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

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Plotting direction fields along with trajectories

I am reading "Dynamics and Bifurcations" by Hale and Kocac, and in chapter one the following diagram is shown: Question is, how can I achieve the same plot using Mathematica? I've tried ...
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plot filling using blend and y value

I want to plot say Sin(x) with colorfilling. but I want the colour to be a gradient between white and red. When Abs[sin(x)] is maximum I want white, when its minimum I want the filling to be red. In ...
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Plotting NIntegrate

Plot[E^(-0.5 x) NIntegrate[Cos[t] E^(Cos[t] + 0.5 t), {t, 0, x}], {x, 0, 40}] Mathematica evaluates this integral for each point, which takes a long time. It is ...
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What is wrong with my expression for compiling?

Following code was translated from a snippet matlab code. Without compiling it worked slowly. I want to compile it, but am getting a numerical error. How do I compile this in a correct way? ...
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Plotting several numerical solutions plus the analytic solution of ODE in one plot

I want to be able to plot several numerical solutions of an ODE, plus its analytical solution in one plot, in order to see how the numerical solutions converge towards the analytical one with respect ...
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Plot3D and NIntegrate issues

f[x_, y_] := 2*x - y Plot3D[f[x, y], {x, -1*Sqrt[4 - y^2], Sqrt[4 - y^2]}, {y, -2, 2}] NIntegrate[f[x, y], {x, -1*Sqrt[4 - y^2], Sqrt[4 - y^2]}, {y, -2, 2}] I ...
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How to change the direction of increasing x in a plot [duplicate]

Consider the data set data = Table[{10^-k, 10^(-2 k)}, {k, 5}] and the plot: ListLogLogPlot[data] My goal is to reverse ...
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Are there more pre-existing ColorFunction options?

Such as "DarkRainbow", "Rainbow", "BlueGreenYellow", and ...
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Plotting ListLinePlots together creating a 3D view

I have a *.xlsx file containing four columns, each pair representing an x and y value, so (...
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Plotting a Forced Vibration Differential Equation [closed]

I'm attempting to plot a differential equation solution but mathematica is giving me trouble. The plot is showing up blank. Here is what I have. ...
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Axis alignment identical to matlab plots

Mathematica uses in my opinion a weird concept of camera alignment. I would like to align the axes in Mathematica in the same way how Matlab does. For example, in the following picture you see a ...
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How can I customize the tooltips on a ContourPlot?

I have a contour plot and I would like to have finer control over the tooltips that are displayed. For the sake of argument, suppose that I have the following plot, ...
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How to find max difference with the same x between two functions?

For example, I have function TF[y_] = 2 / Pi * ArcSin[y] And I have CDF: ...
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An elegant way to plot a numeric function that returns a list, and have each element in a different color [duplicate]

I have a function that takes a numeric argument and returns a list of numbers. I want to plot each element of the list in a different color. If I use this command, ...
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Graphing a function with specified input domains

My goal is to plot the function $f(x)=x^2-2$ where $x$ is a positive rational. It seems Mathematica assumes one always wants to plot a function for real inputs (and correspondent restrictions on the ...
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Click in a vector plot to plot several solutions of a system of differential equations

I am aware of the Locator button and I am aware of the Equation Trekker package, but they are not what I want to use. Here is what I specifically want to know how to do, if possible. Consider the ...
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Plotting triple data points while xy data are not regular

I plotted recently some figures in Matlab and their quality was not that satisfactory, so I come to Mathematica as my supervisor suggested. This is how such figure looks like in Matlab: . In Matlab, ...
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Manipulate - 3 sliders for a list of 3 elements [closed]

I'm trying to create a slider for a list of 3 elements. I know that I can create a 2D slider for a list of 2 elements and it's impossible to create a 3D slider for a list of 3 elements. So, I just ...
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Forcing a locator button to remain on the surface of a sphere

This question may or may not be possible and might be a hard one to answer. Suppose that I have a sphere centered at the point (1,2,-1) with radius 3. Is it possible to place a locator button on the ...
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Changing from Dashed to Solid

I have: Graphics[{ Blue, Thick, Arrow[{{0, 0}, f1}], Arrow[{{0, 0}, f2}], Red, Arrow[{{0, 0}, f1 + f2}], Dashed, Blue, Line[{{-9, 0}, {12, 0}}] }] ...
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What algorithm does Plot use to determine abscissas?

