# Tagged Questions

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

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### Why wrapping this ContourPlot inside a Manipulate changes its output into something unrecognizable?

I am a bit puzzled: I wrap the same exact ContoutPlot inside a Manipulate, and it looks all wrong (I don't know what it's drawing but it does not look like the zeros of my polynomial). What am I doing ...
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### How I can make the StreamPlot of this differential equation?

I need the StreamPlot of this differential equation but I don't know how. dp/dt = 0.4 p(1 - p/30), 0 <= t < 5 and 0.4 p (1 - p/30) - 0.25 p, t > 5
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### Adding annotations to plot with vertical leader line to the curve

I am working with some GPS data for a bike trip I am going on. All the routes are given so it's easy to simply follow the line on your GPS. I am looking for a way to visually summarize information ...
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### Combined ListPlot3D using arrays of different length

I have three parts of a ListPlot3D that I would like to combine. The problem is, the middle part has more points in one dimension than the other two, which means I can't combine them easily to plot ...
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### Imaginary terms in the derivative of Jacobi theta function (2) on the real line

I am trying to calculate/plot the derivative of the second Jacobi theta function $d\theta_2(0, e^{-\pi t} )/dt$. Calculating or plotting the function itself works fine: ...
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### How to make a 3d surface/point plot with color based on a list

This is my data: ...
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### DiscretePlot - adjusting the scale on Y axis to log with prescribed spacing

I have this picture of a residual Plot I am trying to reproduce (Y axis scale should be the same as in my plot): The code I ...
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### Controlling colors of points in ListPlot

I have a collection of points I want to plot using ListPlot[]. I would like each individual point to be a certain color depending on a key value that is based on a list separate from the points. As a ...
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### Problems with TimelinePlot

I'm trying to play with the example in this recent blog post, but I'm having a few basic issues with TimelinePlot: Labels are getting cut off: How can I get ...
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### Detecting deviations in a list of points [closed]

Say that I have a list of evenly-spaced points that I want to plot using ListLinePlot. To generate them, I am using a function that works with relatively low ...
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### Plotting 2nd order ODE solution for specific values of constants

Suppose that I have a 2nd order, linear ODE and I want to plot the solution I found using DSolve. How can I plot giving specific values of ...
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### adjust the alignment of different legends

I used Show to combine a ListPlot and Plot, and each plot has its own legend. The code is as ...
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### Plot an ODE solution for a list of specific constants [closed]

Let's say I have a 1st order ODE and want to plot the solution. What I have been doing until now is: ...
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### Change numerical plot labels on one axis to strings

This question likely has a straightforward answer. Suppose I have a plot something like this: ...
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### Generating by plots by rerunning code

I am new to Mathematica. I created a code where I can evaluate a parameter (denoted by PoA) for a random instance of a directed acyclic graph. The code is below. ...
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### Use a Module to return multiple plots

A program I'm running requires me to generate multiple plots over the same domain, so I thought it would be fairly simple to use a module and bury all of the plot commands within that that way I only ...
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### How to combine 2d and 3d plots with this code [duplicate]

I found a picture for example in google and I want to do with my code like that: And here is my code: ...
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### Input text next to plot axes

Please see the following image showing my plot. I would like to indicate $\omega$ is maximized at $\bar{\omega}$. But as you can see, it is cut and does not appear correctly. Do you know how to fix ...
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### Plot with tick labels but without ticks

In scientific literature, plots often have a design like what I've been trying to make (see below). These images have the following characteristics: 1) Frames on the left and on the right 2) An x-axis ...
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### Error Exporting STL --insufficient elements to export

I am trying to export the following code as an STL file: ...
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### Unnecessary free space under the figure

Here is the data ...
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### ListLogLinearPlot with Legends

I need to plot this data in Log scale for both axes, and also need to add a legend. But since they are joined dots, the legend that appears is just a dot instead the plotstyle I choose. ...
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### Plotting points on the horizontal line

I have list such as list = {1, 5, 2, 6, 3,...} and I need to plot the numbers from the list on a horizontal line such that there will be on a place on horizontal ...
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### SetOptions for CoordinatesToolOptions for DateListPlot?

Bug introduced in 10.0 and persisting through 10.2.0 or later DateListPlot does not respect my Options setting for ...
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### How to draw scatter plot with errorbars from huge lists of data in a fast way?

