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

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Equivalent of MATLAB's “hold on” function

I'm making an animation where the number of iterations is known. I tried using Dynamic, as I prefer updating in real time over generating data before plotting. I ...
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Why will my plot not generate my entire plot?

I am trying to plot a sum of multiple HeavisidePi functions. A typical example would be something like this: ...
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Dynamically labeling a family of curves [duplicate]

I have created some simple code which generates a plot. This plot contains a family of curves created by changing a single parameter "k". I use the Table function within the Show function to iterate ...
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Font size in PlotLegends, using Table to generate the list in the legend

I am currently trying to get to graph with several functions as below. My problem is that I cannot change the font size in the legend (authomatically generated numbers by "Table" function). This code ...
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Count and plot the number of solutions in an interval

I have equations depending on one or more parameters and I want to find and plot regions in the parameter space in which there is a specific number of solutions. For definiteness let's consider a ...
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How to increase precision: $MinPrecision does not help [duplicate]

I have the following series: ...
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Labelling Curves Using ListLogLinearPlot within DynamicModule (So Close)

I currently have a large number of time-series datasets in the form where the name and time-series transposed data, so I have a list of lists of names for datasets and their time-dependant data. The ...
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Scaled ColorData Function [duplicate]

I have a four-dimensional array c, in which the first dimension represents time and the other three dimensions represent (x,y,z) ...
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How can I assign specific colors and sizes to 2D coordinate arrays being plotted with ListLogPlot?

I'd like to plot two sets of coordinates in two different arrays using ListLogPlot, and be able to individually specify the sizes and colors of the datapoints for each array. Things seem to work ...
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How can I change the size of the plot markers

I use ListPlot in order to plot four sets of data and also insert legends in my plot. Here is the Mathematica code ...
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How to manipulate a Fourier sine series?

I would like to plot the Fourier sine series for $f(x) = x$. I would like to manipulate the parameter n from $0$ to $10$ and plot the sine waves over $(0,1)$. My ...
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Plotting array of vectors with conditions

Given data in the form list={{{1,2},{3,4},{5,6}},{{7,8},{9,10},{11,12}},...} a matrix where elements are 2-element vectors, what is a efficient way to plot this ...
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Error invoking Information on functions containing Legended

In adapting some plotting functions to utilize the PlotLegends option of version 9, I came across the following errors: ...
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rasterListContourPlot With PlotLegends in Mathematica 9

Jens Nöckel has write functions about (List) Contour Plots with rasterized shading in Mathematica: http://pages.uoregon.edu/noeckel/computernotes/Mathematica/rasterContourPlot.html It works well. ...
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How can I nicely overlay fits for multiple arrays with ListPlot or ListLogPlot?

I'm plotting multiple lists with ListPlot[] or ListLogPlot[]: ListLogPlot[{ListA, ListB, ListC, ListD, ListE}, PlotRange -> {{0, 100}, Automatic}] I also have ...
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Reversing axes to get Poiseuille profile [duplicate]

I am trying to plot my velocity profile, similar to this plot (not the arrows, just the shape) Here is my function ...
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A weird thing about ListPlot3D [duplicate]

I plot the function f(x,y). x goes from 0 to 25 and y goes from 0 to 12. So, my plot should look elongated since the range of x is twice as long as the range of y. The problem is that, mathematica ...
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Plotting heat equation in a Manipulate expression

I have a 2D heat equation $u_t = \alpha (u_{xx} + u_{yy})$ with conditions: $u(x, y, 0) = 300$, $u_y(x, 0, t) = \mu_1(x)$, $u_y(x, 1, t) = \mu_2(x)$, $u(0, y, t) = \mu_3(y)$, $u(1, y, t) = ...
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How to insert a zoom inside the main plot

As the title indicates, I want to add inside the main plot (preferably at the lower left part) a zoom. Here is the corresponding Mathematica code: ...
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Exporting PDF file - incorrect graphic [closed]

I export graphics to PDF using: Export["/path/figure.pdf", plotname] It gives me more than enough quality for PDFLatex. But somehow, some exported plots have ...
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Why do all plots open in new windows when I use JavaGraphics?

I want to open only one plot in new window. When I use <<JavaGraphics` all plots open in new windows. I put ...
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Difference of old Graphics`Graphics3D`ListSurfacePlot3D and the current ListSurfacePlot3D

Consider the following example data which creates the lines of a cylinder ...
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Finding the common areas of two contourplots

I used ListContourPlot to specify an area for which the function value is less than a number. For example consider the following areas: ...
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Plotting two surfaces and visualizing their intersection

Trying to plot the following two functions to show points of intersection. ...
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How to manipulate plot range with fixed axes

I want to achieve something like this Manipulate[Plot[Sin[x], {x, 0, r}, PlotRange -> {{0, 10}, {-1, 1}}], {r, 0.1, 10}] but my function in place of ...
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Contour heat graph (ListContourPlot?)