(I'm hoping this question is not hopelessly naive...) My understanding is that Plot's strategy is to generate a list of abscissas, evaluate the argument expression ...
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Controlling the 2D $x–y$ aspect ratio of a 3D plot

I have some data representing a nested list, each element being composed of 3 real numbers like ...
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Why doesn't Plot draw function within prescribed range?

I have a function: TheoreticalFunction[x_] = 2 / Pi * ArcSin[x] And trying to plot its derivative: ...
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How can I plot the complex formula as follow? [closed]

I try for this ... I want to see the result like this ...
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How can we plot the complex roots of an equation?

If we'd like to display the $n$ roots of a polynomial on the complex plane as points, how can we do this? For example, if we have the equation $x^3 + x^2 + x + 1$, how can we plot the 3 roots as ...
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Encapsulated plot function misbehaves

To insure a collection of plots has identical appearance, the plot command is encapsulated in a function. The results are undesirable. The fiducial plot is ...
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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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Plotting a Hill function [closed]

I've Just recently gotten this program and cant plot this function, F(X)=1/(1+(X/K)^n) for X=0 to 4 nmol/m^3, K=1 nmol/m^3, F(X)= 0 to 1, and n=1,2,4,8,16 Now I know how to specify the limits and ...
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Fitting data to plot using errors as weights [closed]

I have some enzyme kinetics data that I want to fit to the Michaelis-Menten curve in order to obtain the kinetic parameters of the enzyme. Is it meaningful, statistically and functionally speaking, ...
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Scaling vectors in an animated vector field [duplicate]

I want to animate a VectorPlot3D. But, Mathematica rescales the vectors in every frame. Can you scale them all to one fix point? For example, scale the vectors on ...
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How to plot periodic function's graphic?

How to plot periodic function's graphic? For example, $f(t) = t$ when $-5<t<5$ and $f(t+10) = f(t)$. ...
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ListPlot and filling between curves

I have a simple question. Why is Filling not working in the following? ...
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Plot ParametricNDSolve

I am trying to plot the probability of a molecule being in a certain state via the numerical solution of the Schrödinger's equation of molecule in an oscillating electric field (in a rotating system). ...
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How to shorten/simplify my plotting code

Is there a way to simplify and shorten my code? ...
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Problem with plotting data (.csv)

I have a problem with plotting the data of a recent experiment. I'm quite new to Mathematica, but searched the documentation and forums without solving my issue. My data is stored in a .csv document, ...
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Problems with TimelinePlot

I'm trying to play with the example in this recent blog post, but I'm having a few basic issues with TimelinePlot: Labels are getting cut off: How can I get ...
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Plot x and y ErrorBars from file

If I have a set of data like this one saved in a txt file ...
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How to make a 3D plot using polar coordinates?

From the beginning: I have function $u(r)$ and radial symmetry in system. Also I've got results as data array ${u_i(r_i)}$. And I want to plot it as $u(x,y)$. Due to radial symmetry its gonna be like $...
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Plotting partial sums of Taylor Function

I need to plot the partial function: $T_f(x)=\log 2+\sum_{k=1}^{\infty}\frac{(-1)^{k+1}}{2^kk}(x-2)^k$ for $n=2$,$n=4$ and $n=6$ on the same plot over the interval $[-\frac{1}{2},4]$ and also the ...
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Plotting datasets using ErrorListPlot

I am trying to make list plots with the ErrorListPlot function. I have two datasets (ds1 and ds2) of which one plots nicely (ds1) and the other just give blank plots. I cannot see any difference in ...
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How to plot an implicit function; how to plot contours of a surface

How can I plot the circle $(x-4)^2 +(y-4)^2 = 4$ and two level curves of $f(x,y)=x^3 + y^3 - 3xy$ on Mathematica. I have tried using the ContourPlot command. Can ...
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