I want to make a scatter plot using two huge lists that give the $x$ and $y$ coordinates of the points. To each $(x,y)$ point I want to add a symmetric errorbar (I have anothe list with the errors) in ...
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### Change ColorScheme of DistributionChart

The "ColorScheme"of a DistributionChart can be changed using the ChartElementFunction like in the following example: ...
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### Plotting Riemann surface of $\sqrt{z}$ in rectangular coordinates

I'm trying to plot the Riemann surface of $\sqrt{z}$ with this command: ParametricPlot3D[{t,u,Re[Sqrt[t + I u]]}, {t,-1,1}, {u,-1,1}]; but the output isn't ...
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### Enigmatic message about MaxBend

Referring to the method I proposed for Problem with ParametricPlot Mathematica 10.0.2 throws an enigmatic error message: ...
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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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### 3D scatter plot with labels [closed]

I am doing 3-D scatter plot with labels and using the following code ...
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### How can I easily visualize density plots with singularities with the least loss of detail?

I'm trying to visualize electric fields. StreamPlot is helpful: ...
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### How to plot the graph of the equation F[x,y]=0 if y is real number, x is complex? [closed]

I have an equation F(x,y;a,b,c,...)=0, where x and y are variables, a,b,c,... - parameters. y is a real number, x - complex. For every given y I need to solve this equation, i.e. to find Im(x) and Re(...
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### Why are the labels twitching vertically in TimelinePlot?

Why are labels jumping up and down here: ...
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### Filling graph between lines and plots

I would like to create a filling delineated by the plots and lines as specified below: ...
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### Bincounting multiple data

I have 5number of single column data files and I imported all of them using data = Table[Import["hist501" <> ToString[i] <> ".txt", "List"], {i, 5}]. Now I want to determine the bincount of ...
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### Bug with DateListPlot with ToolTip with NumberForm?

Is anyone able to confirm if this is a bug in version 10.1 on Windows 7 Pro? I am attempting to produce a DateListPlot with ...
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### How to draw an ellipse [duplicate]

I'm new. I just started learning how to use Mathematica. I'm trying to draw an ellipse given by the implicit equation $y^2 = 1/625\,(330 625-529x^2)$. I cannot figure out how to do it.
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### Iterator variable not blocked in ParametricPlot

Bug introduced in 10.0 and persisting through 10.2 or later It appears that perhaps the iterator variable r is not Block-ed ...
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### Question RE DiscreteMarkovProcess Graph Labels

I'm trying to label the arc's of my Markov chain with symbols like $\alpha$, $\beta$, etc., to show how the Markov chain looks abstractly. So, I did this... ...
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### How to Fill ContourPlot

Given a contour plot such as function = Cos[c] + Cos[a] pltc = ContourPlot[function == 1/2, {a, 0, 4 Pi}, {c, 0, 4 Pi}]; How can I color the regions in which <...
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### Fixed colors for fixed values in contourplot legend

I am trying to make a contour plot of a gravitational potential, consisting of a sum og different potential.s. I would like to plot them separately with a BarLegend that has the same colors for the ...
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### Plotting six chosen rows of a matrix

I have a matrix,W, whose dimension is n x n, each entry is a number. I need to plot only the values of six rows, namely those ...
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### blank part in the contour plot [duplicate]

Why did my listcontourplot have some blank part like the below? I've checked that my data is in the range of [2.5, 4]. Is it because that it changes so fast??
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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 ...
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### Problem with using GraphicsColumn

I have three plots defined as: ...
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### ContourPlot looking choppy [duplicate]

I want to plot a simple curve, the bifolium (x^2+y^2)^2-yx^2=0. I entered n=1/2; ContourPlot[(x^2 + y^2)^2 - y x^2 == 0, {x, -n, n}, {y, -n, n}] into mathematica and got the plot which looks very ...
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### listcontourplot on a sector of a circle [duplicate]

s = Import["Desktop/tension.xlsx"]; ListContourPlot[s, Contours -> 10, PlotLegends -> Automatic] In fact, it is a contour of a circular part from (2,0) (4,0)...
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### Vector Plot of a linearly varying cantilever

I want to drawing with Vector Plot a deflection and slope of a linearly varying cantilever. And with Contour Plot it works but with Vector Plot it didn't. Here is the code: ...
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### Setting Fixed Axis

Is it possible to prevent the values of axis of a 3D plot from moving? If I run this code: ...
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### Customizing X-axis label for groups of 7 (weeks)

I have a set of data organized as a list where each list entry represents a day of the week. The data starts on a Sunday. It represents about 5 months of data. Each element of the list is {date,...