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

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How can I draw a hyperboloid given its generatrix?

I want to see how a hyperboloid of revolution is generated by its generatrix, i.e. by rotating one (say the one passing point $(1,0,0)$ and $(0,1,1)$) of the skew lines around another (say the z ...
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random geometric graph generation problem

I'm new to Mathematica. I'm trying to generate a random geometric graph in which to have a secure link between any two arbitrary nodes they should share a common key in their key rings (have assigned ...
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Disconnected Frame/Axes in Plots

Is it possible to have "Tufte" style figure axes? That is so that the axes do not need to connect or span the entire data range? For an example of what I mean from the R's default histogram style: ...
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Extracting data values from a plot

I found that the fact is very useful that a plot sometimes contains all the original data needed to reconstruct that plot. This is very helpful for me because sometimes I need to retrieve and analysis ...
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Plotting bug? or am I missing something? [duplicate]

I would like to plot some functions in a family such as the following set of functions: Table[(n/(1 - 2 x))^2, {n, 1, 29}] And this works wonderfully: ...
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Vertex labels versus vertex names in VertexRenderingFunction

The VertexRenderingFunction seems to only use names, not labels. For example: ...
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Plotting double inequality only for integer values

RegionPlot is plotting for all values. And using ListPlot I can only evaluate one inequality. How can I plot this type of ...
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Combining Two Manipulated Plots Dependent on Same Variables

I need to combine two plots on the same graph to highlight the intersection of the two while being able to manipulate various parameters that are common to both functions. I need to have the slider ...
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GraphPlot with black edges no rendering function

Is there any way to make the edges of a GraphPlot black without tediously writing out a long "EdgeRenderingFunction"? I guess you could ask the same kind of question about vertex labeling. For ...
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Discrete inequality plotting

I have an equation like this: $${20 \choose k}\cdot \sum_{i=0}^k {k \choose i}\cdot i \leq 1+f$$. I want to plot this inequality as the dependency between k and ...
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How to highlight overlapping regions in RegionPlot according to the overlapping times?

I want to plot the overlapping regions of several inequalities. For example, ...
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Plotting two functions against each other

I have two functions which are functions of t. Let's just say x1[t] and x2[t]. I want to ...
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PlotStyle with Table

I want to create a plot style with a table and manipulate the variables in the plot style. ...
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How to graph in Cylindrical coordinates in 3D

I need help figuring out how to plot in cylindrical coordinates. I read that CylindricalPlot3D was replaced with ...
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Custom image as plot marker

Is there a quick and easy way with Graphics to replace the standard data points in a plot with a custom image?
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Arrowhead as MeshStyle or PlotMarkers for ListLinePlot

Is it possible to use the Meshstyle option of the PlotMarkers option in ListLinePlot to have ...
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Plot with sum and binomial command

A few days ago I asked about a problem with plotting a sum. You advise me to use Evaluate option, and that helped me very. But now I have a very similar problem, but i can't find the mistake. I have a ...
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Using FindFit for step functions

Having used FindFit like so: ...
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StreamPlot,smooth curves

Using the StreamPlot I observed that when the streamline is a small circle, this line is not smooth. How can I increase the number of points along the streamline? For example, these are the magnetic ...
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Reproducing a Plot done with WolframAlpha [duplicate]

I have problem to draw in Mathematica a plot like this: Plot[{Sum[a^10*(-1)^(x-a), {a, 1, x}]}, {x, 1, 10}] The problem is that on the plot there is no graph. As ...
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how recover lost data of coordinates from contourplot of mention data?

I have made Contour Plot for a lot of data, like this ...
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Finding fourier transform of data and hence frequencies

I looked at all the other questions related to mine before posting this, and they didn't solve my problem. I have a large data set which can be downloaded from here. I'm using the following code to ...
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Finding Minimum of a list after interpolation

I have a set of lists called Er[l], where l is from 1 to 13. I want to find the minimum point in the plot in these lists after interpolation by spline method. I need the values and the points on the ...
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Mesh and ParametricPlot [duplicate]

Is this a bug, or something going over my head? When using the following code, nothing "special" happens: ...
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How to make a piece of a pie chart change color upon clicking it?

