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

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Plotting: Basic Question [duplicate]

I am new user. I am plotting "y = x^3". My "x" domain is "{x, -5, 5}", but then it scales for all "y" values. Is there anyway to zoom in, or have it plot/display a limited "y" range of values? The ...
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StreamPlot Label for General Parameter

I have a simple DEQ: $$y'(t) = y + C$$ for a constant $C$. It turns out that the equilibrium point of this DEQ is $-C$. I can use the StreamPlot command to plot ...
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Draw grid lines at multiples of k

Here is a beginner's question: when creating plots with mathematica, I want the grid lines to be at multiples of a constant value. E.g. in the following plot, the vertical grid lines are at multiple ...
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Plotting time data with axes labels and point labels

I am trying to create a set of commands to automatically create clinical lab value plots. Using time is my major issue here. It is hard to dynamically reference the different point positions to ...
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Problem with Plot of Solution for NDSolve [closed]

I'm trying to plot the solution of an equation using NDSolve. For some reason nothing shows up in the plot. I checked the output of the interpolating function and it doesn't look like there is ...
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spherical polar plot of radial function [closed]

Can you please tell me how to plot $\sqrt{r}$ in 3d sph polar plot? In the spherical plot 3d there is no option I can put variable r. So how should I proceed.
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How to have a special grid as background of a plot?

I want to have a grid background for the function (2/5)*x+3/5 but with one small detail. I want the coordinates of the points to be in the centres of the background ...
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How to reverse the direction of the y axes

I have a similar question to this one. Unfortunately, the answers there didn't help me. I would like to plot a simple function with the normal Plot function. ...
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need help rotating an object about the z-axis using animation

This should be an easy question for anyone familiar with 3D animations. I have a 2D shape denoted by the equation ((x-1)^2+y^2) ((x+1)^2+y^2)==1 and I ...
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ListPointPlot3D with connected points?

With the command ListPlot[data,Joined -> True] I can visually connect adjacent data points in the array with lines. However, this option appears to be missing ...
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How can I get dotted boundaries on a RegionPlot?

How do I plot something like $$\{(x,y): 1 \leq x^2 + y^2 < 9\}?$$ I want to be able to make the boundary $x^2 + y^2 = 9$ dotted line and the unit circle filled and coloured region in between? I ...
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How can I insert text into a relative position in a plot?

I use the following code to draw a parametric plot, with Epilog to add a point, and text using Graphics. ...
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Why I need Evaluate for the Plot of the probability density function of PolyaAeppliDistribution?

I encountered this when I was trying to answer this question. I just can't understand why the following code will only give a line at $y=0$: ...
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Removing the white space around plots when using customized FrameTicks

I'm using the CustomTicks package, which is part of the LevelScheme package, for styling the ...
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Detecting a nonlinear edge in a 2D point pattern

Following an earlier post here, I have generated a point pattern on the unit square $[0,1]\otimes[0,1]$, which is described by a piecewise constant intensity function constructed so that (in ...
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Dynamically change the variables plotted against in Plot3D

This question posed by @Cam is the closest I can find to my question but I feel that the answers don't really guide me in the way in which I'd like to proceed.... How do I dynamically change ...
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How to find intervals in the domain corresponding to intervals in the range?

I want to find the intervals for the argument m1 of this function corresponding to the value for the function lying in given intervals of the range: ...
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Manipulate and ListPlot [duplicate]

I have a $300$ by $2$ matrix called r which its elements depend on parameter g. I would like to plot this matrix and change the ...
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how to get a linearized curve in some intervals

in below picture I draw a graph base on weight of a controller system against cost function. I want to linearise and divide this curve to for example 5 five intervals. is there any function in ...
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Better way to plot multiple discrete PDFs?

I often find myself trying to plot multiple PDFs for my courses. I find the default tools available to me are lacking and/or cumbersome. After readings some suggestions here, I have come up with the ...
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How do I fill the area from 0 to pi in my Sine wave and in the process get the area value?

I am new to Mathematica and I tried searching the docs but no specific examples there. This is what I have achieved so far, returns an error, probably wrong syntax. ...
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Overlaying a Plot within a Manipulate Control Panel

Is there a way to overlay a plot into a blank area of a Manipulate control panel, that will still update according to the controls in the Manipulate function? This is an image of what I have: You ...
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Maximum but still limited magnitude region is not plotted with ContourPlot [duplicate]

The function is well defined in the whole region. But it just skips plotting the center region. I've tried PlotPoints, Mesh, Contours - it didn't help. After making more contours. White hole is ...
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PlotLegends from a List

I want to generate plots showing dependence of a function on another parameter, and automatically add correct PlotLegend that says which graph is which parameter. ...
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Plotting columns of two separate data lists

I have two data lists with names data1 and data2. data1 has 8 columns and data2 has two columns. How can I plot 3rd column of data1 verses 1st column of data2?
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FillingStyle Thickness Distorting ListPlot image

