Consider the following line of code: ...
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Plotting a convolution fails [closed]

i'm trying to plot a graph of a convolution and a discrete convolution, using Mathematica 8 ...
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Help with interactive plot? [closed]

The following interactive plot causes Mathematica 9 to become unresponsive. Could someone please tell me what is wrong with it? ...
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Customize your FrameTicks in a MATLAB way

The figure below is made by MATLAB. However, the scientific form of numbers in FrameTicks that how MATLAB deals with is quite different from that of Mathematica. ...
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How to make the plot from geotiff format

I have a "GeoTIFF" format map, and I have imported it into Mathematica, then I used the Graphics to plot a point on the map. ...
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Linking points in separate lists in ListPlot (updated)

Updated: I have two lists (of different lengths) of co-ordinates, in the form {x,y,"tag"}, that I wish to plot so that one list is graphically linked to the other ...
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3d plot for function defined for integer values

I would like to make a plot of a function defined just for integer values, like f[n_, m_] := 2 - (1/IntegerPart[n]) - (1/IntegerPart[m]) If I try to plot ...
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How do I define the domain of a function?

I have a function of two variables, f[x_, y_], and I would like to restrict the domain to values of x and ...
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Manipulate a Plot that contains a variable that contains symbol [duplicate]

This snippet mm = m Manipulate[{mm, Plot[mm x, {x, 0, 1}]}, {m, 0, 1}] (m is not defined anywhere) produces a sadly fixed ...
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Problems with NDSolve and stiffness

I am trying to solve an ODE in chemical kinetics: $$\begin{align*} \frac{\mathrm d[x]}{\mathrm dt} &= -k_1 [x][y]\\ \frac{\mathrm d[y]}{\mathrm dt} &= k_1 [x][y] - k_3[y] \end{align*}$$ My ...
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Why do vertex labels disappear when I edit with drawing tools?

I'm trying to change the text and arrow style in GraphPlot using the drawing tool, but the the vertex labels disappear when I do that: ...
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double arrow in GraphPlot

Is it possible to combine two edges into one with a double arrow? For example: ...
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3D plot of two 2D functions

I would like to plot two 2d functions in a 3d coordinate system. Examples are z = x^2 and z = y^2. Each function has one ...
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Contour3Dplot more graphs in one picture [duplicate]

How can I plot two equations in one 3D graph. I have to plot x^2+y^2=1 and x^2+y^2+z^2=2 but I want tu plot only their intersection :( Thank you
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Change position of mesh

I'm trying to plot a 3D graphic and I want to highlight the intersection between two graphics: a plane and a surface. I thought that Meshfunction->{#3&} was ...
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Plot a graph in a plane

I have a 3D graphics and i must plot a trajectory on a costant plane but i don't understand how to do this. With a simple Show[] command i can't do this. This is the code to plot the graphics: ...
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Plot several lines with different starting points on the x-axis

First of all, I would like to apologize in advance if I don't use the correct terms or if I express myself unclear but I just started to work with Mathematica. I'm simulating electricity prices and ...
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How to find an asymptote of a logarithmic curve

An exponential decay curve has been plotted asymptoting at approximately x=30 (correct for what I am looking at) How can I find the exact value from the curve? I was hoping to be able to use ...
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How can I fix Mathematica's text line-breaking algorithm not to line-break so soon?

I have some custom plotting functions that simplify the placement of footnotes and source notes under the plot. It is important that the line length of the footnotes fills up the available space and ...
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How to restrict ListContourPlot with two criteria?

