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

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Plotting boundary of piecewise function in ContourPlot

I am trying to do a ContourPlot of the following function: ...
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Moving polygon on path curve to create 3D shape

How can I move some polygon list = {{0, 0}, {0, 15}, {7, 13}, {2, 13}, {2, 5}, {5, 5}, {5, 3}, {2,3}, {2, 0}}; Graphics[{Black, Polygon[list]}] so it follow some ...
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Rescaling and reorienting Matrix Plot axes

I have implemented a numeric Laplace Solver in C++ and am trying to graphically represent the validity of my method. I have outputted the grid from C++ and imported it into Mathematica to get the ...
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RegionPlot of an area inside a polar plot (or its equivalent parametric plot)

Let' s take a most simple example for a polar plot, the Archimede's spiral. ...
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Is it possible to draw a curved edge between two vertexes of a graph? [duplicate]

The following code generates a graph. ...
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Plot multiple solutions of a system of differential equations with different values of constant c by using NDsolve

I am traying to solve system of differential equations with different values of constant c then plot the solution with different values of the constant c. where c= 2.2758, 2.04822, 1.82064, 1.59306, ...
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How to hide arrow tail in VectorPlot3D?

I want to plot arrow head only, because I want to plot a "surface" consist of all arrow head(draw a little ball or point instead of real arrow head,because a 'surface' with real arrow head is ...
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Bug in plotting function using FindMinimum?

Bug introduced in 10.0.1 (or 10.0.0) and persisting through 10.0.2 or later While working on an answer to RegionPlot from NDSolve, I came across this strange behavior of ...
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Display 3D function and its gradient in same graphic [duplicate]

Is it possible to display e.g., $z=x^2+y^2$ with Plot3D and in the same box, in the $z=0$ plane, plot its gradient?
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Sinusoidal Wave over a Circle

A sinusoidal wave can be plotted in a two dimensions. Generally and simply : y[x]=Sin[(2pi/lambda)x] As it is being plotted, the horizontal axis (as a straight ...
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How to combine several plots with this special alignment? [duplicate]

How can combine different plots just as shown in the image? Just give codes about one example plot,and tell me how to create plots as the form as gaven. Follows are codes: n = 2; z = 200; [Alpha] = ...
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Exporting graphic to pdf acting funny [duplicate]

I have a plot created in a notebook that I usually would right click on and choose Save as pdf. It worked fine until this morning. Shown below, the first plot is what I used to get. The second plot is ...
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Plot a table of functions with different color [duplicate]

I have a function with two independent variables: SNR[t_, f_] := 20 Log10[1/(2 Pi f t)] And I have a list for "t" ...
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How to show “AxesLabel” when “Frame -> True” [duplicate]

I'm using Mathematica 9.0.1, and using "LogLinearPlot" function. My problem is when I enable the "Frame", and set "AxesLabel", the labels won't be shown. If I disable the "Frame", the labels are ...
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How to make a graph of this function?

I need to plot the following function: ...
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Trace two DateListPlots?

I currently have two DateListPlots in the same graph, with two different y-axes. I downloaded the package "TwoAxisDateListPlot" to accomplish this with ease. Now I want to be able to trace both of the ...
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Plotting CSV files with UTC Universal Time

So I have many CSV files in format like this: 2014-12-11T16:13:13.038337Z , 3.90092 2014-12-11T16:14:13.456558Z , 3.89734 2014-12-11T16:15:12.444318Z , 3.90092 I imported a CSV file ...
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SmoothHistogram inside Show doesn't respect plot range clipping?

You can try this for yourself. Run the following code a couple of times: ...
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MathematicaPolarPlot Question [closed]

Using this as an example PolarPlot[{1,Sin[3 θ]},{θ, 0, 2 π}] Now consider the family of polar curves r=a+Sin[3 θ] as we vary ...
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Method options for DensityPlot and ContourPlot

What Method options are allowed for DensityPlot and ContourPlot? I am unable to find this ...
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How do I plot results of complicated calculations in Mathematica?

I am new to Mathematica and am struggling with making plots of how features of solutions vary with parameters. For example, I can find the eigenvalues and zeroes of a Sturm Liouville problem (showing ...
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How can I improve ContourPlot to get smooth curve?

I am working on the ContourPlot to creat contour line of a InterpolatingFunction recently. This is my data. This is my simple ...
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Plot of Implicit Equations

I've read Cool Graphs of Implicit Equations recently. In the article, it mentioned a software GrafEq which can draw graphs of arbitrary implicit equations. For example, And I've tried several ...
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Align axes in GraphicsGrid - with one rotated figure

I would like to align the axes of the three plots: g3, gPosteriorMarginalMu and gPosteriorMarginalSigma: ...
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Add a legend to a DiscretePlot - Version 8 [duplicate]

I have found several topics with legend issues but no answer to my problem. I have a function and I need to plot it for integers only (hence discrete plot) and then add a legend too. But ...
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How can I use ContourPlot to creat streamline for a free surface domian: proper arrow orientation and correct domain?

