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

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Plotting columns of two separate data lists

I have two data lists with names data1 and data2. data1 has 8 columns and data2 has two columns. How can I plot 3rd column of data1 verses 1st column of data2?
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FillingStyle Thickness Distorting ListPlot image

I'm trying to create a histogram using ListPlot using the Filling->Axis and ...
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How can I show a rotated PDF plot superimposed on a ListPlot of the underlying data?

I have a set of 3 lifetime datasets in lists called values1, values2 and values3. values1 = {53377., 16542., 31418., 5629., 17654., 7365., 15797., 862., 76906., 10073.}; values2 = {74412., 15620., ...
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Plotting a curve in 3D [duplicate]

Say I have two polynomials in $\mathbb{R}[X,Y,Z]$, whose intersection of zero loci correspond to a curve in the 3D space. What is the best way to plot the curve? Example: $$ f = X^2+Y^2-Z^2, \qquad ...
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Create a graph from KML file

I'm wondering how I can take a .KML (Keyhole Markup Language) file and convert/express it as a graph for use in Mathematica. Even just in general, is it possible to convert a KML file to a graph? I'm ...
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ListLinePlot x-axis units label

If I want to label the $x$-axis of a ListLinePlot , how do I do that? There are two types of label: a units label which would go to the right of the axis, and ...
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Plotting discrete points on a phase plot

I'm trying to generate a phase plot of a sinusoidal voltage at discrete points using the following code: ...
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Combining images and plots in LevelScheme figures

I've found that the LevelSchemes package is extremely useful when combining several plots with precise control over where to place legends, making plots withing ...
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Plotting in the “Manipulate” function - simple coding

Hello Mathematica community, my name is Preston! I have a real quick question that should be easy to answer. Alright, so for a research project that I'm involved it at my university, I need to ...
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Show contour area as tooltip?

I have contour plots, such as plot = ContourPlot[Sqrt[(x - 2)^2 + (y - 2)^2 - 5], {x, -15, 15}, {y, -15, 15}, Contours -> {4}] /. _Polygon -> Sequence[] I ...
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Variable widths on BoxWhiskerChart

BoxWhiskerChart automatically uses the same width for each of the boxes in a plot. I would like to force it to use a list of widths (with each width corresponding to a box). I'm working with time ...
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ListLinePlot “Cannot Take Positions” error with Fourier of WAV file

When I try to do a Fourier analysis of a WAV file with a sample rate of 22050 I get an error "Cannot take positions". What am doing wrong? ...
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Analyzing Betting (Keno) in Mathematica [closed]

Keno is a popular lottery game that is available with all of the larger casino softwares. The player is given a ticket with 70 numbers on it. He picks 1 to 11 numbers on the ticket. 20 winning numbers ...
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How can I make a grid of plots with no spacing, and have the plots line up perfectly?

I am making a bunch of two dimensional plots and I would like to have them arranged in a grid with no space in between them. That is, I want their frames touching each other. My problem is twofold. ...
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How to solve an equation with two variables in Mathematica

If I solved an example equation like |x|+|y|=1 numerically, I would to get a 90° rotated rectangle. If I was to plot the equation, it would result in an image like ...
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Revolving the area between two functions about an axis

I'm trying to graph the revolution of the area between two functions about an axis, but I'm new to Mathematica, and not sure how to proceed. My area is defined by ...
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Plot lines keep disappearing

I'm trying to plot the Compton Shift which I've defined as: E2[ϕ_] := E1/(1 + (E1/(m*c^2))*(1 - Cos[ϕ Degree])) I've initiated the constants and when I evaluate ...
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Ugly plots when printing notebook to pdf

One image is worth one thousand words, so: Question: At what options should I be looking, so that what I see in my notebook is what I get in my printed pdf ? Here is the code I'm using: ...
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Editable keyframe curves

Any suggestions for a good approach to implementing a zoomable 'keyframe' based curve editor? Essentially, something akin to the functionality of the graph editor in animation packages such as Maya. ...
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Specifying a graphics object for the width of a median marker

In a previously posted question VLC used the element specification {"MedianMarker", filledCircle[10], Black} in a box and whisker chart, where ...
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ListDensityPlot crashes the kernel

ListDensityPlot[ Flatten[Table[{i, j, Sin[i + j]}, {i, 1, 20}, {j, 1, 20}], 1]] gives the expected result, but a linear scale crashes my kernel (please save your ...
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DensityPlot Increase Information

I am trying to make a density plot in Mathematica, however the distribution of the plot is not as visible as I would like. I plotted the same function in python and it contains a greater visible range ...
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Shading between polar graphs

Since PolarPlot doesn't support Filling, what is the best way to shade or fill the a region between two polar curves? For ...
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StreamPlot,smooth curves

Using the StreamPlot I observed that when the streamline is a small circle, this line is not smooth. How can I increase the number of points along the streamline? For example, these are the magnetic ...
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Why BarChart3D plot of Mathematica 9 is not working similar to Mathematica 7 version?