I'm trying to create a histogram using ListPlot using the Filling->Axis and ...
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Plotting a curve in 3D [duplicate]

Say I have two polynomials in $\mathbb{R}[X,Y,Z]$, whose intersection of zero loci correspond to a curve in the 3D space. What is the best way to plot the curve? Example: $$ f = X^2+Y^2-Z^2, \qquad ...
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Create a graph from KML file

I'm wondering how I can take a .KML (Keyhole Markup Language) file and convert/express it as a graph for use in Mathematica. Even just in general, is it possible to convert a KML file to a graph? I'm ...
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Plotting discrete points on a phase plot

I'm trying to generate a phase plot of a sinusoidal voltage at discrete points using the following code: ...
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Show contour area as tooltip?

I have contour plots, such as plot = ContourPlot[Sqrt[(x - 2)^2 + (y - 2)^2 - 5], {x, -15, 15}, {y, -15, 15}, Contours -> {4}] /. _Polygon -> Sequence[] I ...
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Align plots with a shift

I've got three plots combined through Overlay: ...
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BubbleChart bubble scale depends on y position

I noticed that the scaling of bubbles in the BubbleChart function depends on the y position of a bubble. Compare these two examples. ...
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How can I show a rotated PDF plot superimposed on a ListPlot of the underlying data?

I have a set of 3 lifetime datasets in lists called values1, values2 and values3. values1 = {53377., 16542., 31418., 5629., 17654., 7365., 15797., 862., 76906., 10073.}; values2 = {74412., 15620., ...
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ListLinePlot x-axis units label

If I want to label the $x$-axis of a ListLinePlot , how do I do that? There are two types of label: a units label which would go to the right of the axis, and ...
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Combining images and plots in LevelScheme figures

I've found that the LevelSchemes package is extremely useful when combining several plots with precise control over where to place legends, making plots withing ...
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Variable widths on BoxWhiskerChart

BoxWhiskerChart automatically uses the same width for each of the boxes in a plot. I would like to force it to use a list of widths (with each width corresponding to a box). I'm working with time ...
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ListLinePlot “Cannot Take Positions” error with Fourier of WAV file

When I try to do a Fourier analysis of a WAV file with a sample rate of 22050 I get an error "Cannot take positions". What am doing wrong? ...
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Plotting in the “Manipulate” function - simple coding

Hello Mathematica community, my name is Preston! I have a real quick question that should be easy to answer. Alright, so for a research project that I'm involved it at my university, I need to ...
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Analyzing Betting (Keno) in Mathematica [closed]

Keno is a popular lottery game that is available with all of the larger casino softwares. The player is given a ticket with 70 numbers on it. He picks 1 to 11 numbers on the ticket. 20 winning numbers ...
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How to solve an equation with two variables in Mathematica

If I solved an example equation like |x|+|y|=1 numerically, I would to get a 90° rotated rectangle. If I was to plot the equation, it would result in an image like ...
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Increasing y-axis on plot as it appears it naturally truncates part of the plot [closed]

Changing the x-axis is fine and it will allow me to do so. When I want to change the y-axis (2D vertical), an error occurs. It appears as if the mathematica plot is missing some of the graph data. Is ...
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Revolving the area between two functions about an axis

I'm trying to graph the revolution of the area between two functions about an axis, but I'm new to Mathematica, and not sure how to proceed. My area is defined by ...
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Why does piecewise plot have a discontinuity when the function, first and second derivatives are equal?

There were some related questions to this one, but in this case we have the function value, the first derivative and the second derivative all equal (that was actually the problem I was solving). We ...
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Ugly plots when printing notebook to pdf

One image is worth one thousand words, so: Question: At what options should I be looking, so that what I see in my notebook is what I get in my printed pdf ? Here is the code I'm using: ...
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DensityPlot Increase Information

I am trying to make a density plot in Mathematica, however the distribution of the plot is not as visible as I would like. I plotted the same function in python and it contains a greater visible range ...
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Trying to graph trajectory function in Mathematica? Won't Graph?

The exercise is: Define the trajectory function y(x) in Mathematica. Pick the initial speed (in meters per second) equal to ...
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Why BarChart3D plot of Mathematica 9 is not working similar to Mathematica 7 version?

Mathematica 7 Needs["BarCharts`"] BarChart3D[{{1, 6, 8}, {2, 7, 1}, {3, 1, 4}}] While in Mathematica 9 it is not plotting in this manner. Please help me to ...
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Possible bug while plotting homographic function with stylled axes (?!) [duplicate]

Seems like a bug to me, don't have time to dig more now. WinXP V9.0.1.0 ...
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Filling only part of a plot [duplicate]

I have something plotted on [-6,6] but I would like to fill only the part from [-5,5] (to the axis). I'm looking through the documentation but I'm not terribly well-versed in Mathematica and can't ...