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

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ListPlot3D with the color choosen from another list [closed]

I have a data set for doing a ListPlot3D in the required format as data={{x1,y1,z1},{x2,y2,z2}......{xN,yN,zN}}. I also have another list with N values ...
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The default ColorFunction of DensityPlot before v10?

The default ColorFunction of Plot, Plot3D before v10 is respectively mentioned here and ...
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Rasterized density plot with vector axes

I'm wondering if there is an easy way to get the plot below exported in a small pdf? The plot below is made in the following steps: step 1: Create a streamplot step 2: Create a densityplot, where ...
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Plotting y'[x] vs y[x] [closed]

I solved a differential equation numerically and I want to Plot y'[x] vs. y[x], but I don't know how. what is the command?
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One less arrow vector than asked for

Bug introduced in v10 and persisting through 10.4 or later Consider the following code: ...
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NDSolve ensemble of initial points

I want to illustrate how the differential equation depends on the initial conditions. First if all differential equations: ...
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PlotRange->Automatic the exact function used to calculate outliers

I know that PlotRange->Automatic does the following: "the distribution of coordinate values is found, and any points sufficiently far out in the distribution ...
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VectorScale Explanation

I'm having great difficulty understanding VectorScale. Here are the definitions from the documentation. With the explicit specification ...
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Weird Vectorplot

I would like to Plot a simple Vector Field, all vectors normalized to one. If i for example take a evenly distributed sample of the field and plot it with the ListVectorPlot function, i get a plot ...
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How to speed up the plotting of B-spline curve?

Three months ago, I asked a quesion about B-Spline basis function here, Today, I used this function to plot B-spline curve. The definition of $N_{i,p}$ ...
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Mapping Contour Plot onto ListPlot3D (or by using color variations) [closed]

I am trying to overlay a contour plot I have created on a ListPlot3D graph. I have seen a few questions answered on this website that answer my basic question. ...
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Toggle plot visibility of dynamic number of data sets

I have multiple curves in my plot, and want to be able to toggle their visibility off/on. Which I got to work thanks to a different post. ...
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Kernel sometimes quit after second evaluation of ListVectorPlot

But introduced in 10.0.0 and persisting through 10.3.1 In Mathematica 10.01 Linux x386 execution of the expression ...
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Change ParametricPlot3D tick labels and origin [closed]

I have very complicated task, I'm trying to plot electron wavefunctions. As you see, I've managed to do it, except few things: how do I change tick labels of 10^-8 meters to nanometers? how do I ...
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How can I combine two color schemes for plotting?

I want to use ListContourPlot to display all negative values using one colorscheme and all positive values using another color scheme. This question Define a color function using Piecewise gives some ...
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Plot a bunch of lines in 3D from point data

I have a 12*25 array, wherein each entry is of the form $\{x,y,z\}$. So 12 different $x$ values, 25 different $y$ values and 12*15 $z$ values in all. I'd like to plot 12 curves of various $x$ values ...
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Color a Function by its Derivative

Mathematica's ColorFunction seems to struggle with coloring a function "y" by its derivative D[y,x]. This is a seemingly simple task, but Mathematica can't handle it. While I can certainly evaluate ...
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Extracting coordinates from 3D plots

Is there any possibility to extract the coordinates of a point (x,y,z) from a 3D plot in Mathematica with the cursor? What can be done for this purpose?
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Join a surface and a density plot [duplicate]

My question is if it's possible to do something like this with Mathematica: I know that it is possible to plot a surface with Plot3D and a 2D plot with DensityPlot, so I was wondering how to join ...
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Plot of the set complex numbers [duplicate]

I want to show this set (eigenvalues of my matrix): ...
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ListPlot3D keeps crashing

I have some data, and I want to plot it by ListPlot3D: ...
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VectorPlot3D - vectors starting at points

Normally the vectors in VectorPlot3D ar attached the middle. How to get them attached at the beginning (what is typical conventions in most textbooks) by use of VectorPlot3D ?
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Multiple bwspec for BoxWhiskerChart

If I want to make a horizontal boxplot (with outliers) for y: ...
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How to show surfaces as a implicit plot in 3d?