I have solved 2D incompressible Navier Stokes and written out a .dat file that includes x,y,u,v,p values. I am trying to get a 2D color heat graph like this one for my data Here is what I have done ...
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how to plot log-log histogram in Mathematica 7

I have a large array of real (positive and negative) numbers and I want to plot the histogram of it. I can use Histogram[data, "Log", PlotRange->All] but ...
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Plotting a 2-D shape given its border points [duplicate]

I have the border points of a 2-D body and wish to fill its interior with a solid color. Let us say I have $N$ such points stacked in the $N \times 2$ matrix $A$ so that the first column indicates the ...
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How to increase the number of minor ticks in a plot?

I want to increase the number of minor ticks in a plot, but I don't want to label them. I searched through this site and also Mathematica documentation, but I didn't find any solution yet. Could ...
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Probability density histogram with unequal bin widths

I am confused by output of Histogram and HistogramList for probability density ("PDF") when ...
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How do I plot Numerical Range of two hermitian matrices

Let $A_1$ and $A_2$ be two $3\times 3$ hermitian matrices. Then their numerical range is defined as two-dimensional set \begin{align} \mathbb{S}=\{\left[u^HA_1u,u^HA_2u\right]\in ...
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List plot 3D not showing correct data

I have a list of values of the form {{a_1,b_1,c_1},{a_2,b_2,c_2}...} where a goes from 0 to 30, ...
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How do you draw a straight line with PolarPlot?

I can't figure how to draw a line with PolarPlot. A vertical line through a is $r \cos(\theta) = a$, so ...
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Efficient Data Entry / Manipulation with Many Datasets

I currently have a simple task of graphing many different datasets (26 here, with many different instances where I'll need to do, say, 26 different ones from the same template). I'm trying to ...
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How do I create an ellipse bubble chart?

I have some data that I would like to plot as a bubble chart. The data is formatted as {{val1_mean,val1_sd,val2_mean,val2_sd},{val1_mean,......}}. What I would like to do is plot a bubble chart where ...
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Custom (Frame)Ticks fail when using Mathematica's script engine

I want to define my own ticks in a DateListPlot. It works quite well when I use the code in a Mathematica Notebook but breaks somehow when using it via ...
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Edit AxesLabel from an existing plot

I have a really complex function that takes a few hours to plot as a function of a parameter. Few days later I realised that I named the axes wrong. Is there an easy way to edit the AxesLabels without ...
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How to graph a sphere with cartesian equations?

I'm new to Mathematica and I need to ask how to graph a sphere, cylinder, etc.. using cartesian equations. For example in sphere's case $x^2+y^2+z^2=1$ I tried to use ...
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Basins of Attraction

How does one shade the basin(s) of attraction of a phase plot in Mathematica? I have been trying to do this using the system $$\begin{align*} \dot x &= y\\ \dot y &= -9\sin(x) - 0.20y ...
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Control formatting of a Text element in a plot?

Is it possible to define the format for a part of Text in a plot? For instance, is it possible to have v bold and ...
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FrameTicks given through Show does not work with LogLogPlot

This is similar to the closed topic: Frame ticks for a Log Log plot [closed]. Let me reuse (rm -rf)'s example here. FrameTicks given through Show does not appear if used with LogLogPlot: ...
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Drawing minor gridlines

What's the best (most elegant, shortest, easiest to read) way to add minor grid lines to a plot? Here is an example: ...
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FrameLabel not printing completely

Running this code: ...
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Strange spikes in my surface

I'm getting strange spikes in my surface S with the code below. PlotPoints seems to help, but it doesn't solve the problem. Any ...
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Plot a function over a specific domain

I have a function that is defined on a specific domain for example the function $$f(x,y)=(x-0.5)*(y-0.5)$$ defined on $\Sigma$ which is the circle $(x-0.5)^2+(y-0.5)^2=0.5^2$ How to plot $f$ over ...
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Reflection transform of function [duplicate]

I am trying to find the reflection function. Here is my function and its graph. ...
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Non linear equation phase space

As a supplementary to my question solution of differential equation I post a new question of how is it possible to make a Table that has elements the solutions of a non linear differential equation, ...
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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 ...