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

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How to change the font of a color bar?

When using DensityPlot or similar, I want to change the font size of both frame labels and the color bar legend, but I can only get the frame labels to work. ...
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Parametric plot using listplot? [closed]

I was searching in the list of questions here but I couldt find it. I have two vectors say x={0.1, 0.2, 0.3, 0.4, 0.5} and y={2, 3.5, 6, 7, 8}. I want to plot them with respect to each other using ...
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Bug in ListVectorPlot?

Trying to evaluate the following expression kills my kernel (Mathematica 8.0.0.0): ...
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RegionPlot not working as expected

I was trying to evaluate the following expression: RegionPlot[a > 0 && 2 a + b == 0, {a, -2, 2}, {b, -1.5, 1}, PlotLegends -> "Expressions"] ...
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Plotting Phase Space [duplicate]

I have these two Equ' $$x'[t]=Sin[y]$$ $$y'[t]=Cos[x]$$ and im trying to plot the phase space(plane) for this system... ive tryed Equationtrekker but cant seem to find the way to use it this way... ...
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Edit Automatic PlotRange

if I have a plot let us say Plot[x^2 - 5 x - 10, {x, 0, 8}] I want o check if there is a way to know the automatic plot range and to add or subtract from that ...
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Plotting a Spericon and Bipyramid with 100 faces

I would like to plot convex polyhedron with 100 faces, which could be used as a die. My first attempt was asking for Conway's Hecatohedron. Unfortunatly, it can not be used as a die. Now there are ...
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Why does GraphicsGrid rescale 3d plots?

In the documentation for GraphicsGrid, it says By default, GraphicsGrid will display graphics at their specified sizes So why does it rescale the 3d plots ...
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Plotting John Conway's Hecatohedron

John Conway has given an explanation how a regular Hecatohedron (polyhedron with 100 faces) looks like: http://www.ics.uci.edu/~eppstein/junkyard/hecatohedron.html Conway explains: Here's a ...
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High-quality RegionPlot3D for logical combinations of predicates

Unlike RegionPlot, RegionPlot3D copes poorly with logical combinations of predicates (...
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Viewpoint options for a 3D plot [duplicate]

Let's say I created a 3D plot in Mathematica. It's not oriented the way I want it, so I manually rotate it (in the output cell) to a desired view. (I tried playing with some view options in the code, ...
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Interpolating a plot with missing values

With data = {{1, 1}, {2, 2}, {3, 3}, {4, 4}, {5, 5}, {6, 6}, {7, 5}, {8, 4}, {10, 3}, {10, 2}, {11, 1}} and ...
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Correct graphical representation of a discrete function (PMF)

I have a list: {1,2,2,3,3,3,3,4,4,5}. I want to plot the percentage occurrence of elements in the whole list. So the list plot I want to do is: ...
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Failing to get colours in Plot [duplicate]

When I plot the functions generated by NestList, I do not see differently coloured lines, which I do if I explicitly list them out. I.e. with: ...
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How can I add points on a plot?

I have a list of points that I want to a plot, but I can't figure out how to do it with Epilog. Here's the code I have so far: ...
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How to eliminate the margin between figure and frame in DensityPlot? [duplicate]

In DensityPlot, how to get rid of the white margin between the figure and the frame so that the figure itself spans the entire domain? ...
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Why is ListLogPlot skipping entire decades?

I'm having an issue with Mathematica wherein, when trying to use ListLogPlot, the scale of the y-axis skips entire decades. Instead of 1, 10, 100, 1000, it goes more like 10^2,10^4,10^6,10^8. I need ...
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How can I remove edges from my DiscretePlot?

By default, DiscretePlot displays "edges" along the sides and, prominently, align the top when ExtentSize -> Full is set. For ...
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A problem about option “Plotlegends”

Today,I use the Mathematica to deal with data.My code as below: Needs["PlotLegends`"] Function Definition: ...
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Why is Chop ignored in Plot?