I was trying to show a feasible region with these lines: ...
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How to convert cumulative to incremental for plot

Trying to show a plot of a power function $Y = a X^b$, where $Y$ is cumulative cost and $X$ is cumulative shipments where we'd like to see the incremental cost. For $X_1$ the cost is $Y_1$, for $X2$ ...
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Compute the evolution of percentages from a data file

My data is stored in external .out files which contain six columns and a large number of rows. I know that I have to provide a small sample but the structure of my data is so unique, so I provide the ...
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How to make a 2D plot of 3 variables (sample picture attached)

Is it possible to plot that kind of graph in Mathematica? (picture attached) If yes, it can be used to visualise a simple "balance system" of the form: X = f[e]; ...
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Ploting a topology that accepts saddle point in 3 dimensional plot [closed]

In order to visualize a saddle point, a common example given by Wikipedia is $z=x^2-y^2$. Plot3D[x^2 - y^2, {x, -5, 5}, {y, -5, 5}] I would like to have a 3d ...
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3D plot of two spheres with constraint

I intended to plot two 3D volumes of two spheres, each centered around $(x_0,y_0,z_0)$ and $(x_1,y_1,z_1)$, respectively. Here the reference points must be selected as $x_0+y_0+z_0=1$ and ...
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Superpose a map and a region plot

I would like to add on a map of city a region plot, which is this one in this case : ...
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LogLogPlot plugs in zero

Bug introduced in 10.0 and fixed in 10.0.2 In testing the answers to Plot result of non analytical-integral in V10.0.1, I came across this behavior of ...
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Forward function arguments to built-in Plot[]

Suppose I need to write a function to plot the real and imaginary part of some function (just an example). I want to define a function foo so that ...
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Awful styling in MMA10's Plot

Switching to MMA10, I'd want to produce a plot using this code: ...
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Plot result of non analytical-integral

I have the following function: h = 1; c = 1; k = 1; B2 = (2*h*c^2)/(x^5 (Exp[(h*c)/(x*k*T)] - 1)); (someone can see that this integral is the Planck function). ...
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How to apply two kinds of Plot styles in single graph

My version is 9.0 I want to apply ColorData and Line Width styles at the same time, like the ColorTheme Function new in 10.0, but there is always errors. Codes under here: ...
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How to make RegionPlot3D automatically choose PlotRange?

I'm looking at the winning one-liners of 2014, this one inparticular: ...
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How do I use an image as a `ChartLabel`?

I'm trying to use an image as a ChartLabel and I'm getting strange results. Here is a bar chart, with labels, that looks ok: But when I try to replace the "A" ...
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spherical histogram for 3D object

I want to develop a shperical histogram for 3D object. Given a 3D object, I put it in a cylinder where its axis pass through the centroid of the object. The cylinder is sampled into a number N of ...
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Embedded Graphics: General Relativity

Is there a way to make the following graph with two dimples? Like the central indent and another indent to the side to simulate a central mass like the sun and another smaller mass like the Earth in ...
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Intersection with FindInstance

How to find individual root parameters pair ( t, T) to find curve intersections using FindInstance? Hopefully it would output two, instead of 6 pairs in the following: ...
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How to connect discrete points and make them become continuous curve?

Given that I have two variables $\theta,t$, for the varible $t$, $\theta$ always owns several values. Namely, $$\{t,\theta_1,\theta_2,\theta_3,\theta_4...\}$$ where $t$ in the interval$[0,1]$ and ...
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Rapid density estimation and rendering of decision regions

I would like to create an interactive demonstration using Manipulate[] that illustrates a fundamental concept in pattern classification and machine learning. This ...
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Plot 2 student T distributions with different center values

Plot 2 student T distributions with different center values µ, but same DOF. The center values,µ has to be 45 and 48, DOF shall be 9.
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Trouble implementing a SOFM (Self Organizing Feature Map) [closed]

I have been given some Mathematica code to use to implement a 3x3 SOFM and see how it changes when I alter 2 variables, lambda and gamma. This is my first time using mathematica so I am a bit confused ...
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Polar image plot

I would like to perform the polar plot of an electron microscope contrast transfer function, into a black and white image. I have used the equation ...
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multiple or variable x scales in [list]plot

I need to make a plot (in this case a ListPlot) in which the x (horizontal) scale varies: either piecewise linear or a single nonconstant function. The purpose is to plot data for graphs like this ...
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How to plot an implicit value funtion

Previous question has been solved (Gap in a continuous plot). Here is a new related question. ...
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trouble with adding a legend to a plot

I am having trouble with adding a legend to a plot. this is my code,I tryed to use serval things,like ...