I use ListContourPlot to show exclusions in a physical parameter space. I have restrictions like A < 5 and ...
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Plot differential equation system in a complex way

Based on this differential equation system: $$\begin{align*} \dot{x}&=f(x,y)\\ \dot{y}&=g(x,y) \end{align*}$$ where $$\begin{align*} f(x, y)&=x^2+y^2-25\\ g(x, y)&=x^2-y^2-7 ...
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Creating Plot with varying scale [duplicate]

I have four series of data that I would like to plot side by side. They look something like this: As the y-coordinate goes from 80 to 50 In the first series, the x-coordinate varies from around 20 ...
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Plot FindRoot for non-trivial function

I would like to plot the results of FindRoot over certain range of inputs. I tried to do this with the code: ...
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Plotting Piecewise function, ExclusionsStyle not shown completely

Suppose I define f[x] := Piecewise[{{1.7*10^-6, 150 <= x <= 200}}, 0] and then plot ...
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How can I draw a 3D cross-section of a 3-torus embedded in 4D Euclidean space?

I have a $3$-torus ($\mathbf S^1\times\mathbf S^1\times \mathbf S^1$) embedded in 4D Euclidean space. How can I draw the cross-section of this $3$-torus cut by a 3D Euclidean space in an arbitrary ...
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Images as labels of barChart

I'm trying to create a BarChart on which images are the labels of each bar. A Minimal example of what I'm trying to do: ...
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Question about rendering axes [duplicate]

I have data points for a circle and would like to plot it with Mathematica. ...
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Mapping higher dimensions to color, opacity, point size, etc

I have a set of points of dimension >3, and I'd like to modify ListPointPlot3D so that the higher dimensions are mapped to different variables, such as color, opacity, point size, etc. so for example ...
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Colorbar doesn't appear

I have a list of data with dimensions $(2000,4)$. I plotted it using ListPointPlot3D, setting the fourth dimension as the color. As follows: ...
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Plotting query - same values on Y-axis / viewing data

I'm new to Mathematica, and have numerically solved two similar functions with the following code; ...
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How to get confidence bands of parameters from a fitting procedure?

I have done fitting of data points with a given model that has two parameters (A and B), using NonlinearModelFit. The result of the fit is the maximum of the ...
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Why doesn't Mathematica plot $n(-1)^n$ with Plot?

I was in doubt if this question should be asked in Mathematics.SE or Mathematica.SE, but I've decided this site would be more appropriate, because I think those who read my question here will know ...
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Issues with ColorFunction Scaling when using RegionFunction in VectorPlot

I was plotting a VectorPlot and restricting it to the physically meaningful region using RegionFunction. To my surprise, the ...
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Problem with ContourPlot

I tried these ...
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How does Plot evaluate its argument? [duplicate]

I have a list of about twenty InterpolatingFunctions that I'd like to plot. They are interpolations from experimental data (frequency spectra between 100 and 5000 ...
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Do/For loop for plots

I have a lot of points that I would like to get shown on a plot. The problem is that sometimes I only have 2 points while other times i have 10 points. I've tried to make a for loop to create a plot ...
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Plotting a complex function [duplicate]

What does it mean if this message appears: {Im[(1-E^Times[<<3>>] f)/(1-Power[<<2>>] f)]-0,Im[(1-E^Times[<<3>>] f)/(1-Power[<<2>>] f)]-0} must be a list of equalities or ...
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Thick border on some ParametricPlot3D objects

Object x should be composed of thick lines, object su should have no or a thin border. With ...
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Reuse ParametricPlot3D plotting options [duplicate]

I create several ParametricPlot3D's that all should look the same: BoundaryStyle -> Thick, ...
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Graphing time-series

I'm currently trying to use data gathered as a function of time (here, the fluorescence of a biological sample), but am new to Mathematica and don't know how to properly specify axis relations (and ...
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What's the simplest way to plot an ErrorListPlot with only y error bars?

Sometimes I get really tired of Preparing data for making an ErrorListPlot using Thread and friends. Is there a simpler way to plot an ErrorListPlot with only y ...
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How to plot vector function r(t) = i + j + t*k

How can I plot the vector function $r(t) = i + j + t\;k$, where i, j, k are unit vectors, and t is the parameter of the function r.