I want to plot multiple functions with the same settings side-by-side, so I use the pure function construct (for clarity, I only use one function in this example) ...
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Specifying view angle of a 3D plot [duplicate]

I would like to create a stereogram from a 3d plot; I would like to export two images of a 3d plot at a slightly different angle, so that when each picture is presented to a different eye, one gets ...
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Graphical solution of a a two-variable system containing an equation and an inequality

I'm currently studying atmospheric-gravity waves and their dispersion relations. I want to have look at values of $(x,y)$ that solve the following system : \begin{equation}\label{}(1) \left\{ ...
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Labeling a plot frame

I am trying to label the frame of an overlay plot I have made. However, it is not working at all. Here is my code: ...
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Plotting multiple vector fields with different domains in a single graph

I have attached a scheme of the problem. Essentially what I need is to plot 2 different vector fields in a single graph with different domains. The underlying physical problem is to model electric ...
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Looking for ideas for handling a complicated fitting problem

I have the following data: ...
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Discrete peaks to curve via Voigt summation

I have two data sets. One is an experimental recording of an absorption spectrum, composed of regularly spaced (wavenumber, intensity) coordinates with a fine wavenumber resolution, thus making ...
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Custom ticks in distribution chart [duplicate]

I am trying to just get simple logarithmic ticks to the distribution chart, and failing... It is unhappy with any FrameTicks format I try (sparing ...
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Make Plot look like Bloomberg terminal

I've always wanted to make my financial Plots look like a Bloomberg terminal. How would I go about making my chart look like one? I am talking specifically about ...
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Plotting and ContourPlot

Make a Plot and a ContourPlot that gives the same diagram and use ContourPlot on a ...
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Finding the intersection of curves in a one-parameter family [closed]

I have a function f[c_] := y^2 - 2 x^2 (x + 3) == c ((y + 1)^2 (y + 9) - x^2) I need to find the points of intersection between the plots of f[0] and f[2]. How ...
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Is it possible to get a VertexColors effect in cylinder?

I'm trying to create a figure illustrating a cylinder filled with gas. And I saw a very good looking similar one at here. The shape is polygon and by using the VertexColors option, it creates a ...
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Projection of curve 3D (x,y,z) on the x-y plane

I have a following systeme : \begin{equation} \left\{ \begin{array}{rcr} (\beta+\frac{1}{2}\delta^{2})\nu_{1}(u)-\delta\nu_{2}(u)+\nu_{3}(u)& = &0\\ ...
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Change size of a saved plot or image (post-processing)

I have many plots (that take a long time to run) and each is saved to a variable name. For simplicity, say one was: ...
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Make a scatter plot from two columns of matrix

I have imported my text-type data as a matrix. I want to make a scatter plot (ListPlot) using one column as x-axis and other columns as y-axis. Is there a ...
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How can I make Plot axis thicker? [closed]

When I insert a figure created using GraphicsGrid into my (LaTeX) document, the axis are hardly visible. How can I increase thicknes of the axis in plot produced by Plot and LogLogPlot?
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Contour plot show value change

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how to make a pie chart using custom image

Can we make a pie chart using a costumed picture? For example, in representing the 0.1 cent, I would like to use this image and cut a piece out, and make a clickable pie chart. Any suggestions are ...
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Zooming into Parametric Animation Plot that Uses InterpolatingFunctions

I have an interplanetary trajectory solver that calculates a spacecraft route from Earth to Mars, and I am trying to zoom into the spacecraft when it reaches its Mars intercept orbit but am having ...
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Manipulate which creates and deletes Manipulators dynamically

I want to plot a function in a Manipulate in which the number of terms varies and a Manipulator for the coefficient of each term ...
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Simple question about AxesLabel

I am plotting a function and for labeling the axes I use: ...
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Question about plotting one function with different colors [duplicate]

How to plot a function with different colors. I want to plot the function x^3-x with distinct color. For example, using red from -1.5 to 0 and using green from 0 to ...
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Question about plotting

I have to plot this graph http://i.imgur.com/hf54aiT.jpg I tried Graphics[{Circle[{0, 0}, 3, {-2Pi, 2Pi}]},PointSize[.025]] I don't know how to proceed from here. ...
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Plot Series output? [closed]

I tried to search if similar questions existed but I have not found anything. Can someone help me with this code? ...
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Plot3D Not Showing plot

I have a function that I'm trying to visualize and for some reason the plot only shows a small snippet of the graph of the function. The function, d, and relevant ...
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What is the syntax to conditionally suppress plotting in version 9?

In Mathematica 7 it is very easy to conditionally suppress plotting of individual lines using If: ...
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Set plot axes to be positive in both directions

How can I set the axes of a plot to be positive in both directions, along the lines of this image? I've looked through some questions on how to change the axis direction (here, here and here) but ...
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Plot the minimum of a list of functions

This is my first question on any stack-exchange site and I'm also very new to using Mathematica software so please excuse/correct me if I mess up. I would like to take a list of functions of a single ...