I get into trouble when I use ContourPlot to draw streamlines in a free surface flow domain. This is my data.The data are a little bit big, please be patient. ...
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ParametricPlot3D: The Mesh shows some unexpected wires to the origin. How to remove them?

In the code below a hexagonal shape is defined and plotted. The ParametricPlot3D shows the hexagonal design almost as intended. However, the mesh makes some strange "wires" to x=y=0. This is ...
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Specifying and solving a PDE on an L-shaped domain

I wish to solve Laplace's equation with Dirchlet boundary conditions on an L-shaped domain as described here http://www.inf.ethz.ch/personal/tulink/FEM14/Ch1_ElmanSyvesterWathen_Ox05.pdf I know how ...
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How to share `ChartLegends` among multiple `BoxWhiskerChart`s in `GraphicsGrid`?

First, create two BoxWhiskerChart: box1 and box2 ...
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Dynamic overlay of graphics and plot while maintaining uniform coordinates [closed]

I have a plot and a graphic that I want to overlay onto one another while retaining a uniform sense of coordinates throughout the whole thing. I have tried to do this two ways and both suffer from ...
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Derivative of a plot [closed]

I plotted a graph numerically, so I don't have a definition of the plotted function. Now I want to plot the derivative of this graph. Is there any way to do it in Mathematica? I have the following ...
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Colorize an image using two parameters

I have a matrix of data. I use Colorize[Image[Rescale[data]],ColorFunction->"Rainbow"] to create an image from the data where the value of each pixel is used ...
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Manipulate plot [duplicate]

How can one do this: ...
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Mathematica 10 ListPointPlot3D PlotTheme bug?

I am using Mathematica 10 to generate a 3D point plot of a crystal lattice structure. I wanted to set the PlotTheme to ...
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Ratio of variables AxesLabel is messed up when plot exported to pdf

On the vertical axis of a Plot whenever I have a ratio of variables in a string as axes label, the exporting of the plot to PDF format messes this ratio up. Minimal working example: ...
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Plotting the real positive solution to a parametric equation [duplicate]

I have the following parametric equation $$ x^2-a=0 $$ where $a$ is a given parameter. I would like to plot the nonnegative real root ($\sqrt{a}$) using NSolve as $a$ varies from $0$ to $1$. Can ...
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Incorporating the minimum and maximum of the function in a Dynamic plot

I'm working on my project for class and it's supposed to be a graph that can take functions from the user and display it along with finding the max and min of the graph. But I just don't know how to ...
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Plot table versus table [duplicate]

I have two tables like: nex1 = Table[l3*10^3/4*10^14, {l3, 1, 30, 1}]; nex2= Table[l4, {l4, 1, 30, 1}]; How can I plot nex1 versus nex2 so that nex1 is x axis ...
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How to plot a ternary plot? [duplicate]

Does anybody know how to plot a ternary plot (equilateral triangle)? Suppose, I have a list of lists like this (triplets): ...
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Plotting Earth's position with units

I'm trying to plot the Earth position with the Sun in the origin. I have two lists like this: ...
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Plot function failure, and understanding how mathematica selects recursion points for correction

I think it is best to start out by directing everyone to this link. The discussion concerns why the Plot function fails to accurately generate a simple sine wave for given parameters. The answer given ...
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ListContourPlot interpolation fails if x and y axes have different scales

To summarize what is below: ListContourPlot doesn't work when the domain has different x and y scales (fails when x/y~10^4, which seems surprisingly small). Is it possible to call ListContourPlot ...
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More Ticks::ticks errors in AbsoluteOptions in v10

Bug introduced in 10.0.0 While the specific bug affecting Plot described in AbsoluteOptions prints error messages in V10 has been fixed in 10.0.2 there remain ...
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Break axes on listcontourplot

I would like to insert a break on both of the axes of a ListContourPlot near the origin, to include a datapoint which has axis values quite far away from the others. The question is similar in nature ...
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Plotting: Is anyone familiar with field line command?

I am trying to plot this graph the electric field lines of finite line, but I do not know how to express the equations for plotting electric field lines of finite line. Can any one help? Thanks sooo ...
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Save as pdf broken in version 10.0.2?

It looks like the save as pdf is broken after I update to version 10.0.2. The labels in the plot become a mess. Are there ways to fix it? The Export function works ...
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How would I rotate a table of Cuboids around the y axis?

Currently I can print out this using Graphics3d: Here's the code: ...