I am trying to use the EventHandler and have managed to make the text change color upon clicking it, but cannot seem to make each piece of the pie chart change ...
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How to plot a figure like this

I saw a beautiful figure illustrating the optical lattice clock, and would like to make a similar one. This is the figure (taken from here) Is it possible to make a similar one using Mathematica? ...
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ContourPlot3D for a 3D vector contour plot

The procedure ContourPlot3D allows plotting the contour lines of the components of a 3D-vector. The problem is I don't know how to give the contour planes of each ...
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plot an exponential statistical function

I have this exponential function, where j is unknown. How can I plot the variance function for $k= 0.1, \; 1, \;10$ $$f_{j,k}(y)=\frac{\sqrt{j}}{\sqrt{2 \pi}}e^{\sqrt{jk}}y^{-\frac{1}{2}} ...
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Shading using VertexNormal changed when combining graphics3D andy ListContourPlot3D with Show

I want to combine some ListContourPlot3D and Graphics3D to present, on one 3D plot, the projection of the contour plots on each ...
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Modified ListPlot, how to speed it up

I use Mathematica almost every day for several jobs (computations, graphics, etc.). I admit that this software contains much more options (capabilities) than one user may need. Well, not always since ...
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How to monitor the progress of a plot

Im a Mathematica newbie. Can someone tell me how to watch the progress of a plot. For example say I want to watch the curve Exp[-x] when ...
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Differential equations: How do I solve a delay differential equation with 0-1 variables

How do I solve the following non-linear, delay-differential equations using Mathematica under the assumptions $$p(t) = 1 ,\; y(t) > k$$ $$p(t) = 0,\; y(t)<= \ k$$. $$ \frac{dw}{dt} = ...
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Plotting two vectors on the unit circle [closed]

I would like to plot a vector on the unit circle, depending on an angle Pi/k, and the same vector rotated by an angle d. I try ...
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How can I create a colour image using raw black and white data? (FITS data cube)

I have a data cube containing pictures of a galaxy across a thousand wavelengths. I want to take the data for the image slides in the red and blue parts of the spectrum, and have them represented in ...
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Alternating Axis Labeling between Left and Right Axis

I'm using the following to label a MatrixPlot: FrameTicks -> {{yticks, None}, {None, xticks}}, I'm labeling these ticks with text. It is impossible to get the ...
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How to plot a certain surface? What is its parametric equation?

The surface show below is very beautiful; however, I don't know its function either as an implicit function or in parametric form. Anyone have an idea about it and how to draw it with Mathematica?
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Increase 3D Graph thickness for 3D printing in Mathematica?

My code: Plot3D[{(2*x*y)/(x^2 + y^2)}, {x, -2, 2}, {y, -2, 2}] Output: And now I can export this to STL by using the export STL command, however, when I try ...
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How would I plot the volume element in cylindrical coordinates?

I have this graph: But it doesn't have a function so I can't just plugin in a function into wolfram or mathematica to plot it. I have these coordinates to make it however: ...
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Union of plotted regions as sum of colors

I wish to plot 2 functions $f$ and $g$ so that the region bounded by $f$ has color $c_f$, the region bounded by $g$ has color $c_g$, and the region bounded by both has color $c_f+c_g$. E.g. $c_f$ is ...
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Use boundaries of one plot for another

I am writing some code in which I combine a ParametricPlot[] with a RegionPlot[]. Mathematica is very good at figuring out ...
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Mathematica Error Message using CylindricalPlot3D

I have a full version of Mathematica Home Edition 9 installed on a high end desktop. I'm trying to learn how to use it and keep coming up with an error message that I cannot figure out. I want to ...
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Error plotting delayed expressions [duplicate]

I have defined: Qq[T_] := Exp[-w/(2 T)]/(1 - Exp[-w/T]) Uq[T_] := T^2 D[Log[Qq[T]], T] Can someone explain why this expression work: ...
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Plotting the solution of a 2nd order equation

I have got to solve a second order equation, where the coefficient depend on the parameter $k$: $$(A_k - \omega) (D_k- \omega) - B_kC_k = 0$$ so that also the solution $\omega=\omega(k)$ will depend ...
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Plotting basin boundary

How to plot the basin boundary in Mathematica? I have been trying to do this using the system ...
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Best method to do a List Plot of two series with the same x-Axes [duplicate]

I want to plot two data series with the same $x$-Axes. I can use Show for this purpose, but I don't know if it is the best way, because I've to set all options two ...
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How to use NyquistPlot without having a transfer function model?

Could anyone tell me how to use NyquistPlot with a first argument that is not a transfer function model? The expression I'd like to pass to ...
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Combine a dynamic module with a manipulation

I would like to combine a dynamic module with a manipulation, whilst maintaining the functionality of both. I have tried things like Show and ...
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How to insert a plot into another overlay plot

I want to insert a plot into another overlay plot. Here is my code: ...
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A few specific questions on a number of plots in a do loop

I have created the picture displayed below, with the following line of code: ...