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

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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 10.1.0 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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Plotting a NDSolve solution

I'm working on a neutrino oscillations problem, and am running into issues ploting the solution to my differential equations. The equations have non-analytic solutions so I'm using the ...
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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 ...
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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

Introduced in 10.0, persists through 10.1 It appears that perhaps the iterator variable r is not Block-ed in the ...
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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 of ...
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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) ...
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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 ...
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3D box dimensions

How can I set the dimensions of the box of a 3D function, without influencing the function? For example I want to see this function ...
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Problem with AxesOrigin option in ListPlot

Please compare the output of these two similar codes: ...
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Streamline Plot from velocity discrete values

I solved Navier Stokes equation in C for lid driven cavity flow and extracted converged values of u velocity and v velocities in ...
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Strange artifacts on graphics saved as PDF

I have a problem when plotting 3D graphs. Plotting any graph with the default settings using Plot3D, e.g. ...
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Draw sample functions from Gaussian Process prior

Previously, I have written implementation codes of Gaussian Process regression in Python and Matlab. However, for better interaction and visualisation, I am currently working on implementation in ...
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Stability Boundaries via Routh-Hurwitz Criterion

I'm attempting to determine the stability boundaries of a 2nd order system via Routh-Hurwitz stability criterion. That is to say, I need to compute when a polynomial, which is in terms of variables ...
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Why does Plot try symbolic values?

I have the following code: Test[a_] := (Print[a]; a*2) Plot[Test[a], {a, 0, 10}, PlotPoints -> 5, MaxRecursion -> 0] This should plot ...
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RegionPlot returning a number

Introduced in 10.0, persists in 10.1. I had updated my mathematica to version 10 few days ago. And I had been shocked by the following fact: ...
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How to make a 3D plot of $(x^2+y^2-1)^2+(y^2+z^2-1)^2+(x^2+z^2-1)^2=0$ [closed]

How can I make a 3D plot of $$(x^2+y^2-1)^2+(y^2+z^2-1)^2+(x^2+z^2-1)^2=0$$ Does the above equation describes the same region as $$x^2+y^2\le 1\wedge y^2+z^2\le 1\wedge x^2+z^2\le 1$$
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How to make a ArrayPlot/MatrixPlot in polar coordinates?

in fact, I want to plot a image like: Fig1 the picture above is from a paper Zhou K.-J. et al. 2014 about ion up-flow of ionosphere in MATLAB there is a specialized function pcolor which could ...
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Different Order of Magnitude on Distinct Interval Plot Axes

I have a function as bellow y[x_] := 9*10^-9*(Exp[x/(2*23*10^-3)] - 1) I am trying to plot this function for the range ...
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Some problems about ListPlot3D, plot 6 faces of a 3D region [duplicate]

I get the data of six faces of a 3D region. ...
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Plot roots of polynomial system of equations in 3 variables

I have the two equations $x^2 + 2y^2 + z^2 = 1$ and $xz -y^2 = 0$ I want to plot the roots in 3D. i.e the coordinates $x,y$ znd $z$
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How to change the radius markers and number of concentric circles in a polar plot?

I'm using PolarPlot to plot a function in [0, 1] in a log scale plot, capped at -40 dB, as in the following example: ...
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How do I apply a conditional append rule to plot randomly chosen points?

I'm working on an attempt at forming a sort of "Mandelbrot" set using Newton's method and randomly chosen points. Effectively I need to define a loop for Newton's method to determine whether my points ...
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random discrete data 3D plot

I get the random discrete data as follows ...