Mathematica 7 Needs["BarCharts`"] BarChart3D[{{1, 6, 8}, {2, 7, 1}, {3, 1, 4}}] While in Mathematica 9 it is not plotting in this manner. Please help me to ...
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Possible bug while plotting homographic function with stylled axes (?!) [duplicate]

Seems like a bug to me, don't have time to dig more now. WinXP V9.0.1.0 ...
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Can I make a plot with gradient filling?

Bloomberg has a standard plot style for its line plots in which it uses a gradient filling. Actually the way this seems to be constructed is that a gradient from the ymax to ymin is used as the ...
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How can I fill a curve in ParametricPlot3D?

I'd like to fill a curve in a ParametricPlot3D in the same way as I might with ListPointPlot3D; i.e., ...
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How can I make hatching filling of plot

How can I make hatching filling of plot Like this: I use another one plot with shifting to make filled area above: ...
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Create filling between two trig functions

Working with trig functions, period, amplitude, etc. I found a worksheet at a calculus website, with some nice questions related to interpreting trig functions, at least, they provide some "fun" ...
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Filling only part of a plot [duplicate]

I have something plotted on [-6,6] but I would like to fill only the part from [-5,5] (to the axis). I'm looking through the documentation but I'm not terribly well-versed in Mathematica and can't ...
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Copy and pasted graphics are fuzzy

I have a function that creates a 2D line with filling to the axis. When I copy this graphic into word it is very fuzzy, so much so that the numbers and text are almost unreadable, not to mention the ...
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Want more vibrant colors in plots

Is it possible to create plots that have vibrant colors like those I create in Python? For instance, take this thread function returning 0 where I used rainbow and here is the temperature gradient: ...
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Evaluate in Plot leads to function error

Please help - I'm really struggling to understand why this evaluates with errors. ...
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ListPlot : range from $0$

I want to plot values of a table for example: table = {0.456, 0.7899, 1.3456, 9.8908} But I want to Plot points (x,y) like: ...
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Conditional range in a parametric plot

I have a program that needs to be done like this: ParametricPlot[ equation, If[x < 1, {x, 0, t}, {x, t, 2}]] But Mathematica didn't seem to recognize the ...
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How can I get an approximate contour plot from a 3D plot?

I have some larger square, Hermitian matrices, M, (dimension 20, say, much more than 4) with 2 independent variables, call them x and y. I can plot the eigenvalues as functions of x and y with: ...
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Scaling the x-axis in ListLogLogPlot[] or ListLogPlot[] in lieu of DataRange

I will present my existing workaround but I am wondering if there is a better solution that takes less time (my solution seems to ~double the time it takes to produce the desired plot). Using ...
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How would I get the best quality plot into a TeX editor which includes the legends?

I have currently used "Save Selection As" after highlighting the graph and legend and then saved it as a PNG file, but the quality isn't brilliant. I am using TeXworks on Windows 7. The "Copy As ...
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Export/Copy + Paste a plot from Mathematica Trial Version to TeX editor

I wish to get a view plots from Mathematica trial version into a TeX editor, but cannot seem to do it (unless I print the screen and crop the image which leads to bad quality). Is there a way in which ...
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How to use filling in ContourPlot

I want to fill region between different contours, e.g. ContourPlot[{c1 = f1, c2 = f2}, ...] a la the filling options for Plot ...
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Plot in a 2-dimensional simplex

I have a row vector as $P=(p_1,p_2,p_3)$ which should be obtained from the following constraints: $a_1p_1 + a_2p_2 + a_3p_3 = b_1p_1 + b_2p_2 + b_3p_3$ ($a_i$'s and $b_i$'s are known) $p_1 + p_2 + ...
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Animation of 2 Differential Equations - 1 Independent Variable

I have effectively 1 differential equation that had to be broken up into 2 (max number of steps reached). I have gotten the solutions for both using NDSolve and have plotted each together. Now, I am ...
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Trace of intersecting planes

I have a set of curved planes that intersect each other. I only want all the parts of all planes displayed that are above the intersecting traces. Further, I would like to highlight the intersecting ...
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Inaccurate data range in ListPlot

I want to have axes x on my ListPlot as the range (1,1386), but when I run my code ...
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To put a plot inside of a plot [duplicate]

I'd like to put a figure of a 2D-plot into a larger 2D-plot (into some white-space), like in the example below: I don't precesely know how It's done, could anyone help me with this one? Is it with ...
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BarChart include multiple fields on x-axis

I want to chart data using a BarChart, the labels on the x-axis should consist of three values, however I can only use one of the values (the street name), where I would like to include the city and ...